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Thursday, 19 April

03:17

Another Russian Journalist is Killed?, 2163 The Still Report

- Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: https://www.virtualshield.com/billstill Good morning, Im still reporting on: Another Russian Journalist is Killed?, 2163 Synopsis: Another Russian journalist had died under mysterious circumstances. Maxim Borodin died after a mysterious fall from his apartment window. There was no suicide note and the door to his apartment was found locked from the inside. Borodin had reported on political scandals linked to President Vladimir Putins pals and the death of Russian mercenaries in Syria after they attacked US forces in the region. A friend of Borodin told the BBC that Borodin had called him before sunrise on April 11 to say that there was someone with a weapon on his balcony and people in camouflage and masks on the staircase landing. Borodin then called later on and told his friend that he had been wrong and the men were part of a security exercise. In October of last year, according to CBS News, another prominent journalist working for Russias only independent news radio station, Ekho Moskvy, was stabbed in the throat by an unknown attacker who burst into her studio. She survived. Support Our Sponsors: - Nobel Gold: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- https://goo.gl/kx2yzW Or Call - 877-646-5347 - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: https://www.virtualshield.com/billstill - Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. https://www.TradeGeniusAcademy.com - Natural Hemp Oil - Use promocode: BillStill for 10% off. Vets get 15% off. https://Naturalhempoil.com - Cerule - makers of plant-based products which have been scientifically proven to naturally increase the number of adult stem cells in your body. CLICK HERE: BillStill.StemCellintern.com - Doterra Essential Oil products: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/BethStill -Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level computer protection. 800-844-8613 http://jeevycomputers.com/pcs/ - Kangen Water, ionized, alkaline water, website: https://www.TopShelfWater.com Still Report BTC address: 18Ky2c3CgPY3eu5N7ySoM3X6NjgEAN2w4v Connect with me; Bill Still: newspaper editor/publisher, economics reporter - top US publications, authored 22 books, 4 documentary videos & daily host of this Y/T channel, THE STILL REPORT: https://plus.google.com/u/0/109353617116072656672 Get the word Out: Please LIKE, COMMENT & SHARE! Our website: http://www.billstill.com Considered by informed insiders as the ultimate resource for surviving economic or financial collapse/crash and attaining the unvarnished truth about the latest US and world news, current events in Washington, and todays United States political climate. Please Like, Comment & Share. Bill Still is a former newspaper editor and publisher. He has written for USA Today, The Saturday Evening Post, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, OMNI magazine, and has also produced the syndicated radio program, Health News. He has writt...

03:13

Dr Laura Pressley Fights Election Fraud in Texas Supreme Ct , 2162b The Still Report

- Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. https://www.TradeGeniusAcademy.com Dr. Laura Pressley's website: PressleyForAustin.com email: LauraPressley@startmail.com Good morning, Im still reporting on: Dr Laura Pressley Fights Election Fraud in Texas Supreme Ct , 2162b Synopsis: There are two basic types of election stealing: election fraud and voter fraud. During the 2016 election, everyone was looking at voter fraud dead people voting, illegals voting, and double voting. But now that most counties have entered into the computer age, there is a far more dangerous kind of election stealing called election fraud. Dr. Laura Pressley is an IT manager who ran for city council in the most liberal city in Texas as a Christian conservative. Ill let her tell her story. Support Our Sponsors: - Nobel Gold: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- https://goo.gl/kx2yzW Or Call - 877-646-5347 - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: https://www.virtualshield.com/billstill - Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. https://www.TradeGeniusAcademy.com - Natural Hemp Oil - Use promocode: BillStill for 10% off. Vets get 15% off. https://Naturalhempoil.com - Cerule - makers of plant-based products which have been scientifically proven to naturally increase the number of adult stem cells in your body. CLICK HERE: BillStill.StemCellintern.com - Doterra Essential Oil products: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/BethStill -Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level computer protection. 800-844-8613 http://jeevycomputers.com/pcs/ - Kangen Water, ionized, alkaline water, website: https://www.TopShelfWater.com Still Report BTC address: 18Ky2c3CgPY3eu5N7ySoM3X6NjgEAN2w4v Connect with me; Bill Still: newspaper editor/publisher, economics reporter - top US publications, authored 22 books, 4 documentary videos & daily host of this Y/T channel, THE STILL REPORT: https://plus.google.com/u/0/109353617116072656672 Get the word Out: Please LIKE, COMMENT & SHARE! Our website: http://www.billstill.com Considered by informed insiders as the ultimate resource for surviving economic or financial collapse/crash and attaining the unvarnished truth about the latest US and world news, current events in Washington, and todays United States political climate. Please Like, Comment & Share. Bill Still is a former newspaper editor and publisher. He has written for USA Today, The Saturday Evening Post, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, OMNI magazine, and has also produced the syndicated radio program, Health News. He has written 22 books and two documentary videos and is the host of his wildly popular daily YouTube Channel the Still Report, the quintessential report on the economy and Washington. Connect with Bill Still: https://www.youtube.com/user/bstill3 https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BillStill http://billstills.blogspot.in/ https://twitter.com/billstill https://www.facebook.com/TheStil...

03:00

The Sirius Report: With London Paul (Video) The Daily Coin

The Sirius Report: With London Paul Video Rogue Money Video Source

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02:50

There is no patriotic duty to pay more tax The Daily Coin

There is no patriotic duty to pay more tax by Simon Black Sovereign Man In 1873 during the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, the government abolished its income tax. Aside from a single episode in 1894, there would be...

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02:30

Trumps Message To Russia & China By Way Of Syria | McAlvany Commentary (Video) The Daily Coin

Trumps Message To Russia & China By Way Of Syria | McAlvany Commentary Video This week we talk about the geopolitical tensions rising in Syria. Then we transition to further negative news for the tech behemoths, Facebook & Google: The...

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02:18

ALERT! (Trouble Ahead). Watch Them Rig The Bond Market LIVE (Video) The Daily Coin

ALERT! (Trouble Ahead). Watch Them Rig The Bond Market LIVE Video Gregory Mannarino Video Source

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02:10

How to See Through the Fog of War The Daily Coin

How to See Through the Fog of War by: Clint Siegner Money Metals The U.S. fired 105 Tomahawk missiles into Syria on Friday night. In other times, the salvo would have put Americans on edge over the prospect of...

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02:00

Lynette Zang: Stocks, Bonds, & Bear Markets: Oh My! (Video) The Daily Coin

Lynette Zang: Stocks, Bonds, & Bear Markets: Oh My! Video Reluctant Preppers Are the markets set to resume their record bull climb, restoring your nest egg, or is banking risk placing your earning, savings, pensions, and home value at...

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01:50

Russian TV Advises Viewers to Stockpile Food/Water in Preparation for US Conflict The Daily Coin

Russian TV Advises Viewers to Stockpile Food/Water in Preparation for US Conflict By Jay Syrmopoulos Truth in Media Russian state TV recently ran a segment advising citizens to stockpile food and water as the discussion of a catastrophic conflict between...

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01:31

UPDATED: Whats That?! Silver Above $17!! The Daily Coin

Whats That?! Silver Above $17!! by Rory The Daily Coin UPDATE 10:35am CST While visiting Twitter this morning Craig Hemke reported what we stated earlier the cartel is back on the job!! Hello, Cartel! Just like the...

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01:30

2018: Return to Normalcy The Big Picture

Why 2018 in Markets Feels So Awful Were back to normal after 2017, an idyllic outlier in many respects. Bloomberg, April 18, 2018.     Last year was unusual in many respects for financial markets. When expectations for how events normally unfold become challenged by data way outside its normal range, it is easy to

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01:30

The Evils of Fiat Money and Why Sound Money is Essential (Video) The Daily Coin

The Evils of Fiat Money and Why Sound Money is Essential Video maneco64 In this report I cover the early market action from London on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018. I look at precious metals, the stock market and the...

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00:28

A history of randomized assignment in the social sciences Marginal REVOLUTION

Although the concept of randomized assignment to control for extraneous factors reaches back hundreds of years, the first empirical use appears to have been in an 1835 trial of homeopathic medicine. Throughout the 19th century, there was primarily a growing awareness of the need for careful comparison groups, albeit often without the realization that randomization could be a particularly clean method to achieve that goal. In the second and more crucial phase of this history, four separate but related disciplines introduced randomized control trials within a few years of one another in the 1920s: agricultural science, clinical medicine, educational psychology, and social policy (specifically political science). Randomized control trials brought more rigor to fields that were in the process of expanding their purviews and focusing more on causal relationships. In the third phase, the 1950s through the 1970s saw a surge of interest in more applied randomized experiments in economics and elsewhere, in the lab and especially in the field.

That is from a Julian C. Jamison paper done at the World Bank, via various people in my Twitter feed.

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Wednesday, 18 April

23:55

Facebook, Privacy, and the Use of Data naked capitalism

The US press and punditry has been tip-toeing around the real problem with Facebook: that it has monopoly power.

23:38

Daily Digest 4/18 - Healthcare Costs Out Of Control, How To Save Your Privacy Peak Prosperity

Daily Digest 4/18 - Healthcare Costs Out Of Control, How To Save Your Privacy
  • Venezuelan farms have begun feeding their workers so they don't faint from hunger
  • A family was billed $937 for a baby's ointmentand that's more than most Americans can afford
  • State budget reserve could run out after two more years of funding government (Alaska)
  • S&P lowers CTs bond rating citing hefty debt
  • Russia dumps US debt, reducing holdings to lowest level in a year
  • IMF Spots Trouble Ahead for the Global Economy After 2020
  • UK PMs husbands Capital Group is largest shareholder in BAE, shares soar since Syrian airstrikes
  • How to save your privacy from the Internets clutches

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23:15

Guest Hosting: Bloomberg Radio 2-5:00 pm w/Carol Massar The Big Picture

click for live radio   I will be guest-hosting with Carol Massar (she of the Deniro interview) the rest of this week  If you are anywhere near a radio afternoons, check us out. You can catch it live, or via podcast at Bloomberg or at iTunes.    

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22:50

Finally Theyre Getting It: Goldman Sachs and Famed Bond King Turn Very Bullish On Gold The Daily Coin

Finally Theyre Getting It: Goldman Sachs and Famed Bond King Turn Very Bullish On Gold by Adem Tumerkan Palisade Research Commodities and gold are finally getting the attention they deserve. Many of us contrarians and independent-thinking investors are fond...

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22:30

Failed U.S Raid Cover Up Exposed By Survivor Who Lost 11 Family Members (Video) The Daily Coin

Failed U.S Raid Cover Up Exposed By Survivor Who Lost 11 Family Members Video = We Are Change In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange gives you the latest breaking news on a failed U.S raid that was cover up...

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22:10

Mainstream Journalist Visits Site of Syrian Gas Attack, Questions Official Story The Daily Coin

Mainstream Journalist Visits Site of Syrian Gas Attack, Questions Official Story by Darius Shahtahmasebi  The Anti-Media There are more than enough sound reasons to doubt the official narrative on the Syrian conflict and the alleged poison gas attack, according to the Independents Robert Fisk, who...

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22:01

10 Wednesday AM Reads The Big Picture

My Its only Wednesday? Really!? morning train reads: Tesla CEO Elon Musks email to employees (Electrek) see also The Half-Life Of Danger: The Truth Behind The Tesla Model X Crash (The Drive)  The II300: How the Largest Asset Managers Are Bracing for Disruption (Institutional Investor)  Debunking But Bitcoin is like the early Internet! (David Gerard) see also The Bitcoin Standard

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22:00

Dr Laura Pressley Fights Election Fraud in Texas Supreme Ct (Video) The Daily Coin

Dr Laura Pressley Fights Election Fraud in Texas Supreme Ct Video Bill Still There are two basic types of election stealing: election fraud and voter fraud. During the 2016 election, everyone was looking at voter fraud dead people...

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21:51

Our Strange Attraction to Self-Destructive Behaviors, Choices and Incentives The Daily Coin

Our Strange Attraction to Self-Destructive Behaviors, Choices and Incentives by Charles Hugh Smith Of Two Minds Self-destruction isnt a bug, its a feature of our socio-economic system. The gravitational pull of self-destructive behaviors, choices and incentives is scale-invariant, meaning...

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21:30

Cohens Big Day (Video) The Daily Coin

Cohens Big Day Video Ben Shapiro Michael Cohen goes to court, Starbucks faces down a boycott, and we deconstruct some culture.

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21:10

The Deep State Has Never Been More Obvious The Daily Coin

The Deep State Has Never Been More Obvious from ZeroHedge TDC Note Below, in my opinion, is the very definition of WROL without rule of law. #### Federal Judge Kimba Wood will be overseeing the court case against...

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20:57

Chinese Industrial Production44 Straight Months of Sub-Par Expansion David Stockman's Contra Corner

The latest figures for March 2018 released today by the NBS show Industrial Production has grown by all of 6%. Thats nearly as bad as the worst months of 2008-09. But we arent talking about just a single month. IP in China has been 8% or less for a shocking 44 months straight. Thats rounding into four years at levels associated with the worst economic environments in the countrys modern quasi-market history.

