Global Economy


The Eurasian Economic Union is a reality that may end up costing the US its “perch” in Eurasia’s western periphery as a Common Economic Space is formed. The “Middle Space” is clearly resurgent. Moscow is a major political, socioeconomic and cultural force in European affairs


A multi-spectrum war is being waged against Moscow by Washington. This insidious agenda is not limited to military deployments, covert operations and geopolitics, it also includes the manipulation of financial markets, war propaganda, social media, etc.

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In practice, the IMF does not wield “sound economic governance” nor does it protect the vulnerable. It impoverishes entire populations, while providing “prosperity” to a small corrupt and subservient political and economic elite.


The credit card business is the banking industry’s biggest cash cow, largely due to lucrative hidden fees. Visa and MasterCard are independent entities set up by big Wall Street banks, which get about 80% of the fees.

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The World’s Great Newspaper Reports on Ukraine By Eric Zuesse, March 04, 2015
The Globalization of War, America’s “Long War” against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 04, 2015
Wealth of World’s Billionaires Surges Past $7 Trillion By Joseph Kishore, March 04, 2015
India’s Tata Strikes a Deal with Russia’s Biggest Coal Producer By Elena Krovvidi, March 03, 2015
Who’s Scarier: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker or ‘Jihadi John’? By Shamus Cooke, March 03, 2015
Israel Asks US for Additional $300 Million for Missile Defense By RT, March 03, 2015
Free Trade and Mexico’s Junk Food Epidemic By Grain, March 02, 2015
Euro Banks versus Greek Labor By Michael Hudson, March 01, 2015
Varoufakis vs. the Troika. Showdown in Athens By Mike Whitney, March 01, 2015
Economic Crisis: A Global Slide into Depression
US Economy in Deflation and Slump By Andre Damon, February 28, 2015
The Fairy Tale of Economic Recovery. The Decline in the US Labor Force Participation Rate is Not Due to Demographic Factors By Pendaran Roberts, February 28, 2015
Science as the New Religion By Tony Cartalucci, February 28, 2015
The Neoconservative Threat To International Order By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, February 27, 2015
Regime Change at the IMF: The Frame-Up of Dominique Strauss-Kahn?
Four Years Ago: Regime Change at the IMF: The Frame-Up of Dominique Strauss-Kahn By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 27, 2015
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The Cuban Revolution, the U.S. Imposed Economic Blockade and US-Cuba Relations By Birsen Filip, February 27, 2015
US-China Confrontation: Beware of US 'smart power' in Asia
US “Pivot” Sends Asia Fleeing Toward China By Ulson Gunnar, February 26, 2015
Gold versus Fiat Money: The Global Economy is a Banana Republic By Bill Holter, February 26, 2015
The US Financial Structure is Doomed.  Monetization, Crisis of Retail Trade, Decline of the Dollar
The Drive to Dismantle Pensions in the United States By Andre Damon, February 26, 2015
What is Neo-Liberalism? A Revolutionary Analysis of the Final Stage of Imperialism By Danny Haiphong, February 25, 2015
Breaking Out of the Invisible Prison: The Ten-Point Global Paradigm Revolution By Prof. John McMurtry, February 25, 2015
The Greek Tragedy: Some Things not to Forget, which the New Greek Leaders have not By William Blum, February 25, 2015
​Russia Ratifies $100 Billion BRICS New Development Bank By RT, February 25, 2015
Syriza MP Asks $330 Billion Dollar Question: “How Will A Four Month Extension Improve Our Negotiating Position?” By Costas Lapavitsas, February 25, 2015
The Troika’s Message to the New Greek Government: We Don’t Care About Humanitarian Issues By Ernst Wolff, February 24, 2015
White House Economic Report Calls for Cutting Corporate Taxes By Andre Damon, February 24, 2015
Financial Warfare, Geopolitics and Macro-Economic Agendas. What Happens Behind the Scenes By Bill Holter, February 24, 2015
Varoufakis Keeps Greece in the Eurozone, by its Fingernails By Mike Whitney, February 24, 2015
Vladimir Putin: Russian-Hungarian Cooperation; Defeated Kiev Troops Encircled in East Ukraine By President Vladimir Putin, February 24, 2015
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Devastating Impacts of “Secretly Negotiated” TTIP Trade-Deal between EU and US, Obama Blocks Making Its Terms Public By Eric Zuesse, February 24, 2015
America’s “Economic Fairy Tale”. Whatever Became of Economists and the American Economy? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, February 24, 2015
Greece — Syriza – Subservience to Neoliberalism – The Killing Plague that Knows No Mercy? By Peter Koenig, February 24, 2015
European Finance Ministers Delay Loan, Press Greece for Deeper Cuts
European Union Leaders Hail Syriza Austerity Agreement By Robert Stevens, February 23, 2015
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A Large Financial Sector Hurts the “Real Economy” By Washington's Blog, February 23, 2015
Greece Surrenders to Troika By Stephen Lendman, February 23, 2015
US, NATO Powers intensify Threats against Syria
