Monthly Archives: September 2014

America-The Grim Truth.

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (September 23 2014) [This is an old reader favorite. Guest post by Anonymous. It’s a bit embarrassing really; this is the all-time most popular post on this blog, and I didn’t even write it! It’s

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Now Shale Fracking is a “Ponzi Sceme”.

“This Decade’s Version of The Dotcom Bubble” … “A Lot In Common With the Subprime Mortgage Market Just Before It Melted Down” by WashingtonsBlog http://www.washingtonsblog.com (September 19 2014) A Losing Bet In 2011, the New York Times wrote: “Money is

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War is Good for Business

Contractors Ready to Cash In On ISIS War by Eli Lake The Daily Beast (September 13 2014) Obama pledged that the war against ISIS won’t be fought with US ground troops. He didn’t say anything about contractors, who see this

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A World where the Rules are Rigged.

A Rogue Corporation in the World Bank’s Rogue Tribunal by Robin Broad {1} and John Cavanagh Triple Crisis (September 04 2014) On September 15, in a tribunal that few know exists, the fate of millions of people and hundreds of

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Did Putin Just Bring Peace to Ukraine ?

Obama Begs for More War by Mike Whitney CounterPunch Weekend Edition (September 5 to 7 2014) In the implementing of their policies, our western partners – the United States first and foremost – prefer to be guided not by international

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How the Right are wrecking The Conservative Party in Britain.

Polly Toynbee The Guardian, Tuesday 2 September 2014 Forget international crises and domestic suffering, Tory ideologues are in the grip of a corrosive Euromania Seeing a party in power melt down before your eyes would be a riveting spectacle, if

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NATO swills Champagne-Putin calls the shots.

Simon Jenkins theguardian.com, Tuesday 2 September 2014 09.37 BST This week’s absurdly lavish Nato summit in Wales could not be worse timed. It will be a public display of the impotence of what preens itself as the world’s most powerful

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