QE Forever: The Fed’s Dramatic About-face

By Staff, Ellenbrown.com -

“Quantitative easing” was supposed to be an emergency measure. The Federal Reserve “eased” shrinkage in the money supply due to the 2008-09 credit crisis by pumping out trillions of dollars in [...]

Pigs, From Crisis To Self-Organisation

By Tiago Mota Saraiva, Cooperativecity.org -

In his brilliant book about the history of Latin America – “Las Venas Abiertas de América Latina”, (The Open Veins of South America) originally published in 1971 – Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015) [...]

On the 10th Anniversary Of Lehman Brothers 2008: Can ‘IT’ Happen Again?

By Jack Rasmus, Counterpunch.org -

This past weekend, September 15-16, marked the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers Investment bank collapse and the subsequent generalized financial system crash that followed. Business and [...]

Surviving In A Post-Crash Economy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The current generation is the first one in history that will have a lower standard of living than its predecessors and a shorter life expectancy. In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash, [...]

On Ten Year Anniversary Of Financial Collapse, Fundamentals Still Flawed

By Elizabeth Preza, Alternet.org -

William Cohen—a former senior-level mergers and acquisitions banker on Wall Street who is now a special correspondent for Vanity Fair—on Sunday spoke about the ten-year anniversary of the 2008 [...]

Ireland Jails Three Top Bankers Over 2008 Meltdown

By Conor Humphries and Mark Heinrich, www.reuters.com -

By Conor Humphries and Mark Heinrich for Reuters. Three senior Irish bankers were jailed on Friday for up to three-and-a-half years for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent [...]