Update on Indefinite Detention Lawsuit and Appeal

People may recall that lower court judge Katherine Forrest ruled against the Obama administration in the lawsuit Hedges vs Barrack Obama, which claimed that the indefinite detention provision of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) violates important protections guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. In addition to Hedges, the plaintiffs consist of  six other journalists, […]

Economist Tim Madden: The PIIGS Brief: understanding how oligarchs rig, then loot our economies. 3 of 4

source. Tim Madden is an economist with expertise on credit and banking. Tim and I are colleagues in lobbying government for public banking, with concentration in the US for state-owned banks (and here). The good news is that structural solutions to our economic controlled demolition are obvious and simple; and explained beautifully by many of […]

Foreign Contributions and the Supreme's Overdue Decision on Campaign Funding

Michael Collins The Supreme Court of the United States will soon announce a major decision on our lightly controlled system of campaign funding.  Will it retain some limitations on corporate influence or will the court blow the lid off and cause a perpetual flood of unrestricted corporate contributions? An additional outcome may surprise and shock […]