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Tuesday, 19 June

03:21

Jim Jordan Why is Peter Strzok Still at the FBI?, 2283 The Still Report

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03:10

Type 2 diabetes can be avoided with the right kind of diet do you know which one? The Daily Coin

Type 2 diabetes can be avoided with the right kind of diet do you know which one? by: Isabelle Z.  Natural News If theres any upside to the devastating prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in modern times, its the wealth...

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03:05

Judge Jeanine Blasts DOJ IGs Whitewash Report, 2284 The Still Report

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03:05

Crime Fighting Mexican Pol Assassinated in Public, 2285 The Still Report

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03:04

In The News Today Jim Sinclair's Mineset

Cryptocurrencies: Looking Beyond The HypeJune 17, 2018 Abstract Cryptocurrencies promise to replace trusted institutions with distributed ledger technology. Yet, looking beyond the hype, it is hard to identify a specific economic problem which they currently solve. Transactions are slow and costly, prone to congestion, and cannot scale with demand. The decentralised consensus behind the technology... Read more

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02:57

Jims Mailbox Jim Sinclair's Mineset

Courtesy of Dave. Jim The Federal Reserve: Public Enemy Number One June 14, 2018 The following article was written by Peter Schmidt. Any views expressed are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Peter Schiff or SchiffGold. When currency was backed by gold, a central banks main function was to maintain the... Read more

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02:50

What Its All About: Coercion The Daily Coin

What Its All About: Coercion by James Howard Kunstler Its worth checking out the YouTube video of this years semi-annual Munk Debate held in Toronto this spring. The proposition at hand: Be it resolved, what you call political correctness, I...

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02:37

Food, Coops, Capitalism Grassroots Economic Organizing

Last week, I travelled to Portland, Oregon to give a keynote presentation to the Consumer Coop Management AssociationCCMA. My first experience with cooperatives had been in 1983 when I worked as a manager for the Stockton Farmers Market Coop. Long before the rise of the food movement, we used to sell fresh produce to the Berkeley Coops supermarkets. This allowed a small group of struggling farmers to sell a lot of good food to a big group of affluent consumers. But that was long ago. I needed to study up to face 500 experts in coop management.

When I did background research, I was struck by the obvious: Capitalism and food coops emerged together.

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02:30

Canada Legalizes Cannabis! (Video) The Daily Coin

Canada Legalizes Cannabis! Video Truth Never Told Video Source

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02:10

Social Security Deterioration / Gold-Silver Supply/Demand Report The Daily Coin

Social Security Deterioration / Gold-Silver Supply/Demand Report by Keith Weiner Monetary-Metals We have been writing about capital destruction. This week lets look at an event which is currently making news. Social Security will begin tapping into its trust fund...

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01:50

Government Eyes Are Watching You: We Are All Prisoners of the Surveillance State The Daily Coin

Government Eyes Are Watching You: We Are All Prisoners of the Surveillance State by John W Whitehead Rutherford Were run by the Pentagon, were run by Madison Avenue, were run by television, and as long as we accept those...

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01:42

LIVE STREAM: Trump, Pence attend meeting of the National Space Council The Daily Coin

LIVE STREAM: Trump, Pence attend meeting of the National Space Council TDC Note This will, hopefully, begin at the top of the hour. It is government, so, dont forget to add the fudge factor on the timing!! #### President...

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01:30

Dave Hodges / Bob Griswold Interview (Video) The Daily Coin

Dave Hodges / Bob Griswold Interview Video The Common Sense Show Video Source

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01:20

When Can We Call Nazis Nazis? Stories by umair haque on Medium

Why Silence is Complicity, to Which History Bears Witness

I awoke this morning, as I often do these days, to a hilariously tragic sight. An historian in my Twitter feed was bravely lecturing everyone that we are not allowed to call uniformed forces putting kids in cages in camps Nazis. Why? Because its not clear whether or not they have a plan for genocide. Meanwhile, right above her (see the pic up there?) was a survivor whose entire family had been sent the Nazi camps, and said: this is exactly how it all it started. Please, listen to us!

Do you see the terrible irony? How sad and funny it is? So. When is it fair to call them Nazis? Can we call them Nazis yet?

Lets use this historians funny and trivial definition of how not to think it. If an actual plan for genocide, as in some kind of cartoon-villain PowerPoint deck, is the bar, then 99.9% of actual German Nazis werent ever Nazisthey werent in on it, remember. In fact, even the actual Nazis werent Nazis when the Nazi party was founded, at Kristallnacht, or when the war beganbecause the plans for said genocide werent drafted until 1941. LOL. How absurd and ridiculous these knots of illogic are. We do a poor job of thinking these days.

So. When we can we call Nazis Nazis? Shall we nuance ourselves into oblivion? Hitler was a particular biochemical body! That body has never been found! Only people who had contact with this entity can be called Nazis! or maybe Well, they arent wearing the historically accurate 1939 SS logo while they put kids into campsso they cant be Nazis. My friends, if this is the limit of our thinking, the truth is we have been made fools of. Because Nazism is more than that, isnt it? But in what way?

I think we can startjust start, mind youby defining some very simple and eminently reasonable criteria for when to call a Nazi a Nazi. If we cannot, then we have failed at being civilized people, in maybe the most simple and important way, havent we?

Lets begin with the definition of crimes against humanity. State-sponsored, designed, and executed. Mass Deportation. Forcible transfer. Ethnic, religious, or sectarian persecution. And then the obvious ones. Genocide, mass murder, camps, etcetera. The reason that we had to come up with this idea of a crime against humanityone that offends not just its victims, but all humankind, was precisely that all these acts are more morally charged than simple crimes.

A Nazi is someone who, by omission or commission, intends crimes against humanity. It is that simple.

Lets sketch out some criteria. And if your eyes glaze over during this part, just skip it...

01:10

Singapore, Brunei, and the $10,000 banknote The Daily Coin

Singapore, Brunei, and the $10,000 banknote by JP Koning Bullion Star In 2014, Singapore stopped printing the mammoth S$10,000 banknote, one of the worlds largest value banknotes, citing risks associated with large value cash transactions. Although it is no...

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01:05

Daily Digest 6/18 - The Grizzlies Are Coming, Where Does Disaster Strike Again and Again? Peak Prosperity

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00:57

Equity Markets In DenialBut Summer-Living Aint Gonna Be Easy! David Stockman's Contra Corner

Trade wars, political instability in places that shouldnt be wobbling, enemies and allies alike glowering at each other and a whole slew of central bank speakers. Just not a lot to look forward to as we begin the week. Put that together with equity and fixed income markets that were showing such good vibrations yet suddenly need to fish or cut bait to avoid looking decidedly risk-off and you get the feeling that the most positive thing that could happen today is if nothing does.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-18/equity-markets-look-theyre-denial-trader-warns-summer-living-aint-gonna-be-easy

 

00:50

Is it 1937 Again? The Daily Coin

Is it 1937 Again? by Plunger GoldSeek I hadnt planned on submitting anything this weekend, however in light of Fridays action I felt it may be useful.  After Fridays smashing in the commodities and precious metals market many investors...

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00:30

Their New Evidence of Collusion is a Joke (Video) The Daily Coin

Their New Evidence of Collusion is a Joke Video Mark Dice Video Source

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Monday, 18 June

23:55

More Sound and Fury: Trump Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Record Extends Prior Trend naked capitalism

Trump enforcement actions extend prior Foreign Corrupt Practices Act trend, targeting foreign companies, and diverting federal prosecutorial resources.

23:50

Gold Bullion Depository In Texas Officially Opened This Week The Daily Coin

Gold Bullion Depository In Texas Officially Opened This Week by Mike Maharrey The Texas Bullion Depository officially opened for business this week. The creation of the facility represents a power-shift away from the federal government, and sets the foundation to undermine the Federal...

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23:45

Benjamin Fulford: Rebirth of Manchuria plotted as Europe faces summer of discontent The Event Chronicle

By Benjamin Fulford

Once again the world faces a long hot summer of discontent, with the major action likely to be in Europe and East Asia this year.  The EU is likely to experience regime change due to popular anger as warm weather brings in yet another massive wave of mostly male Muslim immigrants.  In the Far East, the summit meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un has led to serious plotting to revive a Manchurian empire straddling from Mongolia to Northern China to Korea to Japan, according to multiple independent sources, including CIA and Japanese military intelligence.

