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The Great Collapse of the US Empire by Jeff Berwick

The biggest story of the late 20th century was the collapse of the Soviet Union. After decades of a government controlled, centrally planned economy and outsized military expenditures the Soviet Union just one day ceased to be. Fast forward a … Continue reading

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The Daily Bell – Spain’s Collapse is No Little Thing

S&P cuts Spain’s credit rating by two notches to BBB+ … Standard & Poor’s cut Spain’s sovereign debt rating Thursday by two notches, warning that the government’s budget situation is worsening and that is likely to have to prop up … Continue reading

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Bam! Bam! Bam! Huge Financial Bombs Just Got Dropped All Over Europe

The European debt crisis has just gone to an entirely new level.  Just when it seemed like things may be stabilizing somewhat, we get news of huge financial bombs being dropped all over Europe.  Very shortly after U.S. financial markets … Continue reading

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A Very Scary Christmas And An Incredibly Frightening New Year

Can you hear that?  It almost sounds like a little bit of peace and quiet.  This year, the holiday season has been fairly uneventful, and for that we should be very grateful.  But it isn’t going to last long.  2012 … Continue reading

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Graceland Updates 16Dec2011–Stuart Thompson

This is an excerpt from ‘Graceland Updates’, a daily newsletter that I am subscribed to by Stuart Thompson. When gold was $500, did you think you would feel this horrible at $1600 gold? Well, please throw your pipedream of how … Continue reading

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Top Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills

The concept of private barter and alternative economies has been so far removed from our daily existence here in America that the very idea of participating in commerce without the use of dollars or without the inclusion of corporate chains … Continue reading

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Had Enough? by Lawrence Lepard

If you are worried about the direction of this Country you are not alone. As Gallup reports, “a record-high 81% of Americans are dissatisfied with the way the country is being governed, adding to negativity that has been building over … Continue reading

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Kyle Bass: Global Restructuring Required, Precious Metals To Benefit – Seeking Alpha

Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management released his must read annual letter to shareholders. Bass has a gift of being able to break down complex global political and economic issues into a easy-to-digest framework. Hayman’s underlying thesis is that the … Continue reading

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Governments Request “Contingency Planning for Extreme Scenarios Including Rioting and Social Unrest”

The writing is on the wall. If you can’t read it, then you’re going to have a problem – very soon. It was in early 2009 that we first warned our readers of the coming wave of riots and social unrest that … Continue reading

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