Category Archives: Doomsday scenarios

Pigs Want To Feed at the Trough Again: Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson Use Crisis Anniversary to Ask for More Bailout Powers

The chief architects of the exercise in looting otherwise known as the post-crisis rescues are back promoting more of the same.

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Dengue on My Mind: Spending on ‘Diseases of Poverty’ Not Enough to Create Effective Vaccines

A drop-off in funding for vaccines for ‘diseases of poverty’ is another consequence of the financial crisis. A recent study laments bleak prospects for breakthroughs on malaria, tuberculosis, dengue, and other diseases. Climate change is expanding the range where these diseases may be contracted.

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