Category: War

Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency?

Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency?

by Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna, Mises The “perfect-storm” of geopolitical instability, diplomatic isolation, severe currency depreciation, and economic decline now confronting Russia has profoundly damaged Moscow's international standing, and possibly for the long-term. Yet, it is precisely such conditions that may push...

Why the Beautiful New Greek Government Is Screwed

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, often in a good-cop-bad-cop manner, have been cruising through the media, lobbing a mix of admirable rhetoric, verbal hand grenades, and down-to-earth explanations. And they...