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Europe: Migrant Crisis Reaches Spain

zerohedge.com / by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute / Aug 17, 2017 “The biggest migration movements are still ahead: Africa’s population will double in the next decades. A country like Egypt will grow to 100 million people, Nigeria to 400 million. In our digital age with the internet and mobile phones, everyone knows about our prosperity […]

Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, Visa recently unveiled its own offensive in the war on cash. Visa is offering certain merchants a $10,000 reward if they refuse to accept cash in the future. Not surprisingly, Visa’s competitor is also part of the war on cash. Mastercard is increasing its efforts to encourage […]

Austerity Isn’t Dead, It Will Come Back With A Vengeance

Authored by Jonathan Rochford via NarrowRoadCapital.com, There’s been a steady stream of recent articles claiming that austerity is dead. The “magic” of false measurements, animal spirits and money printing are used to convince the gullible that there is an easy way out. This one from James McCormack at Fitch argues that populist politicians are responsible for […]

US Launches Quiet Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

While all eyes were distracted with the Trump-demeaning headlines of the foreign sanctions bill, few spotted the hidden mandate that foreign governments monitor cryptocurrency circulations as a measure to combat "illicit finance trends" in an effort to "combat terrorism." As Coinivore reports, the bill requires the governments to develop a “national security strategy” to combat […]

US Launches Quiet Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

While all eyes were distracted with the Trump-demeaning headlines of the foreign sanctions bill, few spotted the hidden mandate that foreign governments monitor cryptocurrency circulations as a measure to combat "illicit finance trends" in an effort to "combat terrorism." As Coinivore reports, the bill requires the governments to develop a “national security strategy” to combat […]

Greece Among Countries With The Most Slave Labor In Europe

The European Union recorded the largest increase in slavery of any world region in 2017, with the arrival of more than 100,000 migrants, many of them extremely vulnerable to exploitation, analysts said on Thursday. As KeepTalkingGreece.com reports, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Romania and Bulgaria are the countries with the most slave labour within the EU. The […]

Spanish Sunbathers Shocked As Raft Full Of Migrants Paddle Up And Run Ashore

Families at a popular Spanish beach were shocked yesterday when an inflatable raft carrying dozens of migrants from Northern Africa suddenly washed ashore.  As can be seen in the following onlooker’s video, the migrants fled the boat before it reached dry land and ran inland in an effort to evade authorities. According to the Daily […]

The Secret History Of The Banking Crisis

Authored by Adam Tooze via ProspectMagazine.co.uk, Accounts of the financial crisis leave out the story of the secretive deals between banks that kept the show on the road. How long can the system be propped up for? It is a decade since the first tremors of what would become the Great Financial Crisis began to […]

Here’s what happened when they raised taxes 2,000+ years ago

sovereignman.com / Simon Black / August 7, 2017 In 353 BC, as violent class warfare broke out across ancient Greece, one wealthy Athenian lamented in his journal, When I was a boy, wealth was regarded as a thing so…admirable that almost everyone affected to own more property than he actually possessed. Now a man has to be […]

As D-Day Looms, The Maturity Of ECB’s Bund Purchases Drops Again

With every passing month, the ECB gets closer to its (QE)D-Day: the day when it runs out of bonds to buy, which according to recent calculations could take place in just a few months unless the ECB taper its bond purchases soon. In its latest monthly purchase, the ECB revealed that, according to Bloomberg calculations, […]