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With Defiant ‘Unilateral Action,’ Catalonia Approves Measure for Independence

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams November 9, 2015   With Defiant ‘Unilateral Action,’ Catalonia Approves Measure for Independence ‘A referendum would be the ideal tool but the Spanish government blocked it. We have no other option but unilateral action.’     Catalonia’s regional parliament on Monday approved a plan for independence from Spain, adopting a resolution […]

Voters dance during the 2014 referendum. (Photo: Jordi Boixareu/flickr/cc)

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The End of Freedom of Speech in Spain

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics July 13, 2015   The End of Freedom of Speech in Spain     Spain has shown that it is fully on board with the Brussels authoritarian direction of ending democracy. Those in power have simply convinced themselves that the people do not understand what is good for them so […]


Greece And The EU Situation

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 7, 2015   Greece And The EU Situation   I doubt that there will be a Greek exit. The Greek referendum, in which the Greek government’s position easily prevailed, tells the troika (EU Commission, European Central Bank, IMF, with of course Washington as the puppet master) […]

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Capitalism Has Devolved Into Looting

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 30, 2015   In the Western World Capitalism Has Devolved Into Looting   …when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you–when you see corruption being rewarded […]


The Delphi Declaration

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 24, 2015   The Delphi Declaration   The Delphi Conference on the European/Russian crisis created by Washington (my address to the conference is here: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/06/19/paul-craig-roberts-address-international-conference-europeanrussian-crisis-created-washington/ ) issued a declaration repudiating the EU attack on the Greek nation. The Delphi Declaration asks the European peoples, especially the […]

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Is The 505 Trillion Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Bubble In Imminent Jeopardy?

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 26, 2015   Is The 505 Trillion Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Bubble In Imminent Jeopardy?     All over the planet, large banks are massively overexposed to derivatives contracts.  Interest rate derivatives account for the biggest chunk of these derivatives contracts.  According to the Bank for International Settlements, […]

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They Are Slowly Making Cash Illegal

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog March 23, 2015   They Are Slowly Making Cash Illegal   The move to a cashless society won’t happen overnight.  Instead, it is being implemented very slowly and systematically in a series of incremental steps.  All over the planet, governments are starting to place restrictions on the use of […]


How Greek Default May Still Unravel the EU

By Frank Hollenbeck Mises.org January 24, 2015   How Greek Default May Still Unravel the EU   Greece is back in the headlines. This should surprise no one. It was naïve to think that Greeks would accept being debt slaves forever. Despite all the rumblings that Greece will be forced to leave the Euro, there […]

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The Economy Of The Largest Superpower On The Planet Is Collapsing Right Now 2

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog The Economy Of The Largest Superpower On The Planet Is Collapsing Right Now   How do you fix a superpower with exploding levels of debt, that has a rapidly aging population, that consumes far more wealth than it produces, and that has scores of zombie banks that could collapse […]


Scottish Referendum Gives Reasons to be Hopeful

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   Scottish Referendum Gives Reasons to be Hopeful   Even though it ultimately failed at the ballot box, the recent campaign for Scottish independence should cheer supporters of the numerous secession movements springing up around the globe. In the weeks leading up to the referendum, it appeared that the people […]

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Three Who Made A War

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Three Who Made A War   The Spanish-American War was caused by three people: Teddy Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and William Randolph Hearst. The war, which killed a number of Spaniards and Americans, including some prominent Harvard “Swells,” was based entirely on lies and machinations of these […]


20 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Starting To Catch Fire 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder 20 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Starting To Catch Fire   If you have been waiting for the “global economic crisis” to begin, just open up your eyes and look around.  I know that most Americans tend to ignore what happens in the rest of the world […]

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All-Time High Unemployment: The Economic Depression In Europe Just Keeps Getting Deeper

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   All-Time High Unemployment: The Economic Depression In Europe Just Keeps Getting Deeper   The unemployment rate in the eurozone is higher than it has ever been before.  This week we learned that eurozone unemployment came in at an all-time high of 12.2 percent for September.  Back in January […]

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