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A history of the world: BRIC by BRIC

Goldman Sachs — via economist Jim O’Neill — invented the concept of a rising new bloc on the planet: BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa). Some cynics couldn’t help calling it the “Bloody Ridiculous Investment Concept.” Not really. Goldman now expects the BRICS countries to account for almost 40% of global gross domestic product …

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BRICS to create alternative to IMF and World Bank

BRICS leaders

The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have made significant progress in setting up structures that would serve as an alternative to the IMF and the World Bank (which are dominated by the U.S. and the EU), according to RBTH. As WSJ reports, the U.S. would lose its veto power on …

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Dollar collapse: 7 of 10 Asian countries turn to yuan

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A “renminbi bloc” has been formed in East Asia, as nations in the region abandon the US dollar and peg their currency to the Chinese yuan — a major signal of China’s successful bid to internationalize its currency, a research report has said. The Peterson Institute for International Economics, or …

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North Korea accuses US of attempting to spark war

A top North Korean diplomat lays the blame for unceasing tensions between the Koreas solely on the US. The Korean peninsula is the world’s biggest hotspot, he acknowledged, mentioning thermonuclear conflict as a possibility. Speaking at the final session of the UN 193-member General Assembly, North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister …

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The strategy being used to destroy America

Bankrupt America

In the mid-sixties at the height of the “social revolution” the line between democratic benevolence and outright communism became rather blurry. The Democratic Party, which controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress, was used as the springboard by social engineers to introduce a new era of welfare initiatives enacted …

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North and South Korea open fire on each other

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U.S. and South Korean marines participate in a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang March 31, 2014. North Korean shells have landed in South Korean waters, prompting Seoul to open fire across a disputed border zone. North Korea announced plans early on Monday morning to conduct military exercises …

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South African Households Struggle to Make Ends Meets

The rising pressure caused by increasing prices and an ailing economy are leading many South African households to struggle financially. According to a recent survey of South African households, the rising pressure caused by increasing prices and an ailing economy are leading many to struggle financially. The result is that …

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The History Of The Postcard In America

For something that seems like such a simple concept, postcards have quite a bit of history behind them.   Surprisingly, their production and usage were restricted quite a bit in their early days, but changes in their regulation allowed the postcard business to expand and became quite popular by the …

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South Africa boycotts products labeled ‘Made in Israel’

South Africa boycotts products labeled Made in Israel

The South African government has put the final seal on a measure boycotting goods produced in the illegal Israeli settlements across the occupied Palestinian territories. The government on Wednesday confirmed that it will not import the goods produced in the occupied West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem) with “Made in …

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CIA insider Jim Rickards’ predictions for society in 2024

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Editor’s Note from Jim Rickards: ‘The following article describes a fictional dystopia in the spirit of Brave New World or 1984. It is not a firm forecast or prediction in the usual analytic sense. Instead, it’s intended to provide warning, and encourage readers to be alert to dangerous trends in …

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Scientists warn geo-engineering could kill billions of people

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Geo-engineering is an umbrella term for deliberate climate intervention that includes spraying the sky with aerosols to reflect solar radiation away from Earth in order to cool the planet and to save the environment and humanity from the effects of supposedly man-made global warming.  There is evidence that this program …

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UK threatens to “assault” Ecuadorian Embassy to arrest Assange

Julian Assange Ecuador embassy

British authorities have “warned” Ecuador that they could raid its embassy and arrest Julian Assange if he is not handed over. The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister responded by saying such a move would be a “flagrant violation” of international law. Ecuador received a “direct” threat from the authorities in London that …

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South Korean nuclear plant hacked as 3 workers die days later

South Korea nuclear plant

South Korea‘s labor ministry has ordered the closure of two nuclear reactors under construction, after a toxic gas leak killed three workers. The incident comes in the wake of cyberattacks and threats against the reactor’s operator. Several government agencies and the police are conducting a probe into the deaths at …

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Refugee crisis: Made in America

Syrian refugee child

On April 29th, 2008 I had a Saul on the Road to Damascus moment. I had flipped open the Washington Post and there, on the front page, was a color photo of a two year old Iraqi boy named Ali Hussein being pulled from the rubble of a house that had been …

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The day Israel attacked America

US Navy

In 1967, at the height of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, the Israeli Air Force launched an unprovoked attack on the USS Liberty, a US Navy spy ship that was monitoring the conflict from the safety of international waters in the Mediterranean. Israeli jet fighters hit the vessel with rockets, cannon …

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2013: the year America dies?

american flag shredded

The globalists have conquered our governments, now they want to conquer the people. Will 2013 be remembered by future historians as the year that the United States of America to all intents and purposes died as a Republic and was finally seized by authoritarian globalists who have already openly usurped …

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39 children damaged from vaccine program in Mexico, 2 dead

Baby getting vaccine

Despite the insidious attempts of the corporate-controlled U.S. media to censor the stories about the deadly side effects of vaccines, the truth keeps surfacing. The latest vaccine tragedy to strike has killed two babies in La Pimienta, Mexico and sent 37 more to the hospital with serious reactions to toxic …

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CIA “Manages” drug trade, Mexican official says

The Central Intelligence Agency’s involvement in drug trafficking is back in the media spotlight after a spokesman for the violence-plagued Mexican state of Chihuahua became the latest high-profile individual to accuse the CIA, which has been linked to narcotics trafficking for decades, of ongoing efforts to “manage the drug trade.” …

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