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Ecuador hands Goldman Sachs half its gold reserves

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This is a great example of how the game works. In a world in which every government on earth needs “liquidity” to survive, and the primary goal of every government is and always has been survival (the retention of arbitrary power at all costs), the provider of liquidity is king. So …

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China is set to make waves in the gold market

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group With the recent launch of its yuan gold fix, China is making waves in precious metals markets. Traditionally, gold fixing was done at the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). But finding themselves on the outside looking in, with gold prices dictated solely by the west, China …

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Controversial British plan to ‘divide and rule’ Afghanistan

Divide and conquer

A Tory MP proposes hacking up Afghanistan into separate “kingdoms”, each ruled by a foreign power, and to include members of the Taliban. The plan is the brainchild of conservative MP and Foreign Office aide Tobias Ellwood, a former army captain in the Royal Green Jackets, and is already under …

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#OpIsrael: Anonymous attacks hundreds of Israeli websites

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Hundreds of websites of Israeli ministries and organizations came under attack by Anonymous early Monday as part of the hacktivist group’s anti-Israel operation, dubbed #OpIsrael. “On April 7, 2014, we call upon our brothers and sisters to hack, deface, hijack, database leak, admin takeover, and DNS terminate the Israeli Cyberspace …

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Monsanto funding a free ‘reporter boot camp’ for food writers

Monsanto poison is killing you

Biotech company Monsanto is helping fund a “reporter boot camp” that will be hosted by the National Press Foundation, featuring an all-expense-paid journalism conference called “Food, From Farm to Table.” The event includes a visit to an organic farm and Monsanto’s research lab. Twenty journalists will be selected as National Press Foundation …

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Chemical weapons belonging to Syrian rebels found by Assad’s army

Syrian rebels chemical weapons

The Syrian army has discovered rebels’ storehouse in Jobar in the Damascus area, where toxic chemical substances, including chlorine, have been produced and kept, State TV reported. Military sources reported that the militants “were preparing to fire mortars in the suburbs of the capital and were going to pack missiles with …

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5 million farmers sue Monsanto for $7.7 billion

Harvesting Alfalfa

Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). The reason? As with many other cases, such as the ones that led certain farming …

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The federal government is spying on every single American, say NSA whistleblowers

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Two former high-ranking officials at the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), a federal bureaucracy that collects data and intelligence on foreign communications for national security purposes, have come forward with allegations that the NSA actively monitors Americans as well. According to testimonies from both Thomas Drake, a former NSA senior official, and …

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Triple-digit silver prices coming

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The head of a major silver mining company says he thinks we will see triple-digit silver prices in the near future. Keith Neumeyer serves as CEO of First Majestic Silver Corp. The company ranks as the second largest silver producer in Mexico – the world’s leading country in silver production. Neumeyer …

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Federal Reserve is unable to raise interest rates

Federal Reserve interest rate decision

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The Federal Reserve has announced that it will keep rates as is for the time being, at 0.5%. Previously, the Fed said it would carry out four increases in 2016, each by 25 basis points. However, as the months pass, the Fed seems to be stalling. …

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Deutsche Bank is finished, share price almost single digits

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Shares in Germany’s largest bank have hit rock bottom on Monday as Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly refused to provide Deutsche Bank state aid in its legal battle with the United States Department of Justice (DoJ). Deutsche shares fell as much as six percent to €10.67 in early Monday trading, the …

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US drone strikes declared a ‘war crime’ by judge

Obama drone strike

Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano has blasted President Obama over the revelations that a drone strike he sanctioned killed hostages being held prisoner by al Qaeda in Pakistan. The Libertarian pundit did not mince words, calling Obama’s actions “a war crime.” “I condemn, in words as strong …

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How People Can Use Ethical Law Firms to Repair Their Credit

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Debt is a standard part of American life. From mortgages to student loans, Americans are often placed in positions where they spend more than they make. While many do make their payments on time, a significant number of Americans must deal with debt collectors on a daily basis. In fact, …

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Ex-Blackwater guards jailed for killing 14 civilians in Iraq

Blackwater guards jailed Iraq

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007, closing a case that had outraged Iraqis and inflamed anti-U.S. sentiment around the world. The Sept. …

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Reasons to Consider Beach Front Property in Costa Rica

Property in Costa Rica

Moving to another country is always a huge adventure, but when choosing where you want to enjoy life, it can become a trial as well. For many reasons, Americans are considering life in Central and South America and of late, beach front properties Costa Rica are becoming more and more …

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The most powerful casino-themed movies

The Las Vegas Strip has become a centre for gambling in the US

Movies have always been magnetic. It promises abandoned hilarity, adventure and immersion into the world that makes you forget about daily vanity. Understandably why producers and film directors choose Las Vegas as the main movie location and gambling as the main theme of movies. And whether you are acquainted with …

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