Tag Archives: inflation

Editorial: The Silent Economic War on India – Part 1: What is really going on with the Indian economy?

OK, so the oil price is rising steadily, along with the food price, gold price as well as the price all other commodities and still the inflation is at a…

Wall Street vultures drive up food prices while billions starve

  Goldman Sachs reaps $400M “bountiful harvest” by gambling on America’s food staples While people around the globe struggled to put food on the table in 2012, banking giant Goldman…

Argentina freezes prices to halt inflation

  Argentina has announced a two-month price freeze on supermarket products in an effort to stop spiraling inflation. The price freeze applies to every product in all of the country’s…

India: Montek Ahluwalia and the Inflation Propaganda

Former IMF and World Bank Employee and the current Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia is one of the most blatantly pro-corporate propaganda pushers in the Indian establishment. After…

The Global Food Economy: Peak Food, Social Unrest, And Bailed-Out Credit-Junkies

  Beginning with Malthus’ warning to the world and the Great Irish famine, David McWilliams (of Punk Economics) provides his typically succinct, profoundly fascinating, and graphically pleasing insights on the…

Gold: Why central banks aren’t taking their own advice

One of the key lessons we learn from life is to evaluate people by their actions, not their words. When it comes to gold, all governments see it as a…

6 Ways Food is Being Used as a Weapon

Hungry people will do anything for food, which means that those who have control over food can use it as leverage. In 1974, Henry Kissinger suggested using food as a…

Record Food Prices Will Likely Disrupt Energy Markets

BY JOSEPH DANCY Researchers at the New England Complex Systems Institute (CSI) studied periods of social unrest in the Middle East and North Africa to attempt to explain the underlying causes…

Droughts: Bad For The US, Catastrophic For India

The northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, and the southern state of Karnataka have declared a drought, according to the Wall Street Journal. And the monsoon’s are 15 percent lower than the…