Lets start with the situation in Europe, where governments in Austria, Italy, Sweden, and elsewhere are waking up to the fact that the so-called refugee crisis is actually a Muslim invasion.  This is no exaggeration, since over 60% of the roughly five million refugees who have arrived in Europe since 2013 are men.  Put another way, an army of three million military-age Muslim men has invaded Europe by stealth means.  These statistics come from Eurostat via Wikipedia.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_migrant_crisis

This is not just a random occurrence, either.  The refugees are being handed false papers;  for example, Afghan and Pakistani men are being given travel expenses and allowances, as well as fake Syrian passports by the P2 Freemason self-appointed social engineers who are behind this crisis.  As we have mentioned before, we were told when we visited the P2 in Italy a few years ago that their plan was to force Islam and Christianity to fight each other in order to merge the two into a single one-world religion controlled by them.

This is the background to a series of news events that popped up last week as the warm weather began in earnest.  First of all, we have the new Italian government getting into a war of words with France after deciding to stop admitting boats filled with refugees.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/italy-france-tensions-spiral-over-rejected-migrant-ship-133857517.html

Then we have the government of Austria kicking out imams and mobilizing its border police as a wave of 80,000 migrants approaches its border.
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-14/situation-critical-austria-conducts-border-defense-drills-expected-wave-80000

Also, as we mentioned last week, Sweden has mobilized its Home Guard for the first time in 40 years to deal with the lawless government no-go zones created inside Sweden by these mostly Muslim men.
https://www.rt.com/news/428953-sw...

23:30

The Origins Of ISIS David Icke (Video) The Daily Coin

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23:15

Oil, The Petrodollar, And The Next Emerging Market Crisis The Daily Coin

Oil, The Petrodollar, And The Next Emerging Market Crisis by John Rubino Dollar Collapse Oil prices are up over the past year, which is bad if youre, say, a developing country that imports a lot of the stuff. But...

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23:00

A World of Balanced Trade Would Mean the End of the Fiat Dollar (Video) The Daily Coin

A World of Balanced Trade Would Mean the End of the Fiat Dollar Video maneco64 Video Source

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22:45

Belarus becomes next country bent on ditching the dollar as they seek bi-lateral trade agreements with Russia The Daily Coin

Belarus becomes next country bent on ditching the dollar as they seek bi-lateral trade agreements with Russia by Ken Schortgen, Jr Rogue Money It is not just the Middle Eastern oil producers who are moving away from the dollar...

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22:30

Why Inflation Is Not a Problem (Yet) The Big Picture

Why to Keep Your Inflation Anxiety in Check Yes, prices are rising faster, but all signs suggest it wont amount to much. Bloomberg, June 18, 2018     For those feeling the vague pangs of inflation anxiety nothing special, just the plain-old-run-of-the-mill cost of living price increases this one is for you. This

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22:30

Russia Just Sold 50% of Its U.S. Treasuries OVERNIGHT! (Video) The Daily Coin

Russia Just Sold 50% of Its U.S. Treasuries OVERNIGHT! Video The Money GPS Video Source

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22:10

Texas Gold Depository could be a central bank alternative if enough people choose to accept gold as money The Daily Coin

Texas Gold Depository could be a central bank alternative if enough people choose to accept gold as money by Ken Schortgen, Jr. The Daily Economist After years of legislative and infrastructural legwork, the state of Texas officially opened their Gold...

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22:04

10 Monday AM Reads The Big Picture

My back-to-work morning train reads:  Study: Charts change hearts and minds better than words do (Washington Post)  16 Years Late, $13B Short, but Optimistic: Where Growth Will Take the Music Biz (Redef)  None of Us Understand Probability (RCM Alternatives)  Nuclear Power Wont Survive Without A Government Handout (FiveThirtyEight)  Best Q&A youll read this week Heres Amy Poehler (Poke)

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21:50

Fed Hawkish In Spite of Low Inflation What Arent They Telling Us? The Daily Coin

Fed Hawkish In Spite of Low Inflation What Arent They Telling Us? From Birch Gold Group In another episode of Trust us, move along, nothing to see here, the Fed raised short-term rates another quarter-point Wednesday to 2%. Rising...

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21:30

Nomi Prins: Central Bank Collusion; Pat Hemsworth: Crude Oil Update (Video) The Daily Coin

Nomi Prins: Central Bank Collusion; Pat Hemsworth: Crude Oil Update Video Macro Voices Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Nomi Prins to MacroVoices. Erik and Nomi discuss central bank collusion to prop up asset prices. They further look into...

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21:10

Next Mortgage Default Tsunami Isnt Going to Drown Big Banks but Shadow Banks The Daily Coin

Next Mortgage Default Tsunami Isnt Going to Drown Big Banks but Shadow Banks by Wolf Richter Wolf Street As banks pull back from mortgage lending amid inflated prices and rising rates, shadow banks become very aggressive. In the first...

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20:45

2019 is When the Internet Becomes Bigger than TV The Big Picture

The internet is finally going to be bigger than TV worldwide Source: Quartz via Atlas   The adaptation of broadband think Netflix is what has been pacing this adoption: Next year, for the first time, well spend more time using the internet than watching TV. People will spend an average of 170.6 minutes a

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19:55

Why It Matters If Fracking Companies Are Overestimating Their Proved Oil and Gas Reserves naked capitalism

Comprehensive analysis of why it matters that fracking companies are overestimating their proved oil and gas reserves-- as allowed under an SEC rule change.

19:15

The Truth About Germanys Political Crisis and Angela Merkels Future (Video) The Daily Coin

The Truth About Germanys Political Crisis and Angela Merkels Future Video Stefan Molyneux As the October 14th, 2018, Bavarian state elections approach, Germany is in the midst of political civil war which not only threatens the current government coalition,...

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19:00

4 ways we can step up adaptation and protect vulnerable communities from climate change impact Eco-Business

Last month, a blistering heat wave killed at least 60 people in Karachi, Pakistan. Across East Africa, severe flash flooding displaced hundreds of thousands, and just days into this year's hurricane season, a tropical depression off the coast of Mexico exploded into a Category 4 storm overnight.

18:45

Russians are much admired and Putin is loved by the Chinese, for good reasons The Daily Coin

Russians are much admired and Putin is loved by the Chinese, for good reasons by Jeff J Brown China Rising Pictured above: Looking back at the rocky, mutually suspecting and disrespecting relations between Russias and Chinas leaders, 1917-2000, this...

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18:15

Debt Rattle June 18 2018 The Automatic Earth

Paul Klee Pflanze und Fenster Stillleben 1927   The US Should Break The German Lock On The European Economy (CNBC) Merkel Gets Extra Time To Reach Deal With EU Over Asylum Row (G.) Eurozone Braces For Row With Greece Over Bailout Exit Terms (G.) The Bigger Cryptocurrencies Get, The Worse They

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18:15

Is Trump King Of The Cage? (Video) The Daily Coin

Is Trump King Of The Cage? Video We Are Change In this video, Luke Rudkowski is joined by Jason Bermas to discuss the weeks events that include the North Korea Summit, the Inspector General report, the increasing coverage of...

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17:45

INFLATION TRADE, IN PROGRESS SINCE GOLD KICKED IT OFF IN Q1 2016 The Daily Coin

INFLATION TRADE, IN PROGRESS SINCE GOLD KICKED IT OFF IN Q1 2016 by Gary NFTRH / Notes from the Rabbit Hole I am sure you remember the lead up to Q1 2016. The US economy and stock market were...

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17:15

This Week in Stupid 061718 (Video) The Daily Coin

This Week in Stupid 061718 Video Sargon of Akkad Adult Language Lindsay Shepherd tells Wilfrid Laurier to lie back and think of Canada, Labour Live crashes and burns and Count Dankula joins UKIP to make Britain great again. Video...

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16:27

Why consume the most recent news? Marginal REVOLUTION

Here is another left-over question from my recent talk:

How do you think about when it makes sense for to consume the most-recent news, in light of Robin Hansons news isnt about info?  How would you advise the rest of us?

I consume the news avidly for (at least) these reasons:

1. For professional reasons, I am required to do so.  That said, I am happy to note the endogeneity of that state of affairs.  Consuming the news is fun, though in a pinch more sports, games, and the arts could serve much of the same role.

2. I actually care what is happening.

3. Consuming the news is one of the best ways of testing your views about the past.  We are always revaluing what we thought we knew, in light of new data.  Brexit teaches us that the UK was never quite so well integrated into the EU.  The election of Trump may imply that certain late 19th century strands of American politics are enduring, and the evolution of the racial income gap will induce us to reassess various policies of the last few decades.

Under this theory, reading a lot of history books should raise the return to following the news.  For most people, they havent read so many books and at the margin they need more books rather than more news.  In this sense, following the news doesnt make intellectual sense for most people, though they may need it for social bonding, signaling, and conversation purposes.

