The Spectacular, Sudden Crash of the Global Economy
Economy Shrinks At Staggering Rate
Failure to Save East Europe Will Lead to Worldwide Meltdown
How the Economy Was Lost
This article has been described by GATA as, among other things, an ex-Treasury official's confirmation of the suppression of the price of gold.
In Europe, Breaking Up Is So Easy To Do
Ukraine Shuts Soviet Radar as Russia Launches New One
To Counter Ukraine's Claims of Genocide, Moscow Admits to Mass Murder
So you see, Ukraine, it really wasn't personal; it was equal opportunity genocide. - JO
Russia's Putin Warns Against Protests
Hungary Seeks $230 Billion in Aid to Eastern Europe
Russian Bomber Neared Canada Before Obama Visit
Kyrgyzstan Leader Plays Russians Against Americans
South Korea "Hit by Lightning" By East Europe Concerns
Royal Bank of Scotland Reports Record Loss
"The Royal Bank of Scotland has posted the largest annual loss in UK history, and it will receive a further $28 billion of taxpayers' cash.
RBS was once one of the top five banks in the world."
Perhaps it still is, as they all now race in the opposite direction, towards the bottom. - JO
ECB President Stands to Gain More Powers
EU Confidence Drops on Unemployment
US Economy Shrinks 6.2 Per Cent
The U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) fourth-quarter reading was far worse than the 5.4 percent rate expected by most analysts
US Stocks Slide on Citigroup Rescue, Worse-Than Expected GDP
What Will Happen If The US Dollar Is No Longer a Safe Haven?
Is America Becoming a Chinese Puppet State?
Chinese Finding US Real Estate a Real Bargain
Huge Increase in US Military Aid to Pakistan
Dividend Cuts Coming for Morgan Stanley and Goldman?
See February 26 blog's links on dividend cuts at JP Morgan et al.
JP Morgan Cuts 12000 Jobs in WaMu Merger
BofA May Be Next, Credit Analysts Say
Breach of Fiduciary Duty at Bank of America?
Re the Merrill Lynch acquisition
Bank of America's CEO Subpoenaed for List of Who Got Bonuses
Next Oil Shock Will Be Far Worse Than $147 A Barrel
India Joins Club of Nations Capable of Building Battleships
Apart from India, only the US, France and Russia have the capability to build warships of 40,000 tonnage capacity.
Article on climate change with interactive map.
Best Mushroom Products
Comment sent to the blog:
In response to the comment about where is the best place to store one's "survivalist seeds," the answer is "in your garden beds." It takes some practice to get good at growing food, especially if you depend on it (and it's not just a hobby). If the collapse takes some years to fully materialize, then there will be (barely) some time to practice. Some varieties will do better in your location than others. It takes some time to improve your soil with compost and mycellium (see www.fungi.com). You'll want to trade with others for things you can't grow or don't have space to grow. When you harvest the plants and seeds, the seeds should be stored in a dark, dry, cool place.
Sept. 16 was the culmination of a violent struggle between extreme elements of the American left and Wall Street-bankrolled capitalists, as the government shredded civil rights laws and emboldened its foes with its harsh tactics...
It is a story that overflows with fascinating characters. There is J. P. Morgan’s son Jack and the firm’s resident spin doctor, Thomas Lamont, who also owned The New York Evening Post. How convenient. One can only imagine the field day that today’s aggressive media would have with that. Morgan and Lamont were joined by the steel magnate Henry Clay Frick and the coal baron John Markle, both of whom survived anarchist assassination attempts.
But Ms. Gage also presents a Who’s Who of the American left — many of whom, of course, did not condone violence. Still, she says, it’s unsettling today to hear how some of them debated whether violence might be necessary to achieve their ends.
Against a backdrop of police action against strikers — and the deaths of so many workers in industrial accidents — “it was not unusual to hear the use of dynamite praised as a justifiable reaction to capitalist tyranny and a weapon of working-class self-defense,” she writes. “And that talk did, at least on occasion, translate into action.”