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Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 28, 2016   Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?     “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer […]

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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 […]


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Greece Votes OXI (NO) to Austerity Referendum

By Chris July 5, 2015   Greece Votes OXI (NO) to Austerity Referendum     As the voting results are coming in a strong NO vote is being voiced by the people of Greece.  With well over half of the vote counted the No vote has over 61%.  This should make for interesting times in […]


Athens The Prelude to Freedom or Perpetual Economic Servitude?

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics July 4, 2015   Athens The Prelude to Freedom or Perpetual Economic Servitude?     The reading from our staff there in Athens on the ground for this vote is it seems to be 50/50 right now, but the NO vote appears to be more organized with booths and stalls […]

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Sunday’s Vote Will Determine Liberty Or Serfdom

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 4, 2015   Sunday’s Vote Will Determine Liberty Or Serfdom   According to history books, democracy originated in Greece. Of course, historians could be mistaken, but this is the prevailing view among Western populations with enough awareness to be interested to know. What we are witnessing […]


Greece Is the Canary in the Coal Mine

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners June 29, 2015   Greece Is the Canary in the Coal Mine     This is an “Amber Alert” day in the markets. “Greeks Line Up at Banks; ATMs Run Dry” was the headline over at the Drudge Report. Versions of it ran throughout the financial media. Greece is […]

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Yanis Reveals EU Denial of Any Right of the People to Vote

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics June 29, 2015   Yanis Reveals EU Denial of Any Right of the People to Vote     Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has come out to reveal the quite shocking and anti-democratic events that took place during the last Eurogroup meeting. First, they do hate Yanis’ guts, for he understands far […]


History Lesson: Opposition to Export-Import Bank Has Grown Over Time

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal June 15, 2015   History Lesson: Opposition to Export-Import Bank Has Grown Over Time     Supporters of the Export-Import Bank cheered last week when the majority of United States senators voted in favor of reauthorizing the embattled agency. However, the vote also demonstrated growing opposition to the bank […]

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By Fred Reed LewRockwell.com March 2, 2015 The 145 Solution Sapience, not Sentience   In the modest and unassuming manner natural to this column, I advance a small proposal for the emendation of such tatters of the Constitution as can be found: For voting in federal elections, we should employ a literacy test to disenfranchise […]

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Report: FCC To Vote On New Net Neutrality Proposal In February

By Kate Cox Consumerist   Report: FCC To Vote On New Net Neutrality Proposal In February     After months of comments, discussions, hearings, statements, and delays, the FCC is reportedly preparing to vote on a new Open Internet Rule — net neutrality — at their February 26 meeting. The Washington Post reports that FCC […]

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What The Mid-Term Elections Really Mean For Peace and Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute    What The Mid-Term Elections Really Mean For Peace and Liberty   Did the election last week really mean that much? I took to my Twitter account on Tuesday to point out that the change in control of the Senate from Democrat to Republican actually means very little, despite […]


Five Lessons Learned from the Scottish Referendum

Source: https://mises.org By Ryan McMaken   Five Lessons Learned from the Scottish Referendum   Government authorities in the UK have declared that the “Yes” campaign for secession has failed by a margin of approximately 55 percent to 45 percent. Yet, even without a majority vote for secession, the campaign for separation from the United Kingdom […]

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