I would stress the concomitant point that following the news does not make one a much better predictor of the future, if at all.  It may even cause people to overweight the most recent trends, due to availability and recency bias.

4. I also use the news to make history more interesting to me.  It is easier to get wrapped up in the news, if only because of the social support and the element of dramatic suspense.  If somehow the Balkans no longer existed, I would find it hard to wish to understand that the medieval Serbian Orthodox Church had established a new see at Pec in Kosovo in 1297  As it stands, my interest in that event is sufficiently intense, and it remains important for understanding the current day.

5. It is perhaps addictive that the news comes every day.  But that is a useful discipline.  If you follow the news, you will work at it every day, more or less.  Better those compound returns than to do something else once every three months and a half.

In essence, the news is a good, cheap trick for getting yourself to care more about things you should care about anyway, but maybe dont.

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16:25

Supporting the worlds water start-ups Eco-Business

From robotic swans to light-activated water purification systems, water technologies and their creators have got a boost through the Singapore International Water Weeks TechXchange programme and Innovation Pavilion.

16:17

Missing in Action: The Poor in America naked capitalism

How much of the reality of being poor remains hidden, often by design.

15:01

Isnt Russia The Enemy? The Daily Coin

Isnt Russia The Enemy? Not only is Russia hosting the beautiful game the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but while Saudi Arabias football team is on the field the titans of the oil world are discussing how they will dominant global...

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14:32

Italy Holds A Mirror to a Broken Europe naked capitalism

The election of a right-wing, populist government in Italy exposes the economic and democratic shortcomings of the European project and its nationalist rivals.

14:01

What Ive been reading Marginal REVOLUTION

1. Susan Napier, Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art.  A thorough and serious treatment of Miyazakis career, focusing on his creative works rather than biography per se.

2. Helen DeWitt, Some Trick.  Conceptual and informationally dense short stories for highly intelligent people.  Here is a good James Wood review.

3. Matthew Polly, Bruce Lee: A Life.  A quite good, serious, and well-researched biography of the master, especially good in setting up the context of the martial arts in Lees time.  I hadnt known that James Coburn took 106 private lessons with Bruce, nor that Steve McQueen was another notable pupil.  Nor had I known how much Bruce studied the fights of Muhammad Ali for some of his film sequences.

4. James Crabtree, The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through Indias New Gilded Age.  Delivers on exactly what it promises, a strong look at Indias wealthy class.

5. Thomas Weber, Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi.  Perhaps you, like me, are totally sick of Hitler books.  But how exactly did his ideas morph intowhat they became?  This book is detailed, well-documented, psychologically insightful, at times even brilliant.

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13:50

CNN Has Become The National Enquirer Of Cable News The Daily Coin

CNN Has Become The National Enquirer Of Cable News Fake News Alert: No He Didnt Give Birth, No He Didnt Breastfeed And NO He Is Not A Man By Susan Duclos All News PipeLine CNN has become nothing more...

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13:25

The opening salvo does not make a battle, let alone a war The Daily Coin

The opening salvo does not make a battle, let alone a war by Michael J. Kosares USA Gold The Law of Long-Term Time Preference Those who plan, invest and execute long-term win. Win-win decisions, looking to the long...

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13:00

Off Grid Air Conditioning (Video) The Daily Coin

Off Grid Air Conditioning Video Engineer 775 Installing our first truly offgrid solar airconditioner! 75 SEER rating!!! To Purchase one of these AC units. https://goo.gl/KeABjZ Video Source

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12:35

How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death The Daily Coin

How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death By: Sayer Ji, Founder Green Med Info TDC Note Turmeric, ginger and garlic are part of our ongoing health regiment. Study, study, study then we made the necessary...

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12:16

Millennials GOLD: Blockchain & Cryptos Free Humanity From Bank Claws The Daily Coin

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12:14

The Police State Takes A Giant Leap Towards Pre-Crime The Daily Coin

The Police State Takes A Giant Leap Towards Pre-Crime by Rory The Daily Coin If you think we still have privacy rights or a 4th Amendment you are living in the past. Technology has moved past our individual rights...

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12:10

The Great Trophy Debate Stanley Cup v. FIFA The Daily Coin

The Great Trophy Debate Stanley Cup v. FIFA from Schiff Gold The World Cup kicked off this week. The international soccer tournament is the most-watched sporting event in the world. Over the next several weeks, teams from 32 countries...

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11:45

Amazing modern gold coins arrive for NGC grading! (Video) The Daily Coin

Amazing modern gold coins arrive for NGC grading! Video Numistacker An update on the unconservable 2 sov and some stonking gold arrives for NGC Heritage Grading. Video Source

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11:20

Follow these simple tips to minimize your exposure to obesogens everyday chemicals that make you fat The Daily Coin

Follow these simple tips to minimize your exposure to obesogens everyday chemicals that make you fat by: Vicki Batts  Natural News In the U.S., obesity is easily one of the nations biggest health problems. Approximately 40 percent of American adults...

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11:11

The Shameful Prosecution Of Julian Assange By Imperial Washington David Stockman's Contra Corner

I know Julian Assange well; I regard him as a close friend, a person of extraordinary resilience and courage. I have watched a tsunami of lies and smear engulf him, endlessly, vindictively, perfidiously; and I know why they smear him.

In 2008, a plan to destroy both WikiLeaks and Assange was laid out in a top secret document dated 8 March, 2008. The authors were the Cyber Counter-intelligence Assessments Branch of the US Defence Department. They described in detail how important it was to destroy the feeling of trust that is WikiLeaks centre of gravity.

 

 

 

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10:55

The West Line Is Telling Us Where We Are Headed The Daily Coin

The West Line Is Telling Us Where We Are Headed By: Tom Chatham Project Chesapeake The west line theory states that the shipping center of the world moves in a westward direction slowly over the centuries. It started in...

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10:30

Gemstones & Octopus Fall from the Sky, Glaciers Grow in Africa (Video) The Daily Coin

Gemstones & Octopus Fall from the Sky, Glaciers Grow in Africa Video Adapt 2030 Green olivine gemstones are falling from the sky in Hawaii as the erupting Kilauea vent is now send gemstones up 12,000 feet with the ash...

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10:05

IG Report: Peter Strzok Statements About Weiner/Abedin Laptop Conflict With FBI Claims About Weiner/Abedin Laptop The Daily Coin

IG Report: Peter Strzok Statements About Weiner/Abedin Laptop Conflict With FBI Claims About Weiner/Abedin Laptop from The Burning Platform General David Petraeus was arrested for leaving his classified schedule on mistress Paula Broadwells nightstand.  Kristian Saucier was arrested for taking...

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09:40

The key word in the Trump-Kim show The Daily Coin

The key word in the Trump-Kim show by Pepe Escobar The Saker By reaffirming the Panmunjom Declaration, the US President has committed to bringing its military back from South Korea and thus a complete denuclearization of the South as...

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09:15

Man Snaps, Demands Trump Start Locking People Up (Video) The Daily Coin

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08:50

South African Leader tells white people he wont kill them. . . yet The Daily Coin

South African Leader tells white people he wont kill them. . . yet by Simon Black Sovereign Man Earlier this week while most of the world was transfixed on the World Cup, the Trump/Kim handshake, or a multitude of...

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08:25

Mr. Trump Attacks Aluminum, Russia Attacks the Debt The Daily Coin

Mr. Trump Attacks Aluminum, Russia Attacks the Debt by Tom Luongo Gold, Goats and Guns Looking at the unfolding trade war between Donald Trump and the world the phrase that should come to mind is One good turn deserves...

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08:00

Why You Will NOT Retire At 65! (Video) The Daily Coin

Why You Will NOT Retire At 65! Video The Money GPS Video Source

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08:00

Catch Me If You Can The Big Picture

For Googles Security and Privacy Month, we are honored to present the real Frank Abagnale, Renowned Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention Expert, Bestselling Author & Subject of Catch Me If You Can. His transformation from one of the worlds most notorious con men to an international cybersecurity expert trusted by the FBI has been mythologized in

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07:35

Russia Is Boosting Gold Production and Reserves The Daily Coin

Russia Is Boosting Gold Production and Reserves from GoldSeek The Central Bank of Russia has been increasing its gold holdings every month since March 2015 and now has the fifth largest gold reserves in the world. The eastern European nation...

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07:10

Donald Trump: Give Teachers Who Carry Guns A Bonus! The Daily Coin

Donald Trump: Give Teachers Who Carry Guns A Bonus! by Tim Brown Freedom Outpost Highly trained teachers would also serve as a deterrent to the cowards that do this. Far more assets at much less cost than guards. I...

