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For Yazidis in Greece, safety and security is still out of reach

For Yazidis in Greece, safety and security is still out of reach

On the long drive to Petra camp near Mount Olympus in northern Greece, cost Salim Noah is voice-chatting on WhatsApp continuously. He sounds agitated and I ask him to translate from the Kurdish: “One hundred and thirty Yazidis arrived to Petra just last night from Cherso camp. Muslims were attacking them.” Petra is the only […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Greek Austerity

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Greek Austerity

  Last week Greece defaulted on its debt to the IMF. On Sunday Greek voters said “no” to more austerity from the IMF. Surging socialist candidate Bernie Sanders applauds the Greeks for rejecting austerity from the Euro ruling class. Economics writer Stephen Moore says Greece needs less socialism and more privitization. The banks are shutting down […]

‘National Debt’ is a Scam. Repudiate it.

‘National Debt’ is a Scam. Repudiate it.

    By Thomas L. Knapp The world’s political elites sound a lot like Chicken Little lately as Greece’s regime heads into what looks like full-scale default and Puerto Rico’s governor publicly mulls bankruptcy proceedings. Lots of other governments continuously teeter on the edge of that same abyss, not least that of the United States. […]

GREECE: 99% of Votes Counted, ‘No’ Vote Set to Win By 61-39

GREECE: 99% of Votes Counted, ‘No’ Vote Set to Win By 61-39

Greek Debt Crisis: No Measurable Impact on California Treasurer’s Short-Term Investments

Greek Debt Crisis: No Measurable Impact on California Treasurer’s Short-Term Investments

State Treasurer John Chiang today issued the following statement to investors: “The deterioration of the Greek fiscal situation this week is most unfortunate and will have a long-term impact on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union (EU). However, California’s Pooled Money Investment Account (PMIA) has no direct Greek exposure. As manager of […]

Serious Greek financial crisis- banks to close

Serious Greek financial crisis- banks to close

It appears that the Greek financial crisis has ratcheted up further. EU is unwilling to bail them out on Greece’s terms. A bank run, has prompted a closure of banks and stock exchanges for 6 days. How does this effect you?  A continuing chain reaction throughout Europe could impact the U.S. economy, too. So, far, […]