What was once seen as a “new economic” engine designed to bring unvarnished information to the masses has been taken over by the robber barons known as Digital Cartels. Robert McChesney, author of Digital Disconnect, discusses how Big Corporations are dominating not only the internet but access to it. He elaborates how digital empires like Google, Twitter, Verizon, Amazon, Comcast to name a few have grown into “Digital Cartels” wielding enormous power over internet users including invasion of every user’s privacy. [Read more…]
Civilization at the Crossroads
(Editor’s Note: SilverBearCafe reposted this article which is an outstanding compilation of historical and present day facts which explains in detail the coming collapse of USD as the world’s currency. Make no mistake about it, this day is fast approaching. Understanding how we got here is critical so as to do our best to prevent such an impending catastrophe from ever happening again. As SilverBear states “This work, by John Meyer, ranks among the best I have ever been privileged to read. Please take the time to absorb the depth of Mr. Meyer’s understanding, and be thankful that you have been let in on the truth. – JSB.” Yes, be thankful.) [Read more…]
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Update on Iceland –Economy Mend Iceland Stuffs Bankers Second Time
“Icelanders have rejected a depositor claims agreement with Britain and Netherlands for a second time in as many years as voters signalled they did not want tax funds to cover foreign losses by a private bank.
Initial results showed 59.1 per cent of voters said ”no” to the so-called Icesave agreement, while 40.9 per cent said ”yes”, based on figures published by a regional electorate commission, with about 90 per cent of votes counted.
”This matter will now be settled in the European Free Trade Association’s court,” Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir said.
The government had hoped Icesave would restore investor relations and end the isolation that has stalled Iceland’s resurrection from its banking collapse.”
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