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07:09

Corporations Selling Stocks And Central Banks Buying Gold: Verge Of Major Turning Point Political Vel Craft

The global system is weakening and its not all Italys fault. Heres what is causing the slowdown and what to do about it As a Wall Street Unicorn its current market cap is $58.2 billion, even though there are losses as far as the eye can see. On June 12th the stock price surged 3.19%Continue reading "Corporations Selling Stocks And Central Banks Buying Gold: Verge Of Major Turning Point"

06:45

They Look Like Real People (Video) The Daily Coin

They Look Like Real People Video Secure Team10 Video Source

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06:43

In The News Today Jim Sinclair's Mineset

GOP Will Hit FBI, DOJ With Full Arsenal Of Constitutional Weapons If They Dont Comply With Subpoena, Gowdy Warns June 17, 2018 House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy told Fox News Sunday that House Speaker Paul Ryan led a meeting Friday night with senior members of the DOJ and FBI, and made it clear that... Read more

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06:35

Jims Mailbox Jim Sinclair's Mineset

Courtesy of JB. Jim Future proves past. News unlocks. Q

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06:20

Follow the Money: Oil Wars, Drone Bombing, Police Militarization, Neoliberal Trade Agreements The Daily Coin

Follow the Money: Oil Wars, Drone Bombing, Police Militarization, Neoliberal Trade Agreements By Ann Garrison  Global Research Robert DeNiro just fired off an f-bomb at Donald Trump, but where were he and his grandstanding, liberal friends when Obama was dropping more...

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06:18

Onward to Stock Market Nirvana... Or Not oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith

Rising wedges tend to lead to declines, so ignore them.
At long last, we have reached the Nirvana of consensus: the stock market is heading to new all-time highs. Even the perma-Bear camp seems to have accepted the inevitability of new all-time highs ahead: The FANG stocks are hitting new highs, the Russell 2000 Small-Cap Index is hitting new highs, and the laggard S&P 500 is sure to catch up to its peers, as it climbs the ladder of higher lows. Once again we've reached the Nirvana of ever-higher stock valuations.
Or not. That troublesome kid watching the naked Emperor ride past in his imaginary finery keeps muttering about rising wedges. Consider the Russell Small-Cap Index (RUT):
The Raging Bull of the FANG stocks, Netflix:
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05:55

Full Review of the Smith & Wesson M&P 40 The Daily Coin

Full Review of the Smith & Wesson M&P 40 by Charles Yor  The Survivalist Blog TDC Note This is one of the firearms thats on the short list for an upgrade to EDC. #### If you are relatively new to...

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05:42

Class Bias in How The UK Government Applies Cognitive Bias Mitigation Theory The Past Speaks

Class Bias in How The UK Government Applies Cognitive Bias Mitigation Theory

I was and remain a fan of behaviour economics and the other types of social science research that help us to think more clearly about thinking itself. Im a fan because lots of evidence suggests that human decision-making is plagued by a range of biases that range from confirmation bias to the Ikea Effect and that we have the capacity to put in place countermeasures to the improve the quality of decision-making. It seems to me that behavioural economics is a rare area of social science research that gives practitioners guidance that isnt trivial, is rooted has a strong empirical foundation, and which is non-intuitive. Ive sought to apply various decision debiasing techniques in my own personal life, particularly with regard to food and exercise choices, and am at work on a paper on how we can reduce the likelihood of cognitive bias in researchers who do archival research.

As someone who was initially attracted to the concept of nudging and libertarian paternalism, I was pleased when I learned the Coalition Government here in the UK had established, in 2010, a unit within the government,  Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) aimed at helping government departments to develop policies that  take advantage of behavioural economics insights. The BIT, the so-called Nudge Unit, helped to design a variety of policies that were aimed at making small, incremental changes to how this country operates. These policies successfully encouraged a variety of forms of pro-social behaviour, from paying road tax promptly to reducing prescription errors in pharmacies. As a citizen of the UK, was actually quite proud that the British government signalled its commitment to evidence-based, social-science informed policymaking by creating this unit. Even though the underlying research was pioneered by Israeli and US academics, the UK became a global leader in applying Nudge Theory. The UKs BIT inspired the Obama Administration to establish its own equivalent agency, but it had a much lower profile, didnt do as much, and was immediately destroyed by the Trump Administration. Other countries and jurisdictions have used behavioural econ a little bit in their policymaking process, but the UK is the world leader in this area, at least to my knowledge.

Recently, Ive become disenchanted with how the UK government is applying insights from the behavioural sciences. Simply put, the UK government displays a tremendous class and power bias in how it applies this theory: it loves to use behaviour economics findings to improve/de-bias the decision-making of poor people and of people who are too young to vote, but it doesnt apply the same techniques to the decision-making of the rich and powerful (e.g, CEOs in the private secto...

05:30

Jeff & Gerald Celente The Circus Continues (Video) The Daily Coin

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05:28

Second FBI Informant Tried To Entrap Trump Campaign With $2 Million Offer For Hillary Dirt: Roger Stone The Daily Coin

Second FBI Informant Tried To Entrap Trump Campaign With $2 Million Offer For Hillary Dirt: Roger Stone from ZeroHedge Trump campaign aides Roger Stone and Michael Caputo say that a meeting Stone took in late May, 2016 with a Russian...

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05:20

Why The Singapore Statement Paves The Way For Ending US Occupation Of South Korea David Stockman's Contra Corner

The Singapore joint statement is not a deal; its a statement. The absolutely key item is number 3: Reaffirming the April 27, 2018, Panmunjom Declaration, the DPRK commits to work toward the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

 

http://www.atimes.com/article/the-key-word-in-the-trump-kim-show/

 

05:13

Sunday assorted links Marginal REVOLUTION

1. Classic Merkelism (16/16).  And a more worrying thread.

2. Harvard Asian-American ouch: Harvard admissions evaluators staffers who are likely under pressure to deliver a target mix of ethnicities rate Asian-American applicants far lower on subjective personality traits than do Alumni interviewers who actually meet the applicants.  And double ouch.

3. Robin Hanson praises being a dad.

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05:05

The SCO and G7 Meetings Point to Different Worlds The Daily Coin

The SCO and G7 Meetings Point to Different Worlds Author: James ONeill  Journal-NEO Two meetings of considerable geopolitical significance took place last weekend. They could not have been more different in tone and outcome. Each in their way were representative of...

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04:40

The Absolute End of Free Speech In the EU and the US The Daily Coin

The Absolute End of Free Speech In the EU and the US by Dave Hodges The Common Sense Show Have you noticed that all of your electronic carriers are saying that they are restructuring their copyright and privacy because...

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04:15

Jim Jordan Why is Peter Strzok Still at the FBI? The Daily Coin

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03:29

Beating Authoritarianism Isnt as Simple as You Think. Its Even Simpler Stories by umair haque on Medium

Three Lessons of History Weve Forgotten

Kids in camps. Congressmen who cant get access to them. A President denying its happening. Whats happening to us? Weve forgotten three key lessons of history.

Beating authoritarianism isnt as simple as you think. Its even simpler. Yes, really. Not easy, mind you, convenient, comfortable, a walk in the park. But simple, as in undo the cause, undo the effect. Theres no need to overthink itto endlessly look for nuance, as if there are a million beautiful and subtle shades of grey among dictatorships. That is a way to prove how smart we arebut it does less than nothing to beat the bad guys. In fact, overthinking it, we end up paralyzed and powerless, which is where we are now, a point Ill return to. Lets start here.

Authoritarianism arises in broken societies. Just how broken is America? The average American doesnt have $500 in emergency savings, his life expectancys fallng, hell never retire, he lives with a mountain of debt, and his incomes shrinking. Inequality is higher than ancient Rome, trust has collapsed, social bonds have imploded along with towns, villages, and cities, some of which dont have basic utilities like water, the polity is badly dysfunctional, and so on. America is a portrait of the rich worlds first failed state.

Now. We have never once seen authoritarianism arise in a working societyone where people are prosperous. Ill get to why. First, go ahead and think about. Weimar Germany? Of course notit was badly broken, thus Hitler. Post-Soviet Russia? Nopelife was plummeting downwards, hence Putinism. China? Nopethere were mass famines, hence Maoism. Authoritarianism arises in broken societiesthere is absolutely no need to overthink it, which is a kind of denial, but to only to see: is the society we live in broken?

Heres a simple test to use. Are real incomes falling? If so, we are more than likely to going to see authoritarian current rise, and maybe rise all the way to the top. Just like we do in America.

