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Regulators to Classify Gold as Zero-Risk Asset?

Image: Stuart Niles / freedigitalphotos.net * By John Butler In what might be the most underreported financial story of the year, US banking regulators recently circulated a memorandum for comment, including proposed adjustments to current

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Medical Terrorism’s on the Prowl

[Note from CAF: Here it comes again. A new effort to push pandemics and vaccines. If ever there is a sign of real weakness in the global economy, medical terrorism is it. For more on swine

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Radical Openness

Photo: James Duncan Davidson Source: TED In pictures, quotes and more. As the world becomes interconnected, the ways we relate and learn about one another (and the rules about what we share) are changing. That’s

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The World at War, $20 at a Time

by Catherine Austin Fitts In April, I dropped into the Verizon Store in Corte Madera, California. I was headed to Portugal. My iPhone did not work globally. On my last few trips to Europe, Verizon

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Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership

From Wikipedia The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), also known as the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement, is a multilateral free trade agreement that aims to further liberalize the economies of the Asia-Pacific region; specifically, Article 1.1.3

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Million Dollar Blocks

[CAF Note: Like Curtis Mayfield sang, “It’s like one way in and no way out.”] By Spatial Information Design Labs The United States currently has more than 2 million people locked up in jails and

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GMO Myths and Truths

Genetically modified (GM) crops are promoted on the basis of a range of far-reaching claims from the GM crop industry and its supporters. They say that GM crops: Are an extension of natural breeding and