Global Economy

62 individuals – 388 in 2010 – now own more wealth than 50% of the world’s population. More shockingly, this share of wealth by half of the world’s people has collapsed by over 40% in the last five years.
America has the greatest inequalities, highest mortality rate, most regressive taxes, and largest public subsidies for bankers and billionaires of any developed capitalist country. One of the most likely sources of billionaire wealth is through tax evasion in all of its guises and forms.
Behind the extreme highs of the stock market and the official government unemployment data, the US economy is primed for a financial Tsunami that is more influenced by independent Fed actions than by anything that the White House has done since January 2017.
The U.S. dollar is tied up with the market for interest rate derivatives, currently valued at over $500 trillion. As analyst Rob Kirby explains, the economy would crash if interest rates went negative. The derivatives market would go down like a stack of dominoes and take the U.S. economy with it.
The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery? By Vicky Peláez, December 15, 2019
China-US “Phase One” Trade Deal: The Devil in the Unannounced Details and Implementation By Stephen Lendman, December 14, 2019
NAFTA
NAFTA 2.0: Revising the 1994 Agreement By Stephen Lendman, December 14, 2019
Washington’s Proposed New Sanctions Against Turkey also Aimed Against Russia By Paul Antonopoulos, December 13, 2019
Trade War
Temporary Ceasefire? China and US Agree on Phase One Trade Deal? By Stephen Lendman, December 13, 2019
Deutsche Bank Breaks Down How Tomorrow’s Election Will Impact UK Markets By Zero Hedge, December 12, 2019
“Booming” US Economy Means More Bad Jobs and Faster Race to the Bottom By Glen Ford, December 12, 2019
From Shanghai to Chongqing: The World’s Most Expensive Railway By Larry Romanoff, December 11, 2019
Trump-Pelosi Trade Maneuvers: The New NAFTA 2.0, China Tariffs, and Brazil-Argentina Steel By Dr. Jack Rasmus, December 11, 2019
US Lobbyists Prepare to Seize “Historic Opportunity” in Tory-led Brexit to Shred Consumer Safeguards, Raise Drug Prices By Lee Fang, December 11, 2019
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—Weak Tea, at Best By Thea M. Lee and Robert Scott, December 11, 2019
U.S. Efforts to Force Iran Out of European Energy Markets Has Failed By Paul Antonopoulos, December 10, 2019
China Just Opened “the Suez Canal of Our Era”: China’s Eurasian Rail “Middle Corridor” By Geoffrey Aronson, December 10, 2019
Power of Siberia: Putin and the ‘Biden Memorial Pipeline’ to China By F. William Engdahl, December 08, 2019
CPEC and Pakistan’s “Pivot To Africa” By Andrew Korybko, December 07, 2019
New Silk Roads in Action at China-Kazakh Border By Pepe Escobar, December 05, 2019
China’s High-Speed Trains By Larry Romanoff, December 05, 2019
Global Warming and the Ozone Layer: What’s More Dangerous, CO2 or Nuclear War? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, December 05, 2019
Russia-China Cooperation, The Power of Siberia Project, Strategic Gas Pipelines By Arabi Souri, December 04, 2019
Bilateral Trade Relations Between Iran and EU Suffer Under Harsh US Sanctions By Sarah Abed, December 03, 2019
Pakistan’s Foreign Relations and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) By Andrew Korybko, December 02, 2019
Six European Nations Join Worthless INSTEX’s Trade Mechanism with Iran By Stephen Lendman, December 01, 2019
George H. Walker Bush: The Bush Family and the Mexican Drug Cartel By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, December 01, 2019
Ukraine: Land Privatization Demanded by IMF, Links to Biden Graft Scandal. Engineered Bankruptcy of National Economy By Dmitriy Kovalevich, November 30, 2019
Andrew Jackson
Growing Concerns Over Stability of the International Monetary System By Nick Beams, November 28, 2019
US
The Next American Revolution? Anticipated Civil Unrest By Larry Romanoff, November 27, 2019
A New Pipeline Could Undo America’s Influence in Asia By Simon Watkins, November 27, 2019
Iran’s Barter Trade Deals with China, By-Passing the US-Dollar, “Dedollarizing” Her Economy By Peter Koenig, November 27, 2019
Only Western Loans to Developing Countries are Allowed. US State Department Official By Andrew Korybko, November 26, 2019
The Road Toward Greater Eurasia By Pepe Escobar, November 26, 2019
Could Russia’s “Floating Nuclear Power Plants” Change the World Economy? By F. William Engdahl, November 26, 2019
The Federal Reserve Cartel: The Eight Families By Dean Henderson, November 26, 2019
China Is Building a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind By Peter Koenig, November 25, 2019
Why America Needs War By Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels, November 25, 2019