People turn to authoritarians for a sense of safety and strength when they feel weak and defeated. Why is it that every single American punditfrom Ezra Klein to Nate Silver to Morning Joe to David Brookswas 100% wrong, over and over again, about Trumpism? Because they never saw how broken their society wasand so they couldnt understand the obvious implication. When people are living right at the edge, without savings, income, denuded of meaning and purpose, without a sense of optimism and faith in the future, they feel insecure, weak, powerless. And they will, much more quickly than anyone expets, turn to the figure who gives them a sense of safety, strength, and protection again. That is how broken societies end up taken over by authoritarians....

02:10

FOLLOW SWISS PENSION FUND BUY GOLD DONT WORRY BE HAPPY The Daily Coin

FOLLOW SWISS PENSION FUND BUY GOLD DONT WORRY BE HAPPY by Egon von Greyerz Gold Switzerland Brexit, Quitaly and Grexit. Debt Defaults, Stock Shocks, Bond Bubbles, Properties Popping, Derivative Defaults and Banks Busting. Well that is just...

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02:00

Transcript: Senator George Mitchell The Big Picture

    The transcript from this weeks MIB: Senator George Mitchell is below. You can stream/download the full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes, Bloomberg, Overcast, and Stitcher. Our earlier podcasts can all be found on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast, and Bloomberg. ~~~ ANNOUNCER: This is Masters in Business with Barry Ritholtz on Bloomberg Radio. RITHOLTZ: This week on the podcast, I have an

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01:45

How Streaming Companies Impact the Price of Gold and Silver and PM Miners (Video) The Daily Coin

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01:20

Vegetable Consumption Increases When Children Learn To Garden The Daily Coin

Vegetable Consumption Increases When Children Learn To Garden by Sara Tipton Ready Nutrition Most of us know by now that increasing our consumption of fruits and vegetables and limiting processed foods will lead us down a path of nutritional sustenance...

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00:59

Bannon Says Trump Will Run The Tables In Midterms If He Doest Fold On DACA The Daily Coin

Bannon Says Trump Will Run The Tables In Midterms If He Doest Fold On DACA from ZeroHedge TDC Note Couldnt agree more. #### It has been nearly a year since Steve Bannon was ousted from the White House. And...

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00:55

Was Gold Actually Dumped Friday? The Daily Coin

Was Gold Actually Dumped Friday? by Dave Kranzler Investment Research Dynamics Sifting through Twitter, I came across a curious assertion posited as a reply to a post on unemployment on Steph Pomboys twitter feed (@spomboy).  The tweeter asked, have...

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00:30

Judge Jeanine: IG report evidence of deep state hard at work (Video) The Daily Coin

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00:05

Health Ranger issues urgent warning about salmonella in pumpkin seed protein as Kelloggs issues nationwide recall The Daily Coin

Health Ranger issues urgent warning about salmonella in pumpkin seed protein as Kelloggs issues nationwide recall by: Mike Adams  Natural News Pumpkin seed protein being sold across America right this minute is contaminated with salmonella and crazy high bacteria counts. We...

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23:40

Gold & Gold Stocks Fail at 200-Day Moving Averages The Daily Coin

Gold & Gold Stocks Fail at 200-Day Moving Averages by Jordan Roy-Byrne The Daily Gold Fed week is exciting for some. Gold bulls and bugs alike hope the Fed will do something or say something that will trigger a...

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23:18

Aluminum Sanctions Elicit Russian T-Bond Dumping-How The Empire Is Losing Its Grip On Global Finance David Stockman's Contra Corner

In the case of the insane sanctions on Oleg Deripaska and Russian Aluminum giant, Rusal, back in April, we finally got some clarity as to how Russia can and will respond to future events.

In yesterdays Treasury International Capital (TIC) report, we saw clearly that Russia activated its nearly $100 billion in U.S. Treasury debt to buy dollars in April.  More than $47 billion in U.S. debt was dumped into the market to cover the chaos engendered by Trumps overnight diktat for the world to stop doing business with Rusal.

 

Mr. Trump Attacks Aluminum, Russia Attacks the Debt

22:50

Tropical System in Gulf./Eye on Texas/Hawaii/CERN (Video) The Daily Coin

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22:25

Catherine Austin-Fitts: Elite Stole $50 Trillion and Will Invest in Space The Daily Coin

Catherine Austin-Fitts: Elite Stole $50 Trillion and Will Invest in Space by Greg Hunter USA Watchdog TDC Note  Ms. Fitts has been busy this week. Click here and here for other great, recent interviews. #### Money manager Catherine...

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22:00

Not a Single Adult in the Room: How G7 Was Reduced to Infighting, Arm Wrestling & Anti-Russia Hysteria The Daily Coin

Not a Single Adult in the Room: How G7 Was Reduced to Infighting, Arm Wrestling & Anti-Russia Hysteria by Robert Bridge Strategic-Culture With member-states haggling over tit-for-tat protectionist measures against each other, Russias absence from the economic talk shop...

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21:48

Technology in Kubricks *2001: A Space Odyssey* Marginal REVOLUTION

This post serves up some spoilers of detail, though no major spoilers of plot until the penultimate you must go see it paragraph.  Upon a re-viewing of this movie, I found the following striking:

1. There is a Skype-like service for phone calls, but it never occurs to anyone that something like sending an email might be possible or even desirable.  A lot of major and even apparently simple technological advances just arent that self-evident.  The cameras in the movie also remained quite primitive and clunky, even by pre-smart phone standards.  Maybe people expected a great stagnation in cameras back then.

2. At the time, Kubrick apparently thought it plausible that the audience would buy into common, widespread and indeed commercially viable space travel by 1992.  The film was released in 1968.

3. Pan American flies people into outer space, and apparently used this new market to avoid total bankruptcy.  Their stewardesses still have silly hats and costumes, and they act in a vaguely self-demeaning manner.

4. The film shows some signs of recognizing that Moores Law might happen.  Hal for instance is advanced AI, but he is not huge in size.  And the portrait of voice recognition technology is quite realistic.

5. Stars do not twinkle in outer space, however.

6. Hal 9000 would be less creepy with a female voice, and indeed Apple and Amazon figured that out some while ago.  Note to my tech friends: do not program your personal assistant bots with a resentful, quivering, paranoid, passive-aggressive male voice.

7. The movie seems to suggest that chess-playing computers are a major achievement, when in fact this was mastered relatively easily, compared to many other AI problems.  The movie shows this chess game, with Hal as Black.  It is the kind of game you might expect a strong computer to play against a human, namely with a finish based on visually counterintuitive tactics.

8. It is a truly dystopic vision to think that Howard Johnsons will be serving us food in space.

9. The first time I saw the movie, which I believe was in the mid-1970s, I was more stunned by seeing Americans talking to Russians as if they were normal people than by any of the technology.

Here is a good Wikipedia page on technologies in the movie.  Now a few spoilers:

The movie, which I had not seen in many years, I found quite stunning.  It took so many chances, and with so much self-confidence that the originality could be pulled off.  Imagine opening a film with m...

21:35

Lets Talk About Sex (Video) The Daily Coin

Lets Talk About Sex Video Stefan Molyneux Question: In the fall of Bill Cosby episode, Stefan talks about women needing to take greater caution when interacting with men. He equates a woman accepting an older mans invitation to accompany...

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21:32

Economists in the Media Marginal REVOLUTION

I am quoted on how economists are portrayed in the media:

It is the best of times. It is the worst of times. It is not uncommon, for example, to see critiques of economics in the media which are about as sophisticated as saying look at those silly physicists who think that a bowling ball and a feather fall at the same rate. Even people who should know better like David Suzuki say ridiculously, obtuse things when it comes to economicsperhaps for ideological reasons.

At the same time, the quality of the coverage of economics in the media is often excellent and has never been better. Greg Ip, David Leonhardt, Catherine Rampell, Adam Davidson, Stacey Vanek Smith, Cardiff Garcia, Megan McArdle all do superb economic commentary and reporting not just about the economy but about economics. And those are only the people off the top of my head, I could name many more.

The public also has access to top economists through the blogs and social media. I would count Paul Krugman, Tyler Cowen, John Cochrane, and Jeniffer Doleac in this category.

While some people claim that economics is out of touch or obsolete, economics passes the market test. Economists have never been more in demand. Designing new types of markets is a big part of the internet economy and computer scientists, followed by economists, are the leaders in this field. Google and Facebook run billions of dollars of auctions using what was once an obscure economic theory (Vickey-Clarke-Groves auctions). Google, Facebook, Uber and Airbnb all hire economists to better understand data and design new economic mechanisms. Even some online games like Eve Online are hiring economists to help to run virtual economiesone such economist, Yanis Varoufakis, went from a virtual economy to a real economy when he became Greeces Minster of Finance.

