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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Jul 18

Grexit or Jubilee? How Greek Debt Can Be

The crushing Greek debt could be canceled the way it was made – by sleight of hand. But saving the…

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Jul 11

“Guerrilla Warfare Against a Hegemonic Power”: The Challenge

Banks create money when they make loans. Greece could restore the liquidity desperately needed by its banks and its economy…

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Jul 4

A Revolutionary Pope Calls for Rethinking the Outdated

Pope Francis’ revolutionary encyclical addresses not just climate change but the banking crisis. Interestingly, the solution to that crisis may…

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