A Migrant Appears to Have Been Lynched in South Texas Texas Monthly
‘Government without newspapers.’ The manufacture of ignorance. Patrick Lawrence
Ten days ago came news that Steven Donziger, the courageous attorney who fought Chevron and won a $9.5 billion environmental case in Ecuador and who now fights the judicial system in America, has been sentenced to six months in prison for a patently ridiculous contempt charge.
He was sentenced, this is to say, without a jury trial after a corrupt judge appointed Chevron’s law firm to conduct the prosecution. Take a sec to read that sentence again if you need to.
If you read anything at all in the corporate press about this travesty, you read something like this, the Reuters lead:
Stagflation: a demand or supply side story? Michael Roberts
Georgieva posed the risk of what is called ‘stagflation’, ie low or zero growth alongside high or rising inflation. This is the ultimate nightmare for the major capitalist economies – and of course, the worst possible scenario for working people who would bear the brunt of rising prices for household while income growth remains weak; leading a fall in real incomes.
This was the story of the 1970s. So is stagflation coming back in 2022?
The U.S. Banking System Is More Dangerous Today than in 1929 Pam Martens and Russ Martens
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