€UROTOPIA: UNITED STATES OF EUROPE (1995)

UNITED STATES OF EUROPE (1995), AN IDEA WHICH WAS DEAD ON ARIVAL EU: Unworkable, Unwieldy, Unpopular... And Outdated, Because It Is Based on Obsolete Industrial Era Principles It was on April 19, 1995, over 20 years ago now, that I published an editorial about the merits of the "United States of Europe." I called it "Eurotopia" …

GREECE BETRAYED BY OWN GOVERNMENT, LOSES FISCAL SOVEREIGNTY

  WITH FRIENDS LIKE THE EU, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES? No Surprise There: Brussels 2015 Like Versailles 1919? One week ago today, the Greeks were celebrating the power of democracy. On July 5, the OXI (NO) voters sent a resounding message to the global and European bankers' ultimatums. They won the referendum 61% to 39%. The next day, …

QUO VADIS, GREECE? (Where to, Greece?)

QUO VADIS, GREECE? (Where to, Greece?) TSIPRAS TO BETRAY GREEK VOTERS, STAB DEMOCRACY IN THE BACK? Also see... ARE GREEK KARMIC AND PUBLIC DEBTS INTERRELATED? So what is likely to happen after Sunday (July 12), the latest deadline the EU set for Greece to accept its ultimatums or leave the eurozone? Ideally, Greece should take …

BRICS COULD HELP FUND GREECE IF ATHENS APPLIED

Greece Can Easily Get Funding From BRICS Bank: Russia BRICS Annual Summit Opens Today in Russian City of Ufa and Greece Is Likely to Be on the Agenda   In response to an article in the London's Financial Times almost a month ago (June 13), this writer said among other things: What if Greece decided it …

€URO WAS DOOMED FROM THE START, EVEN BEFORE ITS BIRTH

€URO WAS DOOMED FROM THE START, EVEN BEFORE IT WAS BORN I recently exchanged some correspondence with a learned longtime friend and fellow-columnist from Australia who also monitors events in Europe closely. We "chatted" long distance about the €uro and the Greek crises. I reminded my friend of a column I wrote in 1998 (A …

GREECE SAYS “OXI” (N€IN-NO) TO EURO/GLOBAL BANKSTERS… NOW WHAT?

OFFICIAL PROJECTION: "NO" SIDE TO WIN WITH 61% Greece says N€IN (NO) to Euro/Global Banksters As of 11:04 PDT, Greece’s interior ministry has released an official projection, showing that the no side is set to win by 61%. That is a landslide result for the government, which had urged people to reject the bailout proposals …

CHINA HAS ALREADY SURPASSED U.S. AS WORLD’S BIGGEST ECONOMY

PERILS OF LONG-TERM ECONOMIC FORECASTS: THEY ARE STATIC, UNABLE TO ANTICIPATE TRENDS THAT WILL DISRUPT THEM Luckily for Economists, Nobody Remembers Long-term Trends after 20 Years... Well, Almost Nobody Back in 1994, The Economist and the World Bank issued a 25-year forecast for the world's leading economies. This led to a special report, "Indo-China" to Gain …

USURY AND TREATIES BASED ON HUMILIATION DON’T WORK

USURY AND TREATIES BASED ON HUMILIATION OF ONE SIDE DON'T WORK USURY - All usury was banned by Christian doctrine, as it was by Muslim doctrine. In the late Middle Ages the problem of financing the royal exchequer and setting up capitalist institutions in the face of the Christian ban on usury was resolved by …

AFGHANISTAN: US, NATO “DECLARE VICTORY, THEN RUN LIKE HELL?”

In a brief ceremony in Kabul today (Dec 28), the US and NATO declared their 13 year-war in Afghanistan over even though their stated enemy - the Taliban - are more active than ever.  This year (2014) is set to be the deadliest of the war, according to the United Nations, which expects civilian casualties to hit …

WASHINGTON’S RUSSIAN ROULETTE

This is another Truth in Media (mostly) pictorial-editorial... However, there are a few words, too. Take a look at the above world map of nuclear warheads and then answer this question: Can anyone really "win" a nuclear war?  Yet that's the kind of a Russian roulette the New World Order's madmen leaders and their Washington marionettes are …