The Media Flanks Mordor

(Haven’t read Part 1 yet? Read it here) Here is the media campaign that flanked the coup and pushed for an “international solution”. On September 22, 2011 the British newspaper, The Telegraph blared, “World Bank Chief Zoellick warns ‘World in danger...
When Sergey Brin was developing what became the Google search engine at Stanford in the nineties, he would rollerblade into a room at the University, brief two (non-university) individuals on the progress of his research, answer their questions, listen...

The New Sheriff

There’s a new sheriff in town. The new sheriff and his posse are generating a feeling of optimism across the land. But the question on everyone’s mind is, exactly what will the Trump administration mean for the U.S. economy and...
For years, rumors circulated about a new global currency that was going to replace the dollar – it was going to be red, they said - called the Phoenix. I’m not sure what these folks were smoking, but there never...

Bail-Ins are Here

The four-winged raptor was a flying dinosaur that lived 125 million years ago. Its descendants now wear pinstriped suits and Hermes ties and fly first class between New York, London, and Basel. The lead article in the fifth issue of The...
When Alexander the Great ruled Cyprus, the Mediterranean island tucked into the underbelly of Turkey like a fetus in the geo-political womb, he took control of the island’s currency by removing the images of the local kings on the...
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