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Mexico Looks To Back Peso With Silver: “Would Unleash a Global Power Shift”

July 11th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/mexico-looks-to-back-peso-with-silver-would-unleash-a-global-power-shift_07112014

Mexican financial leaders and politicians have been working to institute sweeping monetary change, many of its most influential and wealthy citizens are demanding the country abandon its fiat currency, the Peso, and return to a silver standard.

Putin: Brazil is one of Russia's key partners in Latin America

July 10th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/739978

PUTIN: Our bilateral cooperation is of strategic importance, Brazil is a responsible member of the international community, political influence is steadily increasing; largest country in South America, a leading world. economy. We support Brazil as a candidate for permanent seat on UN Security Council.

Monsanto begins compensating victims of dioxin exposure

July 8th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/health/monsanto-begins-compensating-victims-dioxin-exposure/

Residents of a West Virginia town that formerly hosted a Monsanto factory that produced noxious, cancer-causing chemicals can begin receiving assistance promised through a 2012, multi-million-dollar settlement.

IMF package for Ukraine "not enough", minister says

July 8th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/news/imf-package-ukraine-not-enough-minister-says

Ukraine's deputy prime minister told international donors on Tuesday that a $17 billion International Monetary Fund bailout was "not enough" because of "unprecedented Russian-inspired aggression". "Today Ukraine is confronted with new challenges that cannot be solved in a standard fashion.

Ukraine Calls on International Donors to Help Develop Economic Recovery Plan

July 8th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20140708/190845099/Ukraine-Calls-on-International-Donors-to-Help-Develop-Economic.html

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman: Ukraine is preparing economic recovery plan for 2014-2016, calling on international donors to participate by sending observers to assess needs of the country, expect to present this plan at the International conference of donor aid held in autumn.

BRICS states reach consensus on creating joint development bank - China's diplomat

July 7th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_07_07/BRICS-reach-consensus-on-creating-new-100-billion-development-bank-Chinas-top-diplomat-6835/

The five BRICS countries have reached a broad consensus on their $100 billion development bank though some differences remain. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are expected to sign a treaty to launch the bank officially when they meet at a BRICS summit in the northern Brazil.

The way forward in the fight against budget austerity and militarism

July 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/07/05/prot-j05.html

On July 6, thousands of people across Australia will again rally in demonstrations that reflect the deeply-felt opposition of millions toward the sweeping cutbacks to social services and welfare contained in the Abbott government’s 2014 budget.

US Exports to Russia Hit Record Levels in May Despite Sanctions

July 4th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20140704/190808390/US-Exports-to-Russia-Hit-Record-Levels-in-May-Despite-Sanctions.html

US Department of Commerce: US exports to Russia rose 21 percent, reached record high of $1.25 billion in May, During same month, American exports to EU, China increased 2.5 percent and 2.2 percent, respectively. US imports from Russia decreased 8.5 percent in May, totaling $2.15 billion.

Largest Austrian Bank Crashes After “Revealing” 40% Surge In Bad Debt Provisions, Record Loss

July 4th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Largest_Austrian_Bank_Crashes_After_%E2%80%9CRevealing%E2%80%9D_40%25_Surge_In_Bad_Debt_Provisions%2C_Record_Loss/36401/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Austria’s largest bank by assets, and the third biggest bank in Eastern Europe after UniCredit and Raiffeisen, announced that, its earlier forecast about the amount of bad loans on its books is wrong, will rise by 40%, leading to what will be a record $2.2 billion loss, and triggering writedowns.

Big Central Bankers: The Root of Pure Evil. The Major Source of Instability around the World.

July 3rd, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.thelonestarwatchdog.com/2014/07/03/private-central-bankers-root-evil-around-world/

To central bankers currency that competes with their debt based currency scheme threatens their monopoly on controlling the money supply, foment ethnic or sectarian violence playing divide and conquer in order to try to overthrow governments that does not want a central bank.

Central Bank Official: Digital currencies could ‘challenge sovereignty’ and government finances

July 3rd, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://stratrisks.com/

Central Bank official warns virtual and digital currencies have potential to challenge sovereignty of states, banks ability to influence price of credit for economy. Substantial threat to the country’s finances if more transactions for goods, services disappear from tax net through use of digital currencies.

