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.

Another Idiotic Plan to Hurt Russia

Saudis Face Defeat in Yemen and Instability at Home

Washington’s War on Russia

Why a Stronger Dollar will Lead to Deflation, Recession and Crisis

NATO Lies and Provocations

How Putin Blocked the U.S. Pivot to Asia

Showdown in Athens  

Varoufakis Keeps Greece in the Eurozone, by its Fingernails 

The “Exceptional” U.S. Suffers Crushing Defeat in Debaltsevo   

Ironman Varoufakis’s Revolutionary Plan for Europe

Greece and the Eurozone

Will the German Chancellor Bring Peace to Ukraine?

The Fallujah Option for East Ukraine

Money for Stocks, Zilch for the Economy

Are Plunging Petrodollar Revenues Behind the Fed’s Projected Rate Hikes?

40 Years of Economic Policy in One Chart

Oil Price Blowback

Irreversible Decline?

Ruble Takedown Exposes Cracks in Putin’s Defense

The Oil Coup

Will Falling Oil Prices Crash the Markets?

Talking Turkey

Defending Dollar Imperialism

Trotsky at the IMF

Vox Populi