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.

Recession in Japan Sends Shares Tumbling

Afghan Opium Production Hits All-Time High

President Flim-Flam Leads Dems to Midterm Massacre

Debt on Wheels

15 Reasons Why Americans Think We’re Still in a Recession

Risky Business

Happy Black Thursday

Fed Stops Stock Slide with Talk of QE Extension

Stocks Plunge 460 Points on QE Exit

The Ukraine, As We Know It, Is Gone Forever

Has Obama Changed His Mind About Syria?

America’s "Terrorist Academy" in Iraq Produced ISIS Leaders

Obama Declares War on Syria

Uncle Sam Does Ukraine

Did Putin Just Bring Peace to Ukraine?

Sinister Pretext for War with Russia

Obama’s “Catastrophic Defeat” in Ukraine

Understanding Ukraine in 15 Minutes

Did Iran Just Knife Putin in the Back?

Why Obama Wants Maliki Removed

My Money’s on Putin

Was Malaysia Flight 17 Shot Down?

The Unanswered Questions of MH17

What Putin Knows

Pushing Ukraine to the Brink