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Reserve Bank of Australia quietly increases banks’ bailout buffer

Reserve Bank of Australia

In a globally unique policy, the Reserve Bank of Australia will supply banks with a permanent bailout facility worth up to $380 billion by 2015. The policy has been designed by the RBA to help banks satisfy stringent new liquidity tests which simulate “acute stress scenarios” that deny banks funding …

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Google manipulating search results favoring big brands over small businesses

Google

The New York Times reported this morning that the Federal Trade Commission is preparing a recommendation that the government sue Google for allegedly manipulating search results to favor its own products and big brand shopping websites. The investigation, which began more than a year ago, is the most far-reaching antitrust investigation …

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Anonymous calls for shut-down of TrapWire to start this Saturday

Trapwire Anonymous

Anonymous vs Trapwire: ‘We must, at all costs, shut this system down’ As details surface about a futuristic and frightening global surveillance network called TrapWire, members of the Anonymous collective are calling for citizens everywhere to voice their opposition and help end the system beginning this Saturday. “As we learn …

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More than 100 million Americans are on welfare

There are more Americans dependent on the federal government than ever before in U.S. history. According to the Survey of Income and Program Participation conducted by the U.S. Census, well over 100 million Americans are enrolled in at least one welfare program run by the federal government.  Many are enrolled in more …

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Europe: the real deal

The media is rife with misrepresentations and analysis of the EU. Here’s the real deal.  1)    The ECB is tapped out. Having provided over €1 trillion in funding via LTRO 1 and LTRO 2, taking on over €700 billion in PIIGS debt putting its own solvency at risk, it simply cannot …

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Bernie Sanders pays his staff less than his proposed minimum wage

Bernie Sanders staff minimum wage

Unionized campaign organizers working for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s presidential effort are battling with its management, arguing that the compensation and treatment they are receiving does not meet the standards Sanders espouses in his rhetoric, according to internal communications. Campaign field hires have demanded an annual salary they say would be …

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TED aligns with Monsanto, halting any talks about GMOs

TED Bill Gates eugenics GMO vaccines

Allow me to be the first to announce that TED is dead. Why? Because the group that organizes so-called “TED talks” has been thoroughly hijacked by corporate junk science and now openly rejects any talks about GMOs, food as medicine, or even the subject of how food can help prevent behavioral …

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The Calcium Wars: Magnesium deficiency causes heart disease

Heart with Stethascope

Many people think that calcium is the only nutrient necessary for strong bones. This is a dangerous myth that needs to be addressed.(1) In fact, it takes 18 different nutrients to make durable bones. However, the most important bone mineral is magnesium because it activates alkaline phosphatase, the enzyme required …

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United States calls on Al-Qaeda to stage false flag attack in Syria

United States ISIS false flag Syria chemical attack

In a move that was entirely predictable, the US administration is once again threatening to bomb Syria if there is a “chemical weapons attack”. This was entirely predictable because that chemical attack script has been read out, with salty crocodile tears, fake concern, and mocked indignation by US talking heads …

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5 reasons to not vote in 2016

2016 election don't vote George Carlin

Democracy is vastly overrated. It’s not like the consensus of a bunch of friends agreeing to see the same movie. Most often, it boils down to a kinder and gentler variety of mob rule, dressed in a coat and tie. The essence of positive values like personal liberty, wealth, opportunity, …

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Snowden accepts whistleblower award in Russia

Snowden Sam Adams whistleblower award

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, from his asylum in Russia, accepted an award on Wednesday from a group of former U.S. intelligence officials expressing support for his decision to divulge secrets about the NSA’s electronic surveillance of Americans and people around the globe. The award, named in honor of …

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This guy took a gigantic loan to destroy the financial system

Enric Durán

In 2008, anticapitalist campaigner Enric Durán borrowed €492,000 ($642,306) from 39 different financial entities with absolutely no hope or intention of paying it back. But—as you might expect from an anti-capitalist campaigner—he didn’t spend it all on diamond kitchen knives and luxury frisbees. Instead, he ploughed it into a number …

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Terrorism: Never what you think

Netanyahu Obama

The recent demonstrations across the Islamic world aren’t so simple to understand. As an American, Terry Jones, the former CIA asset and his billionaire backers at Google, the CATO Institute and other groups that, when real investigation is done, at the root of this crisis, are not American at all. …

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