How shouting 'fire!' in a crowded economy may be the only thing left to save us from our unpayable debts and, failing that, Barack Obama's 'revolving door' could be another GDP booster. In the second half of the show Max talks to David Graeber, author of Debt: The First 5000 Years, about weaponized debt and the origins of May Day.
28 Apr 2012
Vincent Browne at his best. "Why did our government pay a 1.5 BILLION UNSECURED debt to Bond Holders for one of our Banks (AIB)?"
The Question "Why did our government pay a 1.5 BILLION UNSECURED debt to Bond Holders for one of our Banks (AIB)?" Source
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Things got heated during a Democratic primary debate for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut on Thursday when one candidate told another that he was a “whore” over his support of a pro-Israel lobbying group.
“I’m appalled that when I talk about the neoconservatives somehow it’s twisted to be some sort of a racist comment,” long-shot candidate Lee Whitnum (top photo)  said in response to U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy. “This is documented fact. The neoconservative role in the taking down of Iraq [with an] unnecessary war is fact. It’s not opinion.”
“I’m dealing with a whore here who sells his soul to AIPAC [American Israel Public Affairs Committee], who will say anything for the job,”
Laura is running for Austin City Council. She is the co-founder of an Austin, Texas based company that provides clean, pure, fluoride-free and chemical-free drinking water. Pressley worked in the semiconductor industry and has been involved in a number of volunteer activities, including serving on several Austin non-profit boards. Source
by ALEXANDER COCKBURN
Watch Europe tip left and right as voters rise in fury against the austerity menu that’s been bringing them to utter ruin. In Holland, the right-wing Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders brought down the governing coalition on Monday bellowing his defiance for the “Diktats from Brussels”, and asserting that “We must be master of our own house.” Labour and Christian Democrats, Holland’s major parties, are crumbling.