 

 

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20:15

Laurence Kotlikoff Retirement Crisis Around the Corner (Video) The Daily Coin

Laurence Kotlikoff Retirement Crisis Around the Corner Video FSNgoldandsilver Theres a retirement crisis thats about to hit the country. Whether youre a retired/retiring government worker, a social security recipient or perhaps a millennial whos expected to pay for...

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19:45

4 Ways to get a Second Passport and Foreign Citizenship in 23 Countries The Daily Coin

4 Ways to get a Second Passport and Foreign Citizenship in 23 Countries By The Daily Bell Staff In the best of times, people might think you are crazy for getting a second passport, or foreign citizenship. But what about...

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19:25

Debt Rattle April 18 2018 The Automatic Earth

Franco Fontana Prague 1967   Junk Bond Market Still in Total Denial, Fighting the Fed (WS) World Trade System In Danger Of Being Torn Apart, Warns IMF (G.) Eurozone Engine Sputters as German Downturn Risk Sharpens (BBG) Bitcoin Tumbles After Mystery Whale Dumps $50 Million In One Trade (ZH) Japan

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19:15

Judicial Watch Did MORE to Investigate Clinton-Russia Connections Than the DOJ! (Video) The Daily Coin

Judicial Watch Did MORE to Investigate Clinton-Russia Connections Than the DOJ! Video Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of State for all...

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18:45

The Southwestern Hemisphere Is Sliding Towards Its Own Arab Spring The Daily Coin

The Southwestern Hemisphere Is Sliding Towards Its Own Arab Spring by William Craddick  DisObedient Media South and Central America are on a crash course for regional collapse and a geopolitical disaster which could drastically alter the political landscape of the Western...

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18:15

Hogg Tied Ingrahams Ratings Are In Advertiser Boycotts Crash And Burn (Video) The Daily Coin

Hogg Tied Ingrahams Ratings Are In Advertiser Boycotts Crash And Burn Video Western Journalism Video Source

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17:45

We Should Know Better! The Daily Coin

We Should Know Better! from Miles Franklin Gary Christenson wrote this article for Miles Franklin. Most sane individuals believe these basic truths. We cannot borrow our way out of debt. We cannot spend our way into prosperity. We cannot tax...

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17:15

Behind The Scenes There Is Secret High Level Negotiations Between Syria & The US (Video) The Daily Coin

Behind The Scenes There Is Secret High Level Negotiations Between Syria & The US Video X22 Report Comeys memos are kept a secret, they will not release them to the public after they leaked to the press, the people...

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16:45

Palladium Rally Driving Other Metals to Move The Daily Coin

Palladium Rally Driving Other Metals to Move by David Morgan The Morgan Report Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis for just $50 per month. The Morgan Report: http://www.themorganreport.com/join Many months ago we made an interesting call in Palladium and...

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16:10

UN launches initiative to improve road safety worldwide Eco-Business

With some 1.3 million drivers, passengers and pedestrians dying each year on the worlds roads, the United Nations took a major step to address this tragedy by launching a trust fund to spur road safety initiatives.

16:05

The value of Facebook and other digital services Marginal REVOLUTION

Women seem to value Facebook more than men do.

Older consumers value Facebook more.

Education and US region do not seem to be significant.

The median compensation for giving up Facebook is in the range of $40 to $50 a month, based mostly on surveys, though some people do actually have to give up Facebook.

I find it hard to believe the survey-based estimate that search engines are worth over 17k a year.

Email is worth 8.4k, and digital maps 3.6k, and video streaming at 1.1k, again all at the median and based on surveys.  Personally, I value digital maps at close to zero, mostly because I do not know how to use them.

That is all from a new NBER paper by Erik Brunjolfsson, Felix Eggers, and Avinash Gannamaneni.

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16:05

Got a photo that could help reverse climate change? Eco-Business

As part of Eco-Business Changing Course campaign that tells stories of the impacts of climate change, we are searching for three photos that can best depict one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century.

15:55

What will we do with all those solar panels when their useful life is over? Eco-Business

As solar power booms, businesses are exploring ways to ensure valuable components dont end up in landfills.

15:28

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We are looking for a tech-savvy, dynamic individual qualified in marketing automation, CRM and social media analytics to join our fun, growing team.

15:02

Have your cake and eat it toohotels can serve buffets and still cut food waste Eco-Business

Getting the hospitality industry on board to halve food waste by 2030 is a tall order. But the business case speaks for itself, British waste expert Richard Swannell tells Eco-Business.

15:01

FACTS ABOUT TAXATION (Video) The Daily Coin

FACTS ABOUT TAXATION Video Stefan Molyneux The deadline for Americans to forfeit a percentage of their income to the United States government under the threat of force is April 17th, 2018 Tax Day! Stefan Molyneux discusses the nature...

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14:17

Our Strange Attraction to Self-Destructive Behaviors, Choices and Incentives oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith

Self-destruction isn't a bug, it's a feature of our socio-economic system.
The gravitational pull of self-destructive behaviors, choices and incentives is scale-invariant, meaning that we can discern the strange attraction to self-destruction in the entire scale of human experience, from individuals to families to groups to entire societies.
The proliferation of self-destructive behaviors, choices and incentives in our socio-economic system is profoundly troubling. Exhibit 1 is the opioid epidemic (charts below). How did we reach this level of individual and social self-destruction?
There are culprits aplenty: a "healthcare" (sickcare) system that incentivizes maximizing profits by whatever means are available (for example, claiming addictive medications aren't addictive); a system that encourages the consumption of costly prescriptive medications without regard to their interactions; a system that establishes a "standard of care" that relies on prescribing pills of one kind or another; a system that treats psychological-physical pain with painkillers rather than treat the source of the pain; a system that cannot recognize spiritual pain (from losing sources of meaning, purpose and positive social roles) much less address it; a workers compensation system that incentivizes vague pain-related injuries as a way of getting a vacation from work; a pharmaceutical industry hard-wired to seek and pr...

14:15

Models as indexing, and the value of Google Marginal REVOLUTION

There are many arguments for the use of models in economics, including notions of rigor and transparency, or that models can help you to see relationships you otherwise might not have expected.  I dont wish to gainsay those, but I thought of another argument yesterday.  Models are a way of indexing your thoughts.  A model can tell you which are the core features of your argument and force you to give them names.  You then can use those names to find what others have written about your topic and your mechanisms.  In essence, you are expanding the division of labor in science more effectively by using models.

This mechanism of course requires that models are a more efficient means of indexing thoughts than pure words or propositions alone.  In this view, it is often topic names or book indexes or card catalogs that models are competing with, not verbal economics per se.

The existence of Google therefore may have lowered the relative return to models.  First, Google searches by words best of all.  Second and relatedly, if you have written only words Google will help you find the related work you need, scholar.google.com kicks in too.  In essence, there is a new and very powerful way of finding related ideas, and you need not rely on the communities that get built around particular models (though those communities largely will continue).

It is notable that open access, on-line economics writing doesnt use models very much and is mostly content to rely on words and propositions.  There are several reasons for this, but this productivity shock to differing methods of indexing may be one factor.

Still, it is not always easy to search by words.  Many phrases consider say free will do not through search engines discriminate very well on the basis of IQ or rigor.

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14:05

J.D. Alt: Framing the Progressive Agenda naked capitalism

Thoughts on how to present progressive policies without triggering "you mean tax and spend" reflexes.

14:05

Should Physical Gold/Physical Silver Be In Your Portfolio? The Daily Coin

Should Physical Gold/Physical Silver Be In Your Portfolio? by Rory The Daily Coin hat tip/smaulgld None of what is written below should be taken as financial advice it is not this is simply our view and what...

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14:05

Could this pollution-busting t-shirt repair our air? Eco-Business

Can a t-shirt save the world? The Italian-made RepAir t-shirt can absorb the emissions of two cars, is made from sustainable cotton, and is marketed as zero impact.

13:50

Global Cyber Attacks Blamed On Russia Right Before Spiking Internet Outages Occur The Daily Coin

Global Cyber Attacks Blamed On Russia Right Before Spiking Internet Outages Occur Live Attack Map Shows Attacks From Within By Susan Duclos All News PipeLine -If Your Internet Goes Down, When It Comes Back Up, Question The Official Narrative...

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13:30

The ONE Factor Everyone Ignores About Why the U.S Stock Market Hasnt Crashed! (Video) The Daily Coin

The ONE Factor Everyone Ignores About Why the U.S Stock Market Hasnt Crashed! Video The Money GPS Video Source

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13:26

Global economy warned to take action now during growth: IMF Follow The Money

https://finance.nine.com.au/2018/04/18/09/35/global-economy-warned-to-take-action-now-during-growth-imf

The global economy is enjoying its strongest performance since the start of the decade but the International Monetary Fund has warned these favourable conditions wont last forever.

In its latest World Economic Outlook which included a modest upgrade to its Australian growth forecast the IMF says governments should seize the opportunity to bolster growth and take action to counter the next downturn.

Now is the moment to get ready for leaner times, IMF economic counsellor Maurice Obstfeld says in the report released in Washington on Tuesday.

Readiness requires not only cautious and forward-looking management of monetary and fiscal policies, but also careful attention to financial stability.

The IMF stuck to its most recent world growth forecast of 3.9 per cent for both this year and next, the strongest pace since the growth spike which initially followed the 2008-2009 global financial crisis.

It says the global upswing that began in mid-2016 has become broader and stronger led by faster growth in the Euro area, Japan, China and the US.

It upgraded its Australian growth forecast to three per cent for 2018 from its previous 2.9 per cent prediction made in February, while keeping 2019 at 3.1 per cent.

The...

13:10

MAJOR FAIL: Why Most of Those Tomahawks Never Hit Their Targets in Syria The Daily Coin

MAJOR FAIL: Why Most of Those Tomahawks Never Hit Their Targets in Syria by Joe Quinn  Russia-Insider Throughout the 20th century, the US ability to project power and dominate global geopolitics was, to a large extent, based on the general perception...

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12:52

Japan is in the details TheMoneyIllusion

Those who have already been here will want to skip over this post for something more informativefor example Noah Smith.  But I thought Id make a few comments about my first trip to Japan, which is 60% over.  Consider these to be non-authoritative impressions.

1.  Just say Noh:  After arriving at 4am very jet-lagged, I stayed up all day and attended a performance of Noh theatre at the Yasukuni Shrine.  (Yes, that Yasukuni Shrine.)  Despite the jet lag and the tiny uncomfortable chairs, I sort of enjoyed the event.  Perhaps it helped that I had previously read William Vollmanns Kissing the Mask, although it had been awhile and I still didnt really understand what I was watching. In any case, I recommend a performance of Noh, at least for those with patience. (Id like to thank my friend and his wife for bringing me to this show, and helping my wife and I adjust to Japan.)

2.  The wouldnt it be neat if country: Japan seems like a land of contrasts (hows that for a cliche!)  From the understated subtlety of Noh we transitioned to the sensory bombardment of Robot Restaurant, which makes Las Vegas seem refined and tasteful by comparison.  If you like young Japanese ladies in skimpy comic book outfits using whips to mercilessly attack men dressed up as awful monsters, all to the sound of deafening rock music (and who doesnt?) then be sure not to miss this show.  I saw roughly zero Japanese there, which must mean something.  Later that day we saw a group of western tourists driving go-carts through Shibuya, all dressed up in bizarre costumes.  I like the fact that the Japanese seem rather uninhibited in terms of coming up with offbeat ways of having fun.  In many cases, its just a matter of tweaking some familiar product to make it more convenient.  Which brings me to my next observation:

3.  Japan is in the details:

One of the pleasures of traveling in Japan is that you notice all sorts of interesting little details.  The Japanese are good at perfecting products or processes that are widely used elsewhere.  In the basement of a Tokyo department store I saw the most astounding collection of baked goods that Ive ever come across.  This place is paradise for people with a sweet tooth. There are lots of innovations in travel, such as taxi doors that open automatically, and a train system that runs with such perfect precision that youll almost burst out laughing.  When I watched thousands of c...

12:50

John Hathaway: Gold to Increase up to 50% in 2018 The Daily Coin

John Hathaway: Gold to Increase up to 50% in 2018 From Birch Gold Group This week, Your News to Know rounds up the latest top stories involving the gold market and the overall economy. Stories include: Gold prices will shine as...

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12:40

Euro-Area Engine Sputters as German Downturn Risk Sharpens David Stockman's Contra Corner

The euro areas economic expansion is standing on increasingly shaky ground after reports showed German investor confidence tumbling to its lowest level since late 2012 and the risk of a recession in the nation jumping.

 The sentiment gauge from ZEW showed more investors now see a worsening in Europes largest economy than forecast an improvement, a mood swing that ZEW President Achim Wambach blamed on the U.S. trade dispute combined with weak domestic retail and production numbers.

