How a $13 Trillion Cover Story was Written by Michael Hudson

Dandelion Salad

by Prof. Michael Hudson
www.informationclearinghouse.info
http://michael-hudson.com
June 17, 2011

Tax the Rich placard

Image by Plashing Vole via Flickr

Free money creation to bail out America’s elite financial speculators, but not for Social Security or Medicare

Only the “Crazies” Get the Bank Giveaway Right

Financial crashes were well understood for a hundred years after they became a normal financial phenomenon in the mid-19th century. Much like the buildup of plaque deposits in human veins and arteries, an accumulation of debt gained momentum exponentially until the economy crashed, wiping out bad debts – along with savings on the other side of the balance sheet.

Continue reading

Chris Hedges’ Endgame Strategy – Why the revolution must start in America

by Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
June 17, 2011

Updated: June 23, 2011 added video of entire article.

Capitalism Kills Love

Image by buridan via Flickr

Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters
June 16, 2011

The unrest in the Middle East, the convulsions in Ivory Coast, the hunger sweeping across failed states such as Somalia, the freak weather patterns and the systematic unraveling of the American empire do not signal a lurch towards freedom and democracy but the catastrophic breakdown of globalization.

The world as we know it is coming to an end. And what will follow will not be pleasant or easy. Continue reading

A critique of General Leonid Ivashov’s article, “BRICS and the mission of reconfiguring the world: An alternative world order?” by Fazal Rahman, Ph.D.

by Fazal Rahman, Ph.D.
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
June 17,  2011

The recent article of General Leonid Ivashov (1) deals with BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) group of countries and its current and future potentials for changing the nature of civilization and the world balance of forces. In doing so, Ivashov has touched on some of the underlying macro-level historical-intellectual foundations of the developmental historical process. Continue reading

DaVinci Code: Separating Fact from Fiction

Dandelion Salad

Gutenberg Bible (page)

Image via Wikipedia

[Each part is 26 minutes long.]

Day of Discovery

Where Did the Bible Come From? Part I

Is the Bible the Word of God, or a collection of manuscripts orchestrated by a fourth-century Roman emperor to ensure his own political survival? Many are wondering whether they’ve been told the truth about the Bible after reading the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code. Learn more about the history of the Bible.

via DaVinci Code: Separating Fact from Fiction, Where Did the Bible Come From? Part I – Day of Discovery

Continue reading

Chris Hedges: We’ve Been Frightened By the State

Capitalism Kills

Image by Resident on Earth via Flickr

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
June 17, 2011

 on Jun 15, 2011

Chris Hedges most insightful and timeless essays on our current political climate, the middle east, and the decline and decay of the American empire.

Continue reading

Ralph Nader: Concentration, Curiosity and Imagination

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

 on Jun 13, 2011

An event at Andover High School sponsored by the Andover Education Association to promote student, teacher, and community civic action.

Continue reading