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Government is an evil that is no longer necessary

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Rousseau was perhaps the first to popularize the fiction now taught in civics classes about how government was created. It holds that men sat down together and rationally thought out the concept of government as a solution to problems that confronted them. The government of the United States was, however, …

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Wal-Mart profit forecast drops, stock has steepest decline in 25yrs

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WalMart has warned that higher wages as well as spending on e-commerce and lower prices would cut earnings per share as much as 12 per cent next fiscal year, sparking the steepest one-day decline in the company’s shares in 25 years. Wal-Mart faces tough competition on multiple fronts, from the …

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Citigroup braces for global recession, calls for QE in China

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China has bungled its attempt to slow the economy gently and is sliding into “imminent recession”, threatening to take the world with it over coming months, Citigroup has warned. Willem Buiter, the bank’s chief economist, said the country needs a major blast of fiscal spending financed by outright “helicopter” money …

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Ted Cruz and his Goldman Sachs wife

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Ted Cruz, kicking off his 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency, extolled his wife’s entrepreneurial spirit by telling of her grade-school bakery business. He didn’t mention the 10-year career at Goldman Sachs Group she just put on hold. Cruz, a Republican senator from Texas, became the first major-party candidate to …

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CEO of Liechtenstein Bank Frick murdered in broad daylight

Liechtenstein Bank Frick

Over the weekend the world was gripped by the drama surrounding the mysterious murder-homicide of the former CEO of Dutch bank ABN Amro and members of his family, and whether there is more foul play than meets the eye. However, that is nothing compared to what just happened in the tiny, and …

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Game changing technology: Metal 3D printer only $1500

Metal 3D printer

A step towards making 3D printing affordable has been made at Michigan Technological University, which presented an open-source 3D metal printer for only $1,500. Detailed plans and software are all open-source and freely available, too. So far affordable 3D printing has been more about using polymers. Yet we all know …

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Eight nutritional supplements you should be taking

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In a perfect world, humans would easily get all the nutrition we need from basic foods. But since the world is far from perfect, dietary supplementation is often necessary to overcome the nutritional shortfalls we face as a result of nutrient-depleted soils, environmental toxins, processed foods, and various other negative …

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Global government now seeks total control over the internet

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What is arguably the very last bastion of totally free speech is once again under assault by the world’s tyrants, as the United Nations is now eying regulation of the Internet – as though it was in need of being regulated. Why? It’s an age-old story. Leaders of authoritarian regimes …

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Bank of America to fire 16,000 by year end

Curious why nearly 4 years ago to the day Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson told Ken Lewis to purchase Merrill Lynch “or else” (but to make sure everyone gets paid their bonuses bright and early with no cuts)? It certainly had to do with the stock price and preserving the …

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This is why you always demand physical

We have said it over and over, we’ll say it again. For all those who for one reason or another would like to boycott the broken markets, yet trade gold in paper form, please understand that all the invested capital is at risk of total loss and can and will be lost, …

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The Zeitgeist Movement

The Zeitgeist Movement is a sustainability advocacy organization founded in 2008. The movement campaigns against the “monetary-market” economy which they argue should be replaced with a resource-based economy in which money serves no purpose. The movement is critical of fractional reserve banking. The Zeitgeist Movement was inspired by Peter Joseph‘s film Zeitgeist: Addendum, the latter of which described The …

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US dollar will not survive 2015

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Editor’s note: by ‘survive’ we are referring to the fact that the US dollar will soon lose major purchasing power. Just like it has lost over 98% since the Federal Reserve came into being in 1913. By Jim Willie, GoldenJackass.com In the closing months of 2014, on numerous occasions the position …

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How to Change our World: Tipping the Balance of Power

We can change the world

How to really change the world – and it’s easier than you think. Democracy is a Form of Oppression.  The modern concept of “democracy” is perhaps the most effective form of human oppression ever devised. It has single-handedly convinced billions of people around the world that if only they cast …

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America’s second great depression

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For nearly three decades, corporations, banks, and the ultra-wealthy have reaped financial rewards from America’s bubble economy at the expense of working-class Americans. During this stretch, the majority of the gains from US productivity have been disproportionately distributed to the top income earners. Over the years, these inequities have accumulated …

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How corporations bought Hillary Clinton for $21 million

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“Follow the money.” That telling phrase, which has come to summarize the Watergate scandal, has been a part of the lexicon since 1976. It’s shorthand for political corruption: At what point do “contributions” become bribes, “constituent services” turn into quid pro quos and “charities” become slush funds? Ronald Reagan was …

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Worldwide debt default is the only solution

Sovereign nations, state governments, Californian cities, small businesses, homeowners, middle-class families, recent graduates and all types of other individuals and entities around the world are facing the same growing problem… DEBT. While the European Union is in the spotlight at the moment, the debt crisis is arguably worse in the United …

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