12:30

COLLAPSE PROTECTION: Ounces of Gold Needed. Canada and More. Q&A with Eric and Lynette (Video) The Daily Coin

COLLAPSE PROTECTION: Ounces of Gold Needed. Canada and More. Q&A with Eric and Lynette Video ITM Trading Question 1. Brett S: How many ounces do you all think you need to be safe on the other side of this...

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12:10

WINTER IS COMING (PART TWO) The Daily Coin

WINTER IS COMING (PART TWO) by Jim Quinn The Burning Platform Dont think you can escape the Fourth Turning the way you might today distance yourself from news, national politics, or even taxes you dont feel like paying. History...

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12:02

Lavrov Describes Sanctions and Genocide Like A Statesman Instead of Salesman The Daily Coin

Lavrov Describes Sanctions and Genocide Like A Statesman Instead of Salesman by Rory The Daily Coin Pay attention to how Lavrov, a Russian national, speaks english in a way that is easier to digest than most American news personalities...

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12:01

The Next Oil Boom Is About To Happen Here China Has Made A Huge Mistake The Daily Coin

The Next Oil Boom Is About To Happen Here China Has Made A Huge Mistake by Ian Jenkins OilPrice Its one of the most unbelievable energy stories of the year. A Chinese oil company was sitting on what...

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11:50

Russian Military Finds Chemical Weapons Warehouse in Syrian Douma Reports The Daily Coin

Russian Military Finds Chemical Weapons Warehouse in Syrian Douma Reports from Sputnik News MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian troops found a warehouse of substances necessary for the production of chemical weapons in Syrian Douma, media reported Tuesday, citing chemical defense...

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11:30

Sen. Rand Paul on Syria, the FBI, and His Balanced Budget Proposal (Video) The Daily Coin

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11:29

Against War-In Syria And Elsewhere David Stockman's Contra Corner

But, as Tucker Carlson noted in an important segment at Fox News, even if it can be proven that the Syrian regime is responsible for the attack, its unclear how a new attack on Syria will make the US safer.

The administration and its pro-war backers do not appear to even be making this case, as it is quite apparent that the Syrian regime is no danger to the United States, whatsoever. The regimes tiny air force and virtually-non-existent navy pose no threat to a country with a navy ten times larger than any other navy, and which spends more on military projects than the next eight most militarized regimes combined. As President Dwight Eisenhower understood  as he cut military spending in the face of a resurgent Soviet Union  the USs huge nuclear arsenal renders threats from regimes like Assads utterly moot.

 

 

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11:10

Gold: A Thousand Dollar Rally? The Daily Coin

Gold: A Thousand Dollar Rally? by Stewart Thomson GoldSeek Graceland Updates By Stewart Thomson   Sales and profits growth for key Asian gold jewellers continues to set the stage for an imminent and massive mining stocks rally. Please click...

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10:58

Aquatech China 2018 Eco-Business

Aquatech China is the Asia's leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and waste water.

10:02

Consultant in Sustainable Supply Chains & Agriculture Eco-Business

With renowned track record for implementing sustainability activities in more than 25 countries and extensive experience with consultancy services, South Pole (SP) is well positioned to tackle global sustainability challenges, today and tomorrow. In the area of Sustainable Supply Chains, we are particularly working with companies with agricultural supply chains in the global south, where we support clients to take concrete action in order to manage and mitigate their impact on climate, water and forest resources. Exemplary assignments include development of supply chain strategies in order to achieve climate targets through emission reductions and insetting, improve water stewardship or achieve deforestation free supply chains. Within this context we are currently looking for a Consultant to strengthen our team.

09:10

Enjoy the Calm Before the Storm The Daily Coin

Enjoy the Calm Before the Storm from Schiff Gold In his latest podcast, Peter Schiff said we are basically enjoying the calm before the storm right now. With the US missile strike in Syria, rumblings of a trade war and...

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09:02

Rockefellers join Rothschilds & Soros in cryptocurrency investing Follow The Money

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Despite the dramatic collapse of the crypto market this year, well-known investors have opted to buy into digital currencies, triggering a brief surge in the prices of top tokens.

Reports have emerged that George Soros is preparing to invest in digital assets, despite his earlier criticism of them. Adam Fisher, who controls macro investing at Soros Fund Management, has reportedly secured internal approval to trade the currencies.

The Rockefellers have also reportedly joined the crypto party. Venrock, the official venture-capital arm of the family, reportedly signed a partnership with Coinfund, a cryptocurrency investment fund, to back virtual tokens and blockchain business innovations.

Coinfund has recently launched token-based financial services platform Coinlist. The company had previously initiated a number of projects, including chat messenger app Kik, which raised almost $100 million in the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) last year.

We wanted to partner with this team that has been making investments and actually helping to architect a number of different crypto economies and crypto token-based projects,said David Pakman, partner at Venrock, as quoted by Fortune.

The Rothschilds, also known for their close ties to banks and other financial institutions, have stepped towards cryptocurrency trading as well. In December, the family reportedly purchased bitco...

09:00

What Happens When the Fed Closes the Term Spread? Financial Sense

By Matthew Kerkhoff If you were to compile a list of the most effective recession predictors, the term spread, or difference between short and long-term interest rates, would likely be at the top of that list. This is because the term...

08:50

Chinas Economy Soars Despite Trade War Fears The Daily Coin

Chinas Economy Soars Despite Trade War Fears By Jan Bauer  Safe Haven Chinas economy grew 6.8 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same quarter of 2017, but while the country is targeting an enviable full-year growth...

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08:37

Woman Who Was Partially Sucked Out Of Southwest Jet After Violent Depressurization Has Died The Daily Coin

Woman Who Was Partially Sucked Out Of Southwest Jet After Violent Depressurization Has Died Update: the women who was partially sucked out of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 has died, according to the NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt, sending the stock...

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08:30

Jeff & Gerald Celente Trump And Madness Of The DC War Clowns (Video) The Daily Coin

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08:10

Every Kingdom Divided Against Itself The Daily Coin

Every Kingdom Divided Against Itself by Ral Ilargi Meijer  The Automatic Earth In Matthew 12:22-28, Jesus tells the Pharisees:\ Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand. In 1858,...

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07:50

America FirstR.I.P. The Daily Coin

America FirstR.I.P. by David Stockman Contra Corner When the Cold War officially ended in 1991, Washington could have pivoted back to the pre-1914 status quo ante. That is, to a national security policy of America First because there was...

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07:30

Stossel: Jordan Peterson on Finding Meaning in Responsibility (Video) The Daily Coin

Stossel: Jordan Peterson on Finding Meaning in Responsibility Video Reason TV Jordan Peterson is an unlikely YouTube celebrity. The Canadian psychologist lectures about things like responsibility. Yet millions of young people watch his videos, line up to hear his...

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07:18

BREAKING: victory for net neutrality as California bill to restore Open Internet protections advances Fight for the Future

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ISPs attempted to kill the bill or water it down in committee, but Internet users organized and flooded Senators with calls. SB 822 now heads to Judiciary Committee next week

Net neutrality supporters secured a victory today in California as the most comprehensive state net neutrality bill in the country cleared a major hurdle toward passage. The Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee moved to advance SB 822 with minor changes, rejecting a slew of amendments backed by telecom lobbyists that would have gutted the intent of the bill and created loopholes for ISP scams and abuses.

The vote is not yet final, as two members were absent, but one was an original co-author of the bill, guaranteeing it has the support it needs to pass the committee. SB 822, which has received massive support from grassroots organizations, small businesses, and more than 50,000 California residents, will now move to a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee this Tuesday.

Net neutrality is more popular than ever before. People are outraged that the FCC took it away, and theyre fighting to get it back, and now its clear that California will be leading the way with the most comprehensive net neutrality bill in the country said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future, ISPs did everything in their power to try to stop this bill, but even their army of lobbyists was no match for California residents who used the Internet to mobilize. Monopolistic ISPs will undoubtedly continue their crusade to weaken or kill the bill, but Internet users will fight them every step of the way. US Congress should also take note, and pass the CRA resolution to restore strong net neutrality protections for all.

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07:10

When cows are raised naturally, cattle production becomes environmentally friendly and sustainable, producing a healthier product The Daily Coin

When cows are raised naturally, cattle production becomes environmentally friendly and sustainable, producing a healthier product by: Isabelle Z.  Natural News Cattle farming has found itself on the receiving end of lots of criticism over the years, and much of it...

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07:00

Post Market Wrap Up PLUS! Today We Witnessed Rigging To The Highest Degree (Video) The Daily Coin

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06:50

Does The Normalization of the Feds Balance Sheet Signal the Next Asset Collapse Has Begun? The Daily Coin

Does The Normalization of the Feds Balance Sheet Signal the Next Asset Collapse Has Begun? by Chris Hamilton Economica After nearly a half century of unlimited dollar creation, multiple bubbles and buststhe current asset reflation has been the most spectacularbut...

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06:30

His 15 Minutes Are Up (Video) The Daily Coin

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06:27

The Deep State And The Big LieDouma Deposed David Stockman's Contra Corner

The contra-narrative about Assads alleged gas attack is gaining traction as the evidence comes in. It increasingly seems probable that some folks suffocated or were overcome with smoke inhalation and hypoxia (oxygen deprivation) when buildings, tunnels and underground bunkers collapsed into clouds of dust during the final battle for Douma last Saturday.

Then the desperate remnant of the jihadist Army of Islam (Jaysh al-Islam) holed up there piled the bodies in a basement, spread shaving cream on their lips and proceeded to videotape furiously. Thereafter, they charged into a nearby hospital (which was treating hypoxia victims) with their video cameras in hand, yelling chemical attack while water-hosing one and all, thereby setting off the pandemonium seen on social media around the world.

We havent gotten to Douma yet to check out this contra-narrative, but an intrepid young reporter named Pearson Sharp did. Along with his camera crew, he visited the site of the attack, the hospital and the nearby rebel weapons dump-and interviewed dozens of people in the immediate vicinity.

According to Sharp, none of them witnessed the alleged gas attack or believed it happened, and several personnel at the Douma hospital corroborated the phony water-dousing melee. Indeed, the head surgeon insisted to him that no one had died at the hospital from chemical agents.

And he also saw and videoed room after room stacked with rockets, mortars and other military gear and filmed the debris and dilapidated remnants of buildings in the town.

No doubt about it. Douma is the victim of a vicious civil war fought for keeps by both sides. Its the kind of place where folks get terrorized, bombed, shot, suffocated, shrapneled and blown to smithereens.

This kind of urban warfare is its own horror show, chemical agents or no. And most surely, there is no way to accurately determine who did what from a 6,000 mile away vantage point in Washington.

Thats especially the case with Douma because it appears that much of its bedraggled population had been literally driven underground into tunnels, basements and behind makeshift earthworks to shelter from the fighting and bombing.

There, they were the captives of the brutal, armed jihadists of Jaysh al-Islam, and it was in this subterranean setting that the room full of bodies and the frenzied hospital scenes transmitted over social media actually transpired. That is, the whole event was completely invisible to Washingtons vast, high-powered eyes in the sky.

Then again, you are apparently a tin-foil hat wearing conspiracy theorist if you doubt the official narrativeconjured in offices along the Potomac-in the slightest. Thats even if you actually walk the debris-ridden tunnels of Douma, as did young Mr. Pearson Sharp.

Within hours of his report (linked below), the liberal mainstream media was...

06:10

Dollar and IMF oppress but gold doesnt, Turkish president says The Daily Coin

Dollar and IMF oppress but gold doesnt, Turkish president says from GATA International Loans Should Be Based on Gold, Not Dollars, Erdogan Says From the Hurriyet Daily News, Istanbul Monday, April 16, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested...

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05:50

Founder of One of the Largest Childrens Charities in the World, Arrested for Pedophilia The Daily Coin

Founder of One of the Largest Childrens Charities in the World, Arrested for Pedophilia by John Vibes The Free Thought Project A United Nations adviser and the founder of Street Kids International was arrested on suspicion of pedophilia after...

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05:30

Trumps Syria Hit Power Move, Bad Move or Stealth Move (Video) The Daily Coin

Trumps Syria Hit Power Move, Bad Move or Stealth Move Video Operation Freedom The spotlight of this Operation Freedom Briefing focusses on the recent attack of Syria by The United States, Britain & France. Video Source

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05:10

Look At What Else Is Getting Ready For A Major Breakout! The Daily Coin

Look At What Else Is Getting Ready For A Major Breakout! from King World News With all of the craziness that has been happening around the world lately, look at what else is getting ready for a major breakout. By...

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05:00

Late-Cycle Commodity Surge Under Way, Says Frank Barbera Financial Sense

By FS Staff According to the Game Plan for Late-Cycle Investing, as the economy moves towards its latter stages, commodities tend to outperform equities and other asset classes. Frank Barberamarket technician, portfolio manager, and editor of the Gold Stock...

04:50

Spoofing Futures and Banging Fixes: Same Banks, Same Trading Desks The Daily Coin

Spoofing Futures and Banging Fixes: Same Banks, Same Trading Desks by Ronan Manly Bullion Star On 29 January 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement together with the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice...