The Complete History of Monsanto, “The World’s Most Evil Corporation” By E Hanzai, November 25, 2019
Is Vietnam Taking Action against the US Dollar? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, November 24, 2019
China – The Belt and Road Initiative – The Bridge that Spans the World By Peter Koenig, November 24, 2019
Donald J. Trump and The Deep State By Prof Peter Dale Scott, November 24, 2019
America
Economic Upheaval and the Rise of the US Police State By Larry Romanoff, November 22, 2019
Moscow’s Russia-Pakistan Banking Proposal Hints at Big Things to Come By Andrew Korybko, November 22, 2019
Sri Lanka Elections: Return of Rajapaksa the Presidency, Would Unleash Full Benefits of China’s BRI for Sri Lanka By Andrew Korybko, November 21, 2019
U.S. Relations with China Were Just Destroyed, and Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again By Michael Snyder, November 21, 2019
The Worst Is Over for Oil Markets By Nick Cunningham, November 21, 2019
“Asset Bubbles” and an Economy Ready to Crash and Burn? By Kurt Nimmo, November 20, 2019
China, USA and the Geopolitics of Lithium By F. William Engdahl, November 19, 2019
Europe’s Economy Today & Tomorrow By Dr. Jack Rasmus, November 19, 2019
A History of U.S. Economic Warfare, from WWII to the Present By Michael Welch and Prof Michael Hudson, November 18, 2019
Hardline US Senators Call for Combatting China By Stephen Lendman, November 18, 2019
Bush Family Links to Nazi Germany: “A Famous American Family” Made its Fortune from the Nazis By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, November 16, 2019
Where the Vulture Funds Nest in Brexit Britain By True Publica, November 16, 2019
Greece as the Centrepiece of China’s BRI in the Eastern Mediterranean By Paul Antonopoulos, November 15, 2019
Another Johnson Brexit Lie – The ‘Super Canada Plus’ Deal By True Publica, November 14, 2019
Global Economy: Is the ‘Mother of all Bubbles’ About to Pop? QE on Steroids By Rep. Ron Paul, November 12, 2019
Taxing the Rich Is Only a Start, Though It’s a Good One By Doug Henwood, November 12, 2019
Bolivian Coup Comes Less than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal By Eoin Higgins, November 12, 2019
Neoliberalism: The Idea vs. the Historical Practice By Dr. Jack Rasmus, November 12, 2019
Revaluing Capitalism for the Long-Term? By Dr. Kyle Bailey, November 11, 2019
Ecuador: The Restoration of Neoliberalism and the Monroe Doctrine By Dr. Birsen Filip, November 10, 2019
US Economic Statistics: “Unreliable Numbers” By Larry Romanoff, November 10, 2019
Is the Run on the Dollar Due to Panic or Greed? By Ellen Brown, November 09, 2019
A “Blue Dot” Barely Visible from China’s “New Silk Roads” By Pepe Escobar, November 09, 2019
The Globalization of Poverty: What Is Neoliberalism? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, November 08, 2019
China and US Agree on Phased Tariffs Rollback? By Stephen Lendman, November 08, 2019
The New World Order. Trade and Power: The Economies of China, India and the US By Shane Quinn, November 07, 2019
China’s Development of the Russian Far East Can Improve EU-Moscow Relations By Paul Antonopoulos, November 06, 2019
“Japanization” and Abenomics: The Saga of Japan’s Falling Economy By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, November 04, 2019
China Breaks the Western Debt Stranglehold on the World By Peter Koenig, November 03, 2019
India Loses $7 Billion WTO Case Against the US By Great Game India, November 03, 2019
God Save the Queen. The US Destruction of the British Empire By Larry Romanoff, November 02, 2019
If It’s a Boeing, I’m Not Going By Raúl Ilargi Meijer, November 01, 2019
Andrew Jackson
Another Look at the Federal Reserve’s Panic in September 2019 and Solutions to the Crisis By Eric Toussaint, November 01, 2019
US Equities Soar While Real Economy Plummets. Deep Recession Ahead? By Stephen Lendman, October 31, 2019
Neoliberal Macri Regime Trounced in Argentinian Elections By Stephen Lendman, October 29, 2019
The Pentagon’s Map of Afghanistan: An Eldorado of Mineral Wealth and Natural Resources By Nikolai Malishevski, October 26, 2019
Neoliberal Globalization: Is There an Alternative to Plundering the Earth? By Prof. Claudia von Werlhof, October 26, 2019
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Pillaging the World. The History and Politics of the IMF By Ernst Wolff, October 26, 2019
Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis, Ecstasy: How Big is the Global Drug Trade? By Global Research News, October 26, 2019
Ecuador’s Austerity Measures, Repression Based on Media Lies By Joe Emersberger, October 24, 2019
Apologists of Global Capitalism: Multi-National Corporations Are Functioning as “Amoeba” in Pursuit of Profit By Larry Romanoff, October 23, 2019
China’s Move towards Digital Cryptocurrency By Paul Antonopoulos, October 23, 2019