Video: Birgitta Jónsdóttir – Wikileaks Docs Expose Obama’s Lies on Winning The War in Afghanistan

Alex welcomes back to the show Birgitta Jónsdóttir, a member of the Icelandic parliament and poet, writer, artist, editor, publisher, activist and internet pioneer. She is an active volunteer for Wikileaks. Continue reading

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist: Federal Reserve System is Corrupt and Undermines Democracy

(WashingtonsBlog) – Joseph Stiglitz – former head economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a nobel-prize winner – said yesterday that the very structure of the Federal Reserve system is so fraught with conflicts that it is “corrupt” and undermines democracy. Continue reading

Searching for the Depression and Finding It

(DannySchechter) – Economic Stress Is Hidden, But It’s There in a Recovery That Isn’t. Continue reading

U.S. Officials Admitted that Boys Were Sodomized In Iraq Prison

Many people have heard Pulitzer prize winning reporter Seymour Hersh’s claim that boys were sodomized at Abu Ghraib and that the Pentagon has video of the rapes.

Many people think that they’ll believe it when and if they ever see the video. But we don’t need to wait for the military to release the videos. There is already proof that Hersh is right. Continue reading

Nobel prize-winning economist described the root of the financial crisis in 1993

Nobel prize-winning economist George Akerlof co-wrote a paper in 1993 describing the causes of the S&L crisis and other financial meltdowns. As summarized by the New York Times: Continue reading

Economist: US collapse driven by ‘fraud,’ Geithner covering up bank insolvency

In an explosive interview on PBS’ Bill Moyers Journal, William K. Black, a professor of economics and law with the University of Missouri, alleged that American banks and credit agencies conspired to create a system in which so-called “liars loans” could receive AAA ratings and zero oversight, amounting to a massive “fraud” at the epicenter of US finance. Continue reading

MSM: Geithner Plan Will Rob US Taxpayers

The U.S. government plan to rid banks of toxic assets will rob American taxpayers by exposing them to too much risk and is unlikely to work as long as the economy remains weak, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said on Tuesday. Continue reading