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04:35

(Why) Our Societies Need Healing Stories by umair haque on Medium

What Happens When Being Traumatized Becomes a Way of Life?

Over the last few years, maybe even couple of decades, as Ive done the same thing I always dosit at the cafe and watch the world go bysomethings changed. People, it appears to me, have built walls. Walls around themselves. Where once they used to be expressive, smiling, laughing, playing, joking, today their faces are grim, hard, set with a kind of determination not to show the pain. Is that, Ive wondered, the point of the walls? To not let any of that hurt out?

I want to talk about a subject were not allowed to talk about. I want to talk about it openly, as honestly as I can, and with as much truth as we can bear. That subject is you, me, pain, in all its forms. I think that we are living through what Ill call a Traumapocalypsemore or less everyones being traumatized, just by existing right now. Think of it as a tsunami of trauma, racing across society. Life has become trauma, and trauma has become life. Do you think I overstate it?

Now. This is an essay that will be full of overgeneralizations and broad conclusions, an unfortunate necessity when we discuss society. And you will feel upset, or at least uneasy, at times. I will use America as an example, though I think the idea of societies traumatizing themselves extends further. But all that is for you to judge.

Let me begin with an observation. America wasnt always like this. Kids werent massacring each other at school. People didnt have to crowdfund basic medicine like insulin. Once upon a time, people had decent jobs, saved up, bought homes, had families, and retired. But all that is long ago. Somehow, none of these things exist anymorethe basics of a decent life have been ripped away from people. Neighbour has been turned into adversary, and society into a gladiatorial arena, where everyone must fight everyone else for a shrinking chance at a smaller portion of a less decent life.

All-encompassing cruelty has left people traumatized, abused, and psychologically shattered. Perhaps you think Im overstating it. How would you interpret the following facts? Anti-depressant use is endemic. Kids are turning to opioids en masse, when theyre not expressing their anger with guns. Loneliness is rife, and suicide rates are rising. People have turned en masse to magical forms of thinking, like political extremism, and fundamentalist religion. I could go on.

What do all those things have in common? They are coping mechanisms. Pause for a second and really see it. People are trying...

04:30

Way Ahead Of My Time On Facebook (Video) The Daily Coin

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04:30

MiB: Annie Duke on Avoiding Resulting The Big Picture

How can you make intelligent decisions when you dont have a lot of information? Are you unsure whether luck or skill determines an outcome? Do you engage in resulting? These issues and more are the basis for my Masters in Business conversation with Annie Duke, 2004 World Series of Poker winner, and at one point the

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04:10

1816 Year Without A Summer Massive Crop Failure, Food Shortages The Daily Coin

1816 Year Without A Summer Massive Crop Failure, Food Shortages by Ken Jorgustin Modern Survival Blog TDC Note WOW no summer?! #### A big preparedness lesson from history is the summer of 1816 the...

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04:00

2:00PM Water Cooler 4/17/2018 naked capitalism

Today's Water Cooler: TPP (again), 2020 contenders jostle, MI and NY governor races identity politics, industrial production, housing, employment situation, David Harvey, Los Angeles TImes, memes

03:54

Good Dog, Bad Zombie board game launched by worker co-op Grassroots Economic Organizing

Good Dog, Bad Zombie is the fifth board game to be developed by the co-op and will be printed in the USA on sustainable materials by a worker owned manufacturer.

Because we care about humans, too, we wanted a board game that would be ethically manufactured, explained Ms Shaffer. The game was developed over three years, and the co-op launched a Kickstarter campaign this spring to raise funds for producing the game.

Make Big Things has also partnered with One Tail at a Time, a rescue shelter in Chicago and will be using some of the funding received from backers to purchase items for the dogs at the shelter.

Read the rest at Co-operative News

 

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03:50

The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages The Daily Coin

The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages Paul Craig Roberts Many, including Russias President Putin, have asked why the US launched an illegal attack on Syria prior to the chemical weapons inspectors examining the site of the alleged chemical...

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03:47

Transforming Ownership to Create a Better Economy Grassroots Economic Organizing

Private ownership of companies drives our economic system but it has also created corporations that put profit above everything else, a divided society and a planet on the brink of destruction. Armin Steuernagel proposes a new way to think about ownership: Steward-ownership replaces executives with leaders who are truly responsible and accountable. It creates an economy where companies are owned by the most able, not by the highest bidder and where a purpose is at the heart of every companys DNA.

 

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03:36

Letter from Miami: Shareable's Neal Gorenflo explores the city's sharing potential Shareable New Articles

As part of Shareable's global book tour for our latest publication, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons," I was invited by Ric Herrero of Mano to Miami to speak at Venture Caf Miami and Miami Maker Faire, one of the largest Maker Faires in the U.S., earlier this month.

03:30

New Bill Proposes Censorship Of All Social Media (Video) The Daily Coin

New Bill Proposes Censorship Of All Social Media Video Silver Report New bill submitted in California proposes censorship of all social media. We have to ask where is this push coming from when issues cause an uproar nothing is...

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03:10

COPS USE FINGERPRINTS PULLED FROM WHATSAPP PHOTO TO SECURE CONVICTIONS The Daily Coin

COPS USE FINGERPRINTS PULLED FROM WHATSAPP PHOTO TO SECURE CONVICTIONS by Dawn Luger The Daily Sheeple Police have used a photo sent through the app WhatsApp to get a fingerprint and used that fingerprint to secure drug convictions against...

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03:00

Max Keiser & Craig Hemke: hlorinated hicken for Brexit (Video) The Daily Coin

Max Keiser & Craig Hemke: hlorinated hicken for Brexit Video Click here for Part 1 In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss trading chlorinated chicken for Brexit as global Britain takes on free trade with the...

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03:00

Richard Yamarone Memorial Scholarship in Economics at Brooklyn College The Big Picture

I mentioned late last year that my buddy Rich Yamarone had unexpectedly passed away. He was too young, vibrant and, alive too have left us so soon, and it created a hole in the universe. That void is now ever so slightly smaller, thanks to his parents, Bloomberg, Brooklyn College and many of his friends

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02:50

Alas, this is far from over! The Daily Coin

Alas, this is far from over! by The Saker Lets begin by a short summary of events. About a month ago Nikki Haley announces to the UNSC that the USA is ready to violate the rules of this very self-same...

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02:37

The Impress of the Past on Entrepreneurial Cognition The Past Speaks

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Come hear me present in Newcastle!

Ill be presenting about my research on how entrepreneurs use history at Newcastle Business School (CCE1, Room 223A), on Wednesday 25th April 2018
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The title of my paper is The Impress of the Past on Entrepreneurial Cognition by Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool)...

02:20

Jims Mailbox Jim Sinclair's Mineset

Week after week we tell listeners this. Dave They Know Whats Going To Happen Governments And Big Banks Are Stockpiling Gold Ahead Of Massive Economic Collapse April 15, 2018 . . . According to Keith Neumeyer, the CEO of the worlds top primary silver producer First Majestic Silver and chairman of First Mining Gold, the... Read more

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02:10

In The News Today Jim Sinclair's Mineset

Bill Holters Commentary OH CANADA? Parents Defend Vigilantism Against Man Under Investigation For Child Luring April 13, 2018 Warning: The details of this story and coarse language references may be disturbing to some readers. Vancouver Island parents say they believe they were doing the right thing when they tackled and restrained a man they... Read more

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02:10

Which Has the Bigger Economy: Texas or Russia? The Daily Coin

Which Has the Bigger Economy: Texas or Russia? By Frank Holmes Gold Seek Youve no doubt heard that everythings bigger in Texas. Thats more than just a trite expression, and Im not just saying that because Texas is home...

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02:00

Important Updates. Stock Market: The Game Is RISK ON! (Video) The Daily Coin

Important Updates. Stock Market: The Game Is RISK ON! Video Gregory Mannarino Video Source

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01:52

Famed War Reporter Robert Fisk Reaches Syrian Chemical Attack Site, Concludes They Were Not Gassed The Daily Coin

Famed War Reporter Robert Fisk Reaches Syrian Chemical Attack Site, Concludes They Were Not Gassed from ZeroHedge Robert Fisks bombshell first-hand account for the UK Independent runs contrary to nearly every claim circulating in major international press concerning what happened just over...

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01:50

Gold Resists Strikes The Daily Coin

Gold Resists Strikes by ARKADIUSZ SIERO, PHD Sunshine Profits Boom! The U.S. and its allies struck Syria in response to a suspected deadly chemical attack several days ago. Gold should be the safe haven in such situations, right? But...

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01:30

THE WORLD MUST KNOW. #PureEvil #HellOnEarth (Video) The Daily Coin

THE WORLD MUST KNOW. #PureEvil #HellOnEarth Video SGTReport TDC Note I did not watch the last minute of this video. There is only so much I am willing to subject myself to. I didnt feel and dont feel...

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01:10

Crimes of a Monster: Your Tax Dollars at Work The Daily Coin

Crimes of a Monster: Your Tax Dollars at Work by John W Whitehead Rutherford Is ours a government of the people, by the people, for the people, or a kakistocracy rather, for the benefit of knaves at the cost of...

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01:00

Jesse Livermore: Live by Leverage Die by Leverage (Video) The Daily Coin

Jesse Livermore: Live by Leverage Die by Leverage Video maneco64 In this report I look at the early market action from London on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018. I cover the precious metals, stocks, the mining stocks (Gold Bugs Index)...

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00:50

Mobilizing for War- US Ships/Planes to the Panama Canal-4K US Soldiers to Syrian Border-UK Braces for Anthrax Attack The Daily Coin

Mobilizing for War- US Ships/Planes to the Panama Canal-4K US Soldiers to Syrian Border-UK Braces for Anthrax Attack by Dave Hodges The Common Sense Show There are a serious of simultaneous events involving massive movements of troops and equipment...

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00:41

How big are the buyer and renter gains from SB 827? Marginal REVOLUTION

This article considers a counterfactual thought experiment: how would Californias housing market be different today if a policy currently under consideration in the California SenateSB 827, which would allow new residential building along public transit corridorshad been implemented six years ago? I estimate that rent would be 5.8 percent lower in San Francisco, a savings of $266 per month on the median home, and 4.2 percent lower in Los Angeles County, savings of $124 per month.

That is from Salim Furth at Mercatus, here is much more.  You will note those numbers do not include the higher output and innovation from a more efficient allocation of talent.

Here is Salims podcast with Matt Yglesias and Emily Hamilton.

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00:26

Washington, D.C. fact of the day Marginal REVOLUTION

The National African Art Museum has a problem:

Attendance dropped to 159,000 last year from a high of 403,000 in 2009, when there was a special exhibition. Last years number is 43 percent below the 10-year average.

One of the under-reported stories about D.C. is how much the citys art museums have faded as intellectual and cultural centers for the city.  This seems to be extreme for the African museum, perhaps because of urban gentrification, and perhaps because the African museum has an especially hard time mounting blockbuster exhibits famous to the public eye.  Prince Twins Seven Seven just isnt as famous as he ought to be.

In the meantime, you all have the internet to keep you busy.

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00:10

Things Work Until They Dont The Daily Coin

Things Work Until They Dont By: Tom Chatham Project Chesapeake As the world begins its next adventure in financial chaos and rolls over to expose its soft underbelly of lies and deceit that have been perpetrated on the public,...

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00:09

CBOs Economic Outlook: Four Takeaways Concord Coalition

CBOs Economic Outlook: Four Takeaways swinn Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:09

As Congress and President Trump agreed in the last few months to dramatically increase federal borrowing, there have been a lot of breezy assurances that rapid and sustained economic growth will take care of everything.

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) offers a more thoughtful -- and more troubling -- economic analysis as part of its recently released Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028. Four key takeaways from that analysis:

1. Washington should not count on economic growth as a panacea for the nations fiscal and demographic challenges. That is true even after taking into account the fiscal stimulus of deficit-financed tax cuts and deficit-financed spending increases.

Instead of forecasting large, steady increases in growth, the CBOs projections show the economy following a marked cyclical path over the next decade.

The growth of real (inflation-adjusted) GDP is projected to be relatively strong this year and next and then to moderate, the budget office says. Over the coming decade, it projects that actual as well as potential output (the maximum sustainable output of the economy) will expand at an average annual rate of only 1.9 percent -- largely unchanged over the long-term and hardly the answer to all our problems.

Meanwhile, CBO projects, the federal government will be adding nearly $12.42 trillion to the federal debt over the next decade.

Critics of the CBO say it is too pessimistic, but the budget office presents some persuasive arguments for its projections.

Its report points out, for example, that the growth of the labor force will be constrained by ongoing retirements in the baby boom generation. Labor force growth is a key factor in the projected growth of potential GDP. Between 1950 and 2017 it grew at an average of 1.4 percent annually, but in 2018-2028, CBO projects it will grow at just 0.5 percent annually.