If you want to understand the world and make it a better place there is no better degree than an economics degree because it is so versatile.

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21:30

10 Sunday Reads The Big Picture

My easy like Sunday morning reads:  How the Gig Economy Is Reshaping Work: Not So Much (New York Times)  When the Unexpected Leads to the Unexpected (A Wealth of Common Sense)  How Batteries Went From Primitive Power to Global Domination (Bloomberg)  An Inconvenient New Neutrino? (New York Review of Books)  The Donald J. Trump Foundation, Explained (NYT)  My career

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21:10

Winds and Whirlwinds Quad Witch Option Expiration The Daily Coin

Winds and Whirlwinds Quad Witch Option Expiration by Jesse Jesses Crossroads Cafe It appeared that the whole world was one elaborate system, opposed to justice and kindness, and set to making cruelty and pain.  And he and his...

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20:58

Leaked Memo by Larry Sonsini Shows Sonsini and CalPERS Violating Fiduciary Duty With Proposed Private Equity Outsourcing Scheme naked capitalism

A leaked memo written for CalPERS by Silicon Valley attorney Larry Sonsisi not only reflects poorly on him and CalPERS, but also validates concerns about corruption.

20:45

Prison Reform The Daily Coin

Prison Reform by Zman via The Burning Platform One of the under discussed topics floating around Washington is prison reform, which has the support of President Trump. His son-in-law has been quietly whipping support for a bill backed by the...

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20:15

Jeff & Dr. Leonard Coldwell The Horrific Third World Invasion Of Europe Continues (Video) The Daily Coin

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19:45

Gold Divergences Emerge The Daily Coin

Gold Divergences Emerge Author Pater Tenebrarum  Acting-Man Bad Hair Day Produces Positive Divergences On Friday the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China was apparently escalated by a notch to the next level, at least verbally. The Trump administration announced...

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19:05

Debt Rattle June 17 2018 The Automatic Earth

George Grosz Apocalyptic landscape 1936   Is Merkels Reign Nearing A Frustrated End? (G.) Merkel Wants to Hold Urgent Summit With EU States on Migration Issues (Sp.) Italy Bars Two More Refugee Ships From Ports (G.) Spain Rescues More Than 900 Boat Migrants, Finds Four Bodies (R.) First Migrants From

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18:45

Smart Money Is Moving into Gold as Volatility Returns The Daily Coin

Smart Money Is Moving into Gold as Volatility Returns By Olivier Garret TFMetals Report For your weekend reading, we suggest the latest from our friends at Hard Assets Alliance. Again, HAA is one of the primary advertisers here at...

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18:15

Smaulglds Moronic For the Week Ended 061618 (Video) The Daily Coin

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17:45

Can Gold Rally Despite A Strong Dollar? The Daily Coin

Can Gold Rally Despite A Strong Dollar? by Cliff Droke  Gold-Eagle Summary Gold shrugs off dollar strength due to a confluence of overseas factors. The gold mining stocks, however, are showing more strength than gold. Investors should focus on relative strength...

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17:25

Don Quijones: Consumers Stubbornly Cling to Cash, after Multiple IT Fiascos & Payment Systems Outages naked capitalism

More consumer pushback in the war on cash: An industry dogged by non-believers who fret about privacy and fraud.

17:24

What it means to nourish cities with nature Eco-Business

Around the world, architects and urban planners are working to bring nature back into our cities. Carlo Ratti traces the rocky relationship between cities and the natural world, and the best attempts to reconcile the two.

17:15

Lior Gantz: Big Things Are Coming To The US, The Transition Will Not Be Smooth (Video) The Daily Coin

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16:20

*Enron Ascending: The Forgotten Years, 1984-1996* Marginal REVOLUTION

By Robert L. Bradley, this is the first of several volumes, covering the entire history of the company.  Due out in August, it will be definitive.

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14:38

*Divided: Why Were Living in an Age of Walls* Marginal REVOLUTION

That is the new book by Tim Marshall, yes Trump and Israel and the like, but it goes much further than that.  Here is one excerpt:

Since 1971, Assams population has more than doubled, from 14.6 million to over 30 million, much of which is due to illegal immigration.  Hindu nationalists have argued that the area might have a Muslim majority by 2060.  In 2015 there were 19 million Hindus and 11 million Muslims, nine of the twenty-seven districts being Muslim majority.  Equally importantly, the 2017 census showed that people who are ethnically Assamese are now a minority in the state as a whole, and as people continue to arrive their proportions will continue to drop.

This is a depressing but thought-provoking book.  Bangladesh, by the way, is smaller than the state of Florida, but has 165 million people.  And I had not known there are about 800,000 Nigerians in South Africa.  You can order the book here.

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13:45

Media Desperately Pushes Fake News Narrative To Distract The Masses The Daily Coin

Media Desperately Pushes Fake News Narrative To Distract The Masses Children In Cages Like Concentration Camps By Susan Duclos All News PipeLine The media really, really doesnt want to talk about the extensive proof of anti-Trump bias at the...

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13:15

Weekly Message from President Trump (Video) The Daily Coin

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12:45

Ancient Paintings Feature The Ultimate Ancient Astronaut Evidence The Daily Coin

Ancient Paintings Feature The Ultimate Ancient Astronaut Evidence from Humans Are Free TDC Note These are very compelling works of art. I believe there are aliens, quiet possibly hanging out on or around Sirius or one of the stars...

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12:15

Precious Metals Get Slammed! (Video) The Daily Coin

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11:45

Got Money To Launder? Try Dubai Real Estate The Daily Coin

Got Money To Launder? Try Dubai Real Estate By Alex Kimani  Safe Haven With its numerous skyscrapers, luxury villas and high-end luxury goods businesses, Dubai has captured the worlds imagination for decades. The emirates rapid economic development has also given rise...

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11:15

Jason A: Something Mysterious is Happening Worldwide! (Video) The Daily Coin

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10:45

New study proves the UNDENIABLE connection between vaccination and autism The Daily Coin

New study proves the UNDENIABLE connection between vaccination and autism by: Isabelle Z.  Natural News How much longer can those who profit from vaccines deny the connection between autism rates and vaccination? With incriminating evidence like the latest report from the...

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10:15

Reps. Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis on the IG report fallout (Video) The Daily Coin

Reps. Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis on the IG report fallout Video Fox News Congressmen Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis speak out on Hannity after the all-important DOJ inspector general report is released. Video Source

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10:00

Government Politicians Say They Live In Fear As Threats Against Deep State Congress Increase Political Vel Craft

the House Administration Committee allocated $25,000 to each member in 2017 and again in 2018 to beef up their personal and office security Threats against politicians have been skyrocketing lately. Many in Congress are now living in fear, purchasing body armor and hiring armed guards to protect themselves against the people they should be serving rather thanContinue reading "Government Politicians Say They Live In Fear As Threats Against Deep State Congress Increase"

09:45

Trump: I Certainly Wouldnt Sign Paul Ryans Amnesty Bill The Daily Coin

Trump: I Certainly Wouldnt Sign Paul Ryans Amnesty Bill by Tim Brown Freedom Outpost Trumps rejection of the Ryan bill is based on his four pillars of immigration reform that is posted on the White House website. On Friday...

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09:15

Chinas Economic Slowdown Rapidly Increasing (Video) The Daily Coin

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08:45

Can You Even Imagine The Pioneer Family Surviving The Frontier? The Daily Coin

Can You Even Imagine The Pioneer Family Surviving The Frontier? by Ken Jorgustin Modern Survival Blog If youre a homesteader or preparedness lifestyler (just invented that word ), can you even imagine the life of the American pioneer...

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08:15

They Wont Reveal Whats Being Tracked In Space (Video) The Daily Coin

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07:45

Seven Summertime Natural Poison Ivy Remedies The Daily Coin

Seven Summertime Natural Poison Ivy Remedies by: Off The Grid News Beautiful weather means outdoor time. Gardening. Hiking. Camping. While these adventures leave lasting memories, you often can end up with a bad souvenir, in the form of a poison ivy...

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07:15

Keiser Report: Bitcoin instead of US dollar? (Video) The Daily Coin

Keiser Report: Bitcoin instead of US dollar? Video RT In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the failure of the Vollgeld-Initiative in Switzerland but why the banks should have lost the right to print money....

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06:45

The 4 Stages of the Collapse of Venezuela The Daily Coin

The 4 Stages of the Collapse of Venezuela by J.G. Martinez D. The Organic Prepper When looking back at the collapse of Venezuela, I see that nothing there happened which was new. As many other countries that have experienced...

