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CFR Says China Must Be Defeated And TPP Is Essential To That

Submitted by Eric Zuesse CFR Says China Must Be Defeated And TPP Is Essential To That Wall Street’s Council on Foreign Relations has issued a major report, alleging that China must be defeated because it threatens to become a bigger power in the world than the U.S. This report, which is titled “Revising U.S. Grand […]

Gates Says Bet On Yuan As IMF Calls Currency Fairly Valued

We’ve talked extensively about China’s currency conundrum which has put Beijing between a rock and a hard place as it seeks to combat rapidly decelerating economic growth (which, according to some estimates, is running as low as 3.8%). Facing rising capital outflows (totalling $300 billion over the past four quarters alone) on the one hand […]

The Pentagon’s “Long War” Pitches NATO Against China, Russia, & Iran

Authored Op-Ed by Pepe Escobar, originally posted at, Whatever happens with the nuclear negotiations this summer, and as much as Tehran wants cooperation and not confrontation, Iran is bound to remain – alongside Russia – a key US geostrategic target. As much as US President Barack Obama tried to dismiss it, the Russian sale of the S-300 […]

12 Unanswered Questions About The Baltimore Riots That They Don’t Want Us To Ask

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Why did the Baltimore riots seem like they were perfectly staged to be a television event?  Images of police vehicles burning made for great television all over the planet, but why were there abandoned police vehicles sitting right in the middle of the riot zones without […]

1,100 Foreign Donors To Clinton Foundation Never Disclosed & Remain Secret

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, As a condition of becoming Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton signed a memorandum of understanding with the Obama Administration to disclose the donors to the Clinton Foundation due to the obvious potential conflicts of interest. Sounds good, but everyone knows the Clintons don’t pay by the rules, […]

Turning America Into A Battlefield: A Blueprint For Locking Down The Nation

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our […]

Who Is Really Choosing America’s Next President?

Submitted by Robert Faturechi and Jonathan Stray via ProPublica, Rapid Rise in Super PACs Dominated by Single Donors Super PACS that get nearly all of their money from one donor quadrupled their share of overall fund-raising in 2014.   The wealthiest Americans can fly on their own jets, live in gated compounds and watch movies […]

From Delinquent To ‘Seriously’ Delinquent: Another Worrying Trend For Student Debt Revealed

It’s no secret that America has a $1.3 trillion student debt problem and as we’ve outlined on a few occasions recently, the actual delinquency rate for student borrowers is far higher than the (also high) 18% that’s generally reported because as The St. Louis Fed recently pointed out, it’s important to look not at delinquencies […]

Ron Paul Tells Obama: “It’s Time To Try Something New”

Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Last week two prominent Ukrainian opposition figures were gunned down in broad daylight. They join as many as ten others who have been killed or committed suicide under suspicious circumstances just this year. These individuals have one important thing in common: they […]

Is The Credibility Bubble Bursting?

Submitted by John Rubino via Dollar Collapse blog, In a fiat currency system, perception is, by definition, everything. Paper money has no intrinsic value. So the people saving it and accepting it in exchange aren’t expressing faith in the money itself but in the competence and honesty — and power — of the institutions managing […]