Moreover, from 2020 to 2026, CBO says, a number of factors dampen economic growth: higher interest rates and prices, slower growth in federal outlays, and the expiration of reductions in personal income tax rates.

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23:55

Raising Tariffs on China Without Grabbing Headlines naked capitalism

How Europe raised tariffs on more Chinese imports than Trump has threatened to.

23:52

The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages PaulCraigRoberts.org

The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages

Paul Craig Roberts

Many, including Russias President Putin, have asked why the US launched an illegal attack on Syria prior to the chemical weapons inspectors examining the site of the alleged chemical attack.

This popular question completely misses the point. The US attack on Syria is a clear and indisputable war crime against a sovereign country regardless of whether Syria used a chemical weapon in driving the Washington supported terrorists from Douma. No one acted to stop Washingtons war crime. Some of Washingtons vassals, such as Germany and Italy, refused to participate in Washingtons war crime, but no one attempted to block it. The impotent UN Security Council, to which Russia is wasting its time appealing, the EU, NATO, Russia and China themselves did nothing to stop Washingtons Nazi era war crime.

Russia said that if Washingtons attack harmed its citizens, there would be military consequences, but Russia did not protect its ally Syria from the attack.

Perhaps it doesnt matter as Washingtons attack was carefully conducted so as to have no effect except to serve as a face-saver for Trump. Apparently no one was killed and no damage was done to anything real except to a facility in which anti-venom for snake bites was being produced.

On the other hand, it does matter, because of the perception that the American presstitutes have created that it was a great victory for America over the evil Syrian government and the evil Russian government that supports them. This perception, which the presstitutes have created with their fake news, justifies the war crime and will lead to more attacks on Syria.

It is unlikely that the UN Security Council will condemn Washington, which pays 25% of the UNs budget. Moreover, the Security Council is loaded up with Washingtons vassals, and they will not vote to censure their liegelord. Putin is wasting his time taking the matter to the Security Council, unless his purpose is to prove that every Western institution is completely corrupt. As most informed people already know this, I dont understand the point of proving the known. Putin should read Eric Zuesses article before he puts too much faith in the UN. https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2018/04/17/how-us-has-virtually-destroyed-un.html

As I have written on a number of occasions, I admire Putins Christian character of sidestepping the beatings he continuously takes from Washington in order to save the world from the massive deaths of a world war. The problem is that by turning the other cheek, Putin encourages more aggression from Washington. Putin is dealing with neoconservative psychopaths. He is not dealing with common sense.

During the entirety of the Cold War no US ambassador...

23:43

Every Kingdom Divided Against Itself The Automatic Earth

Charles Sprague Pearce Lamentations over the Death of the First-Born of Egypt 1877   In Matthew 12:22-28, Jesus tells the Pharisees:   Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand. In 1858, US Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln borrows the line:   On June

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23:42

Daily Digest 4/17 - Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak, The End Of Reality Peak Prosperity

Daily Digest 4/17 - Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak, The End Of Reality
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23:36

Trillions and Trillions in Deficits Concord Coalition

Trillions and Trillions in Deficits swinn Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:36

Guests on Facing the Future last week lamented new projections of trillion-dollar federal deficits beginning in Fiscal 2020 and discussed how recent tax and spending decisions had contributed to the problem.

The distressing thing about the deficit situation now is that its large and its unwarranted, said Diane Lim during the radio shows 10th program. Lim is a principal economist at The Conference Board.

We are at full employment, or very close to full employment, Lim said. We are certainly not an economy in recession. And there is no evidence that we need cuts in marginal tax rates to spur the supply side of the economy either.

She added: I think its very telling that politicians keep proposing things that have political appeal because they involve deficit-financing, and they dont have to talk about offsetting tax increases or spending cuts.

The new projections were released last week by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in its Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028.

I never thought I would see trillion-dollar deficits every year for as far as the eye can see, said Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition.

He noted on the program that the budget office is not that optimistic about the effects of the tax cuts. Bixby added: The trade-off here, according to CBOs numbers, is you get a sudden shot of adrenaline from the tax cut, and then the increased debt and drag on the economy goes back into place.

Bixby said that although recent legislation has made matters worse, those laws were not the sole driver of the nations debt and deficit problems.

I dont look at it as Do we have a spending problem or do we have a revenue problem? Bixby said. We have a budget problem. Were not paying for the size government that we have voted for.

He said automatic spending programs like Social Security and Medicare were a critical concern: They grow because there are more beneficiaries and they grow because it costs more to provide health care for those beneficiaries.

Lim said she was concerned about the trajectory of the national debt, whi...

23:34

The War Party Takes A PrisonerThats You, Donald! David Stockman's Contra Corner

Translation: Whatever Trump says, America is not coming out of Syria. We are going deeper in. Trumps commitment to extricate us from these bankrupting and blood-soaked Middle East wars and to seek a new rapprochement with Russia is inoperative.

The War Party that Trump routed in the primaries is capturing and crafting his foreign policy. Mondays Wall Street Journal editorial page fairly blossomed with war plans:

 

 

 

https://original.antiwar.com/buchanan/2018/04/16/trump-prisoner-of-the-war-party/

23:30

Famed British War Reporter On Site: No Chlorine Attack In DoumaIt Was Hypoxia (Oxygen Loss) David Stockman's Contra Corner

It was a short walk to Dr Rahaibani. From the door of his subterranean clinicPoint 200, it is called, in the weird geology of this partly-underground cityis a corridor leading downhill where he showed me his lowly hospital and the few beds where a small girl was crying as nurses treated a cut above her eye.

I was with my family in the basement of my home three hundred metres from here on the night but all the doctors know what happened. There was a lot of shelling [by government forces] and aircraft were always over Douma at nightbut on this night, there was wind and huge dust clouds began to come into the basements and cellars where people lived. People began to arrive here suffering from hypoxia, oxygen loss. Then someone at the door, a White Helmet, shouted Gas!, and a panic began. People started throwing water over each other. Yes, the video was filmed here, it is genuine, but what you see are people suffering from hypoxianot gas poisoning.

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23:30

Calm Before the Storm (Video) The Daily Coin

Calm Before the Storm Video Peter Schiff Video Source

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23:10

Tesla (TSLA): Its Not A Lie If You Believe It The Daily Coin

Tesla (TSLA): Its Not A Lie If You Believe It by Dave Kranzler Investment Research Dynamics TSLA stock has levitated on statements from Elon Musk that TSL A would be cash flow positive by Q3, an announcement that TSLA...

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23:00

Understanding the Cap Size Premium The Big Picture

For some reason, the small cap premium keeps coming up. It is one of the original Fame-French Factors and continues to persist, even after tall of these decades. However, if you really want to see premia based on size, there must also be a control for quality. Here is Cliff Asness of AQR explaining the issue

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22:50

The Triumph of Edward Bernays The Daily Coin

The Triumph of Edward Bernays Author: Deena Stryker  Journal-NEO Americas latest anti-Russian frenzy is a supreme tribute to Edward Bernays, the Austro-American father of public relations who convinced psychologists and politicians alike (starting with Goebbels and Ford) of the power of...

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22:30

Tucker Carlson and Mark Steyn: Comey Should Go to Prison for Lying (Videos) The Daily Coin

Tucker Carlson and Mark Steyn: Comey Should Go to Prison for Lying Videos Fox News Tucker: The takeaway from James Comeys ABC News interview is that he never should have been FBI director because hes too partisan. Trumps mistake...

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22:10

The Silver Institute Reports 2017 Global Silver Demand The Daily Coin

The Silver Institute Reports 2017 Global Silver Demand by Alberto Abaterusso  Guru Focus In 2017 the price of silver decreased by a slim 0.6% to $17.0445 per ounce from the previous year. The supply/demand silver balance closed with a 35.2...

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22:08

London House Prices See Fastest Quarterly Fall Since 2009 Crisis The Daily Coin

London House Prices See Fastest Quarterly Fall Since 2009 Crisis by Jan Skoyles Gold Core London house prices fell by 3.2% in the first quarter Halifax Brexit, financial and geo-political uncertainty lead to falls Excluding...

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21:59

Britain passes a major milestone on pay and breaks new ground on jobs but theres a productivity sting Resolution Foundation

This morning UK labour market passed a few living standards milestones on pay and jobs with two good pieces of news, one expected and one a surprise. We also got a hint of more good news to come. But we also got one bit of bad news. Lets start with the good.

Today pay growth turned positive for the first time in 12 months. Following the devaluation of the pound in the wake of the referendum vote UK pay packets have been squeezed. Rising inflation which rose to 3 per cent in late 2017 coupled with sluggish pay growth meant that average weekly pay had been falling since February 2017. Today we learnt that the squeeze came to an end with positive pay growth of 0.2 per cent in the year to February 2018. Real pay growth is expected to strengthen over the course of the year too.

While it was expected that pay growth would turn positive this month (as our pay projection last month predicted) we also had an unexpected rise in employment and a fall in unemployment in todays stats. Employment rose to a new high of 75.4 per cent and unemployment fell to 4.2 per cent as 55,000 more people moved into work.

We should see more good news on jobs in the months ahead too. The headline unemployment and employment figures are three-month averages based on single-month rates and today the single-month estimates moved sharply. Februarys employment figure is 76 per cent and unemployment is 4 per cent. Next month, once the relatively weak December figures fall out of the three-month average, we could break new records on employment highs and unemployment lows.

This news is very welcome, but we shouldnt get too carried away, at least where pay growth is concerned. Whether or not the pay squeeze has ended depends on where you look. Pay growth is much stronger in the private than the public sector with growth of 0.3 per cent compared to a fall of -0.2 per cent. And while pay in parts of the private sector finance, construction and real estate is gro...

21:52

10 Tuesday AM Reads The Big Picture

My Two-for-Tuesday Tax day morning train reads:  The Future of College Looks Like the Future of Retail (Atlantic)  What to do when we dont know what to do. (New York Times) see also The What-Ifs (Irrelevant Investor)  The Price of Free is Actually Too High (Feld)  Paul Ryan Was a Failure, Even on His Own Terms (New Yorker)

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21:50

2017 saw a turning point for silver as supplies continue to decline and where demand rose for first time in five years The Daily Coin

2017 saw a turning point for silver as supplies continue to decline and where demand rose for first time in five years by Ken Schortgen, Jr The Daily Economist One of the biggest reasons why silver has lagged behind...

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21:30

Humans Will Be Genetically Modified for First Time In Europe (Video) The Daily Coin

Humans Will Be Genetically Modified for First Time In Europe Video DAHBOO Humans will be genetically modified for the first time in Europe after regulators have given the go ahead to trial DNA-splicing therapy. A destructive blood disorder known...

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21:10

Optimism of Manufacturers Plunged the Most Ever: NY Fed The Daily Coin

Optimism of Manufacturers Plunged the Most Ever: NY Fed by Wolf Richter Wolf Street Corporate America fears that a Trade War would hit supply chains in China. Something strange happened in the Empire State Manufacturing Survey released by the...

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20:45

Heres Where the Next Great Crisis Originates The Daily Coin

Heres Where the Next Great Crisis Originates by Jim Rickards Daily Reckoning All financial crises are the same and different at the same time. They are the same when it comes to the dynamics of contagion, illiquidity, bank failures...

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19:15

World Health Organization Demands Access to Syria Chemical Attack Site (Video) The Daily Coin

World Health Organization Demands Access to Syria Chemical Attack Site Video TDC Note Why is the WHO demanding access to Syria? Why is a demand necessary? What wouldnt the WHO have access to any area they needed to assess...

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18:45

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead The Daily Coin

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead by Adam Taggart Peak Prosperity Fannie Mae forecasts an economic slowdown by 2019 Doug Duncan is not your average beltway economist. The chief economist for Fannie Mae is surprisingly outspoken...

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18:44

Debt Rattle April 17 2018 The Automatic Earth

DPC Times Square, New York Times building under construction 1903   How Libors Surge Will Help Pop The Global Bubble (Colombo) America First R.I.P. (David Stockman) Optimism of US Manufacturers Plunged the Most Ever (WS) US Planning To Open Third Front In China Trade Spat (ZH) US Cuts Off

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18:15

John Rubino Why the US Dollar Cant Protect You (Podcast) The Daily Coin

John Rubino Why the US Dollar Cant Protect You Podcast FSN John Rubino is back Thomas a member of the FSN community asked us a question about the viability and future of the US Dollar. While the dollar...

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18:00

Water stress threatens nearly half the worlds thermal power plant capacity Eco-Business

Thermal power plants in areas that lack water are vulnerable to power disruptions due to drought and competition amongst water users. As the world's demand for water and power increase, what can be done to solve this growing concern?

17:56

Five ways the shipping industry can reduce its carbon emissions Eco-Business

A new strategy adopted by the International Maritime Organization is steering the shipping industry towards halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Here's 5 ways the industry can prepare for a low-carbon future.

17:45

Expect More Pain, Much More Pain The Daily Coin

Expect More Pain, Much More Pain by Mike Mish Shedlock The Maven If you think you can hide out in ETFs or high growth stocks and weather the downturn, please think again. In case you failed to notice, investment...

