In the past 40 years, we have never been closer to World War III than we are today. If you ask Americans to name what area of the globe they believe World War III will begin, the number one...
100,000 persons marched in Moscow in honor of Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was once seen as Yeltsin’s heir apparent (when Putin was still an obscure KGB officer). Now the top opposition to Putin is either assassinated, or in prison (see Navaltny)....
Boris Nemtsov was assassinated next to the splendid Saint Basil Cathedral. He was going to lead on Sunday a march against Putin’s war in Ukraine. Nemtsov was killed below the Kremlin’s windows, a place full of police, and state security. As...
Humanity is force. This is what vegetarians, often, want to forget. It is no coincidence that Adolf Hitler was a fanatical vegetarian, at the cost of his health (too much pea soup, I am not kidding). Hitler was out...
Our friend the half-philosophers may start to huff and puff, as “Franks” were citizens of a federation (actually two of them, the one of the Sea, and the one of the River; the one of the Sea, or more...
The most savage group of Islamic terrorists that any of us have ever seen has taken over large portions of Iraq, Syria and Libya. As they go along, they are gleefully beheading, crucifying and torching innocent civilians. They believe...
YOU WANT PEACE? MAKE WAR COSTLY The French and German leaders are meeting again with Putin to make him recover reason: it reminds me of Munich, 1938, when the French and British leaders were trying to make Hitler reasonable. France and...
Dying Of Too Little Debt, and Too Much Institutionalized Crime: “Nobody Understands Debt” says Paul Krugman, and he demonstrates it in an excellent editorial. I am happy that he is finally getting black on white, what I wrote long ago....
Merkel and Hollande went together to see the president of Ukraine and the Russian dictator, in a last ditch effort before Putin sends his tanks across southern Ukraine (after a barrage of Russian rockets killed scores of civilians in...
Free Will Is No Free Lunch. Wherein It is Shown That “Free Will” Is, At Best, a Quantum Architectural Process, Thus Something Long In The Making: If You Want Freedom, You Need To Work On Your Brain.  In Mental Inertia, I...
Mental Inertia: Putin, Germans and their Evil Ways, Obama. Or Why Doing Nothing, That Is, Collaborating With Evil, Is So Comfortable: It is well known that: “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”...
Before scoffing that both subjects have nothing to do with each other, please be informed that they do not. The kleptocratic regime in Moscow has been using elements of Western high finance and banks to launder money. And not just...
Ideas give birth to moods, and moods lead to ideas, but ideas and moods are not interchangeable. If one wants to find out why people think the way they do, the distinction has to be kept in mind. “Mike71” commenting...
Finance Without Morality, Is Only Ruin Of The People: People like a good cliffhanger. It beats difficult analysis, any day. Will Greece be pushed out of the Euro? Everybody wants to know. The answer is simple: no. Before I explain why, let...
Israel and Hezbollah are at war. On top of everything else that is going on in the world, now we have a new war in the Middle East, and nobody is quite certain what is going to happen next....

Hope FROM Greece

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Not Just Hope FOR Greece, But For Us All: Man is a force which revolts against fate. The revolt against Nazism was too late. The revolt against the austerity imposed by plutocrats and other lootocrats is none too early. Greece just voted for...