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Quantitative Easing, the FED, and the Future of the Dollar

“Quantitative easing,” it sounds like something you might do over the toilet. It’s an ironic but appropriate choice for a euphemistic expression designed to fool the people in the hope we will not realize what is really being done to … Continue reading

I was right about “quantitative tightening”

I was right about “quantitative tightening” by Thomas H. Greco, Jr. Just about two years ago, someone sent me a link to an article titled, Why America’s Federal Reserve might make money disappear, that appeared in The Economist on April … Continue reading

Money and Finance Have Now Been Completely Collectivized

It is almost laughable to see “the powers that be” fumbling around, and bending everything they touch out of shape, as they try to maintain some semblance of life in the deeply flawed zombie system of money, banking and finance. … Continue reading

Fasten your seat belts…

In his current subscription pitch and announcement for his new book, PEAK TRUMP: The Undrainable Swamp And The Fantasy Of MAGA, David Stockman lays out some startling facts, provides a cogent analysis, and makes some dire predictions. As President Ronald … Continue reading

Is Capitalism about to crash?

Richard Wolff provides an insightful analysis and historical perspective on the present state of capitalism and democracy. Clearly, Franklin Roosevelt saved capitalism in the 1930s by yielding a bit to the masses’ demand for a share of the economic benefits. … Continue reading

Why Central Banks?

I have long argued that the interest-based, debt-money, central banking regime is both dysfunctional and destructive, and advocated for the decentralization of control over credit and the creation of exchange alternatives that use privately issued currencies and direct clearing of … Continue reading

Newsletter—2017 Year-end, and prospects for the coming year

New web posts:             Disruptive Technologies Making Money Obsolete             Limiting Factors in the Operation of Commercial Trade Exchanges Newly discovered video from 2003 interview, Democratizing Money 2017 recap Thoughts on the state of the world, plus recommended authors, commentators, … Continue reading

Central Bank Interventions and the Looming Catastrophe

In this recent interview below, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts describes the “house of cards” that is today’s global regime of money, banking and finance. Since the financial crisis of 2008, the major central banks around the world—the Federal Reserve, the … Continue reading

“The Big Lie” and the tragedy of Europe –Yanis Varoufakis blows the lid on Europe’s hidden agenda

In this interview, former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, outlines the nature of the 2008 financial crisis, the reasons for the program of “quantitative easing” and the irrational actions of the western European leaders. The fundamental point he seems to … Continue reading

Bank of Japan announces plan for massive inflation of the Yen, as US Fed curtails dollar monetization (QE). What does it mean for you?

A recent article in the Guardian (UK) reports that the Japanese central bank has announced plans to “inject ¥80tn (£447bn) a year into the financial system, mainly through the purchase of government bonds, in a bid to ward off the … Continue reading