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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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The New World Reserve Currency: The Cobra Gold Dollar

Here is a humorous addendum–purely for entertainment purposes–to my past articles about the US dollar collapse and the black swan events (Part 1 and Part 2). The acclaimed G.I. JOE cartoon show “Money to Burn” features a funny solution for the constant manipulation and debasement of the US dollar. Go figure, the so-called “bad guy” […]

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US Debt Crisis – How High Will It Go?

The implications of the US debt crisis are not well understood in most circles, and it is not widely spoken about in the media and during important political debates. The irony is that the US debt is so significant that it plays a monumental role in finance and modern political strategy. The debt poses great […]

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Can the Canadian Dollar Collapse?

There has been much speculation regarding the stability of the US Dollar, especially as the Federal Reserve continues to use its printing press at full speed. Printing currency destroys the value of money—period. But how will other fiat currencies par with the debasement of the US Dollar, specifically the Canadian Dollar? Even though the Canadian economy […]

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Obamanos – The Real Meaning To This Insanity

Mostly seen on bumper stickers, the word Obamanos, is spanglish for “let’s go Obama”. However in the Urban Dictionary, one of its meanings is also “those who will fall for anything. I.e. I can’t belive all these Obamanos, who really think he’ll change all our problems.” I think the later describes the coined name much more appropriately. Here’s […]

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Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization

Title: Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization Director: Chris Smith Year: 2009 Americans generally like to hear good news. They like to believe that a new president will right old wrongs, that clean energy will replace dirty oil and that fresh thinking will set the economy straight. American pundits tend to restrain their […]

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The Dodd Frank Act and How it Will Impact The Petrodollar System

Two very large banks in Asia and Europe announced yesterday that they are going to comply with US regulators over the controversial Dodd-Frank Act. The destructive rules proposed by the Dodd-frank Act are so complicated that it will require additional specialized professionals to begin to start understanding the specifics of this legislation. This act contains […]

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Why Does a Trade Deficit Weaken the Currency and Make the Country Poor?

Currently, the US economy consists of approximately 77% services, which contributes to major imbalances to their economic system and not to mention a massif trade deficit (imports exceeds exports ). The picture below depicts dark countries with trade deficits and greener countries with trade surpluses. The US trade deficit was over 550 Billion in 2011, […]

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How Will Canada Be Affected by US Inflation?

Much has been stated about the stability of the US Dollar in recent year, as the federal reserve continues to pursues reckless economic polices i.e. using the printing press at full speed to inflate the money supply. Printing currency destroys the value period of money. Although, how will other fiat currencies par with the debasement […]

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Petrodollar Collapse

The rise of the United States economy in the 70’s and 80’s was mainly due to Nixon’s abolished the gold standard. This event was historic as it allowed the green back to be . Although, as in history, allowing a currency to freely float in thin air will eventually cause inflation from easy monetary policies […]

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