News Flash: Citigroup Hates Cash
By Philippe Gastonne     
Fractional reserve bankers love money. They don't love cash, in part because it reduces their ability to pyramid loan on top of loan and create new money from which they can extract interest. They have always had to tolerate its existence. Now, with the growing prevalence of negative interest rates, they see a possible solution. The Bloomberg article explains the thought process. Central banks think they can boost the economy by reducing interest rates. This weapon loses effectiveness when rates ...
The Free Market is Solving the GMO Problem
By Philippe Gastonne     
Monsanto and the other genetically modified seed companies insist their products are safe. A substantial number of consumers have their ...
Police Imposing Death Sentence Without Trial
Staff News & Analysis     
In our last commentary on police shootings (see Police Deserve No Sympathy Until the Blue Line Breaks), we said police officers are not ...