Mike Whitney

MIKE WHITNEY lives in Washington state. He is a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion (AK Press). Hopeless is also available in a Kindle edition. He can be reached at fergiewhitney@msn.com.

PEW Explains Who is Voting for Trump and Why

The “Gig Economy”; Another Vicious Attack on Ordinary Working Slobs

Is This Class Warfare?

Can You Figure Out What This Chart Means?

Subprime Auto Loans: the Next Shoe to Drop?

Draghi’s Giant Giveaway; More Handouts for Wall Street

A Warning From the B.I.S.: the Calm Before the Storm?

Wall Street’s Savage Reckoning: Clouds Gather Over G-20 Summit

Regime Change in Ankara? More Likely Than You Think

Could a Bomb Blast in Ankara Change the Outcome of the War in Syria?

Stocks Dive as Confidence in Fed Fades

Putin’s Aleppo Gamble Pays Off

Peace Talks “Paused” After Putin’s Triumph in Aleppo 

Oil Price Treachery: Are the Saudis Blackmailing Putin for Concessions on Syria?

Western Media Ignores Putin’s Progress in Syria

Seven Years of Monetary Quackery; Can the Fed Admit it Was Wrong Yet?

Stock Buybacks and the Wall Street Sharktank: “A Whole Lotta Stealin’ Goin’ On”

Could This be “The Big One”?

The Fed’s Role in the Stock Market Slide

The Chart That Explains Everything

Does North Korea Need Nukes to Deter US Aggression?

Wall Street Kicks Off 2016 With a Faceplant

Putin’s Progress in Syria Sends Kerry Scampering to the United Nations

John Kerry’s Moscow Lovefest

Trump’s Triumph in Glitter City