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Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military spending. An understanding of the effect on the economy is therefore timely. A number of […]

Dijsselbloem Must Go, But That Solves Nothing

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, If Southern Europeans were a race, say there were something like a Mediterranean race, Jeroen Dijsselbloem would definitely be a racist. Since there is not, the -demissionary- Dutch Finance Minister and -still- president of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, escapes the label, albeit narrowly. […]

“Audit The ECB”? – German Officials Call For Greater Oversight Of Central Bank

With the omnipotence of the world's central banks suddenly all too evidently exposed as nothing more than 'Oz'-like smoke-and-mirrors, it is not just US politicians that are losing faith and calling for more oversight of the most-powerful unelected officials in the world. Handelsblatt reports today that Germany's federal auditor says The ECB lacks accountability in […]

Deutsche Bank Plunges Into Red For 2017 After Dilution, Revenue Warning

After raising capital at a 35% discount over the weekend, Deutsche Bank shares are tumbling once again – back into the red for 2017 – after CEO John Cryan warned that revenue would be "broadly flat" in 2017. As Bloomberg reports, Germany’s biggest bank has seen revenue falling or little changed from last year across […]

Dutch Election Results Confirm ‘Far Right Populism’ Still On The Rise In Europe

zerohedge.com / by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Mar 20, 2017 Those who support the idea of globalism and strive for closer European integration believe the results of the Dutch election indicate the tide has been stemmed, with Eurosceptics and «populist» forces on the defensive. The buck stops here. This is the end of domino effect. The reshaping […]

Erdogan: “Europeans Would Revive The Gas Chambers If They Weren’t Ashamed”

Six months ago, it was virtually assured that as part of his daily out at the West, Philippines’ president Duterte would accuse then-president Obama of being a “son of a bitch (or whore).” Now, a similar dynamic is playing out between Turkish president Erdogan and Angela Merkel, and/or the German (and Dutch) people, whom he […]

Germany Slams Trump’s Claim That It Owes “Vast Sums” To NATO And The U.S.

The pleasantries, lack of handshake between Trump and Merkel notwithstanding, are officially over. One day after Trump returned to his favorite medium to slam Germany for abusing NATO’s funding scheme, and US defense spending generosity, accusing Germany of owing “vast sums” of money to both NATO and the US, Germany has struck back. As a […]

Germany Slams Trump’s Claim That It Owes “Vast Sums” To NATO And The U.S.

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 19, 2017 The pleasantries, lack of handshake between Trump and Merkel notwithstanding, are officially over. One day after Trump returned to his favorite medium to slam Germany for abusing NATO’s funding scheme, and US defense spending generosity, accusing Germany of owing “vast sums” of money to both NATO and the […]

Is Denmark On The Brink?

Authored by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., Iben Thranholm examines political and social events with focus on their religious aspects, significance and moral implications. She is one of Denmark’s most widely read columnists on such matters. Thranholm is a former editor and radio host at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), at which she […]

Paul Craig Roberts Warns “Revolutions Are Bloody, But So Is Doing Nothing”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, Graeme MacQueen, a university professor in Canada, calls attention to the American left’s inability to exercise imagination with regard to the reports of the Warren Commission and the 9/11 Commission. A collection of individuals and publications, somehow regarded as leftwing, has proven to be active agents for the conspiratorial state […]