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NAFTA Is 20 Years Old – Here Are 20 Facts That Show How It Is Destroying The Economy

Back in the early 1990s, the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the hottest political issues in the country.  When he was running for president in 1992, Bill Clinton promised that NAFTA would result in an increase in the number of high quality jobs for Americans that it would reduce illegal immigration.  Ross


14 Reasons Why The U.S. Economy’s Bubble Of False Prosperity May Be About To Burst

Did you know that a major event just happened in the financial markets that we have not seen since the financial crisis of 2008?  If you rely on the mainstream media for your news, you probably didn't even hear about it.  Just prior to the last stock market crash, a massive amount of money was


Alasdair Macleod – The Silver Fix, China, Gold And Global de-Dollarization (VIDEO)

“The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Will Be the Most Powerful Economic Block We Have Ever Seen.” There are few analyst like Alasdair Macleod. Straight forward, keen sense of humor and spot on with his research. Mr. Macleod joins us today to discuss the silver fix transformation. The “fix” is not ending, but it should be a


Job = Just Over Broke

If you are fortunate enough to have a job in America today, the phrase "just over broke" probably describes you.  Yes, there are a handful of jobs that certainly pay very well, but most Americans that work for somebody else are just barely making it from month to month.  More than half of all working


The Statistics Do Not Lie! Welfare Is The Best Paying Entry Level Job In 35 States!

Recently, a friend asked me what would I recommend his daughter major in as she begins college this fall.  I thought for a moment and answered “welfare”.  The father was quite taken back as I took out my IPAD and forwarded him some of my files which contains our recent economic statistics. There are 35


De-Dollarization Accelerates - China/Russia Complete Currency Swap Agreement

By: Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge The last 3 months have seen Russia's "de-dollarization" plans accelerate. First Gazprom clients shift to Euros and Renminbi, then the UK signs currency swap agreements with China, then NATO ally Turkey cuts ties and mulls de-dollarization, Switzerland jumps in the currency swap agreements, and BRICS create their own non-US-based funding


IMF Energy Carbon Tax

Well, the International Monetary Fund is at it again. It looks like controlling entire economy conditions of nations is not enough for the IMF. The IMF urges higher energy taxes to fight climate change and lays out "exactly what it views as appropriate taxes on coal, natural gas, gasoline and diesel in 156 countries to factor in


What Will Happen First, An Economic Collapse Or Martial Law?

What will happen first? Will we fall under the specter of martial law and all that entails? Or, will we experience an economic collapse prior to martial law? In the present state of affairs, it is very easy to focus on the invasion of America through our Southern border as the Fifth column insurgents make


Internationalists Are Pushing The World Towards Globally Engineered Economic Warfare

Over a year ago I published an essay entitled 'The Linchpin Lie: How Global Collapse Will Be Sold To The Masses'. This essay addressed efforts by the ever malicious Rand Corporation to create a false narrative surrounding the possibility of global collapse. Linchpin Theory, as it was named by it's originator and Rand Corp. employee,


21 Ways To End The Phrase ‘Americans Are So Broke…’

Did you know that 77 million Americans have unpaid debts that are "in collections" and that Congress is actually thinking about letting post offices offer payday loans?  We live in a country where almost everyone is drowning in debt and where most people are either flat broke or very close to flat broke.  Years ago,


85 Super Wealthy People Have More Money Than The Poorest 3.5 Billion Combined

The global economy is structured to systematically funnel wealth to the very top of the pyramid, and this centralization of global wealth is accelerating with each passing year.  According to the United Nations, 85 super wealthy people have more money than the poorest 3.5 billion people on the planet combined.  And 1.2 billion of those


Andy Hoffman | They’re Screaming We’re Not Going To Let You Out (VIDEO)

I sat down with Andy Hoffman, Media Director at Miles Franklin Precious Metals to follow up his latest podcast, The Best Laid Plans. As many of you know Andy writes a daily newsletter for Miles Franklin and covers the markets from top to bottom. Not only does his analysis dig down into the heart of


New World Disorder: Emerging Division Between East And West Threatens To Plunge The Globe Into Chaos

In general, over the last several decades the world has experienced an unprecedented era of peace and prosperity.  The opening up of relations with China and the "end of the Cold War" resulted in an extended period of cooperation between east and west that was truly unique in the annals of history.  But now things


If This Keeps Up, They Will Have To Start Putting Armed Guards On Food Trucks

The basic necessities in life just keep getting more expensive.  On Tuesday, Hershey announced that the price of all of their chocolate bars is going to go up by about 8 percent.  That is particularly distressing to me, because I am known to love chocolate.  But if it was just chocolate that was becoming significantly


Corporatist Lobbying Replaced A Free Market

The practice of a pure free market is so rare that a plausible argument can be made that a free market economy never existed. However, as the saying goes, Once Upon A Time, economic commerce did reflect a voluntary basis for business transactions. The fortunes of trade rested upon the mutual benefit of all parties,


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