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Why is Bill Gates investing in Monsanto and GMOs?

Bill Melinda Gates World Economic Forum

“The world today has 6.9 billion people and that’s headed up to about 9 billion. If we do a really great job, we could lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent.” ~ Bill Gates (video here) Bill Gates believes the density of the population in poor areas is too big, and …

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Israeli Facebook executive arrested in underage sex sting

Dov Katz Facebook Oculus VR

Dov Katz, an Israeli hi-tech executive living in California, was arrested in Washington state last week and charged with attempting to solicit sex with a 15-year-old girl. The 38-year-old Katz is the head of computer vision at Oculus VR, virtual reality company, which was acquired by Facebook for about $2 …

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Each day 134 retail outlets close in Italy

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If anyone is still not convinced that surging stock bourses in Europe are indicative of anything more than central bank liquidity, carry trade allocationand localized asset bubbles, we present a snapshot of what is actually happening on the ground via Italy’s Ansa: “It’s a massacre,” said Confesercenti President Marco Venturi. …

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Deutsche Bank to close almost 200 branches, axe 3000 jobs

Deutsche Bank close branches axe jobs

Germany’s largest lender is set to shut over a quarter of its branches across the country as the company goes through a major restructuring process. The closures are set to take place over the next few months, with 188 of Deutsche Bank’s 723 branches nationwide due to close their doors. …

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YouTube delete Ron Paul channel…big brother internet is here!!

Google property YouTube has closed down a popular Ron Paul channel after “multiple third-party notifications of copyright infringement,” most notably establishment media tool CNBC. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G31EK5NUC9Y Most of the videos scrubbed from YouTube were not CNBC property. The effort to reduce Ron Paul’s presence on YouTube follows the deliberate under-coverage of …

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Bayer acquires GMO giant Monsanto for $66 billion

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German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer has completed its takeover of American GMO company Monsanto. Shareholders have reportedly accepted $128 a share, making the deal worth $66 billion, including debt. The deal is the largest corporate takeover in almost two decades for a German company. The latest bid offered by Bayer is …

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HSBC to axe 50,000 jobs

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Just days after JPMorgan revealed it would fire another 5,000 by the end of the year in a “scalpel” headcount reduction, overnight the world’s favorite drug money laundering bank HSBC unleashed the “machete” and announced it would cut almost 50,000 workers, or one in five bankers, a move which would shrink the …

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Who will profit from the wars in Iraq and Syria?

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If there’s one thing we should have learned over the past 13 years of war, it’s that war is good business for those in the business of war. Unfortunately, while profits for the Pentagon’s contractors increase, so does the cost to taxpayers in billions in waste, fraud, and abuse. As …

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The four business gangs that run the US

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If you’ve ever suspected politics is increasingly being run in the interests of big business, I have news: Jeffrey Sachs, a highly respected economist from Columbia University, agrees with you – at least in respect of the United States. In his book, The Price of Civilisation, he says the US economy …

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Swiss to investigate manipulation of currency markets

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Swiss regulators are investigating a number of financial firms over the potential manipulation of currency markets, where £3tn changes hands every day. The regulator said that multiple banks around the world could be drawn into the investigation, which will raise fresh questions about the integrity of the markets. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory …

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How to Take Control of Your Business Success

When you’ve been working hard in your business, you are naturally delighted when it starts paying off. You’ve spent uncountable hours developing your brand, working on your website, streamlining processes, and marketing your business on social media. It’s taken time to transform your initial business idea into a viable business, …

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Soros-linked group pushes sex to sell failing Obamacare

got insurance Obamacare George Soros

A cabal of wealthy and influential Democrats, under the cover a Colorado-based group called Progress Now, are attempting to push Obamacare on young Americans through a salacious propaganda campaign. “Got insurance?” an online ad posted on the Thanks Obamacare campaign website inquires. It then encourages young women to have sex and not worry about pregnancy …

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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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Ukraine admits its gold is almost all gone

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Editor’s note: The mystery surrounding Ukraine’s gold only deepens since we first reported on the gold in Ukraine situation back in March 2014 – Ukraine’s gold reserves sent to NY Federal Reserve Back in March, at a time when the IMF reported that Ukraine‘s official gold holdings as of the end of …

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Birther tries to remove Obama from Kansas voting ballot

Orly Taitz

Birther Orly Taitz has been granted a court hearing to keep President Obama off the Kansas state ballot due to suspicion surrounding his US citizenship. Taitz, who works as a California dentist and a lawyer, claims that Obama’s birth certificate is fraudulent and that the president is using a fake …

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Russia to buy 200 tons of gold in 2016

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Russia plans to stock up on about 200 tons of gold this year, nearly matching the 208 tons it purchased in 2015. That’s according to Anton Navoi, the deputy head of the statistics department at the Russian Central Bank. Navoi explained that it’s profitable for the state to buy the …

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Could gold be the next Libor scandal?

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US regulator considering an inquiry into London’s gold and silver markets to check if prices are open to manipulation. London’s financial sector was last night bracing itself for another official investigation into alleged price-fixing following reports that a US regulator is considering launching an inquiry into the City’s gold and silver markets. The Commodity …

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Australia will be a casualty of the currency wars

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The world’s most powerful nations are sitting on zero interest rates and printing money to get their currencies down, and there’s very little Australia can do about it, writes Alan Kohler. The currency war will be on in earnest in 2013 as the United States, Europe, Japan and China all …

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Body of WSJ energy markets reporter found in river

David Bird WSJ reporter

A body found in a New Jersey river has been positively identified as David Bird, a Wall Street Journal reporter who disappeared more than a year ago, officials said on Thursday. Dental records were used to identify Bird, 55, an energy markets reporter at the Journal, published by News Corp …

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