Tag Archives : China


Hong Kong: Tempest in a Teapot – Or Something Much Bigger?

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Eric Margolis   Hong Kong: Tempest in a Teapot – Or Something Much Bigger?   Hong Kong is at a gentle boil.  As of this writing, tens of thousands of students have been politely demonstrating, calling for the Beijing-appointed chief executive, C.Y. Leung, to resign and be replaced through free elections. Politics […]

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Marc Faber Slams US Intervention In Middle East, Warns “Whole Region Will Blow Up”

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Tyler Durden ZeroHedge Marc Faber Slams US Intervention In Middle East, Warns “Whole Region Will Blow Up”   Excerpted from Global Gold interview with Marc Faber, Let’s talk about the ongoing power shift from the West to the East. Well, basically, everything is connected and interrelated. We had a colonial system until the […]


Hong Kong activists promise civil disobedience campaign (video)

Hong Kong democracy activists promise an “era of civil disobedience” after China refuses to relinquish control over candidates in the city’s next leadership election. Hong Kong activists promise civil disobedience campaign   Published by AFP news agency

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Chinese boy implanted with 3D printed vertebra

Chinese boy implanted with 3D printed vertebra Published by Reuters A 12-year-old boy suffering from bone cancer has become the first recipient of 3D printed artificial vertebra replacement. The five hour surgery was performed at Peking University in China where the boy is still recovering. Ben Gruber reports.


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 […]