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 …

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 …

GREED & ILLUSION OF CHOICE: NOBODY OWNS ANYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE

COMMENT: NOBODY OWNS ANYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE A reaction to Prof Robert Reich's piece "The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation" The problem with corporatocracy like ours in America is that it is driven by Greed. "Making money" is a euphemism for Greed. Which has come to connote "Goodness" thanks to our corrupt systems of government. …

REINCARNATION OF FASCISM: “MADE IN AMERICA” VERSION

John Pilger is an Australian, Sydney-born, award-winning journalist and filmmaker (click here for his bio).  Two days ago, he published at his website an editorial on the current state of global affairs under the headline "Why the rise of fascism is again the issue." This time, we are witnessing the "made in America" version of fascism. Pilger's …

A POT CALLING THE KETTLE BLACK

A POT CALLING THE KETTLE BLACK This headline would be my caption for the cartoon you see below. Just the other night I was also saying the same thing to Elizabeth - about the rivers of blood spilled in the name of "Christianity." Then last night, an FB friend posted the above cartoon. Also, the cartoon evokes this …

IF CHARLIE HEBDO ATTACK WAS A STRIKE AGAINST FREE SPEECH, WHY IS THE RESPONSE MORE SURVEILLANCE?

LONDON GUARDIAN OPED Jan 10, 2015 IF CHARLIE HEBDO ATTACK WAS A STRIKE AGAINST FREE SPEECH, WHY IS THE RESPONSE MORE SURVEILLANCE? By Trevor Timm Let’s not avenge the deaths of journalists by trying to curtail the very rights for which the world has praised them Here are some excerpts from Mr Timm's excellent column... …

GLOBAL CYBER WARS – LIVE!

This evening, I stumbled upon the NORSE networks map - http://map.ipviking.com/. It was a fascinating discovery. I was glued to my screen for several minutes, watching the global cyber wars unfold live. At one point, around 7:33 PM MST, the Chicago area seemed to be under particularly strong attack (Motorola, Boeing?). And then came a barrage …