Dec 152019
 
Debt Rattle December 15 2019

Theodor Horydczak U.S. Supreme Court interiors, Washington DC 1931     • China Suspends Planned Tariffs Scheduled For Dec. 15 On Some US Goods (R.) • Unpacking The No Deal Not a Trade War Trade War Deal (Balding) • Giant China SEO Announces Largest Dollar Bond Default In Two Decades (ZH) • IG Report Reveals Scandal of Historic Magnitude for the FBI and US Media (GG) • The Bloated Pentagon Budget Should Be Spent on Human Needs (Nation) • The

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Dec 142019
 
 December 14, 2019  Posted by at 10:40 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  10 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 14 2019

Lewis Wickes Hine Child Labor in Magnolia Cotton Mills spinning room, Mississippi Mar 1911   • Fed Policymakers See US Economy On Good Footing (R.) • ‘Back Up The Truck And Buy, Buy Buy,’ Because There Is No Risk (MW) • Trump Halts New Tariffs In US-China Trade War (BBC) • China To Target Around 6% Growth In 2020, Step Up State Spending (R.) • Rudy Giuliani Can Barely Contain Himself Over His Ukraine Findings (ZH) • Two for One

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Dec 132019
 
Debt Rattle December 13 2019

John Vachon Auto of migrant fruit worker at gas station, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Jul 1940   • A Very Difficult Night (Craig Murray) • Someone Interfered In The UK Election, And It Wasn’t Russia (CJ) • EU Executive Expects Mandate For Talks On Post-Brexit Trade Deal (R.) • The Japanization of the European Union (Jesús Huerta de Soto) • Fed Will Flood Market With Gargantuan $500 Billion To Avoid Repo Crisis (ZH) • Terms Of US-China ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal

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Dec 122019
 
Debt Rattle December 12 2019

Harris&Ewing President Hoover lights Nation’s Capital community Xmas tree Dec 24 1929   • Why Is Jeremy Corbyn Seen As So Unelectable (Abc.au) • Ideology or Popularity: How Will Britain Vote? (CP) • The Steele Dossier Was Always a Joke (Taibbi) • The Hidden Hand (Faddis) • The Global Auto Market Collapse (ZH) • EU Lauds New Green Deal As Europe’s ‘Man On Moon Moment’ (DW) • “Afghanistan Papers” May Be A Game Changer For Tulsi Gabbard (IDS) • Vatican

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Dec 102019
 
 December 10, 2019  Posted by at 9:48 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  17 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 10 2019

John Vachon Hull-Rust-Mahoning pit, largest open pit iron mine in the world, Hibbing, Minnesota Aug 1941   • FBI’s Trump-Russia Inquiry Wasn’t Biased Against President – IG (G.) • Barr: FBI Launched An Intrusive Investigation’ Of A Presidential Campaign (SAC) • IG Report Lays Out Compelling Evidence FBI Misled FISA Court (Solomon) • The War of the Narratives (Kunstler) • The Great American Shakedown (Chris Hedges) • Why Tulsi Gabbard Should Not Skip The Next Debate (Mercier) • Bannon: Hillary

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Dec 092019
 
 December 9, 2019  Posted by at 10:14 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 9 2019

Lewis Wickes Hine News of the Titanic and possible survivors 1912   • US Banks’ Reluctance To Lend Cash May Have Caused Repo Shock: BIS (R.) • BIS Offers Stunning Explanation Of What Happened On Repocalypse Day (ZH) • The Incredible Shrinking Private Sector (G.) • Northern Ireland Customs Protocol Could Thwart Brexit Plans (G.) • Boris Johnson’s Promise Of Brexit By End Of 2020 Torpedoed By EU Chief (Mi.) • The Invisible Tories (Craig Murray) • China Tells Government

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Dec 082019
 
 December 8, 2019  Posted by at 9:04 pm Finance, Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  12 Responses »
Elizabeth Warren's "Foreign Policy"

Saul Leiter 463 1956   Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev first met in Geneva in 1985, in a summit specifically designed to allow them to discuss diplomatic relations and the -nuclear- arms race. At the time, the Soviet Union had started to crumble, but it was still very much the Soviet Union. They met again in 1986 in Reykjavik, in a summit set up to continue these talks. There, they came close to an agreement to dismantle both countries’ nuclear

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Dec 082019
 
Debt Rattle December 8 2019

Arthur Rothstein “Bank that failed. Kansas” May 1936   • UK’s Johnson Ahead But Polls Suggest Majority Might Be Tough (R.) • Calls Grow To Stop Boris Johnson With Tactical Voting As Race Tightens (O.) • Patient Data From GP Surgeries Sold To US Companies (G.) • How The Democrats & Federal Reserve Ensured Trump’s Re-Election (Hamilton) • Tracking Every Presidential Candidate’s TV Ad Buys (538) • Trump: Giuliani To Deliver Report On Ukraine Trip To Congress, Barr (Hill) •

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Dec 072019
 
Assange and Auschwitz

Saul Leiter Taxi c1957   When I read that Angela Merkel visited Auschwitz this week (for the first time ever, curiously, after 14 years as Chancellor, and now it’s important?), my first thought was: she should have visited Julian Assange instead. I don’t even know why, it just popped into my head. And then reflecting on it afterwards, of course first I wondered if it’s acceptable to compare nazi victims to Assange in any way, shape or form. There are

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Dec 072019
 
 December 7, 2019  Posted by at 10:26 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  12 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 7 2019

Dorothea Lange Homeless mother and child walking from Phoenix to Imperial County CA Feb 1939   • Donald Trump and Jerome Powell Can ‘Take Another Victory Lap’ (Y!) • Abenomics has Failed Japan. Financial Times Wants to Make it Global. (Lacalle) • What the ‘Expert’ Panel Should Have Told You About Impeachment (ET) • A Fraught Moment (Kunstler) • Strzok and Page Did Real Damage (Cortese) • Pelosi Puts A Brave Face On A Doomed Mission (Tucker Carlson) • Bloomberg

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