Monthly Archives: January 2017

  1. A New Twitter Account, For a Brand New Blog

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    31/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    As RGBS prepares to go dark (T minus 5 hours), here’s the address of our new twitter account, which will feature …
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  2. The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Trump’s Presidency

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    30/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump’s campaign from demise.

  3. Trump Hearts Goldman as the Bank Continues Its Washington Conquest

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    30/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    Under Trump, an even smaller group will flourish — in particular, a cadre of former Goldman Sachs executives. To put the matter bluntly, two of them (along with the Federal Reserve) are likely to control our economy and financial system in the years to come.

  4. Things Just Got Serious in Europe’s War on Cash

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    29/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    Any attempt by the European Commission to set a mandatory continent-wide limit on cash payments is likely to meet fierce resistance — at least from some countries. Others are already so far down the path toward a cashless society that they’ll barely notice the difference.

  5. Global Doomsday Clock Is Almost at Midnight: Here’s What It Means

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    29/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    In a written statement entitled, “It’s two and a half minutes to midnight,” the Chicago Atomic Scientists stated, “The probability of global catastrophe is very high, and the actions needed to reduce the risks of disaster must be taken very soon.”

  6. This Mexican Company Could Make a Killing from Trump’s Policies

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    28/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    The prospects for pork are likely to be outstanding on both sides of the border.

  7. Did Bayer AG do a Sly Deal on Glyphosate with EU Commission?

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    28/01/2017 by Don Quijones

    Public pressure, the objections of several EU states and an EU-wide petition signed by more than one million EU citizens demanding an end to glyphosate use as well as a letter of protest signed by almost one hundred leading scientists to EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner (also known as DG SANTE) Vytenis Andriukaitis, were systematically ignored.