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Deepening Crisis In Hyper-inflationary Venezuela And Zimbabwe

By Mark O’Byrne – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

– Deepening Crisis In Hyper-inflationary Venezuela and Zimbabwe
– Real inflation in Zimbabwe is 313 percent annually and 112 percent on a monthly basis… 1,377 more words

Monetary Policy

Who Gets to Push the Nuclear Button? by Paul Craig Roberts

Trump talked about a better relationship with Russia, so his enemies fabricated Russiagate. Having pushed Trump away from a potential path to better relations and peace, it is now claimed that Trump shouldn’t be trusted with the nuclear power. 383 more words

Foreign Policy

Losing the War in the Colony of Afghanistan, by Brian Cloughley

The US’s military involvement in Afghanistan since 2001 doesn’t even rise to the level of the absurd. From Brian Cloughley at antiwar.com:

The latest news about Afghanistan varies from the profoundly dismal to the fatuously absurd. 337 more words

Foreign Policy

Trump’s Saudi Scheme Unravels, by Alastair Crooke

Trump and his son-in-law are putting a lot of chips on a weak bet. From Alastair Crooke from consortiumnews.com:

President Trump and his son-in-law bet that the young Saudi crown prince could execute a plan to reshape the Mideast, but the scheme quickly unraveled revealing a dangerous amateur hour, writes ex-British diplomat Alastair Crooke. 301 more words

Foreign Policy

How America’s Deep State Operates to Control the Message, by Philip M. Giraldi

It’s simple: the media is the Deep State’s puppet. From Philip M. Giraldi at strategic-culture.org:

It is not possible to overstate the power of certain constituencies and corporate lobbies in the United States. 416 more words

Foreign Policy

America’s Righteous Russia-gate Censorship, by Robert Parry

Russia is being used as the excuse for censorship. From Robert Parry at consortiumnews.com:

Exclusive: Arriving behind the anti-Trump “resistance” and the Russia-gate “scandal” is a troubling readiness to silence dissent in the U.S., shutting down information that challenges Official Narratives, writes Robert Parry. 390 more words


Foreign Policy

I briefly made it out to a postcard-writing session tonight (“hey Alabamans! go vote for the Dem!”), with one friend and a whole bunch of people I’ve never met before. 342 more words