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When Robots Rule the Markets

James Corbett, November 18 2017

There are many questions surrounding the development of this technology that poses an existential threat to humanity, but most people are too busy worrying about whether computers can have a soul to address these concerns.

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Gold Part II

Bob Rinear, November 15 2017

In history, many “things” have been labeled money. Shells, tree bark, stones, plants, etc. But all of them lost their attractiveness and people turned back to gold and silver. Will the crypto currencies likewise eventually be shunned for something more 3 dimensional like the metals again? Time will tell.

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What You Need to Know About the Saudi Purge

James Corbett, November 11 2017

So it is extremely unlikely that this purge will be the end of this particularly turbulent chapter in the history of the House of Saud. It may just be the beginning.

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The Most Important Documents From the JFK Files

James Corbett, November 4 2017

...it's unlikely we're going to get a single bombshell on the Kennedy case from these documents, but there still may be nuggets worth digging up here, new ways of gaining perspective on deep state events that could serve as a spark for a future generation of would-be researchers.

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Senate Makes It Harder For Americans to Sue Banks

James Corbett, October 28 2017

The greatest trick the banksters and their corporate cronies have ever pulled is to convince you that you are weak and powerless without their governmental puppets and regulatory lapdogs to (pretend to) protect you. That is a lie. The people have always held that power in their own hands.

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Electric Vehicles

Bob Rinear, October 25 2017

...unlike so many of the more shallow environmentalists, I completely understand the absolute RAPING of nature that digging for all these minerals is causing. Folks, they don’t show this stuff much, but the mining operations going on around the globe in the hunt for these exotic minerals is destroying a lot of property.

 

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China's National Congress: What You Need To Know

James Corbett, October 21 2017

... already it seems clear that President Xi is indeed tightening his grip on control of the Party (and thus the country), and that Xi is continuing with his vision of making China into a world superpower in the coming decades.

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How Big Oil Founded the Environmental Movement

James Corbett, October 7 2017

Carbon taxes and carbon trading have proven to be a hard sell for an increasingly wary public, but with the Paris Agreement of 2015 the world saw the biggest step yet toward this technocratic future of energy control and carbon rationing. 

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The Shooting

Bob Rinear, October 4 2017

This is supposedly “not a gun guy” and yet ONLY a gun guy would know what they are, where to get one and how to install it. Something stinks with this.

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The Bitcoin Psyop

James Corbett, September 30 2017

...the blockchain can be used to create digital currencies that represent the very vision of a totalitarian tyrant’s wildest wet dream. 

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Ethanol, the Problem

Bob Rinear, September 27 2017

The bottom line is this folks. In areas where they can grow sawgrass and sugar cane, the “price” about equals out, but there’s a bigger carbon print. In areas where we’re using corn, the math does NOT work.

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A Brief History of Technocracy

James Corbett, September 23 2017

...suffering through the Great Depression, the American people were willing to listen to any ideas to replace the current system that had so obviously failed them, no matter how outlandish. Technocracy, Inc. did attract a following, swelling into the tens of thousands later in the decade.

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North Korea

Bob Rinear, September 20 2017

The question is, what is the answer? Is the US ever going to be comfy with a nuclear North? Nope. Yet they too know that if we go in, it’s going to be uglier than most imagine.

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Repeal the Debt Ceiling?

Alfred Adask, September 16 2017

...if the day ever comes when government can't even repay the interest on the National Debt, the illusion of solvency will disappear and the economy will collapse into calamity.

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The BRICS Summit: What You Need to Know

James Corbett, September 9 2017

The biggest news to emerge during the summit was not directly part of the summit at all, but in some way is a reflection of the topsy-turvy period of global geo-economic reorientation we are living through.

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