The current conflict in Ukraine was needed by only one of the two major world military-economic blocs. The fault rests entirely with the western bloc. The west created conditions which Russia was forced to answer with a military intervention. This was a fatal error for the west, which had finally seen the writing on the... Continue Reading →
“Going Full Whig” – Kunstler’s Bombshell
It was around midnight when I penned my previous post on Jim Kunstler's latest article - : Going Full Whig yesterday. It may not be surprising therefore, that I did not possess the mental acuity at that late hour to fully take in what he was saying. So, here I am, back again, less than... Continue Reading →
“The Decline and Fall of Hillary Clinton”
There are less than a handful of weekly blogs that I regularly follow for the wisdom and wit that I perceive in their writings. This post, unlike my previous one which was a day or two late in catching up with the latest offering from one of those blogs, comes only hours after the latest... Continue Reading →
“Between the Loathsome and the Unspeakable”
Sometimes life just gets so busy, even for someone who has nowhere to go or be at any particular time (that would be me of course). So busy that important things get missed sometimes. And so it was, that I came to miss this week's fine word picture weekly episode from Jim Kunstler's Clusterfuck Nation... Continue Reading →
Want A Dose Of Reality?
Want a dose of reality? You're not going to like it. I'm always happy to share Jim Kunstler's outlook on life from his ClusterfuckNation blog. Here's the latest: Repricing Reality (and, no, he hasn't misspelt 'lede'). Supporting, to some extent, my own prediction that 2016 is going to be a year that begins a Dark... Continue Reading →
Battling The Masters Of The Universe
A war already being played out in front of our very own eyes. Read all about it: Rumble in the ruble, fire in the markets Image credit: © Alexandr Demyanchuk / Sputnik Oh Boy! This I like. This I like, very much. Reporting on the battle against The Masters Of The Universe aka US Financial... Continue Reading →
Fallout From The Crash. Who Benefits?
The next financial crash is coming. Of that I am certain. Whether that is a standalone event or is forced, cajoled, driven or influenced by other external factors taking place at the same time, is up for question. Of course, the timing of such an event is also up for grabs. I would love for... Continue Reading →
Image: Women draw drinking water on the banks of the dried-up Vakaria lake at Vakaria village, west of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 14, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave The World Economic Forum is not a place where I would normally go to find the information that I like to share, but they do... Continue Reading →
Not Crying ‘Wolf’
Yesterday it was the Royal Bank of Scotland with their: Sell everything ahead of stock market crash, say RBS economists. Today it is Albert Edwards, strategist at the bank Société Générale with: Beware the great 2016 financial crisis, warns leading City pessimist What would they know, right? Well, it is not as though they... Continue Reading →