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06:15

BOB MORIARTY | North Korea, Trade Wars, Precious Metals and Bitcoin (Video) The Daily Coin

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05:45

The RBA as firm and policymaker TheMoneyIllusion

Here is the Financial Times:

Australia has created 1m jobs over five years and its economy is growing at a healthy 3.1 per cent a year, but for workers the lucky country has lost some of its shine. Wages growth is stuck near record lows and household debt is among the highest in the developed world.

Average wages grew 2.1 per cent in the year to the end of March, below the 3.5 to 4 per cent levels that Australians enjoyed during a decade-long commodities boom that ended in 2013.

This is causing concern at the Reserve Bank of Australia, which has warned that weak household income growth and high debt posed a risk to the economy. The crisis is really in wage growth, Philip Lowe, the RBA governor, cautioned last year as he implored workers to demand higher wages to stimulate the economy.

A few comments:

1. Australia has now gone 27 years without a recession, despite wild swings in the markets for its key commodity exports (iron, coal, food, etc.)  So much for the theory that good monetary policy cannot smooth out the business cycle.  So much for the theory that housing bubbles cause economic instability.  So much for the theory that decade after decade of massive current account deficits are a problem. The naysayers have been telling me you just wait since I began blogging in early 2009.  Im still waiting, and the Australian expansion keeps rolling along.

2.  The RBA is confused.  It is concerned about slow nominal wage growth, but it is the RBA itself that determines Aussie nominal wage growth.  If it wants wages to grow faster, then it should raise the Australian NGDP growth rate.

The consequences of low wage growth are not restricted to workers. Mr Lowe, RBA governor, has warned of a cascade effect whereby it contributes to weak inflation, which keeps interest rates at record low levels a trend that pushes up asset valuations and social inequality.

Weak wage growth also damps spending by households and restricts income tax collection by the government, which is betting on a rapid recovery of wages growth to 3.25 per cent by 2019-20 to meet its pledge to return the budget to surplus.

Nope, low wage growth, low inflation, low interest rates and slow spending are all caused by slow NGDP growth, aka tight money.

It also poses a risk to industrial peace. Last month, Australia stopped printing money for the first time in 107 years due to a strike at Note Printing Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the RBA. Workers are demanding a pay rise of at least 3.5 per cent and have rejected an offer of 2 per cent.

The RBA is lecturing businesses on the need to lift wages but is refusing to offer its own workers a decent raise, said Tony Piccolo, regional secretary of the Australia...

05:45

Cults are the norm TheMoneyIllusion

Trump is not a particularly interesting person.  The Trump cult, however, is very interesting.  Ive been following American politics pretty closely since 1968, and Ive never seen anything remotely like this.  (Although obviously this sort of political cult is common in other countries.)

What differentiates a cult from a normal religion?  Its not really about the theology.  Cult beliefs may seem bizarre, but even ordinary religions hold beliefs that seem strange to an outsider.  Rather its about the behavior of the cult members, the blind adherence to the cult leader, the willingness to do or say or believe anything they are told.  Nothing less than 100% devotion is acceptable.

A congresswoman from Alabama named Martha Roby has been a strong supporter of Trumps policies since he was elected in 2016.  And yet she faces a stiff primary challenge from a Trumpista candidate (and will face a runoff election).  Her sin was strongly criticizing Trumps grab them by the pussy remark during the 2016 campaign.  In the Trump cult, there is simply no place for a conservative pro-life Christian woman who doesnt believe that rich and powerful alpha males should be allowed sexually harass women.

In South Carolina, Mark Sanfords sins were far worse.  He actually stood up for traditional GOP small government ideas, and was soundly rejected in a recent primary.  He seems confused by whats happening:

Were at an interesting inflection point in American politics, he said in an interview. If somehow dissent from your own party becomes viewed as a bad thing, then were not really vetting and challenging ideas in the way the founding fathers intended.

Broadening his argument, Mr. Sanford said America was meant to be a nation of laws, not men and that we werent a cult of personality.

Yes, we werent.  And this:

The stalled efforts to rein in a protectionist president have led to cries of frustration from Republican free traders bemused by what they see as a growing fealty in the party to Mr Trump at the cost of longstanding party ideals.  We are in a strange place...Its becoming a cultish thing, isnt it? Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican behind the effort to impose congressional oversight on Mr Trumps national security tariffs, told reporters after his measure failed.

Theres that word again.  Paul Ryan and a bunch of his colleagues (including Corker) saw the writing on...

05:45

Intense Video Shows Cop Shoot Fleeing Man in the Back, Then Get Swarmed by Angry Citizens The Daily Coin

Intense Video Shows Cop Shoot Fleeing Man in the Back, Then Get Swarmed by Angry Citizens By Matt Agorist The Free Thought Project TDC Note The person running had a modified 9mm with 25 round extended clip. If...

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05:29

(How and Why) Authoritarianism is Like an Abusive Relationship Stories by umair haque on Medium

The Baffling, Toxic, Abusive Codependent Relationship We Dont Understand Yet

Over the past year or so, a fact has become increasingly clear. Authoritarian leaders share the classic characteristics of abusers. Authoritarians are abusers. Only they arent abusing a spouse, partner, or familybut a whole society. And that means that society is just like a person trapped in an abusive relationship

I want to begin by illustrating that authoritarians are abuser, and then well discuss the dynamics of this strange, perverse, and unexplored relationshipbecause while we have many books on abusive personal relationships, the idea of abusive social relationships is more or less completely unexplored. So here are a few clear overlaps, by way of abusive tactics authoritarians regularly employ (and Ill paraphrase, for conveniences sake).

Gaslightingthe Democrats built the camps, not us!!

Isolating victims from friends and alliesI alone can save you! The Canadians betrayed us!

ProjectionThe press is the enemy of the people! theyre losers! Just absolute losers! (Translation: being a loser is one of my deepest fears, Im afraid I might be an enemy.)

The victim cardIve never been so hurt! Theyre out to get me!

Withholding and blackmailingIll tear the down the camps if you let me build the wall.

Verbal assaultsLittle Marco, Lyin Hillary, etcetera

Public humiliation, making an example, loyalty testssuddenly firing the most loyal stooges

Shifting sandsWell retaliate against the EU, five minutes later, Lets have a free trade zone!

Do you see how obvious and clear the resonance is? Now lets discuss this strange, pathological thing happening before our eyesthe authoritarian as the abuser of a whole society, who, somehow, has come to have a toxic, codependent relationship with him.

How does an abuser become one? There are many pathways, and here Ill discuss the one I think is the major one. Many, if not most, abusers are narcissists. Sometimes malignant, sometimes seductive and Machiavellian, sometimes grandioseoften, all three.

To really understand a narcissist, you must understand their childhood. Their parents do not soothe or hold or tell them they are loved enough. In other words, they often have stern, cold, distant authoritarian parents (who often themselves feel envious of their own childrens freedom and curiousity and capacity for joy). Ah, see the resonance again? So in such a childs mind, where there should be an introject, an internalization of the belief or knowledge that he is loved, so he can soothe and reassure himself, there is a void, an absence, because there is no good parental voice to internalize. In this way, the nar...

05:15

Roger Stone on Paul Manaforts imprisonment (Video) The Daily Coin

Roger Stone on Paul Manaforts imprisonment Video Fox News Former Trump adviser sounds off on the pressure authorities are using to turn Trumps former campaign manager and whether more close associates are in danger. Video Source

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04:45

How YOU Can Undermine The Evil Cabal The Daily Coin

How YOU Can Undermine The Evil Cabal by Dylan Charles  Activist Post Over the years, the description of the tyrants and psychopaths that so often occupy positions of power in our world has evolved, and today it is fashionable to refer...

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04:15

Silver and Gold Safe Haven Asset of Last Resort (Video) The Daily Coin

Silver and Gold Safe Haven Asset of Last Resort Video Silver Fortune Many investors see assets like the USD or US treasuries as a safe haven asset, but I do not believe that will always be the case....

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03:48

What we can and cannot afford Beyond Money

Can we afford health care for all, free education for all, housing for the homeless, food for the hungry, a decent and efficient national system of transportation, a clean and healthy environment, a fair and equitable distribution of our collective production, and a true democracy in which people decide their own fate and how their money is to be spent? Politicians of all stripes tell us we cannot. Where will the money come from? is their plaint whenever such measures are proposed.

But other countries have many of those things. There is a vast number of countries that have free or almost free universal health care, as can be seen in this list. And here is a list of 11 countries that have BOTH free universal health care AND free college. The list includes not only affluent countries like Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, but relatively poor countries such as Greece, Argentina and Brazil.