The Logic of the US Imperial Security State By Luciana Bohne, February 23, 2015
Greece Bends to Eurozone, Accepts a Preliminary Short-term Agreement By Global Research News, February 23, 2015
The “Too Big To Fail” Have Stopped Being Banks. They have become Huge Criminal Enterprises Involved in Market Manipulation By Washington's Blog, February 22, 2015
Ukraine: One Year after the Coup Global Research News Hour Episode 93 By Michael Welch, Rick Rozoff, and Robert Parry, February 22, 2015
The Assassination of Greece By Prof. James Petras, February 22, 2015
Syriza Capitulates to the EU By Robert Stevens, February 21, 2015
Is China The World’s New Industrial Super-Power? Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” and the Military Encirclement of China By Eric Sommer, February 21, 2015
Swimming with the Sharks: Goldman Sachs, School Districts, and Capital Appreciation Bonds By Ellen Brown, February 21, 2015
German Finance Minister Demands Unconditional Surrender from Greece By Christoph Dreier, February 20, 2015
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The Global Stakes of the Ukraine Crisis. The Failure of Western Civilization By Prof. John McMurtry, February 20, 2015
Ukraine Finance Minister’s American ‘Values’ By Robert Parry, February 19, 2015
Ironman Varoufakis’s Revolutionary Plan for Europe By Mike Whitney, February 19, 2015
Germany and EU Look Set to Reject Greece’s Request for Six-month Loan Extension By Robert Stevens, February 19, 2015
Western Sanctions and Russian Perceptions By The Saker, February 18, 2015
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Ukraine Denouement. From the Military Battlefield to the Arena of International Finance By Michael Hudson, February 18, 2015
America’s School System: Why the Attack on Tenure? By Steven Jonas, February 18, 2015
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5 Ways Mass Surveillance Is Destroying the US Economy By Washington's Blog, February 18, 2015
French Government Forces Through Austerity Measures without Vote in Parliament By Alex Lantier, February 18, 2015
The Flight into Gold and Silver
Strange Tendencies in the Gold and Silver Markets By Bill Holter, February 18, 2015
Greece and the Eurozone By Mike Whitney, February 18, 2015
Post-Minsk EU Sanctions on Russia By Stephen Lendman, February 18, 2015
How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1% and Bust the Rest By Robert Reich, February 17, 2015
No Agreement Reached Between EU Finance Ministers and Greece By Robert Stevens and Barry Grey, February 17, 2015
IMF Loans to Ukraine: Deadly “Economic Medicine” Aimed at Total Destabilization By Ernst Wolff, February 17, 2015
Has the IMF Annexed Ukraine? By Michael Hudson, February 17, 2015
The Corporate War on Subsistence: Mexico’s Insertion in Neoliberal Globalisation Increased the People’s Suffering By Grain, February 16, 2015
Setting Greece’s SYRIZA Straight, the New York Times Gets it Wrong on Debt By Andy Robinson, February 16, 2015
VIDEO: Big Fat Greek Debt: The Bailout
A Revealing Financial Times Comment on the Greek Debt Crisis By Nick Beams, February 16, 2015
China: The Largest Cheap Labor Factory in the World By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 15, 2015
Collapse of Global Trade? The Economic and Financial Lies are Getting Bigger. A Spade can never be Called a Spade! By Bill Holter, February 14, 2015
Ukraine Agrees To Monsanto Land Grab For $17 Billion IMF Loan By Christina Sarich, February 14, 2015
Greek Exit From the Euro! By Andreas C Chrysafis, February 14, 2015
IMF Announces New $17 Billion Loan Agreement for Ukraine By Niles Williamson, February 13, 2015
Greece’s Syriza Government Pledges to Serve the EU By Christoph Dreier, February 13, 2015
AIPAC behind new US-EU Trade Legislation designed to thwart the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel By Annie Robbins, February 13, 2015
The Greek Economic Crisis, The Social Impacts of Austerity. Debunking the Myths By Lionel Reynolds, February 13, 2015
America is Pushing for War. Encircling Russia. What Will be the “Financial Response” By Bill Holter, February 13, 2015
Greek Debt, Austerity and Past Military Contracts By Sara Flounders, February 13, 2015
How Corporate America Supported Nazi Germany By Jacques R. Pauwels, February 12, 2015
Another Europe with Syriza? By Donatella Della Porta, February 12, 2015
HSBC Documents Reveal Criminal Conspiracy of Banks and Governments By Andre Damon, February 11, 2015
Wall Street and Federal Reserve “Opponent” Senator Elizabeth Warren Opposes “Audit the Fed” Bill By Tyler Durden, February 11, 2015
Reviving the Local Economy with Publicly-Owned Banks
Why Public Banks Outperform Private Banks: Unfair Competition or a Better Mousetrap? By Ellen Brown, February 10, 2015
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Ukraine’s Economy is Collapsing, Currency Drops 50 Percent in 48 Hours By Joseph Lemieux, February 10, 2015
Big Pharma ‘Repatenting’ Raises Prices of Top Drugs by More than 6 Times By Anthony Gucciardi, February 10, 2015
The Struggle against Neoliberalism in Chile and Latin America: The Role of Chile's  Student Movement
Despotism, Neoliberalism and the “Chilean Miracle” By John Kozy, February 10, 2015