The Fed Says, “Let Me Squeeze Your Dollars…5 Basis Points at a Time”

The Fed Says, “Let Me Squeeze Your Dollars…5 Basis Points at a Time”

I still maintain no one will mark June 16th, 2021 as the day the world changed. Watching the dollar surge into this weekend thanks to a breakdown in the euro only validates that conclusion in my mind. Remember, on June 16th Presidents Biden and Putin met for a summit which altered the course of geopolitics…

The Dark Secrets Behind COVID-19

The Dark Secrets Behind COVID-19

As the summer, Northern Hemisphere, come to a close, the Delta variant of COVID-19, and perhaps others, are sweeping the planet and, in particular, the United States. That nation is particularly vulnerable, not so much because of its inequities in providing healthcare to its poor as to its insane political environment. But is it simply…

Israel Deprives Central Europeans of Moral Cover

Israel Deprives Central Europeans of Moral Cover

When Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid recently sparked a war of words with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki he was doing more than resisting Central European attempts at rewriting the history and legacy of the Holocaust and right-wing nationalistic flirting with anti-Semitic tropes. The war centred on a bill debated in the Polish parliament that…

Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War

Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War

The Pentagon’s energetic generals are beating their war drums and the President has as yet done nothing to rein them in, Brian Cloughley writes. Some senior generals and admirals in and around Washington have been very busy recently, and their activities, while aggressive, have not been associated with directing current combat operations. Rather, they have…