Monthly Archives: December 2016

  1. Mark Blyth on Why the Financial Elite Just Can’t Get Enough of Austerity (For Others)

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    31/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    In the following episode of RT’s On Contact, Chris Hedges sits down with Mark Blyth, one of select few economists to …
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  2. Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Wide Web)

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    31/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    By Danny O’Brien and cross-posted from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) It’s been twenty years since John Perry Barlow declared cyberspace …
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  3. Who Exactly Benefits from Italy’s Ballooning Bank Bailout?

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    31/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    All these events conform to a tired, old script.

  4. Did Big Media Run Fake Headlines on the Deutsche Bank “Settlement” ?

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    30/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    In the ultimate irony, big media is taking the word of a bank that faces fines billions of dollars of fines for engaging in serial deceptions.

  5. Spain’s Population Is Shrinking At 72 People Per Day

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    30/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    Cross-posted from Zero Hedge Since the economic crisis of 2008, Spain has seen a steady trend of increasingly fewer births. …
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  6. The Reason the Fed is Raising Rates, and Why It Won’t Work

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    29/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    Why is the Fed creating incentives for US corporations to destroy themselves? Why is the Fed pushing insurance companies and retirement funds into bankruptcy?

  7. Italy Slams ECB For Revealing It Has A “Bank Run” Problem

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    29/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    The only thing that makes bank runs worse is the realization that one is taking place.