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The same imperial predators whose fracking practices are devastating drought-wracked Texas, California, and other U.S. states, are salivating over the potential to do the same to Mexico, particularly eyeing the severely parched, but agriculturally crucial northern region...

April 21st, 2014 • 10:42 AM

Glass-Steagall sponsor Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new memoir, A Fighting Chance, is creating a political buzz, even before its release next Tuesday, and her six-week national book tour which is to follow, starting in Cambridge, Boston, and Springfield, Massachusetts, and then heading on to New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Portland.

April 19th, 2014 • 12:47 PM

The already rising U.S. food prices are set to soar, as U.S. agriculture deteriorates. The impact of the drought on the California 'fruit & veg bowl' (the nation's largest) and on the Texas cattle herd (also the largest) is obvious and worsening...

April 17th, 2014 • 3:53 PM

The latest official statistics released by Eurostat indicate that the real unemployment rate in 2013 continued to soar across the region, as a direct result of the austerity policies imposed by the Troika (the IMF, the ECB, and the European Union)...

April 16th, 2014 • 2:10 PM
April 12th, 2014 • 1:53 PM

The killer shortage of U.S. food and energy supplies brought about by drought, fracking, and Warren Buffett's financial manipulation of vital transportation infrastructure, must be reversed by decisive action by lawmakers: Impeach Obama. Stop fracking.

April 20th, 2014 • 1:53 PM

The already rising U.S. food prices are set to soar as U.S. agriculture deteriorates. The impact of the drought on the California 'fruit & veg bowl' (the nation's largest) and on the Texas cattle herd (also the largest) is obvious and worsening. Added to this are many other factors playing out after decades of destruction in the U.S. economy.

April 18th, 2014 • 10:11 AM

With a vote in the European Parliament two days ago, the final seal has been put to the bail-in legislation and the Bank Resolution Mechanism for the European Union. Now the legal text must be put into practice, and it will take almost 400 separate technical standards, says the Financial Times.

April 17th, 2014 • 10:20 AM

There's hardly a crime Barack Obama is committing which was not initiated, if on a smaller scale, by Dick Cheney. One key example, of many, is fracking.

April 13th, 2014 • 11:28 AM