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Ilargi: Ukraine – Part of United States’ Desperate Solutions For Not Sinking Alone?

Yves here. While most of the commentary on the Ukraine has focused on geopolitical issues, and on the role of the neocons in the Obama Administration, this post looks at the Ukraine conflict from a different angle. It contends the drivers are actually ... [Published naked capitalism - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Tom Engelhardt: Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

By Tom Engelhardt, a co-founder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as a history of the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture , runs the Nation Institute’s TomDispatch.com . His latest book, co-authored ... [Published naked capitalism - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Links 4/20/14

Scientists Successfully Teach Monkey Theory of Evolution Daily Currant Attendance dropping at aquatic theme parks over claims of abuse and suffering Observer Jackson Hole landslide slowly swallows Wyoming town Christian Science Monitor Genetic ... [Published naked capitalism - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Abigail Field: Our Corrupt Tax Code

By Abigail Caplovitz Field, an attorney and a freelance writer. She writes news for Benzinga.com and others, and posts a new blog every Sunday morning at Reality Check . Jointly posted with Reality Check Our nation’s tax code reflects our corrupt ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Krugman Discusses Piketty’s Capital and the Rise of Inherited Wealth on Bill Moyers

Paul Krugman discusses Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, on Bill Moyers’ show. Those who follow the economic press will know that Piketty and Emanuel Saez have been following and writing about the growing disparity in wealth ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Joe Firestone: Using Generational Warfare to Divert Attention from Oligarchy and Corporatism

Yves here. Even though the pitched battle to cut, erm, reform Social Security and Medicare has died down, don’t kid yourself into thinking it’s over. Neoliberals keep stoking generational warfare to drive a wedge between the young and old so as to keep ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Links 4/18/14

Let Them Eat Code Dissent (Paul Tioxon) Did scurvy wipe out Christopher Columbus’ crew? Skeletons suggest New World’s first European settlers were killed by disease Daily Mail (LS) Saudi Govt. Prohibits `Unauthorized’ Media Coverage Of MERS Avian ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Please Join Us at Our NYC Meetup Next Friday, April 25

I hope readers in New York will be able to join us at an informal gathering next Friday, April 25, from 5 PM to 8 PM. The venue is Sláinte , which bills itself as a modern Irish pub. That means it has a big selection of craft beers, good wines by the ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Yanis Varoufakis on the “Success” of Greece’s Bond Sale

Yves here. The RT show Boom/Bust has an informative conversation with Yanis Varoufakis on the conundrum of the recent successful Greece bond offering. Why would investors buy bonds of a clear basket case like Greece, when it’s obvious from the overhang ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 19 2014]
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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Links 4/18/14

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning explorer of myth and reality, dies at 87 Washington Post What Gabriel García Márquez Means to His Fellow Colombians Slate Jesus died to give us two bank holidays Daily Mash Crows Like My Pal George ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

More From Ex-SEC Lawyer James Kidney on the Agency’s Failing

Susan Beck at American Lawyer got a trove of documents as a result of a FOIA on an SEC inspector general report on whether the agency’s suit against Goldman over an Abacus CDO was politically motivated. Beck identified one attorney who was critical of ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Did Derivatives Worsen the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis?

Yves here. This post summarizes a paper that argues that derivatives, specifically credit default swaps, exacerbated the severity of the European sovereign debt tsuris. This sort of analysis deserves a wider audience, precisely because the prejudice ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 18 2014]

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Ilargi: Ukraine – Part of United States’ Desper... [Published naked capitalism - 1 hour ago]
Yves here. While most of the commentary on the Ukraine has focused on geopolitical issues, and on the role of the neocons in the Obama Administration, this post looks at the Ukraine conflict from a different angle. It contends the drivers are actually ...
Tom Engelhardt: Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping... [Published naked capitalism - 3 hours ago]
By Tom Engelhardt, a co-founder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as a history of the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture , runs the Nation Institute’s TomDispatch.com . His latest book, co-authored ...
Links 4/20/14 [Published naked capitalism - 21 hours ago]
Scientists Successfully Teach Monkey Theory of Evolution Daily Currant Attendance dropping at aquatic theme parks over claims of abuse and suffering Observer Jackson Hole landslide slowly swallows Wyoming town Christian Science Monitor Genetic ...
Abigail Field: Our Corrupt Tax Code [Published naked capitalism - Apr 20 2014]
By Abigail Caplovitz Field, an attorney and a freelance writer. She writes news for Benzinga.com and others, and posts a new blog every Sunday morning at Reality Check . Jointly posted with Reality Check Our nation’s tax code reflects our corrupt ...
Paul Krugman Discusses Piketty’s Capital and th... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 20 2014]
Paul Krugman discusses Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, on Bill Moyers’ show. Those who follow the economic press will know that Piketty and Emanuel Saez have been following and writing about the growing disparity in wealth ...
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