Global Economy

Chris Hedges On The Silencing Of Dissent

"The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted a campaign to shut down the platforms given to their critics. The attacks within this campaign include blacklisting, censorship and slandering dissidents as foreign agents for Russia and purveyors of 'fake news'."

"The End Is Nigh"

"Historically, economic wars have a habit of becoming shooting wars. .."

Bill Blain: "Let's Pretend"

"Let’s pretend there is not a storm of contradictory bluster and threats facing Europe – which central bankers should ignore at their peril."

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America’s infrastructure is not crumbling, massive spending won’t create any permanent jobs, and productivity is not suffering because of our infrastructure. These are economic myths that lobbyists, infrastructure contractors, and the American Society of Civil Engineers perpetuate to get fat contracts.