Oct 152019
 October 15, 2019  Posted by at 9:43 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  3 Responses »
Debt Rattle October 15 2019

Paul Gauguin A seashore 1887   • Trump Tells Turkey To Stop Its Syria Invasion (R.) • US Slaps Sanctions On Turkey As Syrian Regime Returns To North (AFP) • ‘You’ve Been Duped By Spooks & Terrorists’ (RT) • Bernie Wants You to Own More of the Means of Production (Jac.) • No Choice But To Invest In Oil, Shell CEO Says (R.) • New German Rules Leave 5G Telecoms Door Open To Huawei (R.) • James Comey Is Swimming

Oct 142019
 October 14, 2019  Posted by at 5:36 pm Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , ,  12 Responses »
Do or Daesh

Salvador Dali Self portrait (Figueres) 1921     An article from long term Automatic Earth contributor Alexander Aston, who feels very strongly about the topic. Personally, I have many more questions left. It’s easy to say Trump abandoned the Kurds, and everybody says just that, but because they all do I ask myself if that is really what happened. It’s an ugly situation alright, but would it have been prefereable if US soldiers had stayed in Syria indefinitely? I’m looking

Oct 142019
 October 14, 2019  Posted by at 8:55 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle October 14 2019

Martin Johnson Heade Thunderstorm on Narragansett Bay 1868   • Kurds Announce Deal With Damascus As Turkey Pushes Deep Into Syria (AFP) • Syrian Army Deployed To Country’s Northeast To Counter ‘Turkish Aggression’ (RT) • Putin Says Trump Not To Blame For Lack Of Improvement In Russia-US Ties (R.) • “If The Entire System Collapses, Gold Will Be Needed To Start Over” (ZH) • Lisa Page’s ‘Quid Pro Quo’ With State Department Over Hillary Email (DM) • Johnson To Set

Oct 132019
 October 13, 2019  Posted by at 9:25 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Debt Rattle October 13 2019

Paul Gauguin Huts under trees 1887   • All Foreign Forces Should Leave Syria, Including Russia – Putin (RT) • Domestic Politics, Idlib Sway Timing Of Turkey’s Syrian Operation (AlM) • Female Kurdish Politician Among 9 Civilians Killed By Pro-Turkey Forces (AFP) • Army Deployed In Ecuador As Protests Descend Into Violence (G.) • Ecuador Indigenous Group Says Will Continue Protests After Curfew Imposed (R.) • Johnson Will Speak To EU Leaders On Brexit Deal By End Of Monday (R>)

Oct 122019
 October 12, 2019  Posted by at 9:19 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  9 Responses »
Debt Rattle October 12 2019

Balthus Girl at the window 1955   • US Delays China Tariff Increase As Trump Claims ‘Substantial’ Deal (G.) • Boris Johnson’s Major U-Turn Sets Up 48 Hours To Clinch Brexit Deal (G.) • Turkey Attacks US Special Forces In Syria (NW) • Turkey Vows To Keep Up Syria Assault As US Says Troops Came Under Fire (AFP) • US Lawmakers Press Again For Stronger Trump Action On Turkey (R.) • In Memoriam: Reality (Kunstler) • Boeing Board Strips CEO

Oct 112019
 October 11, 2019  Posted by at 9:57 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  10 Responses »
Debt Rattle October 11 2019

Balthus Girl at a window 1957   • How the Crybabies on Wall Street Try to Force the Fed into QE-4 (WS) • After Unveiling ‘NotQE’, Fed Eases Liquidity Rules For Foreign Banks (ZH) • America’s Political Implosion (SCF) • Dems Weigh Knee-Capping A Republican Impeachment Criticism (Pol.) • US House Republicans To Seek Sanctions On Turkey Over Kurd Offensive (R.) • Syrian Kurdish Leaders Urge EU To Pull Envoys Over Turkey Offensive (RT) • Pressure Mounts To Repatriate And

Oct 102019
Who's Afraid of Whom?

Rembrandt van Rijn Small self portrait 1627-28   Man, I want to get away from US (and UK) politics, it’s too depressing and I’ve already covered it so much. But I keep getting drawn back in by the nonsensical propaganda out there. I read a lot of stuff every single day, and every single piece is starting to look like any other. I took the following from the Guardian, but it could have been any MSM outlet really. The whole

Oct 102019
 October 10, 2019  Posted by at 9:50 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  13 Responses »
Debt Rattle October 10 2019

Salvador Dali Grandmother Ana sewing 1920   • Inside Hunter Biden’s Dealings With Shadowy Foreign Firms (ZH) • Joe Biden ‘Personally Paid $900,000 By Burisma’ – Ukrainian MP (ZH) • An Insult To Real Whistleblowers- Kiriakou (RCP) • Shell To Offset Carbon Emissions For British Fuel Buyers (R.) • Federal Reserve Policymakers Increasingly Divided On Way Ahead (R.) • US Tariffs On China Are Working – Wilbur Ross (R.) • Nearly All Goods Traded By US And China Will Have

Oct 092019
Debt Rattle October 9 2019

Vilhelm Hammershoi Woman Seen from the Back 1888   • White House Says It Will Refuse To Cooperate With Impeachment Inquiry (R.) • Oh My God, They Killed CNY! You Bastards (Every) • Powell Says The Fed Will Start Expanding Its Balance Sheet ‘Soon’ (CNBC) • Trade Wars Lose US Its Competitiveness Top Spot – WEF (AFP) • Boris Johnson Facing No-Deal Brexit Cabinet Rebellion (R.) • EU May Offer To Extend Deadline For Brexit Deal To June (G.) •

Oct 082019
Debt Rattle October 8 2019

Paul Gauguin Breton woman and goose by the water 1888   • Trump Appears to Reverse Syria Decision (USNews) • Trump Vows To OBLITERATE Turkish Economy If It Does ‘Anything Off Limits’ (RT) • Joe, Hunter Biden Could Be Forced To Testify In Senate Impeachment Trial (WT) • A Hard Rain (Jim Kunstler) • US Federal Deficit Estimated At $984 Billion, Highest In Seven Years (Hill) • US Blacklists China Organisations Over Xinjiang ‘Uighur Abuse’ (BBC) • Hong Kong ‘Won’t