Bugging device found in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London: Surveillance Group Limited

The controversy over Ecuador and the US’s continuing full blunt trauma to the head of the tiny South American country seems to never end.  Now the plot thickens with the disclosure that the Ecuadorian Embassy in England was bugged. The London, Guardian newspaper has reported that Ecuador has said it found a listening device in […]

The World’s Debts Shall Not Be Repaid

From: The B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 791 March 28, 2013 By Ingo Schmidt Ingo Schmidt is an economist, a writer, and a labour educator. He is the Coordinator of the Labour Studies Program at Athabasca University. His latest book, co-edited with Bryan Evans is Social Democracy After the […]

Spain: where we can’t give children an education or a future but how about a “Spiderman towel’ and a chance to go to NY if you lend money to the banks?

The international global capitalist system is so putrefied, the culture so commercialized and intent on colonizing the human mind that it should come as no surprise that the ruling class and their vassals, the nationalized Spanish banking lender Bankia, is offering a Spiderman towel to young investors as part of a sickening, commercialized campaign to […]

Ellen Brown: US economic reform creates full-employment, renewed infrastructure, and zero national debt

source, with Zeitgeist Addendum video. Attorney and author of the brilliant Web of Debt, Ellen Brown, is among the leading US advocates of monetary reform and state-owned banks. Among Ellen’s articles is one worth highlighting for how quickly a national economy can turn from ruin to astounding productivity: Nazi Germany’s direct creation of money to […]

Redefining "special interests"

The news in the Times this a.m. was chilling… Europeans have boasted about their social model, with its generous vacations and early retirements, its national health care systems and extensive welfare benefits, contrasting it with the comparative harshness of American capitalism. But all over Europe governments with big budgets, falling tax revenues and aging populations […]

Obama’s Nuclear Policy, the Military-Industrial Complex and Finance Capital

In 1962 I was a high school student in New York City when the Cuban Missile Crisis happened. I used to wake up every morning wondering if this was to be my last day. One day at the height of that crisis, I was sitting in my English Literature class when an ambulance went by […]