During the Bubble when it seemed like everyone was going to get rich, people tend to let a lot of things slide. During a serious economic downturn, like the one we’re at the beginning of, people tend to wake up in large numbers. For example, it’s unlikely this video would […]

By Chris Hedges Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols in “The Death and Life of American Journalism” argue correctly that the old models for delivering the news are dead. They see the government as the savior of last resort. The authors cite the massive postal and printing subsidies that lasted […]

It’s a strange world we live in where Russia produces more sensible and realistic economic analysis than the US or the UK. China? Filled with brilliant, hard working people, to be sure, but the government there has a long record of masterful baloney manufacturing. Is China the non-stop financial juggernaut […]