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Rigging Foreign Exchange Markets. Finance Capital’s “Control Fraud”

December 16th, 2013 (0)
It’s the world’s largest financial market. It trades around $5 trillion daily. It’s more than all global equity markets combined. It operates round-the-clock. It’s manipulated for profit. Grand theft reflects official Wall Street policy. Bankers make money the old-fashioned ...

The Battle for Ukraine

December 13th, 2013 (0)
Ukraine matters. It’s strategically located. It’s in Europe’s geographic center. It borders seven countries. In alphabetical order, they include Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Russia. After Western/Central Russia, it’s Europe’s largest country territorially. It’s resource rich. Zbigniew ...

Making a Bad System Worse: Disturbing Obamacare Surprises

December 12th, 2013 (0)
Consumers are in for many rude surprises. Soon enough they’ll know they’ve been scammed. A previous article discussed insurers limiting hospital and doctor choices. Doing so cuts costs. Sacrificed is treatment from relied on providers when most needed. Using their services ...

Obama Sentences Political Prisoner Lynne Stewart to Death

December 11th, 2013 (0)
Lynne’s crime was compassion. She was imprisoned for doing the right thing. She did it honestly, admirably and courageously. She did it defending some of America’s most disadvantaged for 30 years. She’s dying. She has Stage Four cancer. She ...

IMF Sponsored “Democracy” in The Ukraine

December 10th, 2013 (0)
He’s no peacemaker. He never was throughout 30 years in state and federal government service. He’s one of America’s privileged. He’s super-rich. His record shows exclusive support for wealth and power. He spurns popular interests. He’s been conducting Middle ...

Ukraine: Orange Revolution 2.0?

December 9th, 2013 (0)
Ongoing Ukrainian protests bear its earmarks. Whether it succeeds remains to be seen. Ordinary Ukrainians are being manipulated. Internal street thugs are involved. They’re militants. They’ve been recruited to cause trouble. They’re mostly young. They’re Western oriented. Washington’s dirty ...

Defensive Measures? China’s Controversial Air Defense Identification Zone

December 5th, 2013 (0)
Beijing says the jets flew into the air defense identification zone to strengthen monitoring on targets in the area. China’s air force has described the mission as a defensive measure in line with international law. Beijing says the country’s ...

Israeli Judaization Master Plans

December 3rd, 2013 (0)
Israel is a racist police state. Zionist ideology espouses Jewish superiority, specialness, and uniqueness. It claims Jews are God’s “chosen people.” It’s uncomfortably close to Nazi Aryan dogma. Master race notions are troubling. They reflect racist extremism. Israel is ...

Hunger in America

December 2nd, 2013 (0)
It’s hard giving thanks when you’re hungry. It’s harder living in the world’s richest country. It’s harder still knowing government officials don’t care. It’s hardest of all wondering how you’ll get by. More below on growing hunger and deprivation. ...

Massive Fraud, Intimidation and Vote Buying in Honduras

November 30th, 2013 (0)
On Sunday, November 24, Hondurans voted. Eight candidates contested for president. Only two mattered. LIBRE party (Liberty and Refoundation) candidate Xiomara Castro challenged ruling National party’s Juan Orlando Hernandez. A previous article explained. It said business as usual prevailed. Fraud, intimidation ...

Ukraine Says No to European Union

November 29th, 2013 (0)
Renews Dialogue with Russia – A Matter of “National Security” Ukraine Dodged a Bullet At least so far. On November 21, Ukraine abandoned an expected EU alliance. It did so in the interest of “national security,” it said. It ...

Market Euphoria During Troubled Times

November 28th, 2013 (0)
Major equity markets approach nosebleed levels. Experts disagree on whether bubble extremes approach. They’re not unusual. They happen often. The myth about markets reflecting reality is hokum. Keynes once warned about “enterprise becom(ing) the bubble on a whirlpool of ...

Israel’s War on Palestinian Children

November 27th, 2013 (0)
Israel is a serial human rights abuser. It’s one of the world’s worst. It’s war on Palestinian children alone reflects it. They’re systematically abused unjustly. Up to 700 are arrested annually. Most are lawlessly charged with stone-throwing. Children young ...

Iran Deal in Geneva: Hold the Cheers

November 26th, 2013 (0)
A previous article asked if it matters? Longstanding hardline US/Israeli policy won’t change. Sanctions Iran most wants removed remain in place. Stiff new ones may follow later on. For now they’re postponed. America is duplicitous. It’s deals aren’t worth ...

Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft

November 21st, 2013 (0)
teveLongstanding Pentagon operations reflect a black hole of unaccountability. Reuters published a two-part report. In July, it discussed the Defense Department’s “payroll quagmire.” It’s bureaucracy is stifling. It’s “unyielding,” said Reuters. Active duty and retired military personal are routinely ...