Apr 182019
Debt Rattle April 18 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Maison 1931   • Mueller Report Out Today, Much Could Be Redacted (AFP) • New York Times Accidentally Unravels UK’s Official Skripal Narrative (Sp.) • Assange UK Legal Battle To Take 2 Years, Chances of Winning Are Good (Helmer) • Reasons To Question China’s Blockbuster Economic Data (ZH) • Half of England Is Owned By Less Than 1% Of The Population (G.) • Greece To Send Note Verbale To Germany Over War Reparations (K.) • EU Threatens

Apr 172019
Debt Rattle April 17 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Jacques-Louis David Coronation of Napoleon in 1804 in Nôtre-Dame Cathedral 1805-7 (10 metres wide, 6 metres tall)   • World Trade Suffers Biggest Collapse Since Financial Crisis (ZH) • Iran Parliament Declares US Central Command A ‘Terrorist Organization’ (RT) • CIA Director Used Fake Skripal Incident Photos To Manipulate Trump (MoA) • Affidavit Tries To Put WikiLeaks In Cahoots With The Taliban (ZH) • Suzie Dawson on Julian Assange’s Mistreatment (Unity4J) • Jesus Christ, Julian Assange: When Dissidents Become

Apr 162019
 April 16, 2019  Posted by at 8:56 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle April 16 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Charles Negre ‘The Vampire’, Henri Le Secq stands next to Stryge grotesque, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris 1853   • Notre Dame ‘Saved From Total Destruction’ (CNBC) • The Notre Dame Fire And The Future Of History (Wired) • Notre Dame Was Built To Last Until The End Of The World (Mason) • Salma Hayek’s Husband Pledges €100 Million For Notre Dame Rebuild (Fox) • Redacted Mueller Report To Be Released To Congress & Public On Thursday (ZH) • Uncle Tom’s

Apr 152019
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Debt Rattle April 15 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Jack Delano South Puerto Rico Sugar Company plant, Ensenada, Puerto Rico 1942   • Trump: The Stock Market Could Be As Much As 10,000 Points Higher (MW) • Pelosi Rips AOC, Says Her Posse In Congress Is ‘Like Five People’ (NYPost) • Assange Tried To Use Embassy As ‘Centre For Spying’ – Moreno (G.) • I’m Jumping Off the Trump Train: Assange Was the Last Straw (Jatras) • Democrats And Liberals Cheering Assange’s Arrest Are Foolish (Robinson) • Assange

Apr 142019
 April 14, 2019  Posted by at 9:39 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle April 14 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Edward Hopper The Sheridan Theatre 1937   • Draghi Worries About Fate Of Fed’s Independence (MW) • The Most Splendid Housing Bubbles in Canada Deflate (WS) • UK Tories Face European Elections Drubbing (Ind.) • Corbyn Told To Promise Final Say Referendum (Ind.) • It’s The UK Political System, Not Just MPs, That Is Failing (G.) • UK Media, MPs Unveil Latest Assange Deception (Cook) • American Values: Embassies Are For Chopping Up Journalists (McDonald) • Assange Is In

Apr 132019
 April 13, 2019  Posted by at 9:30 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle April 13 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Standing nude 1928   • The Assange Arrest Is a Warning From History (John Pilger) • The 7 Years Of Lies About Assange Won’t Stop Now (Cook) • UK MPs Want Assange Extradited To Sweden (G.) • Labour Urges PM To Block Julian Assange Extradition To US (G.) • Assange’s ‘Conspiracy’ to Expose War Crimes Has Already Been Punished (Fair) • Cascading Cat Litter (Jim Kunstler) • Is Julian Assange Another Pentagon Papers case? (Alan Dershowitz) •

Apr 122019
Debt Rattle April 12 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Jean-Francois Millet Harvesters Resting1850-53   • Chelsea and Julian are in Jail. History Trembles. (Craig Murray) • Julian Assange Branded ‘Narcissist’ By Judge As He Faces US Extradition (Ind.) • They Will Punish Assange For Their Sins (Turley) • Assange ‘Direct Participant In Russian Efforts To Undermine West’ (Hill) • Tulsi Gabbard: Assange Arrest Is A Threat To Journalists (Hill) • Grave Threats To Press Freedoms (Greenwald, Lee) • 5 Years (G.) • ‘Rude, Ungrateful And Meddling’: Why Ecuador

Apr 112019
 April 11, 2019  Posted by at 7:08 pm Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
The Day America Died

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Salvador Dali Hallucination. Six Images of Lenin on a Grand Piano 1931   47 years ago in American Pie, Don McLean talked about The Day The Music Died. Or of course the music didn’t really die, but at the same time it did. “The three mean I admired most, the father, son and the holy ghost, they caught the last train for the coast, the day the music died.” Back then you could still have claimed the country merely

Apr 112019
 April 11, 2019  Posted by at 10:57 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
WE Will Free The Press

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail William Hogarth Humours of an Election, Plate 2 1754     While we’re republishing articles about the newly arrested Julian Assange, in his honor, here’s one on the role the press has played in his ordeal. And will undoubtedly continue to play. What does it say about a society that you have to hold not only the government, but also the press to account? We originally published this essay on August 17 2018.     Two thirds of Americans

Apr 112019
I Am Still Julian Assange

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Carl Spitzweg The raven 1845     In light of the horrible news that Julian Assange was arrested by British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy this morning, what is there to say that we haven’t already said? We originally published this essay on May 16 2018.     Julian Assange appears to be painfully close to being unceremoniously thrown out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. If that happens, the consequences for journalism, for freedom of speech, and for