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Chaotic events that could shape geo-politics coming over next seven days

The last week of April could very well see some extremely shocking and perhaps chaotic events that could shape the geo-political future the world is rushing headlong towards right now. The first of these will come in just two days as the long awaited French elections could very easily determine the fate of the European Union, and the Euro currency. The first round of voting is set to be a closely-fought rac ...

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EU pandering for British companies to move offices to EU states while also threatening them with contract cancellations

If it weren't for the tens of billions of dollars EU states give to the bureaucracy in Brussels each year, the European Commission would be little more than a paper tiger.  However, until more continental governments stand up to growing behemoth that is now threatening their very sovereignty, they will have little choice but to either disconnect from the Union like Britain is doing, or become a vassal state ...

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New minimum wage laws coupled with slowing economy is becoming death knell for restaurants

In a new study from Harvard University on April 18, consequences from the plethora of new minimum wage laws are showing concrete effects for restaurants in relation to the amount of higher wages these businesses must provide to employees. In fact according to data compiled in the San Francisco region, for every additional dollar restaurant owners had to pay each employee per hour resulted in a 4-10% increas ...

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IRS to commission bounty hunters to try and find income tax avoiders

It appears that Dog the Bounty Hunter could one day make a comeback as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning on hiring civilian skip tracers to go after individuals who have failed to file tax returns, or who may owe taxes and fines. In a new policy established by the IRS, the government agency that often acts outside the law itself would see the use of bounty hunters to go after American citizens ...

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Eurasia preparing for the next stage of economic cooperation by expanding to BRICS Plus

Trade coalitions based on economics rather than politics are becoming the standard in both Asia and Eurasia, with organizations such as the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and the Asean partnerships acting as mediators for countries to once again conduct trade using their own, or dollar alternate currencies. Ironically, when Goldman Sachs dubbed five emerging mark ...

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Financial warfare an integral part of the military’s new advanced education

A couple of week's ago, financial analyst and economist Jim Rickards was invited to give a seminar at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA on the foundation, effects, and need for economic warfare to be an integral part of the military's overall battle plan.  And in today's world of cyber hacking and how rogue nation's use counterfeiting as well as electronic theft to fund their regimes, it is vitally ...

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First lawsuits against Saudi Arabia come forth for 9/11 terror attack

U.S. insurance companies have officially filed suit against Saudi Arabia's largest bank, as well as other financial companies on April 14 for their role in aiding, abeting, and/or funding Osama Bin Laden and the 9/11 terrorists.  This is the first lawsuits to be made against a Saudi Arabian interests since Congress voted to remove the Middle Eastern power from immunity over the biggest terror attack ever on ...

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One of Marine Le Pen’s opponents in French election could help bring a Frexit vote no matter who wins

In a sudden shift of the winds less than two weeks before the first round of French elections, the outside candidate, Jean-Luc Melenchon, has risen to third place in the polls and is causing markets and the bureaucrats in Brussels to cower in fear. This is because despite the fact he is not expected to win the primary election, and then the subsequent runoff on May 7 that will definitely take place, his sup ...

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Fed, ECB, and other central banks hiding global recession risk from the public

As the Atlanta Fed came out with another downgrade for Q1 GDP estimates earlier this week, the reality is that the U.S. economy is or has been in recession for at least the past two years.  And just as former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke refused to admit that the country was in negative growth in 2009 despite the fact that during that period the downturn would become known as the Great Recession, central banks ...

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It appears that Europe has finally had enough of sanctions against Russia

Even the most ideological and incompetent bureaucrat eventually gets the message as after nearly four years of declining exports, and hundreds of billions of euros lost in trade, the G7 on April 11 voted down a U.S.-UK led resolution to impose greater sanctions on Russian military and political figures following the false flag gas attack that occurred in Syria last week. Led by German and Italian members wi ...

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First full transit cargo from London to China on Silk Road begins

When China envisioned their Silk Road 2.0 (Belt and Road) project, they wanted to connect East and West by having an uninterrupted path from Korea to London.  And on April 10 the first transit of cargo from the furthest reaches of the still under construction trade route has taken place as goods from London via rail line are on their way to Yiwu, China. The first rail freight service from the UK to China de ...

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Barclay’s whistleblower shows Bank of England involved in global Libor fraud

As Barclay's current CEO engages in a witch hunt to try to find the source of who leaked recordings that showed the European bank was deeply involved in the rigging of Libor rates over the past 10 years, an interesting counter-party was discovered to have also been involved in artificially lowering the rates in which banks lend to one another, and from which billions of commercial transactions depend upon. ...

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