Ukraine Turns On Its Central Bankers After Discovering Gold Gone

Peter's Commentary Ukraine's people are getting angry about their missing gold. From ZeroHedge, 12/2/2014: As reported two weeks ago, following a stunning announcement by the head of Ukraine's central bank, Valeriya Gontareva, on primetime TV we learned that (virtually) all of Ukraine's gold was gone, or - in the parlance of Jon Corzine - had "vaporized." And as we also predicted two … [Read more...]

Student Mugged At Gunpoint Understands Why

Peter's Commentary An ¬†unusual viewpoint. But I do understand it having lived and traveled in countries with vast inequalities of wealth. From The Hoya, Georgetown University, November 18, 2014 Last weekend, my housemate and I (Oliver Friedfeld) were mugged at gunpoint while walking home from Dupont Circle. The entire incident lasted under a minute, as I was forced to the floor, handed … [Read more...]