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World Reserve Currencies: What Happened During Previous Periods of Transition?
 

World Reserve Currencies: What Happened During Previous Periods of Transition?

  The decline of the US dollar hegemony is ever so clear today and this article aims to provide the reader with what exactly happened during past periods of reserve currency transitions. Historically, when a reserve currency transitioned over to a new one, it marked a pivotal change for the world. The economic paradigm shifted […]

Government Sniper Shoots 18 Year Old Boy

  Reprinted from Soverign Man The sniper took a breath in as he put the fleeing form of Peter Fechter into the crosshairs of his rifle. As he exhaled, he squeezed the trigger, landing his bullet squarely in the young boy’s back. Watching Peter’s body fall, he mentally congratulated himself on what he’d just done […]

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Posted in Economic Crisis

Bankers: Fixing the System Part 1 Documentary

BBC Knowledge Network presents part 1 of 3 of the short documentary series Bankers. In 2008 the financial crisis swept across the modern world. Today, banks are still at the eye of the storm. This three-part BBC documentary series examines recent scandals that have shaken the financial sector, and the revelations of complacency, greed and […]

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Posted in Economic Crisis

Jim Rickards & Peter Schiff on Gold & Currency Wars (Video)

Peter Schiff meets with Jim Rickards, author of The Death of Money, for an exclusive interview about gold’s role in the international currency wars. Jim Rickards is Chief Global Strategist at the West Shore Funds, and Director of The James Rickards Project, an inquiry into the complex dynamics of geopolitics + global capital. In The Death […]

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Posted in Gold and Silver, US Dollar Collapse

The Great Challenge: China and Russia

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1990, the US became the world’s superpower. The US, then tried to contain its future rivals, that is Russia and China. With this aim, the US proposed the project of “the greater middle-east”. The US occupation of Afghanistan, Iraq and its presence in the middle-east was not […]

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Posted in Economic Crisis

Is Canada Next?

Reprinted from Wolfstreet While the US has been struggling for five years with a recovery that has been so crummy that “recovery” often shows up in quotation marks, Canada has been rolling in good times. Its economy has been powered by a housing bubble beyond even US imagination. I wrote about that phenomenon in April: […]

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Posted in Housing Bubble

First Digital Currency Backed By Physical Gold – Independence Coin

Precious metals dealer Anthem Vault in the United States has just recently announced the launch of its new altcoin dubbed “Independence Coin,” otherwise known as the “INNcoin.” What makes this coin different is that it is the first digital coin entirely backed by physical gold. The founders of the coin are taking their stab are […]

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Posted in Bitcoins, Gold and Silver

Tax Free Tour Documentary

Where do multinationals pay taxes and how much? Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight director Marije Meerman, takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and the routes along which tax is avoided globally. Those routes go by resounding names like ‘Cayman Special’, ‘Double Irish’, and ‘Dutch Sandwich’. A financial world […]

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Posted in Economic Crisis

The Truth Behind the Federal Reserve With Bill Still

Title: The Truth Behind the Federal Reserve Director: Bill Still Year: 2013 What’s the problem with the world economy? It’s debt — too much personal debt — too much corporate debt — and most importantly, too much government debt. “People have a natural tendency to want to spend now and pay later. They will usually […]

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Posted in Economic Crisis

More Profitable than Exxon and Apple

At the beginning of this month, Janet Yellen became the first woman to lead the world’s most powerful financial institution, the Federal Reserve.  That means that she passed Oprah Winfrey as the most influential woman in the world.  That’s pretty significant, not just because it makes her, one could argue, the most powerful woman in […]

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Posted in Austrian Economics, Economic Crisis

Money Bubble – Why Hasn’t It Burst?

James Turk and John Rubino have just recently written an excellent new book entitled The Money Bubble. Where a variety of important economic questions are answered from a unique perspective. An exclusive interview with John Rubino is below for you to listen to. Enjoy!

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Posted in Austrian Economics, Economic Crisis, Gold and Silver, Housing Bubble

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