Tag Archives: China

It’s all about the Benjamin’s

  Ever wonder why the US regime-changes this country but not that country? Wonder no more. It’s all about the Benjamin’s. The US maintains its hegemony thanks to the power of the US dollar—the worlds reserve currency–and the reality of … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  While it’s useful to focus on what we can all do to make things better, going local will only go so far. Entering a presidential election between two deeply unpopular candidates, we are faced with problems that require a national … Continue reading

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The Shotgun Sings the Song

  It’s becoming clear just what Margaret Thatcher meant when she told everyone that there was no alternative to neoliberalism. In an absolutely stunning article, economist Michael Hudson explains how the US is wielding the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a … Continue reading

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