The US government has announced its $16 trillion debt, a landmark number that has more than tripled during the last two presidencies. At 104 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product, the debt is now larger than the US economy itself.
The data released by the Treasury Department on Tuesday showed that the government debt has surpassed $16 trillion for the first time in American history. Continue reading →
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Earlier this year the US government seized MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom’s assets after his website was accused of facilitating copyright infringement. The New Zealander’s home was raided, his website taken down and he was taken into custody. However, New Zealand courts have ruled that the raid was illegal and search warrants were too vague. RT’s Web Producer, Andrew Blake, brings us more on Dotcom’s case.
(Thanks Gillian / shiftfrequency.com)
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In this episode, Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, discuss ‘wash trades,’ debt crises and the speculation on JP Morgan’s growing debt problem in London. In the second half of the show Max talks to Pierre Jovanovic of Jovanovic.com about JP Morgan ‘firing’ the Vatican, whether or not Jamie Dimon will last the year and what the future holds for French bonds.
Members of the “Occupy” movement in the Midwest protest against Monsanto’s agricultural practices in front of the Missouri Botanical Garden during the “Occupy the Midwest” regional conference in St. Louis, Missouri March 16, 2012 (Reuters/Sarah Conard)
Invincible agricultural giant Monsanto has once again demonstrated its ability to crush countries on the legal battlefield. The EFSA has ruled there is no “scientific evidence” of damage caused by consuming genetically-modified maize. Continue reading →
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