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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras statement to the nation & interview of Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis   Recently updated !

By Saker TheSaker.is July 2, 2015   Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras statement to the nation & interview of Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis       Full transcript of Alexis Tsipras statement: Greek citizens, We are at a critical juncture regarding the future of this country. Sunday’s referendum is not about whether our country will stay […]


The Export-Import Bank Expires Tomorrow. Here’s What You Need to Know.

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal June 29, 2015   The Export-Import Bank Expires Tomorrow. Here’s What You Need to Know.   The Export-Import Bank’s charter expires tomorrow, and members of Congress—who are home for a week-long recess—have run out of time to reauthorize the bank. Now, for the first time in the agency’s 81-year […]

The Export-Import Bank’s charter expires June 30, and members of Congress—who are home for a week-long recess—have run out of time to reauthorize the bank. (Photo: Melissa Quinn/The Daily Signal)

Jeb! All In! The Bush Dynasty (And Banker Friends) Go For Round Three   Recently updated !

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com June 26, 2015   Jeb! All In! The Bush Dynasty (And Banker Friends) Go For Round Three   [This piece has been adapted and updated from my book All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, now out in paperback. An intro by TomDispatch is here.]    It’s happening. As expected, dynastic […]

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Republicans try to push through key part of Obama’s trade bill again before going home for summer

By Against Crony Capitalism June 23, 2015   Republicans try to push through key part of Obama’s trade bill again before going home for summer     The Republican House and Senate leadership have a lot invested in the TPP, and so do many very powerful industry interests. The “free trade” agreement has been in […]


The Collapse of Obama’s Trade Deal May Be the Start of the Split in Republicans

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics June 17, 2015   The Collapse of Obama’s Trade Deal May Be the Start of the Split in Republicans     The word from the Hill is very interesting. The minority conservative Republicans are starting to revolt against Boehner – the destroyer of the Republican Party. If there are two […]

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