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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Thursday, September 01, 2016

China Empire Investing Billions in the UK, £1 billion in Sheffield Alone, Good or Trojan Horse? / Politics / China US Conflict

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Sheffield's Labour run city council has been in celebratory mood since signing a deal in Chengdu for China to invest £1 billion pound in building projects across the city, apparently most will be city centre apartment blocks. Sheffield's Labour Council Leader declared "This is the biggest Chinese investment deal to be made by a UK city outside of London. And perhaps more importantly it is first deal of its kind to be made by a UK city, this is a real partnership."

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Politics

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Humanity at Risk / Politics / Social Issues

By: Stephen_Lendman

Never before in history was humanity more at risk than now. Earlier wars were fought with conventional weapons.

Today’s super-ones make them look like toys by comparison. Thermonuclear bombs, if used, can incinerate entire cities and surroundings.

Enough of them launched risks nuclear winter. Physician, nuclear expert, anti-war activist Helen Caldicott earlier said “nuclear technology threatens life on our planet with extinction.”

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Politics

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Unknown Voluntary Servitude and the Creature from Jekyll Island / Politics / Social Issues

By: Richard_Mills

Here's a long debated topic. Should we leave the creation of new money in the hands of bankers or place its creation solely with our government?

Let's try and answer it.

The Creature from Jekyll Island

On the night of November 22, 1910 a delegation of the nation's leading financiers, led by Senator Nelson Aldrich, left New Jersey for a very secret ten day meeting on Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Aldrich had previously led the members of the National Monetary Commission on a two year banking tour of Europe. He had yet to write a report regarding the trip, nor had he yet offered any plans for banking reforms.

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Politics

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Could The Internet Be Set To Be Shut Down On The Eve of Jubilee, October 1st? / Politics / Internet

By: Jeff_Berwick

Ever since we caught on to the Shemitah timetable that Jonathan Cahn had discovered, we’ve discovered clue after important clue about the potential timetable being followed by the globalists towards creating a New World Order.

Christine Lagarde, with her “magic number 7” numerology speech caught our interest.  Then, William White of the IMF talking about how a debt jubilee was coming which will wipe out most paper assets also got our attention.

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Politics

Monday, August 29, 2016

The Right Lessons from Obamacare's Meltdown / Politics / Healthcare Sector

By: Paul_Rejczak

The decision of several major insurance companies to cut their losses and withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges, combined with the failure of 70 percent of Obamacare's health insurance "co-ops," will leave one in six Obamacare enrollees with only one health insurance option. If Obamacare continues on its current track, most of America may resemble Pinal County, Arizona, where no one can obtain private health insurance. Those lucky enough to obtain insurance will face ever-increasing premiums and a declining choice of providers.

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Politics

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Theresa May Instructs Police, NHS Gp's, Public Sector To Stop Racial Discrimination in Service Delivery / Politics / UK Politics

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The whole spectrum of the public sector from the Police, to the NHS, to education is not governed by the pursuit of excellence for all recipients so as to maximise competitive advantage and increase market share but instead operates under the fundamental principles of delivering that which is free at the point of delivery. In which respect whether someone gets good or bad service is dependant upon the public servants own prejudices, usually dictated by stereotyping, the mass media and what's said in the gossip columns or on social media.

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Politics

Saturday, August 27, 2016

This America, this house divided ... cannot stand / Politics / US Politics

By: Michael_T_Bucci

In an election cycle that has scored the lowest in human decency, civilized behavior and speech; a cycle characterized by hate, viciousness, competing scandals, voluminous unproven allegations, scapegoats, fear-mongering, incitements to violence, death threats, and general moral decline bordering on decadence, I advise no child be exposed to any of it – none!

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Politics

Friday, August 26, 2016

The IMF’s Internal Audit Reveals Its Incompetence and Massive Rule Breaking / Politics / Global Financial System

By: John_Mauldin

To understand the sordid tale of the IMF, we need to look back at Greece. We think of Greece as the epicenter of the eurozone debt crisis, but it had company.

As the Fed’s initial QE program pushed US stocks higher, Greece’s growing budget deficit led credit agencies to downgrade its sovereign debt rating in late 2009. So, the government cut spending… but not by enough.

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Politics

Friday, August 26, 2016

Why I Left Canada and Became A Citizen of the Dominican Republic / Politics / Social Issues

By: Jeff_Berwick

It took nearly ten years but this morning I was sworn in as a citizen of the Dominican Republic.

Many might ask, why would a Canadian citizen want to become a citizen of the Dominican Republic?

The answer is actually quite long and lengthy.

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Politics

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Why Putin Might Be on His Way Out / Politics / Russia

By: John_Mauldin

BY GEORGE FRIEDMAN : Russian President Vladimir Putin recently did three very interesting things.

First, he fired his long-time aide and chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, and moved him to a lower position. A few weeks earlier, Putin fired at least three regional governors and replaced them with his personal bodyguards.

Removing that many governors is a bit odd. Replacing them with bodyguards is very odd. Then removing someone like Ivanov is extremely odd.

Second, Russia raised pressure on Ukraine. The Russians claimed that Ukrainian special forces attacked Russian-held Crimea. They announced that they sent S-400 anti-air missiles to Crimea. With a 250-mile range, these missiles can reach deep into Ukraine.

