Category Archives: finance

Ready to Burst?

Zombie Economy – Living Bubble By Chris Kanthan/ Nation of Change/ December 4, 2013 Imagine the reaction you would get if you walked into an off-the-hook fraternity party and shouted, “Stop this party! There are too many drunk people and … Continue reading

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NOT TOO BIG TO JAIL

Iceland’s jailed bankers ‘a model’ for dealing with ‘financial terrorists’ RT/ December 14, 2013 By jailing four top officers of Iceland’s failed Kaupthing Bank, the country showed the world the right way to deal with the people largely responsible for … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEMS GO MUCH DEEPER

The Real Crisis Is Not The Government Shutdown By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ October 2, 2013 The inability of the media and politicians to focus on the real issues never ceases to amaze. The real crisis is not the “debt … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers vs Social Security

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AND THE POOR GET POORER

Some Filthy Facts About the Rich By Paul Buchheit/ Nation of Change/ August 26, 2013 First of all, who are they? Mostly the 1%. But the top 2-5% have also done quite well, increasing their inflation-adjusted wealth by 75 percent from 1983 … Continue reading

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WTF Are We Doing To Ourselves

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THE REAL ENEMY: GLOBAL CAPITALISM

Murdering the Wretched of the Earth By Chris Hedges/ Truthout/ August 14, 2013 focusonsocialism.ca Radical Islam is the last refuge of the Muslim poor. The mandated five prayers a day give the only real structure to the lives of impoverished … Continue reading

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Permanent Get Out of Jail Card

BPR Quote of the Day: Senator Warren is referring to the bank officials at HSBC who helped launder hundreds of millions of dollars to Mexican drug cartels and terrorist groups.

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Wall Street Giants

Eric Holder Admits Some Banks Are Just Too Big To Prosecute  By Mark Gongloff/ Huffington Post/ March 6, 2013 When the Attorney General of the United States admits some banks are simply too big to prosecute, it might be time … Continue reading

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Ultimate Proof That Corporations Aren’t People

Here’s a second story by Matt Taibbi that should boggle everyone’s mind. If you were caught working with Mexican drug cartels and organizations linked to al-Qaeda, Iran, North Korea, etc, in the “largest drug-and terrorism money-laundering case ever,” you would … Continue reading

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