Barring some very unexpected events, it looks virtually certain that there is going to be some economic pain in the forecast for anyone looking to sell their gold in the near future...
The strategy is remarkably simple. Provoke an attack, stage an attack, allow an attack to happen or simply capitalize on a spontaneous attack. Use the public's own outrage to push through draconian new legislation, all the while pretending to be the savior.
France is a nation in mourning. But perhaps the French people can reserve at least some of their outrage for the government which has used their own tax money to fund, supply and support the terrorists they are now at war with.
Without mass education on this subject, it is unlikely that such massive protests can derail this TPP deal. Given the amount of time, money and energy the multinationals have sunk into the negotiation of this agreement, it's not going down without a fight.
While this kind of eye-popping, record-setting art sale isn't particularly important in isolation, the overall trend in the art market is a reflection of much bigger forces at work in the economy.
China is not alone in its prospect of facing a demographic winter scenario of an aging (and eventually shrinking) population. In fact, the latest world population data shows that a majority of the nations on the planet now have a total fertility rate below the replacement rate...
You see, the same researchers who can’t even accurately say whether the Antarctic ice sheets are gaining or losing mass are able to determine global sea level rise to within hundredths of a millimeter.
Economics is the realm of white markets: legal and lawful everyday exchanges in the above ground economy. Counter-economics is everything else: black market and grey market activity either specifically outlawed by the state or not licensed or approved by it.
...look for a flurry of eye-popping, toe-tapping Communist Party propaganda to unleash that on the public in the weeks following the plenum.
As we've discussed before, if this oil slump continues it's going to have a profound impact on transforming economies around the globe, not just in the Middle East.
The truth is that it doesn’t matter who wins this election, the real winner will be the same winner as in every election. The same Canadian Council of Chief Executives clique that hel...
That the ICC has arrived in this situation should be no surprise that the lip service that the court gives to the pursuit of justice for the gravest crimes is just that: lip service.
...why wasn’t the airspace over Eastern Ukraine closed to civilian air traffic at the time? Why were 160 flights passing over that region on the day of the MH17 shootdown alone? Unsurprisingly, answers to these questions are not forthcoming from Kiev.
No matter how you boil it down, the script is as sad as it is predictable. Once again international powers are using a conflict in a strategically located country to advance their own agendas and enrich their military contractors at the expense of the ordinary Yemeni.
The TPP is a so-called "free trade agreement" that is the largest such deal since NAFTA. If ratified it will cover 12 countries, impacting over 400 million people and nearly 40% of the world's GDP.
Even assuming that the technical details of the systems that make these steps toward enslavement possible could be explained, it's the mindset of people in the current era that would be unfathomable to this time traveler from the 1950s.
We are now witnessing the rise of a power bloc that contains the second and third largest militaries on the planet as well as the active cooperation of the governments actually effected by the ISIS invasion.
If VW had merely killed innocent consumers by putting in faulty switches, they’d have been fine. No problem. Sorry, simple mistake. But play with the golden God of Carbon emissions? Now you have a problem.
This is an insidious process, and we’re just starting to see the birth pangs of it in these new biometric elections. And rest assured, regardless of whether these elections go off without a hitch or are a technical nightmare,
If there is any bright spot to this harrowing statistic, it is that the contractors are making money hand over fist without the need for active conflict in many parts of the globe.
The Power of financial capitalism had a far reaching plan, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole.