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From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation
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From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation
August 25, 2021

This month marks fifty years since President Richard Nixon closed the “gold window” that had allowed foreign governments to exchange US dollars for gold. Nixon’s action severed the last link between the dollar and gold, transforming the dollar into pure fiat currency.

Global Taxes – Global Stagnation
April 13, 2021

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has proposed that governments around the world require payment of at least a uniform “global minimum corporate tax.

Global Taxes – Global Stagnation
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In Quest of a Multi-Polar World
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In Quest of a Multi-Polar World
March 28, 2021

Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar resume their conversation about a global monetary system that appears headed for divorce. 

Revolutionary Times and Systemic Collapse – ‘The System Cannot Handle It’
April 20, 2020

Covid-19 may be the trigger, but it is the U.S. dollar that is the root problem, Alastair Crooke writes.

Revolutionary Times and Systemic Collapse – ‘The System Cannot Handle It’
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America Escalates Its “Democratic” Oil War in the Near East
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America Escalates Its “Democratic” Oil War in the Near East
January 6, 2020

The question is, how to get the world’s politicians – U.S., European and Asians – to see how America’s all-or-nothing policy is threatening new waves of war, refugees, disruption of the oil trade in the Strait of Hormuz, and ultimately global warming and neoliberal dollarization imposed on all countries.

US Treasury’s Steve Mnuchin Virtue Signals Economic Terrorism
December 19, 2019

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin seems to think that nations under the hammer of American sanctions should be thanking Washington for not attacking them militarily instead. How generous, how virtuous of Uncle Sam!

US Treasury’s Steve Mnuchin Virtue Signals Economic Terrorism
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America’s Insatiable Military
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America’s Insatiable Military
May 17, 2019

The US dollar is backed by blood — victims’ blood, the target-nations’ blood — and the dollar wouldn’t be the world’s reserve currency if it weren’t backed up ultimately by America’s military, “the policeman to the world.”

Asymmetric Financial War and Radical US Leverage – What Will It Bring?
August 28, 2018

America has radical financial leverage at this moment precisely because of the ‘strong dollar’. Make no mistake. This is not just the result of Fed hiking rates.

Asymmetric Financial War and Radical US Leverage – What Will It Bring?
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