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"History should have taught us how to get out of the crisis, and instead, we have not learned anything from the past. Banks should go back to banking, i.e. depositing savings, and managing savings and investments for the citizen, supplying the real economy,"

April 16th, 2014 • 4:40 PM

Numerous questions have been posed, as to the scope of the "political" pre-agreement signed between the interim regime in Kiev and the EU in Brussels two weeks ago, which addresses not just economic integration perspectives for Ukraine, but also military integration aspects...

April 16th, 2014 • 2:30 PM

...another reason, as the military analyst said, that either the West withdraws, or it has to go for a nuclear chicken game...

April 16th, 2014 • 1:22 PM

Moving the leverage ratio won't change anything, says Dr. Gerrald Epstein — only Glass Steagall will change the fact that today's banks do nothing for the real economy...

April 16th, 2014 • 8:48 AM

...NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen came out of a meeting with EU defense ministers, yesterday morning, calling for a de facto merger of NATO and the EU, saying that the Ukraine crisis shows the need for greater cooperation between the organizations...

April 16th, 2014 • 8:22 AM

In an April 10 letter to President Barack Obama, Reps. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) and Stephen Lynch (D-Mass) called on Obama to declassify and release the 28 redacted pages from the Joint Congressional Inquiry into the 9/11 attacks — which are widely reported elsewhere, to deal with the role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the 9/11 terrorist attacks...

April 16th, 2014 • 3:07 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

Prins tells Salon that, today, "Bankers operate oblivious to the needs of national economies. There is no counterbalance to their power."

April 16th, 2014 • 9:14 AM

Contradictory claims were the order of the day, yesterday, as Ukraine's Acting President Alexander Turchynov solemnly informed the Supreme Rada that the Kiev regime's "counterterrorism operation," promised since Saturday night, "was launched in the north of Donetsk region."...

April 16th, 2014 • 8:34 AM