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What Brexit Means for the Global Economy

June 25th, 2016 By James Corbett

Something historic happened here this week, and wring their hands as they might not even the banksters and their political puppets and their lapdog media can wave it away. The people got a chance to speak and speak they did. They spat in the face of the globalists.

Congratulations, Britain! You've thrown off the yolk of the EUreaucrats! Now go out and celebrate!

...But before you go, we have a few things to discuss. Like the Brexit-geddon tearing its way through the markets. Or the EUpocalypse of disintegrating unions and crisis meetings. Or Soros and the hedge fund disaster vultures. Yes, I'm sorry to be that guy and ruin the festive mood, but as I noted yesterday, this is not the end of the road by any means. It's just the start.

 

 

Obviously things are moving too quickly at the moment to live blog them all here, but here are some glimpses from the wide world of finance as of press time:

The pound plunged to its lowest level in 31 years Friday as gold, the dollar, the yen and bit...

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Brexit Looking Unlikely

June 23rd, 2016
By James Corbett

So what does all of this mean for the would-be Brexiters? Is there any chance at all that the Brexit campaign will actually be able to succeed in seceding from the EU superstate?

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A Beginner Guide to Monetary Reform

June 18th, 2016
By James Corbett

From mutual credit systems to time banking to private currencies and social currencies, there are no shortage of ideas for how to transition off of the current system in a gradual manner while increasing and facilitating local trade.

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Banksters Threaten Brits Over Brexit

June 15th, 2016
By James Corbett

Well why would we expect anything different this time around? The banksters want Britain in the EU and they're not afraid to hold a gun to the head of the global economy in order to get their way.

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Eggs Cholesterol and the Tyranny of Experts

June 11th, 2016
By James Corbett

Even heart surgeons can be wrong about nutrition. And this particular surgeon was evidently wrong about the dangers of egg yolks...or at least badly misinformed.

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Khomeni Had A Secret Channel With The US

June 8th, 2016
By James Corbett

The US has until now never formally admitted to being in contact with Khomeini prior to the revolution. The messages are in direct contradiction to the Iranian government’s official story that Khomeini had to fight a hostile American government at every step...

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Jobs Go Off The Cliff As Suicides and Violence Piles Up

June 5th, 2016
By James Corbett

... there are a number of economic, social and political factors that have brought us here, toward a cycle of violence that seems unlikely to stop no matter what way America votes in November.

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200 Former Israeli Security Officials Push Palestinian Peace Plan

June 1st, 2016
By James Corbett

While long-time observers of the region can be forgiven for not holding their breath... it still offers an interesting insight into a growing rift between the politicians and the military they command that may have greater consequences in the future.

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Confronting the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity

May 28th, 2016
By James Corbett

For me, the real danger is in assuming there is an objective viewpoint behind these fundamentally subjective editorial decisions, or even that such a viewpoint is a type of unattainable goal that is still worth striving for.

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LEGO Hits the Jackpot

May 25th, 2016
By James Corbett

I'm not afraid that my son will be lured over to the dark side by violent toys. But I do worry that a constant influx of police-state centered or militaristic entertainment will make him think that mobile police units and surveillance helicopters are normal parts of the landscape.

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