• Saturday Matinee: Valley of the Gods April 1, 2023 4:15 pm
    By Peter Sobczynski Source: Of all the films this year that have been forced by circumstances to make their debuts via home video and streaming services, I can’t think of one that I would’ve rather seen in a theater than … Continue reading →
  • Send in the Clowns March 31, 2023 4:09 pm
    Yellen and Garland perform back-to-back surprise visits to Ukraine By Philip Giraldi Source: The Unz Review Sometimes I think that the script being used by the Biden Administration to manage its foreign and national security policies has been written by … Continue reading →
  • A Fed-Issued Digital Currency: The Mark of the Beast March 30, 2023 4:37 pm
    A Fed-issued digital currency would be no more in our interests than the current dollar system. By Jeremy R. Hammond Source: Jeremy R. Hammond Blog China’s ‘Social Credit’ System “And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, … Continue reading →
  • How Covid lockdowns primed the current financial crisis March 29, 2023 4:26 pm
    By Christian Parenti Source: The Grayzone The lockdowns and the stimulus required to keep the economy alive helped drive inflation. Then the Fed jacked up interest rates. And all hell broke loose. On Friday March 10th, 2023, Silicon Valley Bank … Continue reading →
  • Two for Tuesday March 28, 2023 4:57 pm
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  • Ukraine is America’s Afghanistan More Than Russia’s March 28, 2023 4:26 pm
    By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well The thinking in Washington goes like this: for the “low cost” of Ukrainian lives and some American dollars, the West can end Putin’s strategic threat to the United States. No Americans are … Continue reading →
  • Rage Against The War Machine: What Rage? ‘When Will They Ever Learn?’ March 27, 2023 4:36 pm
    By Robert J. Burrowes In his iconic 1950s anti-war hit song ‘Where Have All the Flowers Gone?’, Pete Seeger posed the eternal question about war: ‘when will they ever learn?’ Of course, Seeger’s question was primarily directed at those individuals … Continue reading →
  • The Devil’s Milkshake March 26, 2023 4:00 pm
    The water’s just fine! By Tarence Ray Source: The Baffler YOU’VE SEEN IT BEFORE. An industrial disaster poisons a town’s food or water supply. Residents get angry. Public officials try to dispel that anger through a public act of self-sacrifice, … Continue reading →
  • Saturday Matinee: Stranger at the Gate March 25, 2023 4:04 pm
    How Many Strangers Are At the Gate? By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Spolier Alert: if you want to watch an excellent 30-minute film without knowing what happens, scroll down and watch it before reading any of these words. … Continue reading →
  • Silicon Valley Bank Crisis: The Liquidity Crunch We Predicted Has Now Begun March 24, 2023 4:30 pm
    By Brandon Smith Source: There has been an avalanche of information and numerous theories circulating the past few days about the fate of a bank in California know as SVB (Silicon Valley Bank). SVB was the 16th largest bank in … Continue reading →