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17:15

The Picture Is Becoming Clearer, Moves And Countermoves (Video) The Daily Coin

The Picture Is Becoming Clearer, Moves And Countermoves Video X22 Report IG Horowitz released a new report that show McCabe has lied to the FBI. UK produces another dossier to prove Russia was behind the poisoning for the Skripals,...

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16:45

There Is Something Gold & Silver Must Do Before The Rally Can Begin In Earnest The Daily Coin

There Is Something Gold & Silver Must Do Before The Rally Can Begin In Earnest by half dollar SilverDoctors Amazing. The war cycle is in line with the news cycle, and its even in line with the market cycle....

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16:23

'Renewable energy breeding' can stop Australia blowing the carbon budgetif we're quick Eco-Business

The world must transition to cleaner energy without blowing the global carbon budget if we want to stay within 2 degrees Celsius of warming. What is renewable energy breeding and how will it help us achieve that?

16:15

Tom Fitton: James Comey STOLE & LEAKED FBI Records to Target Trump (Video) The Daily Coin

Tom Fitton: James Comey STOLE & LEAKED FBI Records to Target Trump Video Judicial Watch A month after President Trump fired Comey on May 9, 2017, the former FBI director provided highly controversial testimony before the U.S. Senate Select...

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15:29

The Work of the 21st Century Stories by umair haque on Medium

Three Levels of Work the World Needs Now

So. What should we be working on, anyways?

Its one of the first questions I get asked. My answer goes something like this.

There are two kinds of work we can be doing today. We can be agents of regression, working to pull the world backwards, downwards, inwards. We can fuel a slide into neofeudalism, peasantry, extremism, bitter division, and authoritarianism. You dont have to think very hard to come up with organizations that fit that bill, do you?

Or we can be agents of motion. Upwards, outwards, forwards. We can create a better future for ourselves, our grandkids, all those who will inherit the world we leave behind. You are quite right to say that this kind of work brings with it greater responsibility, and more risk. But it also offers lasting self-realization, self-knowledge, self-discoverthat is its gift and reward, where the first kind of work only holds the promise of staying on top of old heirarchies of domination and power, and we will come back to that. So the work of today is really at root the work of meaning, happiness, purpose, and freedom. Creating it. Igniting it. Sparking it.

Where does all that come from? I think about work in three levels. None of its about the old stufftechnical mastery, analytical skills, networking, etcetera. Bzzzt. Obsolete. The work were going to have do this century is newand very old. Its timelessand timely. And its profoundly humanizing and meaningfulnot dehumanizing, exploitative, and pointless.

The first level is the simplest. This is a troubled age. The old world is breaking apart. Heres a tiny list of global problems. Inequality, stagnation, despair, loneliness, disconnection, mistrust, inopportunity, imbalances in power and agency. Are you solving any of those problems, the big and nasty ones, with the work that you do? Directly, passionately, immediatelygenuinely? Or are you just vaguely hoping mostly as a PR exercise that as some third-order indirect consequence of what you do, those problems will one day in some distant future maybe, possibly, shrink a little bit? Like, say, all those I-want-my-mommy apps, the ones that do your laundry and deliver your desinger donuts, and cry but were saving gas!. Sure, but only at the price of an imploding society, of inequality, loneliness, mistrust, and despair. Do you see how on balance, those probably fuel regress and collapse, where genuine problem-solving does the opposite?

Work today really means something, as it always has, if we are solving problems. If we are not, then the inconvenient truth is that the work we are doing is meaninglessits not work at all. Its predation, maybe, or exploitation , or at best, time-wasting Im going to be blunt. It doesnt matter one bitnot to society, not to the future, not to history,...

15:20

Los Angeles Times Confirms Our Reporting on CalPERS CFO Charles Asubontens Resume Misrepresentations; CalPERS Admits to Fabrications and Gets Defensive naked capitalism

The Los Angeles Times verifies and amplifies our reporting on the misrepresentations and inaccuracies in the resume that recently-hired CFO Charles Asubonten presented to CalPERS.

14:37

Which is the most ideologically diverse American city? Marginal REVOLUTION

When I requested requests, Jimmy wrote back:

(1) Conversations with Tyler featuring an actual Straussian.

(2) What is the most ideologically / politically diverse city? Which most moderate in that regard? Where in America am I least likely to be in a bubble and why?

I have several nominations for #2:

1. Houston. It still has plenty of Texas conservatives, but enough non-conservatives to elect a lesbian mayor.  Mexicans fit along a political spectrum of their own.

2. Washington, D.C. and environs. The intellectual class in this city is about half conservative/Republican/libertarian and always will be just dont think too hard about who actually lives here!  Most of all, everyone is used to the fact that there are oodles and oodles of forces on the other side of the debate.  No one flips out over this.  Even the media types have a reasonable amount of non-left representation.

3. Chicago. Its presence in the Midwest moderates its left flank, there is a diverse mix of ethnic groups, and the city has lots of Midwestern civic virtue.  Real estate prices have stayed relatively low, so not all blue collar and working class types have been driven out.  Old Chicago is still up and running to some extent.

Thats the national capital, plus two of the five largest cities.  And Ive already argued that, in a Straussian sense, Los Angeles is the most right wing city in the United States.  Orange County is ideologically diverse as well.  In other words, urban American is doing pretty well on intellectual diversity once you get out of (parts of) Manhattan and San Francisco and Seattle.

San Antonio measures as quite moderate, but is neither typical nor extremely diverse.  Here are some basic data, Nashville, Wichita, and Las Vegas also measure in the middle, and of those Las Vegas seems most diverse to me rather than simply dull.

Which place in the country is the least likely to leave you trapped in an intellectual bubble?  Somewhere in Ohio?  Columbus or Cincinnati?  Knoxville, Tennessee?  Louisville?  Kansas City, MO?  In those locales you truly are confronted with the everyday problems of regular American life and you are not obsessing over either crypto or what just passed through the subcommittee.

The prop...

14:10

Gaius Publius: Fracking Has Brought the World to the Brink of Disaster naked capitalism

Fracking is one reason why our bad climate change picture is getting even worse.

13:50

FBI Insiders Attack Comey: As Corrupt Former Intel Members Rush To Throw Each Other Under The Bus The Daily Coin

FBI Insiders Attack Comey: As Corrupt Former Intel Members Rush To Throw Each Other Under The Bus By Susan Duclos All News PipeLine The Election Of President Trump Quite Literally Caused The Deep State To Implode Ill be honest,...

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13:37

The world banks on sunshine, UN says in renewable energy report Eco-Business

In 2017, solar energy dominated global investment in new power generation like never before, according to a new United Nations-backed report, which shows a steady move away from fossil fuel-based power production to green power sources.

13:30

The Full Comey (Video) The Daily Coin

The Full Comey Video Ben Shapiro Video Source

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13:15

The Empire Strikes Back, Part 3: Big Meat Tries To Define Away The Competition The Daily Coin

The Empire Strikes Back, Part 3: Big Meat Tries To Define Away The Competition by John Rubino Dollar Collapse Silicon Valley is pouring venture capital into startups that use cultured animal cells to grow meat. The hope (now backed...

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13:00

RMR: Special Guest Charles Hugh Smith Of Two Minds (Video) The Daily Coin

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13:00

Benjamin Fulford: Spicer video is old The Event Chronicle

By Benjamin Fulford

Someone should inform Fulford that that Sean Spicer video is a year old and he is no longer the White House press secretary!
MH

Thanks for pointing that out.  Somebody emailed it to me and I should have double-checked the date.  Nonetheless, the comment still applies to what the U.S. is actually doing in Syria to this day.

BF

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12:50

Trumps Disastrous Syria Attack The Daily Coin

Trumps Disastrous Syria Attack by Dr. Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute Over the weekend, President Trump celebrated firing more than 100 missiles into Syria by Tweeting, Mission Accomplished! They say if you cannot learn from history you are condemned...

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12:30

F. William Engdahl and The Saker The Rape of Russia (Video) The Daily Coin

F. William Engdahl and The Saker The Rape of Russia Video Interview of William Engdahl by Lars Schall for the Saker blog; introduction by Pepe Escobar. Video Source

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12:10

WINTER IS COMING The Daily Coin

WINTER IS COMING by Jim Quinn The Burning Platform Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones Reflect on what happens when a terrible winter blizzard strikes. You hear the weather...

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11:50

Graham Summers Weekly Market Forecast (The Summer Rally Starts Now) The Daily Coin

Graham Summers Weekly Market Forecast (The Summer Rally Starts Now) from Gains Pains Capital Stocks are up this morning. The media believes this has something to do with a relief rally regarding the fact that conflict in Syria didnt lead...

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11:30

Wrong About IQ? | Russell Warne and Stefan Molyneux (Video) The Daily Coin

Wrong About IQ? | Russell Warne and Stefan Molyneux Video Study: Human intelligence is an important construct in psychology, with far-reaching implications, providing insights into fields as diverse as neurology, international development, and sociology. Additionally, IQ scores can predict life...

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11:25

National Forum - Dynamic, flexible, responsive: Demand and the 21st century energy system Eco-Business

Our energy market is transforming, and in this rapidly changing landscape demand side resources like energy efficiency and demand response are becoming increasingly crucial. However truly unlocking the demand side opportunity will require new rules, new business models and a new commitment to delivering for consumers.

11:23

Future of Surfactants Summit North America Eco-Business

Future of Surfactants Summit North America, 19th - 20th September 2018, Chicago, IL - USA

11:22

Power2Gas Conference Eco-Business

Power2Gas Conference, taking place on 17-18 October 2018 in Copenhagen, will bring together major stakeholders from the industry to explore the latest developments related to this technology. We invite you to join your peers for 2 days of interactive presentations and networking sessions in order to build a decarbonised society with P2G.

11:10

Russia Predicted a Fake Chemical Attack, US Response Before It Happened The Daily Coin

Russia Predicted a Fake Chemical Attack, US Response Before It Happened by Justin King  The Anti-Media Sometimes bizarre claims by foreign governments are so shocking they are dismissed and never thought of again. But what happens when the events predicted...

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11:00

Worksheet for the 2018 Midterms (Moving onto Republican Turf) naked capitalism

Expanded coverage into Republican districts, with Medicare support considered by backers.

11:00

Phase I To Destroy The Dollar Might Have Been Launched Today (Video) The Daily Coin

Phase I To Destroy The Dollar Might Have Been Launched Today Video X22 Report Commercial real estate prices fall, loans reach record highs, retail store vacant premises, disaster in the making. GM cuts more employees at their factory, Cruze...

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11:00

As migration rises, finance can pave the way to benefits for all Eco-Business

Non-profit organisations are connecting small lenders and those in need of cash, believing that giving refugees the legal right to earn a living not only cuts the costs of caring for them but also benefits those among whom they live.

10:50

Brits Go on a Gold Buying Spree The Daily Coin

Brits Go on a Gold Buying Spree from Schiff Gold If reports from two major London gold dealers serve as any indication, a lot of Brits are buying gold. According to a report in Business Insider, Sharps Pixley reported a whopping 253%...

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10:30

Mysterious Nubian stone tablets have been discovered in a vast African city of the dead The Event Chronicle

Mysterious Nubian stone tablets have been discovered in a vast African city of the dead

10:30

Tom Fitton Reacts to Inspector Generals Report on Andrew McCabes Misconduct (Video) The Daily Coin

Tom Fitton Reacts to Inspector Generals Report on Andrew McCabes Misconduct Video Judicial Watch Judicial Watch uncovered documents months ago that should have triggered Mr. McCabes removal. Americans should expect a full investigation of the numerous anti-Trump and other...

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10:10

The New Cold War in 2018 A Discussion With Professor Stephen F. Cohen (Podcast) The Daily Coin

The New Cold War in 2018 A Discussion With Professor Stephen F. Cohen Podcast TFMetals Report A few days ago, we had the opportunity to visit with Professor Stephen F. Cohen. As regular readers know, weve been featuring...

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09:56

Syria and the Revolt of the Deplorables David Stockman's Contra Corner

Surely there has never been a presidential peroration as filled with contradictions not to mention regrettable rhetoric as President Donald J. Trumps speech to the nation explaining why he backtracked on his campaign promise to get us out of Syria. Particularly striking was this bit of doubletalk:

https://original.antiwar.com/justin/2018/04/15/syria-and-the-revolt-of-the-deplorables/

 

09:50

Eating walnuts found to protect the colon from cancerous tumors The Daily Coin

Eating walnuts found to protect the colon from cancerous tumors by: Zoey Sky  Natural News If youre not a big fan of walnuts, now might be the time to start snacking on them because they can help decelerate colon tumor growth,...

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09:47

Kabuki Warfare David Stockman's Contra Corner

When this chapter of US history is finally written, it will look like a deep dive into a vat of lentil soup. In Syria Friday night, we came, we saw, and we slung 103 cruise missiles into largely symbolic targets, including a supposed chemical weapons plant just outside Damascus, and some other places where we were not likely to kill Russian military personnel. The Russians apparently decided to just suck it up, knowing that the civil war in Syria is nearly over. Then what?

