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Category Archives: Naked Capitalism

Chris Hedges On The Silencing Of Dissent

Authored by Chris Hedges via TruthDig.com, 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 […]

‘Hotel California’: The VC Market’s Investment-To-Exit Ratio Is A Record High… Is This Why?

While Silicon Valley's technorati may be "living it up," new data from Pitchbok suggests the Venture Capital world is stuck in 'Hotel California' and "can never leave." As Pitchbook.com's Katie Clark reports, opting to raise more funds rather than prioritizing an exit seems to be an increasingly popular route for startups. According to data from […]

Visa Begins Bribing Merchants To Stop Taking Cash

Authored by Yves Smith via Naked Capitalism blog, The war on cash is escalating. A big driver isn’t central banks who want to be able to inflict negative interest rates on savers, or Treasuries who see cash transactions as hiding revenues from their tax collectors, but the payment networks that want to kill cash (and […]

Blaming Russia For Everything

Authored by Robert Parry via The Strategic Culture Foundation, It’s almost getting comical how everything that happens in the United States gets blamed on Russia! Russia! Russia! And, if any American points out the absurdity of this argument, he or she must be a “Moscow stooge” or a “Putin puppet.” The FX series, “The Americans,” […]

Michael Hudson: Trump Is Obama’s Legacy – Is This The End Of The Democratic Party?

Authored by Michael Hudson via NakedCapitalism.com, Nobody yet can tell whether Donald Trump is an agent of change with a specific policy in mind, or merely a catalyst heralding an as yet undetermined turning point. His first month in the White House saw him melting into the Republican mélange of corporate lobbyists. Having promised to […]

Paul Craig Roberts: “In America Today, Facts Cannot Compete With Lies”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, Unable to provide an ounce of evidence that a Trump/Putin conspiracy stole the presidential election from Hillary Clinton, the corrupt US “intelligence” agencies are shifting their focus to social media and to Internet sites such as Alex Jones and Breitbart. Little doubt the FBI investigation will trickle down to Glenn […]

Washington Post Appends “Russian Propaganda Fake News” Story, Admits It May Be Fake

In the latest example why the “mainstream media” is facing a historic crisis of confidence among its readership, facing unprecedented blowback following Craig Timberg November 24 Washington Post story “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say“, on Wednesday a lengthy editor’s note appeared on top of the original article in which […]

Glenn Greenwald Condemns Washington Post’s “Cowardly Group Of Anonymous Smear Artists”

Authored by Ben Norton and Glenn Greenwald, originally posted at TheIntercept.com, The Washington Post on Thursday night promoted the claims of a new, shadowy organization that smears dozens of U.S. news sites that are critical of U.S. foreign policy as being “routine peddlers of Russian propaganda.” The article by reporter Craig Timberg – headlined “Russian propaganda effort helped spread […]

Wall Street’s Latest Retail Fleecing Product Exposed – Structured CDs

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Ms. Bailey, the Citizens Bank customer in Massachusetts, had sold a condo in Maine in 2013, a year after the death of her husband, who she says had handled their finances. She went to a Citizens branch in Arlington, a suburb of Boston, to deposit the money. […]

ZeroHedge: Satyajit Das: What Does Brexit Really Signify?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Authored by Satyajit Das (former banker and author whose latest book is ‘A Banquet of Consequences’), originally posted at Yves Smith's Naked Capitalism blog, The Brexit debate has made unprecedented demands on vocabulary, adjectives and hyperbole. The word ‘historical’ is […]