Jul 25

Japan’s “Helicopter Money” Play: Road to Hyperinflation or

Fifteen years after embarking on its largely ineffective quantitative easing program, Japan appears poised to try the form recommended by…

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Jul 7

The War on Weed Part II: Monsanto, Bayer,

California’s “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (AUMA) is a voter initiative characterized as legalizing marijuana use. But critics warn that…

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Jul 5

Brexit and the Derivatives Time Bomb

Brexit could trigger a $500 trillion derivatives meltdown, by forcing the EU to allow insolvent member governments and banks to…

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Jun 25

The War on Weed Is Winding Down –

The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. Research shows that this…

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May 14

“Print the Money”: Trump’s “Reckless” Proposal Echoes Franklin

"Print the money” has been called crazy talk, but it may be the only sane solution to a $19 trillion…

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May 3

Bank of North Dakota Soars Despite Oil Bust:

Despite North Dakota’s collapsing oil market, its state-owned bank continues to report record profits. This article looks at what California,…

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Apr 12

The War on Savings: The Panama Papers, Bail-Ins,

Exposing tax dodgers is a worthy endeavor, but the “limited hangout” of the Panama Papers may have less noble ends,…

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Mar 17

Exposing the Libyan Agenda: A Closer Look at

Critics have long questioned why violent intervention was necessary in Libya. Hillary Clinton’s recently published emails confirm that it was…

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Jan 31

The Populist Revolution: Bernie and Beyond

The world is undergoing a populist revival. From the revolt against austerity led by the Syriza Party in Greece and…

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Jan 21

The Citadel Is Breached: Congress Taps the Fed

In a landmark infrastructure bill passed in December, Congress finally penetrated the Fed’s “independence” by tapping its reserves and bank…

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Jan 2

A Crisis Worse than ISIS? Bail-Ins Begin

While the mainstream media focus on ISIS extremists, a threat that has gone virtually unreported is that your life savings…

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Dec 19

Reinventing Banking: From Russia to Iceland to Ecuador

Global developments in finance and geopolitics are prompting a rethinking of the structure of banking and of the nature of…

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Dec 5

Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War

In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are systematically moving to eliminate that option. Is it really about…

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Oct 31

How Obama Could Beat the Debt Ceiling and

Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous…

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Oct 22

Killing Off Community Banks — Intended Consequence of

The Dodd-Frank regulations are so lethal to community banks that some say the intent was to force them to sell…

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Sep 27

Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on

Predictions are that we will soon be seeing the “nuclear option” — central bank-created money injected directly into the real…

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Sep 3

Quantitative Easing for People: The UK Labour Frontrunner’s

British MP Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a “People’s QE” that has critics crying hyperinflation and supporters saying it’s about time. Dark…

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Aug 20

Trumping the Federal Debt Without Playing the Default

“The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that. So there…

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Aug 2

The Greek Coup: Liquidity as a Weapon of

“My father made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. Luca Brasi held a gun to his head and my father…

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