Greeks overwhelmingly rejected the EU's proposal for forced austerity, leaving its fate undecided and oligarchs furious.
Just some stuff I thought was interesting!
When in doubt, remember the Shock Doctrine. Disaster capitalism is always in the background.
These agreements are about getting rid of national sovereignty, and the people who first pressed for NAFTA were explicit about it. They really did want a global government for corporations.
IMF Head Christine LaGarde has a message for Rand Paul. Will he listen?
This is the last thing observers expected to hear from an IMF report on public debt.
I hate the analogy that Lindsey Graham and his deficit-scold buddies use -- that America is moments away from becoming Greece if we don’t Fix The Debt © now. It’s good for fear mongering to destroy our social safety nets, but not much
Protests... some violent... have been raging for a full week now across Europe in response to new austerity measures being imposed on a half dozen nations in the Eurozone. (I joined two news clips, one a short mention of the protests in Athens
Cameron and Osbourne Many of us have been blasting the politics of austerity because there has never been one fact to support it especially during an economic crisis, but England's grand poobah has been leading the austerity charge and hasn't
Europe is at a crossroads now, and you can rest assured that the Powers That Be will be trying to influence the new leadership in whatever friendly way they can to change their minds about austerity - and in some not-so-friendly ways as well.
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