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Did the US and the Saudis Conspire to Push Down Oil Prices?

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 3:55 pm | Mike Whitney

Are falling oil prices part of a US-Saudi plan to inflict economic damage on Russia, Iran and Venezuela? Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro seems to think so. In a recent interview that appeared in Reuters, Maduro said he thought the United States and ... More >>

Liquidity to Keep Financial System from Collapsing

Wednesday, 2 September 2009, 11:06 am | Mike Whitney

Ben Bernanke never should have been reappointed as Fed chairman. Obama made a big mistake. The main thing to remember about Bernanke is that, in the two years since the financial crisis began, he's made no effort to force the large banks and financial ... More >>

The Mighty Debt-Purge of 2009

Saturday, 25 April 2009, 11:07 am | Mike Whitney

The Fed's $12.8 trillion of monetary stimulus has triggered a six week-long surge in the stock market. Think of it as Bernanke's Bear Market Rally, a torrent of capital gushing from every rusty pipe in the financial system. The Fed's so-called "lending ... More >>

Israel's dress rehearsal for Lebanon

Monday, 12 January 2009, 11:21 am | Mike Whitney

The reason the rationale for invading Gaza keeps changing, (from rocket-fire to Hamas infrastructure to strengthening deterrents to weapons smuggling to ceasefire violations etc) is because the Israeli leadership wants to conceal the true objective. The purpose ... More >>

Putin’s War-whoop: The impending clash with Russia

Sunday, 24 June 2007, 12:16 am | Mike Whitney

What is a "unipolar" world? It is a world in which there is one master, one sovereign--- one center of authority, one center of force, one center of decision-making. And at the end of the day this is pernicious not only for all those within this system, ... More >>

Mike Whitney: Doomsday for the Greenback

Friday, 13 April 2007, 11:18 am | Mike Whitney

The American people are in La-la land. If they had any idea of what the Federal Reserve was up to they’d be out on the streets waving fists and pitchforks. Instead, we go our business like nothing is wrong. More >>

Israel, Oil & The "Planned Demolition" Of Lebanon

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 8:36 am | Mike Whitney

By bombing the highways and main bridges into Beirut, Israel has cut off the capital from the outside world and put the entire nation under siege. Israel can now execute its plan to pummel Lebanon into rubble without the threat of foreign intervention. More >>

Wild Dogs Are Devouring The Victims Of Israel

Monday, 24 July 2006, 11:45 am | Mike Whitney

For more than a week Israel has been raining down terror on the Lebanon’s unprotected cities and towns. So far, more than 1,200 sites have been completely destroyed laying to waste most of the country’s civilian infrastructure and triggering a humanitarian ... More >>

Mike Whitney: Lebanon’s Expendable People

Sunday, 23 July 2006, 11:53 am | Mike Whitney

The most shocking thing about Israel’s assault on Lebanon is the dispassionate precision with which the bombardment has been carried out. From bridge to granary, from granary to power plant, from power plant to factory, from factory to mosque, ... More >>

Mike Whitney: One Giant Gaza Strip

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 11:35 am | Mike Whitney

The last few days have provided a troubling view of the new world order. The Israeli assault on Lebanon’s infrastructure has battered bridges, roads, power-plants, grain depots, apartment buildings, mosques, community centers, civilian homes, gas ... More >>

The 48 Hour Media-blitz For War With Iran

Monday, 13 March 2006, 1:29 pm | Mike Whitney

In the last 48 hours all the major players in the Bush administration have issued statements warning of the impending danger of Iran. Cheney blasted the Islamic regime saying there would be "meaningful consequences" if it refuses to comply with international ... More >>

 

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