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Politics

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Here’s the Real Reason Behind Closer Russia-Turkey Ties / Politics / Turkey

By: John_Mauldin

BY GEORGE FRIEDMAN : Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met on Tuesday. It is not clear what came of it, but it is clear what is at stake.

Russia is weakening. The state of the economy is now the main issue (read my extensive overview of Russia’s geopolitical situation) Ukraine remains at the center of its strategic concerns. Turkey is an emerging power. It is managing its internal crisis effectively, if brutally.

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Politics

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Merkel Prepares For a Deliberate Crisis While White House Plans For a Disastrous Succession / Politics / War on Terror

By: Jeff_Berwick

Europe is convulsed by Islamic immigration, Brexit and a brutal economic state-of-affairs that are making it difficult for the average European citizen to live anything like a normal life or plan for the future.

Germany is one place where this sort of fear is being aimed at the population on a daily basis. Angela Merkel’s government has just urged Germans to stockpile enough food and water for ten and five days, respectively “in case of an attack or catastrophe.” Germany is also mulling a return to a military draft.

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Politics

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Ceding ICANN and Internet Control to Globalists / Politics / Internet

By: BATR

It does not take a great amount of brain power to comprehend that for the U.S. to surrender the final oversight of ICANN that the internet as it has functioned with relative acceptance of political emancipation is fundamentally at risk to end as we know it. In this campaign cycle of American First Nationalism vs. Internationalist Global Despotism, the stakes are most clear. Where is the public indignation and anger that a cornerstone of most people’s lives is about to be ceded with little or no outrage?

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Politics

Monday, August 22, 2016

EU Olympics Medals Table Propaganda Includes BrExit Britain / Politics / Olympics

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The EU's ministry for propaganda is painting a picture of erasing its member states sports persons hard work by slapping it's EU logo onto the medals table resulting in artificial result of twice the number of medals won than the US sporting hyper power at the Rio Olympics by including BrExit Britain in its medals tally when the truth is the Olympics exposes the European Union as being an entity that is literally suffocating its nation states in all aspects of life from sports to security to economy. When the truth is that NO athlete competed for the EU, not one!

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Politics

Monday, August 22, 2016

BrExit Win's Britain Olympics Success Freedom Dividend, Economy Next / Politics / BrExit

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Britain's Olympic team has beaten all expectations of a target 48 medals by achieving 67 that includes 27 Gold's and just as importantly Britain places second to the American sporting hyper power and thus even out doing the highly successful London 2012 home games tally when Britain placed 3rd to the US and China.

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Politics

Monday, August 22, 2016

Ron Paul - What Should We Do About Crimea? / Politics / Ukraine Civil War

By: Andre_Gratian

Is Crimea about to explode? The mainstream media reports that Russia has amassed troops on the border with Ukraine and may be spoiling for a fight. The Russians claim to have stopped a Ukrainian sabotage team that snuck into Crimea to attack key infrastructure. The Russian military is holding exercises in Crimea and Russian President Vladimir Putin made a visit to the peninsula at the end of the week.

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Politics

Monday, August 22, 2016

(Really) Alternative Banking Systems / Politics / Social Issues

By: Raul_I_Meijer

Our by now regular contributor Dr. Nelson Lebo III, the New Englander ‘lost’ in New Zealand, sent me another article, and it’s great (well, in my view). His title for the article may put some people on the wrong foot, but I think that’s alright.

I’ve been to New Zealand a few times, and Nicole of course has even moved there, so I was aware of how poorly constructed many homes are -and often made of wood-, but I’d never heard of ‘curtain banks’. Still, they exist all over the country. Turns out, lots of New Zealand homes are so damp and moldy that curtains can literally save lives, and certainly make them more comfortable/bearable. But many people are too poor to be able to afford curtains. Hence the curtain banks. I’d be curious to know if similar initiatives exist anywhere lese on the planet. Do let me know.

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Politics

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Olympics Have Become Ideological Rivalry Between Nations / Politics / Olympics

By: John_Mauldin

BY GEORGE FRIEDMAN : The Olympics have begun in Rio.

The Brazilians greeted the games with massive demonstrations. With Brazil facing hard economic times, many thought spending more than $12 billion to host the games was outrageous. But supporters argued it would add to Brazil’s worldly luster.

The Olympics of ancient Greece focused on the individual athletes. Spectators knew which city the participants came from, I assume. Still, the glory went to the athlete, and it was his tale that was told.

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Politics

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Europe Has Two Options: Revolution or Elections / Politics / European Union

By: John_Mauldin

In my recent Outside the Box (subscribe here for free), Charles Gave offered an incisive and absolutely scathing indictment of the latter-day European project.

Charles thinks that European leaders have responded to new challenges in this post-war era with old solutions. Chief among them is the forced integration of Europe into a single political and economic construct.

The elite are starting to admit that they’ve made Europe’s problems worse.

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Politics

Monday, August 15, 2016

Here’s How Millennials Can Weather the Perfect Storm / Politics / Pensions & Retirement

By: John_Mauldin

BY PATRICK COX : Millennials are struggling. We see it in the media every day. About 45% of Millennial college grads are working low-wage, dead-end jobs and have record levels of student debt. The number of young people making less than $25,000 per year is higher now than at any time in the last 25 years.

Boomers and Gen-Xers like to pile on, too. They say young people should be out on their own instead of living at home. They agree that Millennials don’t work serious jobs (if they work at all) and wonder why they put off marriage longer than any generation before them.

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