Michael Hudson

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Kiev is the equivalent of Kosovo as a Slavic city-of-origin. Are we seeing a replay?

Kiev is the equivalent of Kosovo as a Slavic city-of-origin. Are we seeing a replay?

 Paul Brodsky

Sovereign Shares

Sovereign Shares

It seems clear that the likely outcome is a systemic default on systemic debt in real terms so that nominal defaults can be avoided

 Luis Martín

After “Currency Wars” Comes “The Death of Money”

After “Currency Wars” Comes “The Death of Money”

“The world is getting closer to that end game every day,” says Rickards, who just finished writing the sequel to his bestselling Currency Wars.

Interview with bestselling author James Rickards.

 Paul Brodsky

That Pesky Marketplace – A Political Fable

That Pesky Marketplace – A Political Fable

When the financial markets no longer reflect the human condition, authorities must answer to true power – the marketplace.

 Peter Tchir

Rally Is Starting to Run Out of Steam

Rally Is Starting to Run Out of Steam

Spain ‘Most Undervalued’ Stock Market, Tchir Says (Video)

 Amy Goodman

Brennan y Kiriakou, aviones no tripulados y tortura

Brennan y Kiriakou, aviones no tripulados y tortura

Brennan está cada vez más cerca de convertirse en el nuevo director de la CIA, mientras que Kiriakou está cada vez más cerca de la prisión.

 Peter Schiff

The Bernanke Shock

The Bernanke Shock

The whole situation mirrors the late 1960s, during a period that led up to the “Nixon Shock.”

 Peter Schiff

The Trillion Dollar Trick

The Trillion Dollar Trick

A failure to raise the debt ceiling is not a commitment to renege on obligations. It is simply a decision to stop borrowing.

 Michael Hudson

The Delicious Irony of Morris Greenberg’s AIG Suit Against the US Treasury

The Delicious Irony of Morris Greenberg’s AIG Suit Against the US Treasury

Let’s hope that Mr. Greenberg’s lawsuit will expose the Treasury’s dirty laundry as a catalyst to reopening alternatives to the false hope of inflating a new bubble.

 Paul Brodsky

Regarding the Trillion Dollar Coin

Regarding the Trillion Dollar Coin

The trillion dollar coin idea is a marvel of political imagination and public ignorance.

 Peter Tchir

The “Platinum Coin” and the Debt Ceiling

The “Platinum Coin” and the Debt Ceiling

Being reserve currency resides as much in trust as in any other factor, and taking this step, of minting coins to pay debt and avoiding the political process, will just further encourage other countries to move away from the dollar and dollar based assets.

 Peter Schiff

Congress Avoids the Cliff by Selling Us Down the River

Congress Avoids the Cliff by Selling Us Down the River

We are now – and will remain – a debt-fueled economy for as long as the rest of the world permits this to continue.