 

 

 

http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/?p=182319&preview_id=182319&preview_nonce=5119fef84e&preview=true

 

 

 

09:45

Retail Sales: Why A Real Recovery Hasnt Happened David Stockman's Contra Corner

Its the lack of clear acceleration that demands our attention, with or without tropical disturbances. Past cyclical periods, including those related to near-recessions like 2015-16, are uniform in their V shapes. It may not quite be as flat as a perfectly scripted L, but after 2011 in particular thats the closer symbolic reflection.

 

 

http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/?p=182366&preview_id=182366&preview_nonce=506a7db5ca&preview=true

 

 

09:44

In The News Today Jim Sinclair's Mineset

Bill Holters Commentary Nothing of importance here so dont worryin Forbes no less! These Ex-Spies Are Harvesting Facebook Photos For A Massive Facial Recognition Database April 16, 2018 Building on Wednesday April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. He wasnt pushed on surveillance companies operating on the platform. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty... Read more

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09:36

Comeys Higher Sanctimony: FBI Insiders Furious At Self-Serving Jackass David Stockman's Contra Corner

Hoover is spinning in his grave, said a former FBI official. Making money from total failure, in reference to Comey plugging his book, A Higher Loyalty.

Jana Winter of The Beast adds that when a promo aired between segments advertising Comeys upcoming appearance with The View, the official grew angrier.

Good lord, what a self-serving self-centered jackass, the official said. True to form he thinks hes the smartest guy around.

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/self-centered-self-serving-jackass-fbi-insiders-furious-after-comey-interview

09:30

Jim Rogers Before All This Is Over, Gold Is Going Through The Roof (Video) The Daily Coin

Jim Rogers Before All This Is Over, Gold Is Going Through The Roof Video KitCo News Legendary investor Jim Rogers said enjoy the market rally while it lasts, issuing a dire warning that the worst correction of his...

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09:25

Enron Time? Tesla Suddenly Shuts Down Model 3 Line David Stockman's Contra Corner

Just days after Elon Musk gave a softball interview to CBS This Morning explaining Teslas efforts to boost Model 3 production to Musks target of 2,000 a week (down from the 5,000 a week he had initially promised), Buzzfeed News is reporting that the company is temporarily shutting down production of its Model 3 sedan to improve automation.

Of course, this comes after Musk famously claimed Tesla was relying too heavily on robots to run its assembly line (a sentiment he echoed in his CBS interview) and that this was at the root of the companys production hell.

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/tesla-shutting-down-model-3-production-buzzfeed

 

09:10

The End of the Debt-As-Currency Era The Daily Coin

The End of the Debt-As-Currency Era by Jeff Thomas  International Man Gold is the currency of kings, silver is the money of gentlemen, barter is the money of peasants, but debt is the money of slaves. Norm Franz, Money and Wealth...

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09:09

Richest 1% on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030 Follow The Money

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/apr/07/global-inequality-tipping-point-2030

The worlds richest 1% are on course to control as much as two-thirds of the worlds wealth by 2030, according to a shocking analysis that has lead to a cross-party call for action.

World leaders are being warned that the continued accumulation of wealth at the top will fuel growing distrust and anger over the coming decade unless action is taken to restore the balance.

An alarming projection produced by the House of Commons library suggests that if trends seen since the 2008 financial crash were to continue, then the top 1% will hold 64% of the worlds wealth by 2030. Even taking the financial crash into account, and measuring their assets over a longer period, they would still hold more than half of all wealth.

Since 2008, the wealth of the richest 1% has been growing at an average of 6% a year much faster than the 3% growth in wealth of the remaining 99% of the worlds population. Should that continue, the top 1% would hold wealth equating to $305tn (216.5tn) ...

09:03

How Libors Surge Will Help Pop The Global Bubble David Stockman's Contra Corner

Four years ago, I wrote a piece for Forbes called This New Libor Scandal Will Cause A Terrifying Financial Crisis, in which I explained that the real Libor scandal wasnt the Libor rigging scandal, but the fact that that Libor interest rates were simply too low for too long, which was helping to fuel dangerous economic bubbles around the world.

 

 

 

 

http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/?p=182368&preview_id=182368&preview_nonce=84e86b6f7d&preview=true

09:01

The future fiscal cost of Generation Rent Resolution Foundation

The future fiscal cost of Generation Rent

For most people the lions share of their income is spent housing and so forking out on accommodation when no longer earning would seem like a tall order for many. The vast majority of retired people own their own home and so have relatively low housing costs, however a significant minority (around 23 per cent) rent and many of these people have some or all of their housing costs paid by the state.

Housing benefit helps those in private and social rented accommodation. People who own their own home and those who have assets worth more than 16,000, and who are not eligible for Pension Credit, do not receive housing benefit. Furthermore, those in institutional accommodation (care homes) also do not qualify. Last year 1.3 million pensioners claimed housing benefit, amounting to 6.3 billion.

How much well have to spend on housing benefit for those in retirement in future depends on a number of things, including the size of the pensioner population, their income, and what type of accommodation they live in. So far most analysis has focused on the impact that an ageing population could have on the housing benefit bill. The Department for Work and Pensions and the Office for Budget Responsibilitys own analysis, last carried out in early 2017, suggests that an older population will mean more pensioners claiming housing benefit, but that spending will fall as a proportion of GDP. However aside from some analysis by the Strategic Society Centre less attention has been paid to the possible impact of changing tenure patterns. Indeed the governments own analysis assumes that the tenure patterns of the future pensioners will be much the same as for the current generation.

However, previous work for the Intergenerational Commission has suggested that this may not be the case. Younger generations are finding it a lot harder to get on the housing ladder and it is uncertain if the low homeownership rates for younger people will be reversed over the next decade, even if some of these people will inherit property wealth from their parents. Our estimates suggest that if recent conditions persist as few as 47 per cent of millennials (those born between 1981 and 2000) may own their own home by the time they reach 45. Some of the remaining 53 per cent may inherit property wealth that they can use to get on the housing ladder, b...

09:00

Salesforce on the Gender Pay Gap The Big Picture

Damn autoplay! I moved the videos to after the jump   Leading by example to close the gender pay gap. Source: 60 Minutes ~~~   Restaurants tipping point Source: 60 Minutes  

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09:00

Rob Kirby says SOMETHING DOESNT ADD UP (Video) The Daily Coin

Rob Kirby says SOMETHING DOESNT ADD UP Video Silver Doctors Video Source

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08:50

Key Silver Market Update The Daily Coin

Key Silver Market Update by captainewave 321Gold Short Term Update (Double click to enlarge this chart): (Click on image to enlarge) We are still working on the assumption that all of wave ^ii^ is not complete at the 16.10...

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08:50

Cop Crosses Thin Blue Line to Expose How Dept. Forces Officers to Write Tickets The Daily Coin

Cop Crosses Thin Blue Line to Expose How Dept. Forces Officers to Write Tickets by Jack Burns The Free Thought Project A police officer who was fired for refusing to write mandatory citations is now speaking out about the...

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08:33

Cohen Third Client Sean Hannity Says Trump Attorney Never Represented Him The Daily Coin

Cohen Third Client Sean Hannity Says Trump Attorney Never Represented Him from ZeroHedge TDC Note- Even More nonsense to pile on top of the deep pile of nonsense. #### Update II: Its been less than an hour since Sean Hannity...

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08:30

Gold and The Blockchain Revisited Ann Rhefn (Video) The Daily Coin

Gold and The Blockchain Revisited Ann Rhefn Video smaulgld Video Source

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08:10

Once Upon A Time Long Ago Truth Was Important The Daily Coin

Once Upon A Time Long Ago Truth Was Important Paul Craig Roberts I wonder how many people, not just Americans but those in other countries, have come to the conclusion that the United States today is a less free and...

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07:19

Comeau Case Decision The Past Speaks

On 19 April, the Supreme Court of Canada will announce its decision in the constitutional case of the Queen v. Comeau, which deals with the legitimacy of interprovincial trade barriers in Canada. As long time readers of this blog will know, I was the expert witness who testified at the 2015 lower court case that was the basis of the appeal now being considered by the Supreme Court.

Here is a backgrounder for people outside of Canada.

Canadas subnational governments, the provinces, impose many restrictions on interprovincial trade that are protectionist in intent and effect. (Canada isnt the only country to have such internal trade barriersee here for a gateway into the academic literature on this subject).  Canadas internal trade barriers appear to conflict with section 121 of the 1867 Canadian constitution, which explicitly provides for free trade between Canadian provinces. This constitution is the British North America Act, 1867 (UK), which was retroactively renamed the Constitution Act, 1867 by the Constitution Act, 1982 . [Most academic historians continue to refer to the text by its historical name]. Since I wrote a PhD thesis and book on the political economy of the 1867 constitution, I am considered to be well qualified to speak about the motivations of the creators of section 121. You can read the expert witness report I wrote for the Comeau case here.

I believe that section 121 was included in the Canadian constitution because the framers of this document wanted the new Dominion of Canada to be a single market without fetters on interprovincial trade. These framers included the Fathers of Confederation- a group of British North American politicians- as well some senior British politicians (especially the Earl of Carnarvon but also Adderley, Watkin, and others), and a handful of very accomplished civil servants and lawyers in London.

150 years later, trade barriers are still in place. For those who dont wish to read my entire e...

07:00

A blockchain for farmers and co-ops: Q&A with Kora's Maomao Hu Shareable New Articles

Blockchain has become one of those buzzwords that commands attention and carries a powerful social glow, yet in the likes of similar buzzwords that have attained such a prized status, it has lost much of its meaning. Blockchain has become a catchall term for just about any digital ledger system regardless of crucial variations in its design. With so many blockchain projects ranging from social impact initiatives to opportunistic marketing ploys, it can be difficult to discern which projects hold real potential.

06:25

America FirstR.I.P. David Stockman's Contra Corner

When the Cold War officially ended in 1991, Washington could have pivoted back to the pre-1914 status quo ante. That is, to a national security policy of America First because there was literally no significant military threat left on the planet.

Post-Soviet Russia was an economic basket case that couldnt even meet its military payroll and was melting down and selling the Red Armys tanks and artillery for scrap. China was just emerging from the Great Helmsmans economic, political and cultural depredations and had embraced Deng Xiaoping proclamation that to get rich is glorious.

The implications of the Red Armys fiscal demise and Chinas electing the path of export mercantilism and Red Capitalism were profound.

Russia couldnt invade the American homeland in a million years and China chose the route of flooding America with shoes, sheets, shirts, toys and electronics. So doing, it made the rule of the communist elites in Beijing dependent upon keeping the custom of 4,000 Wal-Marts in America, not bombing them out of existence.

In a word, gods original gift to Americathe great moats of the Atlantic and Pacific oceanshad again become the essence of its national security.

After 1991, therefore, there was no nation on the planet that had the remotest capability to mount a conventional military assault on the U.S. homeland; or that would not have bankrupted itself attempting to create the requisite air and sea-based power projection capabilitiesa resource drain that would be vastly larger than even the $700 billion the US currently spends on its global armada.

Indeed, in the post-cold war world the only thing the US needed was a modest conventional capacity to defend the shorelines and airspace against any possible rogue assault and a reliable nuclear deterrent against any state foolish enough to attempt nuclear blackmail.

Needless to say, those capacities had already been bought and paid for during the cold war. The triad of  minutemen ICBMs, Trident SLBMs (submarines launched nuclear missiles) and long-range stealth bombers cost only a few ten billions annually for operations and maintenance and were more than adequate for the task of deterrence.

Likewise, conventional defense of the U.S. shoreline and airspace against rogues would not require a fraction of todays 1.3 million active uniformed forceto say nothing of the 800,000 additional reserves and national guard forces and  the 765,000 DOD civilians on top of that. Rather than funding 2.9 million personnel, the whole job of national security under a homeland-based America First concept could be done with less than 500,000 military and civilian payroll...

06:10

New Think and Americas Fake Gas War The Daily Coin

New Think and Americas Fake Gas War Author: Gordon Duff  Journal-NEO Events during the spring of 2018, and we are speaking about the accusations against Russia and Syria involving the use of chemical warfare weapons, has opened a new page in...

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06:00

James OKeefe Interviews Siena College Student Targeted for Exposing Professors Bias (Video) The Daily Coin

James OKeefe Interviews Siena College Student Targeted for Exposing Professors Bias Video Veritas Visuals On April 15th James OKeefe spoke at the Let Freedom Ring event at Siena College, and took some time to speak to Zachary Butler, a...

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05:50

Kabuki Warfare The Daily Coin

Kabuki Warfare by James Howard Kunstler When this chapter of US history is finally written, it will look like a deep dive into a vat of lentil soup. In Syria Friday night, we came, we saw, and we slung 103...

