EU-US FTA, TAFTA, TTIP – whatever its name , it means bad news for 99%

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TAFTA & TPP…Corporate Power Tools of the 1% Lori Wallach, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, joins Thom Hartmann in exposing the secret negotiations which are taking place without democratic oversight.  Basically any legislation on either side of the Atlantic which … Continue reading

Are we heading to an economic crash in the next few years?

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Quote of 2013 – “Marx was too optimistic about banking” Why? Because although he described banks as parasitic, Marx believed that they would eventually evolve such that they would: ‘make productive loans to finance industry. The aim was for banks to … Continue reading

Has George Osborne been taking Trans-Atlantic lessons from Jude Wanniski and the Republicans?

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Many commentators have been puzzled by George Osborne’s management of the economy…  Others share cartoonist Martin Rowson’s assumption that this is a ‘wrecking’ government implementing ‘scorched earth policies’  (see ‘anti-cuts protest’s ‘hooligan’ minority’) (1) ‘What is George Osborne playing at?’ … Continue reading

Thom Hartmann describes Osborne’s vision for the UK

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The Middle Class Decline – It all began with Reagan*   Published on Jul 19, 2012 Thom Hartmann rants about the decline of the US middle class and how he believes it all began under former President Ronald Reagan and … Continue reading