I remember where I was when I first heard Greece was in deep doo doo (at a depth not seen since The Treaty of Versailles). It was a Sunday. I was at the original DuPar’s at Third and Fairfax. I’d brought my NY Times. The front page said it all: Greece was behind with… Read More Musical Comedy
In 2008, a teenager was killed by Greek police and it lead to a riot that lasted longer than a week. Today, a middle-aged man died. Anarchist rumor has it that the trade unionist, Dimitris Kotsaridis, fell from the glass awnings over Syntagma Square and had a heart attack. The word inside the square was… Read More People Are Burning Alive on the Streets of Athens
Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world – physics-math – 19 October 2011 – New Scientist
Here we go. Say bye bye to the Eurodollar. Greece will miss a deficit target set just months ago in a massive bailout package, according to government draft budget figures released on Sunday, showing that drastic steps taken to avert bankruptcy may not be enough. As Germany slowly makes for the door, one might ask… Read More So Goes the EU and the Eurodollar Dream
The 24 arrestees, comprising 15 women and nine men, spent several hours in a jail in South Boston, but are unlikely to face any serious charges. via Bank of America: 24 People Arrested in Boston Protest.
The U.S. Federal Reserve secretly gave big banks $16 trillion in emergency loans. And they haven’t exactly been forthcoming about it. It took a GAO audit for this to come to light. Yeah. That’s trillion with a tee.
“I had grossly underestimated the level of extraordinarily unethical and even fraudulent behavior that had occurred on such a large scale,” Ferguson tells All Things Considered host Melissa Block, in a conversation airing Friday. via Inside Job Director Charles Ferguson, Taking Wall Street Firmly To Task : Monkey See : NPR.