Economics

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The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia

The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia

Matt Taibbi explains how a recent corruption case revealed the inner workings of the reigning US crime syndicate, which now operates not out of Little Italy and Las Vegas, but out of Wall Street.

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

Ireland is now independent in name only, writes Ellen Brown. It exists under a new tyranny, one imposed by the banks and the troika—the EU, ECB and IMF

29 Incredible Facts Which Prove That Poverty In America Is Absolutely Exploding

For example, there are actually more Americans living on welfare than those with full-time jobs

US already third world economy: American economist

According to Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury: “America is in the toilet, and the rest of the world knows it”

Citi forecasts Greek devastation, unstoppable debt spirals in Italy and Portugal

Ambrose Pritchard-Evans reports on a grim economic forecast for southern Europe in the years ahead.

Wealth Inequality in America

What Americans think would be the ideal distribution of wealth and the reality. There’s a shocking difference

Would Congress Deliberately Cause Social Upheaval?

Would Congress Deliberately Cause Social Upheaval?

The U.S. has been printing and spending money without any sign of inflation. The economy is recovering slowly and the stock market is at new highs. What could go wrong?

Islamic Banking Seeks Ethical Partnerships

Islamic Banking Seeks Ethical Partnerships

Banking based on Islamic principles may provide a viable alternative to the usury-based banking system we are familiar with. A former head of the International Association of Islamic Banks explains why

De-Americanised’ world needed after US shutdown: China media

The continuing threat of a U.S. debt default fuels rising anti-American sentiment

Why are Americans totally oblivious to the fact that “their” Federal Reserve Bank is Jewish?

Named as the new of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen continues a long tradition

12 Very Ominous Warnings About What A U.S. Debt Default Would Mean For The Global Economy

12 Very Ominous Warnings About What A U.S. Debt Default Would Mean For The Global Economy

With a U.S. debt default the world faces the prospect of a financial crash unlike any before. Michael Synder explains

Cause and Effects of Money Scarcity

Anthony Migchels on why the bankers like it when money is scarce and economies are depressed

‘Big lender’ China urges US to avoid bankruptcy

‘Big lender’ China urges US to avoid bankruptcy

Holding more than 22 per cent of America’s $16 trillion debt, China has a lot riding on a U.S. debt default

Hungary: No Debt-Free Money

Anthony Migchels explains why a recent story claiming Hungary is printing its own debt-free money is false. Includes video

Default? Don't Put it Past Them

Default? Don’t Put it Past Them

A default would be unthinkable if U.S. politicians were on the American people’s side, writes Henry Makow. But are they?

A World Bank Whistleblower making Waves (and promoting Gold)

Karen Hudes revelations about the World Bank have shocked many. But as Anthony Migchels writes, the World Bank insider also has her own agenda

30 Statistics About Americans Under The Age Of 30 That Will Blow Your Mind

Young Americans are the last to be hired, the first to be fired, the first to be sent off to fight and die in foreign lands, and the first to have their benefits cut

Obama Meets With Goldman Sachs For New Line Of Credit – In Violation Of US Law

Obama Meets With Goldman Sachs For New Line Of Credit – In Violation Of US Law

Is Obama preparing to sell-off U.S. national assets to bankers eager to exploit on the debt crisis?

World Bank Whistleblower Karen Hudes Reveals How The Global Elite Rule The World

World Bank insider reveals the far-reaching and insidious plans of the global money-lenders. Includes video

Will Anything Burst the Dollar Bubble?

Will Anything Burst the Dollar Bubble?

On the day of a government shutdown and two weeks before a potential default, the US currency is flying high and gold is down. What accounts for the dollar’s strength?