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Are we going to get a Global Financial Reset soon?

20 Dec 2020 2 minute read 1 comment RealSociology

I've heard talk recently of a new Bretton Woods style global reset, but this time with digital money potentially issued by central banks. It's discussed in this video here in which Bank to the Future founder Simon Dixon, who apparently predicted...

WFP and Zimbabwe Say At Least 7.6 Million Have Fallen into Poverty in 2020

18 Dec 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has made an appeal for 204 million United States dollars to help cover the cost of providing basic nutrition for 6 months for over 4 million people (about 3.5 million in rural areas and 0.55 million in urba...

The Scary Thing About Holding Fiat

17 Dec 2020 1 minute read 2 comments positivitee

  While we celebrate Bitcoin hitting $20,000 again, let's look at the other side of the equation - and that is the US dollar. Why has the USD been so weak against physical assets - gold, silver and also digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum i...

Captain's Log 003: What is the United States?

11 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments R3dbeard

Captain's Log 003 December 11, 2020: It's been a rough past few days, haven't remembered to sit down and write much, but there's something that's been bothering me for a while. What is the United States really? You look at a map or satellite imag...

Captain's Log 002: What Can We Actually Do?

4 Dec 2020 5 minute read 0 comments R3dbeard

Captain's Log 002: December 3, 2020: These are very choppy waters, I've never seen such violent troughs and explosive peaks before. Each day brings its own set of challenges for many people, but today, the gold market was very strange. Strange, meani...

The Failure of Democracy

3 Dec 2020 26 minute read 0 comments Anthony Rosa

  Abstract The free market is a superior electoral system to democracy. Where democracy assigns equal power to all citizens, capitalism rewards the competent. Where democracy breeds incentives to reduce national prosperity, capitalism protects the pr...

Captain's Log 001: How Did We Get Here?

3 Dec 2020 6 minute read 0 comments R3dbeard

Captain's Log 001: It's December 2, 2020. It's quiet....too quiet. Uncertainty hangs in the air we breathe. City streets once full of people lay barren across the country. Countless small businesses are shuttered, maybe more than 60% of them won't be...

The Great Monetary Inflation Continues As the M2 Money Stock Reaches $19T

27 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ssaurel

The M2 Money Stock has just surpassed $19,000 billion. More than 20% of the circulating U.S. dollar was printed in 2020. More than 60% of the circulating U.S. dollar have been printed since the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008: Is the current moneta...

The Venezuelan Economic Chaos - Part 1

23 Nov 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Juan Molina

  Image Source According to a report from the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV), the net international reserves of the Republic, as of September 10, registered a balance of US $ 6.322 million, which reflects a decrease of US $ -103.0 million, compared...

Stable coins and Inflation

19 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Chadayan

Before I start I am not an economic expert. Just a curious enthusiast who is trying to figure out how things work.  Do stable coins create inflation to the fiat currency? This is the doubt I have. Do I have an answer? I don't think so. So If you are...