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The Rise of the ‘Petro-yuan’ and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett   The Rise of the ‘Petro-yuan’ and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony   For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the world’s most important currency. For the last forty years, a pillar of dollar primacy […]

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The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits

Source: https://mises.org By Joseph T. Salerno The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits   One of the worst effects of modern Keynesian economics is that its total spending (“aggregate demand”) approach to output and employment provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the central error of mercantilism — an error that dates back to the sixteenth century. […]


The Almighty Dollar Is In Peril As The Global ‘De-Dollarization’ Trend Accelerates

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   The Almighty Dollar Is In Peril As The Global ‘De-Dollarization’ Trend Accelerates   As the Obama administration continues to alienate almost everyone else around the entire planet, an increasing number of prominent international voices are starting to question why the U.S. dollar should be so overwhelmingly dominant in global […]

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The Suicide of Communism: The Case for Patience

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Gary North GaryNorth.com The Suicide of Communism: The Case for Patience   At the age of 72, I look back at my life, and I ask a question: “What was the most significant event of my lifetime?” I go back and forth between two events, but in fact they were the same […]


18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014   A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know “when things are going to start happening”.  Well, there are certainly some perilous times on the horizon, […]

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The Death Of The Rust Belt

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder The Death Of The Rust Belt   Their names are familiar to all of us: Cleveland, Flint, Youngstown, Saginaw, Gary, Toledo, Reading, Akron, Flint and Buffalo were all once booming manufacturing cities that were absolutely packed with thriving middle class families.  But now most of the manufacturing jobs are […]


Diamond Miners in Zimbabwe Told to Sell Gems to Central Bank as Collateralize for Chinese Loans

    Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger   Diamond Miners in Zimbabwe Told to Sell Gems to Central Bank as Collateralize for Chinese Loans   The exploitation of Africa by bigger, stronger and wealthier nations is nothing new. In contemporary times, it appears China has been making a particularly aggressive move considering its huge economy, […]


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Who Needs The United States? Not Russia And China 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Who Needs The United States? Not Russia And China   Russia and China have just signed what is being called “the gas deal of the century”, and the two countries are discussing moving away from the U.S. dollar and using their own currencies to trade with one another.  This […]


Mass Fish Deaths: Millions Have Been Found Dead All Over The World In The Past Month 1

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder Mass Fish Deaths: Millions Have Been Found Dead All Over The World In The Past Month   Millions of fish are suddenly dying all over the planet.  In fact, there have been dozens of mass fish death events reported in the past month alone.  So why is this happening?  […]

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The Chicoms Are Coming! Reflections On The Folly Of The War On Vietnam And Its Progeny

  More importantly, Vietnam became the prototype for wars of invasion and occupation that failed not because they were based on a slightly erroneous predicate or a debatable case for national security. No, Vietnam and its progeny through Afghanistan today were completely senseless projects of imperial  over-reach and arrogance, driven by the vast military, diplomatic and […]