Anyone who has traveled in western Europe knows that Amtrak is a bad joke compared HSRinChina to the extensive and efficient rail systems in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and elsewhere. China too has much better trains than the U.S. and has been rapidly expanding its transport infrastructure. According to Wikipedia, China already has the worlds longest high speed rail network which is also the most extensively used, with 1.713 billion trips delivered in 2017 brin...

03:45

Bitcoin Close to Cliff Edge The Daily Coin

Bitcoin Close to Cliff Edge by MIKE MCARA Sunshine Profits Bitcoin has been denying the bullish ideas of some of the investors for some time now. At the moment, the currency is in a particularly important zone. One specific...

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03:15

RERUN: Gold Is Where It Should Be Pierre Lassonde (Video) The Daily Coin

RERUN: Gold Is Where It Should Be Pierre Lassonde Video KitCo News While a much higher gold price is needed to bring bullish sentiment back into the mining space, the yellow metal is already fairly priced, said Pierre...

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02:52

May Retail Sales-The Warning Signs Beneath David Stockman's Contra Corner

Aggregate income estimates suggest a collision where income growth has stalled in the wake of the 2015-16 downturn but spending hasnt been dampened by nearly as much. The result has been the several years now of languishing auto sales (and production) as well as the parallel decline in the Personal Savings Rate. In other words, where gasoline prices might trigger a negative reaction in further spending could be at a lower point. Consumers just dont have that much room or discretion.

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02:49

Saturday assorted links Marginal REVOLUTION

1. Is mindfulness demotivating?

2. The likelihood of selling the company increases by 4X after migration to Silicon Valley (from 1.4% to 7.1%), and migrants also have higher patenting, commercialization, venture capital financing, and sales.  Link here.

3. Are mammals becoming more nocturnal? (to avoid humans, NYT)

4. Why the term classical liberal is making a comeback.  And here is LiberalismUnrelinquished.

5. Superb David Pilling piece on southern Ethiopia and its vanishing ways of life.

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02:45

Who the Heck Bought $1.2 trillion in New US Treasuries over the past 12 Months? The Daily Coin

Who the Heck Bought $1.2 trillion in New US Treasuries over the past 12 Months? by Wolf Richter Wolf Street Russia, Japan, and the Fed dumped. So who bought? Chinas holdings of US Treasury bonds, notes, and bills, after...

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02:15

JW Pres. Tom Fitton: IG ReportClinton Email Scandal BACK in CourtElection Integrity Victory (Video) The Daily Coin

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02:10

Giuliani: Comey Should Go To Jail , Biased FBI Agents Fired And Imprisoned This Week The Daily Coin

Giuliani: Comey Should Go To Jail , Biased FBI Agents Fired And Imprisoned This Week from ZeroHedge Donald Trump should not sit for an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, because the entire foundation of the Trump-Russia investigation is a...

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01:46

The Great Fallacy-You Cant Inflate Your Way Out Of Bubbles David Stockman's Contra Corner

A big week in the world of monetary management: The Federal Reserve raised rates 25 bps, the ECB announced plans to wind down its historic QE program, and the Bank of Japan clung to its powerful monetary easing inflationist scheme. A tense Peoples Bank of China left rate policy unchanged, too weary to follow the Feds path.

 

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01:45

The Federal Reserve: Public Enemy Number One The Daily Coin

The Federal Reserve: Public Enemy Number One from GoldSeek The following article was written by Peter Schmidt. Any views expressed are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Peter Schiff or SchiffGold.  When currency was backed by gold, a...

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01:33

Daily Digest 6/16 - IQ Scores Are Falling, Antarctic Ice Melt Has Tripled in Five Years Peak Prosperity

Daily Digest 6/16 - IQ Scores Are Falling, Antarctic Ice Melt Has Tripled in Five Years
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00:45

Doug Casey says governments dont care about gold and GATA wears tinfoil hats The Daily Coin

Doug Casey says governments dont care about gold and GATA wears tinfoil hats by Chris Powell GATA Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Interviewed this week by Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report for Sprott Money News, financial...

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00:26

China fires back at Trump tariffs The BRICS Post

File photo of US President Donald Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping. It is unclear how the tariffs will affect their warm relationship

China on Saturday continued its second day of harsh criticism of the Trump administration for imposing tariffs set to go into effect on July 6.

A Chinese state newspaper said the US President had an obsession with playing the disgraceful role of global economic disruptor.

The wise man builds bridges, the fool builds walls, it said.

The Chinese government said it was disappointed in US President Donald Trumps decision to slap a 25 per cent tariff on some $50 billion Chinese goods, but said it was going to continue multilateral, anti-protectionist trade policies.

The Chinese appear to have been taken back by Trumps decision on Friday, especially since the two sides have been in extensive sides to avert a trade war of tit-for-tat tariffs and penalties.

Saying that the Americans are flip-flopping in the issue, the Ministry of Commerce in Beijing said: This move not only hurts bilateral interests, but also undermines world trade order. The Chinese side firmly opposes that.

China has for months said it did not want a trade war but would retaliate against the US.

Other countries have made similar pledges.

The US tariffs affect some 1,000 Chinese products and are split in two stages applied on $34 billion in products to go into effect on July 6, followed by tariffs on $16 billion to be applied later.

Trump accused China of unfair trade practices which have helped push a trade deficit to nearly $400 billion.

He also accused China of many years of siphoning US technologies as well as intellectual property theft.

China retaliated, saying it will impose an additional 25% tariff on more than 600 US products worth $50 billion but also in two stages beginning July 6.

Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde also took a shot at Trumps protectionist policies saying his tariffs approach risked dragging down the world economy as well as Americas.

As I have said before, in a so-called trade war, driven by reciprocal increases of import tariffs, nobody wins, she said. Let us not understate the macroeconomic impact.

The BRICS Post with inputs from Agencies

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The Movement Has Started, The Clock Is Ticking Down, Tick Tock (Video) The Daily Coin

The Movement Has Started, The Clock Is Ticking Down, Tick Tock Video QX22 Report George Soros buys stock in the NY Times and other publications, looks like he wants to control the propaganda. US resumes funding the White Helmets,...

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The Corrosion of the American Soul Stories by umair haque on Medium

Its a Crime for Kids in Camps to Hug Each Other. What Does That Say About Us?

I read something tonight that made me shiver.

The kids Americas putting in campssome of whom are babiesalready separated from their parentsarent allowed hugs. Not even from their siblings, whom they can only see once a week. They arent allowed to be soothed, hugged, or touched by anyone, in fact.

Can you imagine what its like to be a little child, desperate for your mother and father, who have disappeare, then your siblings are taken awayand nobody can hug you? Go ahead and try.

Every nation has something like a soul, because a nation is made of people. The American soul has always been a strange thing. Made of intense light, but also of the purest darkness, too.

And yet, I suppose, over the last few decades, we might have supposed that we had learned something, from the tragic and foolish history of being American. From all the mistakes that we have made as a people, from the trauma and hurt of them passing down through the generations, like an inheritance of thunder. Something about our souls.

Thats what we all thought, isnt it? Were better than this, it cant happen here, etcetera. Were not those people anymore. But we arewhat kind of people ban kids from hugging each other in camps? And therefore: we havent learned anything at all, yet. Maybe we never will. Can we? How? What does all that make us, the strange and ignorant and broken people who cannot seem to learn a thing, except how to shoot a bigger gun?

I want to tell you about the idea of a crime against humanity. Indulge me for a moment. I know you think, on some level, youre above it. Yet I dont say it to blame or shame you, but only so we understand ourselves. It isnt what you think. It is one of humanitys greatest accomplishmentsand a great reason we are a foolish and broken nation is that we are not taught these things in our schools. The idea was not just that acts like putting people in concentration camps took away their humanitybut that doing so proved the lack of humanity of the society imprisoning them, too. Thus, the soul of humanity was corroded by such crimes.

And that soul, that core, is our most fundamental common possession, resource, birthright, or endowment. And in that way, such crimes were the greatest of all, toobecause without our common humanity, we have no way left to judge right and wrong, true and false, and everything soon turns upside down. Good becomes bad, and bad becomes good. Thats what a soul is for, after all, isnt it?

Now. Let me come back to us. What this act of moral depravity, of barbarism tells meand what it should tell youis that we have been successful at dehumanizing not just them, but als...

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Succinct Summations of Weeks Events 6.15.18 The Big Picture

Succinct Summations for the week ending June 15th, 2018 Positives: 1. Jobless claims came in at 218k, down from previous 222k. 2. Consumer price index rose .2% m/o/m, meeting expectations. 3. Small business optimism index rose 3 points in May from 104.8 to 107.8. 4. PPI-FD rose .5% m/o/m, beating the expected .3% increase. 5.

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