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The Criminal Nature of Austerity

| April 17, 2013

  Guest post by Steven Miller (This is the last of three guest posts laying out the real story about the role of Wall Street banksters in the recent bankruptcy of Stockton California. In this post Miller lays out the extra-legal, criminal nature of government austerity measures.) If the Oakland Tribune or any other newspaper […]

The IMF’s Fairy Tale Princess

| March 28, 2012

(This is the second of three posts about the new female head of the IMF, which the business press is promoting as a “rock star of the economic world,” and how we are being deceived about the real cause of the debt crisis in Europe) LaGarde isn’t without her critics. Former IMF chief economist Simon […]

Capitalists Never Sleep

| September 24, 2011

My fifth and final post about the antiglobalization movement – and why it’s more important than ever in 2011. Activists mustn’t be lured into a false sense of security by the collapse of Doha round of WTO negotiations. Globalization is very much alive and well. WTO tribunals continue to meet secretly in Geneva enforcing trade […]

Currency Wars: The Real Battlefield

| October 23, 2010

The so-called “currency wars” have been headline news here in “export or die” New Zealand. Most of the US press has been focused on China and its refusal to devalue the yuan. However here there has been more concern about the breakdown of IMF talks at the beginning of October. Apparently, not just China, but […]