Monthly Archives For August 2011

The Case Against Ratings Agencies

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For months now we have been reading and hearing European political leaders decry the manner in which the perfidious ratings agencies (Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch) have continued to downgrade the ailing Eurozone economies….

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Rioting!

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I have just come back from three weeks in England, most of which spent in London.  I watched events unfold and how the media covered it all from the initial understanding of the Police shooting…

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Social Unrest and Government Policy

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This article was originally posted today on Socialist Economic Bulletin. There’s a very good piece on LabourList titled ‘Who Didn’t Predict a Riot?’ It lists many of the bodies or leading individuals who warned that deep…

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Looting with the lights on | Naomi Klein

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Looting with the lights on | Naomi Klein Klein on the daylight riotious behavior of global capitalists and the unleashing of the global “saqueos”, after the Argentinian mass looting, known as “el saqueo – the…

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Who leaked the S&P downgrade news?

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Who leaked the S&P downgrade news? Standard & Poor's downgraded the U.S. credit rating late last Friday, and the news wasn't much of a surprise. Wall Street had heard a rumor early on that the…

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From a Rioter

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From a Rioter This is for all ye toffee-nosed fuckin sadists out there callin for rough justice. Fuck the fuckin lot of ye down into the ground is what I say. Ye’re just dronin the same…

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