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Secret US military bases in Australia are putting the country at risk

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The United States is strengthening a network of secretive military bases across Australia that could be used for waging wars against our interests, it was claimed at a weekend summit. Instead of fostering crucial relationships, we are allowing the US to create enemies for us with its growing strategic presence …

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Why the hell is Belgium buying so much US debt?

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The tiny country of Belgium – my beloved hunting grounds for three years a while back – with a GDP of $484 billion, a country which you can cross by bicycle in a single day if you’re really fit, a country that became famous to the chagrin of some people …

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France to fund and arm al-Qaeda in Syria

The French government has ignored the will of voters who ousted warmonger Nicolas Sarkozy in recent elections, and is continuing its unpopular military adventurism abroad as well as its support for militant terrorism across the Arab World. France has announced that it will be funding and arming terrorists operating along …

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US imported terrorism to Middle East says new Philippine President

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US of importing terror to the Middle East through its interventions, pointing to Iraq, Libya and Syria as examples. Speaking at an event being held in honor of the holy Islamic day of Eid’l Fit’r in Davao City on Friday, the leader challenged …

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Brzezinski calls for ‘retaliation’ against Russia for fighting ISIS

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The leading anti-Russian figure of the Anglo-American establishment and geopolitical chess player, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has recently declared in an op-ed for the Financial Times that the United States should “retaliate” against Russia for its actions in Syria, even going so far as military action to do so. Brzezinski argues that the recent Russian involvement in …

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Stock markets crashing as investors seek safety in gold

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U.S. Investors are on edge following last week’s and today’s sell-off in stocks around the globe. The carnage impacted equity markets in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Interestingly, the U.S. dollar also weakened. And bonds and gold are getting most of the safe-haven buying. People are starting to wonder what …

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Low retail sales numbers hint to economic problems ahead

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Despite optimistic expectations, recent reports show that U.S. retail sales for April were flat. Many had expected that the lower-than-average gas prices would provide a lift, but even with prices plummeting by close to a whopping 50% over last year, there was no reflection in the retail …

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BRICS dumping euro amid simmering EU banking crisis

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People withdraw money from Bank of Cyprus ATM’s while employees gather outside the bank’s headquarters in Athens. Brussels has been forced to eat a generous slice of humble pie: A massive sell-off of the euro is underway in the wake of a persistent financial crisis, as holdings in the European …

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Space militarization: Coming to a galaxy near you

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The United States is moving toward the militarization of space and this will change the face of war in the near future, an academician with the Russian Academy of Engineering Sciences has warned. Judging by recent developments, the idea of formidable space weapons prowling the last frontier is no longer …

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Government trying to make garage sales illegal

A little-known case may result in a ban on reselling any product made overseas without US copyright holders taking a share of the profits. A single ruling by the Supreme Court could make all secondary market sites – including garage sales – illegal. Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons will …

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US politics hits new low: Twitter war between Hillary and Trump

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Editor’s note: could you imagine Russian President Vladimir Putin or Chinese President Xi Ping getting caught up in a tweet out with their rivals?  The United States is officially the laughing stock of the world. Shortly after Obama’s endorsement, Donald Trump took to Twitter: Obama just endorsed Crooked Hillary. He wants …

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Government is ‘robbing’ citizens of their wealth through inflation

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Political commentator and freedom advocate Floyd Brown knows what the U.S. government is up to, and he’s calling Washington on it. In this one-on-one interview, find out why the president of the Western Center for Journalism believes Americans are systematically robbed of their savings through a deliberate devaluation of the …

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$60 trillion of world debt visualised

Global debt by country

The graphic below breaks down the $59.7 trillion of world debt by country, as well as highlighting each country’s debt-to-GDP ratio using colour. The data comes from the IMF and only covers public government debt. It excludes the debt of country’s citizens and businesses, as well as unfunded liabilities which are not …

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Wall Street crashes as stock market bubble officially bursts

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At the opening bell on Wall Street the Dow Jones Industrial index plummeted as much as 1000 points in the first minutes of trading. Later it corrected to 785 points down. The Nasdaq has already dropped 8 percent. The S&P 500 has sunk 4.95 percent. The grim data was predictable, …

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Japanese bank using multilingual robot to serve customers

Japan bank robot NAO

One of Japan‘s megabanks, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, showcased a robot bank teller on 13 April at its down-town Tokyo branch in the hope that the multilingual robot will help foreign customers during the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. NAO, the programmable 58cm mini-robot, is equipped with multiple sensors, and responds to …

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WikiLeaks: Vault 7 reveals CIA hackers pose as Chinese and Russians

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The CIA can hide its own fingerprints from its hacking exploits and attribute blame to others, such as Russia and China, according to WikiLeaks’ Year Zero confidential data release. Every hacking technique leaves a “fingerprint” which, when collated, can be used to connect different attacks and tie them to the same culprit. …

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The greatest debt crisis the world has ever seen is coming

U.S. National Debt 2013

The largest mountain of debt in the history of the world just continues to grow even larger, and everyone knows that this colossal debt spiral is not going to end well.  But we all keep playing along because nobody wants the party to end.  Right now, there is an unprecedented …

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