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05:30

Social Media Alternatives: Yours.org with Ryan X. Charles (Video) The Daily Coin

Social Media Alternatives: Yours.org with Ryan X. Charles Video Corbett Report Continuing our series exploring Social Media Alternatives, this week we talk to Ryan X. Charles about Yours.org. Video Source

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05:10

They Know Whats Going To Happen Governments And Big Banks Are Stockpiling Gold Ahead Of Massive Economic Collapse The Daily Coin

They Know Whats Going To Happen Governments And Big Banks Are Stockpiling Gold Ahead Of Massive Economic Collapse by Mac Slavo SHTFPlan The writing is on the wall and major financial institutions across the world are warning about the...

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05:00

US-led Strikes On Syria: PR Victory Or Decisive Failure? (Video) The Daily Coin

US-led Strikes On Syria: PR Victory Or Decisive Failure? Video South Front Video Source

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04:50

More Absolutely Crazy Pension News The Daily Coin

More Absolutely Crazy Pension News by John Rubino Dollar Collapse War and pensions are conceptually about as different as its possible to be. But in a measure of how far into Crazy Town weve wandered theyre both...

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04:34

The impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on small business Marginal REVOLUTION

There are concerns that the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) has impeded small business lending. By increasing the fixed regulatory compliance requirements needed to make business loans and operate a bank, the DFA disproportionately reduced the incentives for all banks to make very modest loans and reduced the viability of small banks, whose small-business share of C&I loans is generally much higher than that of larger banks. Despite an economic recovery, the small loan share of C&I loans at large banks and banks with $300 or more million in assets has fallen by 9 percentage points since the DFA was passed in 2010, with the magnitude of the decline twice as large at small banks. Controlling for cyclical effects and bank size, we find that these declines in the small loan share of C&I loans are almost all statistically attributed to the change in regulatory regime. Examining Federal Reserve survey data, we find evidence that the DFA prompted a relative tightening of bank credit standards on C&I loans to small versus large firms, consistent with the DFA inducing a decline in small business lending through loan supply effects. We also empirically model the pace of business formation, finding that it had downshifted around the time when the DFA and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act were announced. Timing patterns suggest that business formation has more recently ticked higher, coinciding with efforts to provide regulatory relief to smaller banks via modifying rules implementing the DFA. The upturn contrasts with the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which appears to persistently restrain business formation.

That is from Michael D. Bordo and John V. Duca.

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04:30

David Icke on Censorship, The World Cup & Beating the system (Video) The Daily Coin

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04:11

Russia v. America: Good v. Pure Evil PaulCraigRoberts.org

Russia v. America: Good v. Pure Evil Geopolitically
by Stephen Lendman

A factual report by Lendman. However, he overlooks that Washington might be able to bend the OPCW inspectors to Washingtons will.

http://stephenlendman.org/2018/04/russia-v-america-good-v-pure-evil-geopolitically/

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04:10

Maybe the Russians Did It The Daily Coin

Maybe the Russians Did It by Robert Gore Straight Line Logic Con artists are the most easily conned. If ever a military incident seemed to scream false flag, its the alleged chemical weapons attack on Douma. The Chief of...

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04:00

2:00PM Water Cooler 4/16/2018 naked capitalism

Today's Water Cooler: China trade, Cuomo v. Nixon, charters, Standing Rock, retail sales, manufacturing, containers, Uber and NLRB, Amazon, arboreal protagonists, infinite power

04:00

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Keith and his team are so connected in the mining world that they took this company from zero to over 12 million ounces of gold in an aggressive acquisition spree.

Mr. Neumeyer never overpays! For him, a good deal is religion.

Hes made millions of dollars building his own mining companies.

If you search insider buys, youll see that hes been buying a lot of First Mining Gold, to the point that hes one of the largest individual shareholder!

His new CEO, Jeff Swinoga, a former Barrick executive, is literally using his entire first year salary to purc...

03:50

Ask yourselves: Are we the bad guys? The Daily Coin

Ask yourselves: Are we the bad guys? by R.Lesnoix for The Saker One can fault the British for many things but not for their sense of humour. Some time ago I saw a sketch by the comedy duo Mitchell and...

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03:45

California senate committee caves to pressure from ISPs, calls for amendments to water down SB 822 bill to restore net neutrality Fight for the Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2018
Contact: Evan Greer, 978-852-6457, press@fightforthefuture.org

A key California Senate committee released its analysis of SB 822, California State Senator Scott Wieners bill to comprehensively restore the 2015 net neutrality protections that the FCC voted to abolish in 2017. The analysis is a frontal assault on net neutrality. Sadly, the analysis from the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications looks like ISPs wrote it and shows that ISPs have a powerful corrupting influence even in the Democratic-controlled legislature in California.

Its outrageous that California democrats would produce a document that looks like it was literally written by lobbyists for AT&T and Comcast. Theyre calling for giant loopholes that would gut SB 822 and leave California residents vulnerable to ISP scams and abuses, said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future, a digital rights group with more than 350,000 members in California, These senators need to know that the entire Internet is watching them, and will not forget if they side with giant telecom monopolies over the basic rights of their constituents.

The legislative analysis, which comes a day before the bills hearing, recommends gutting key protections, opening up two huge and known loopholes that will allow ISPs to get around net neutrality protections.

Specifically the analysis finds that:

1) ISPs should be allowed to charge, block or slow down websites or services at the point of interconnection, where data that ISP subscribers request from online services enter the ISPs network, and

2) That ISPs should be allowed to create all manners of zero-rating plans, including not counting data from an ISPs own services against users data caps or charging online sites so that their data doesnt count against user data caps.

Interconnection:

- After the 2010 order came out, ISPs realized they could block, throttle and charge online services by simply not increasing the size of the pipes coming into their networks and waiting for online services to pay them to open them. That meant that the services that ISP subscribers wanted to use would simply not work or be very slow despite paying their ISP to use any and all applications on the internet.

- This behavior was so widespread that it affected tens of millions of Americans who couldnt understand why, despite paying for an expensive fast connection, they couldnt telecommute or play League of Legends online. New Yorks Attorney General is suing TimeWarner Cable for lying to subscribers by promising them fast online videos and gaming, while secretly making sure those services went slowly

- This slowness would stop only if online companies paid the ISPs ransom. For t...

03:30

Syria Strike, Cohen Raid, Comey Book, Zuck Grilled, Schumer Cringe | Beauty & the Beta (Video) The Daily Coin

Syria Strike, Cohen Raid, Comey Book, Zuck Grilled, Schumer Cringe | Beauty & the Beta Video Blonde in the Belly of the Beast Video Source

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03:28

South-Side Co-op was a Sanctuary for Black Chicagoans in the 1960s Grassroots Economic Organizing

Its no secret that Chicago, one of the most segregated cities in the nation, has an ugly history of housing discrimination. Before the federal Fair Housing Act passed in April 1968 50 years ago people of color were frequently, and flagrantly, prohibited from renting, buying or financing homes in areas where the population was mostly white.

Right before the acts passage, some black Chicagoans found homes, and refuge, in a housing cooperative on the citys South Side. Griffin moved into London Towne Houses Cooperative, in the Pullman community area, in 1967.

JoAnn Kenner, 73, current president of London Towne Houses, also has lived in the community since 67. In the years before fair housing laws, the mentality around integrated communities, Kenner said, was as in the play A Raisin in the Sun Even if you were able to get a mortgage and someone would sell you a house, if you were nonwhite, the neighborhood was not going to be welcoming.

London was like a breath of fresh air, it was like living in the suburbs, she said. Like a little bedroom community. This was a tremendous source of pride for residents, Kenner said, people were begging to get in.

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03:20

No to the violence of the State against the commons! Grassroots Economic Organizing

Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval: The violent destruction of the commons of the ZAD (Zone To Defend) of Notre-Dame-des-Landes by the French government is an infamous and revolting act. The current police offensive, led by several thousand gendarmes and CRS equipped with armored vehicles and helicopters is only the exercise of the purest State violence against a set of collective practices that are in progress or in preparation. This includes their fragile material conditions (buildings, meeting places, work tools, herds), and they  are now destroyed by bulldozers and police squads.

Since the first day of assault on the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, the destruction of the farm of the Cents Noms was a true declaration of social and political war. The destruction of this place was by no means imperative given the criteria invoked by the government in its communication. Nicole Klein, Prefect of Loire Region, justifies the police operation by claiming that the Cents Noms had not submitted an agricultural project. This is obviously false: the inhabitants of this farm were carrying an alternative agricultural project and some of them had submitted a request for regularization.

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03:11

Jims Mailbox Jim Sinclair's Mineset

JB, YouTube is so bad they took down a JSMineset recording for SUBSCRIBERS! YouTube censorship is not fake news, we know their agenda first hand Bill MRCs Brent Bozell: Tech Companies Must Stop Silencing Conservatives April 16, 2018 RESTON, VA The Media Research Center (MRC) released an extensive report Monday documenting the censorship of... Read more

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03:10

Syria: What Just Happened The Daily Coin

Syria: What Just Happened by Eric Zuesse Strategic-Culture What happened right after the second direct US-missiles invasion of Syria, which had occurred on the night of April 13th, could turn out to have momentous implications far bigger than...

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03:00

Store Closures Set to Accelerate this Year, Warns Bloomberg's Matt Townsend Financial Sense

FS Staff Last year we saw more than 7,000 stores close their doors, more than twice the amount of stores that opened in the same time period. There are a number of trends at work but the root cause of America's retail apocalypse mainly comes down...

02:50

Senator Ted Cruzs Bill to Remove the Inflation Tax from Capital Gains Addresses a Symptom but Not the Cause The Daily Coin

Senator Ted Cruzs Bill to Remove the Inflation Tax from Capital Gains Addresses a Symptom but Not the Cause by Stefan Gleason Money Metals Washington, DC (April 13, 2018) U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has just announced he...

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02:46

The Revolving Door Profiteer Who Helped Shape Trumps Nuclear Policy Eyes on the Ties

Franklin C. Miller advises Trump on his hawkish nuclear policy. But many don't know that Miller has profited directly from the nuclear industrial complex.

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02:30

Liberals Are Scared of Chicken Sandwiches While Embracing Incest (Video) The Daily Coin

Liberals Are Scared of Chicken Sandwiches While Embracing Incest Video Mark Dice Video Source

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02:20

Monday assorted links Marginal REVOLUTION

1. What kind of vacation can the wealthy buy for 150k?

2. Lets scrape MR.

3. Thomas Friedman on Iran and Syria (NYT).

4. Retail job openings.

5. Subprime mattered less than you thought.

6. Chinas yuan has appreciated vs. US dollar by +3.7% so far this year, and has risen +10.7% since Trump took office. US dollar has fallen by about -1% so far this year, on a broad trade-weighted basis. Link here.

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02:10

Crude Oil As Bullish as it Seems? The Daily Coin

Crude Oil As Bullish as it Seems? by NADIA SIMMONS Sunshine Profits A fresh 2018 high, an unbroken resistance and negative divergence. What does this interesting mix tell us about oil bulls strength and further increases? Technical Analysis of...

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01:53

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead Peak Prosperity

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead

Doug Duncan is not your average beltway economist.

The chief economist for Fannie Mae is surprisingly outspoken about the troublesome outlook for the US economy. He's worried about the rising cost of debt service as outstanding credit continues to mount at the same time interest rates are starting to ratchet higher, too.

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01:50

How Much Longer Can The American Empire Run On Fake Money? The Daily Coin

How Much Longer Can The American Empire Run On Fake Money?  Jay Taylors Gold & Energy Stocks Newsletter: Gold rocketed to nearly $1,365 on Wednesday in New York, which is well above the $1,350 that Michael Oliver suggests is when technical...

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Monday, 16 April

04:00

***Immediate Buy Recommendation*** Future Money Trends

The Greatest Fire Sale in History: 
There is a Ton of Money to be Made in This Hated Sector!

A Rare Chance to Partner With an Investment Legend Who Has Built Two Billion-Dollar Companies.

A sector that has been overlooked by Wall Street and ignored by brokers is about to violently turn higher

Dear Reader,

The writing is on the wall.

Im going to bet that you can already feel what Im about to tell you in your stomach.

Your intuition and senses know its inevitable, but the day of what will potentially be the biggest score of profits seems to always find a way to be delayed

Youve heard about the exploding government deficits, artificially low interest rates, a ballooning national debt, a Federal Reserve with no exit strategy, and a coming crisis that could be much bigger than 2008.

In fact, youve probably taken some steps to prepare, but all this waiting and all the pain from holding things like gold, Bitcoin, mining shares, and even cash while the general markets have continued to melt-up and set record highs have left many investors frustrated, to say the least.

Rarely do any of us get an opportunity like this. Ive honestly never seen a set-up this good.

What youre about to witness in the most hated sector on Earth is a rip-roaring recovery, perhaps one of the most violent rises higher weve ever seen.

They are long overdue, and they have now signaled the most bullish indicator in the last 47 years!

Commodities as a whole ar...

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