Germany to adopt minimum wage to help working poor

July 2nd, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/02/germany-to-adopt-minimum-wage-to-help-working-poor/

Germany to introduce a national minimum wage of 8.50 euros ($11.60) an hour Thursday, is hoped will help the poor and stimulate demand. Rresisted by conservatives, say it will make industries uncompetitive. Excluded some ,under-18-year-age, long-term unemployed first six months in new job.

Spanish bank manager robs blind man of €27,000

July 1st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/news/spanish-bank-manager-robs-blind-man-27000

Bank manager in Spain charged with cheating a partially blind 93-year-old out of €27,000 by fooling him into signing a document which granted her access to his savings. Bank staff “gave excuses” and “showed opposition” when police officers requested the relevant documents for their investigation.

Iraqi locals, merchants ban Turkish, Saudi goods

June 29th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Economic, Politics, Iraq

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/29/369103/iraqis-ban-turkish-saudimade-goods/

Residents ,merchants in Iraq province Babil to stop importing commodities from Turkey, Saudi Arabia due to support of Ankara and Riyadh for violence in Iraq. Boosting imports from Iran. Iraqi forces start massive operation against terrorists, denounce Al Saud regime as major supporter of global terrorism.

Italians protest austerity measures-Video

June 29th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/28/369074/italians-protest-austerity-measures/

Thousands of Italians have taken to the streets of the capital Rome to protest European Union-backed austerity measures. Italians have been staging protests against high unemployment, economic adversity and hardship over a series of government-imposed austerity packages in recent years.

Russia warns Europe over reselling gas to Ukraine-Video

June 28th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/27/368921/russia-threatens-europe-to-curb-gas-flow/

Russia’s state-owned gas company Gazprom has warned European countries that it will limit natural gas supplies if they resell the natural gas to Ukraine, closely monitoring the situation and may curb supplies to nations that pump the Russian gas to Ukraine through reverse flow.

Did You Know: US Meat Labels Reveal Origins – Show Born, Raised, Slaughtered Locales

June 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/us-meat-labels-will-soon-reveal-origins/

meat in the US labeled with country of origin, it now includes details, where the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered. The move is hailed by meat consumers meat industry opposed the measure. Country of Origin Labeling rule went into effect in May of 2013.

China plans investment bank to break World Bank dominance

June 27th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/China_plans_investment_bank_to_break_World_Bank_dominance/36241/0/38/38/Y/M.html

China moving forward to create its own version of the World Bank, will rival institutions under the sway of the US and West, will start with $100 billion in capital. will extend China’s financial reach, compete with the World Bank, also with the Asian Development Bank, dominated by Japan.

Fresh anti-austerity protests held in France-Video

June 27th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/27/368818/antiausterity-protests-held-in-france/

Press TV People held anti-austerity protests in France as country continues to struggle with economic problems. Trade union members across country staged walkout over policies adopted of President Francois Hollande, said Hollande not different from his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy.

Germany's "End The Fed" Protest Organizer Gets Car Fire-Bombed

June 26th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-26/germanys-end-fed-protest-organizer-gets-car-fire-bombed

Anyone saying "the Fedeal Reserve Act is bad" in Germany is looked upon by the mainstream as a Nazi. His friends car that he was in, was set on fire. The movement gained massive popularity in Berlin is against the U.S Federal Reserve. www.PublicCentralBank.com

Head Of Fourth Largest Albanian Bank Assassinated In Broad Daylight

June 26th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Head_Of_Fourth_Largest_Albanian_Bank_Assassinated_In_Broad_Daylight/36219/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Several witnesses said Artan Santo was shot at least five times by two men on a motorcycle at a busy crossroads just off Tirana's main boulevard where the bank's offices are located. It was not immediately clear who was behind the killing. Police have offered a reward of 10,000 euros.

US business to run ads against Russian sanctions

June 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/business/168384-us-businesses-russian-sanctions/

Two top US business lobbies plan to run newspaper adverts warning that more Russian sanctions risk harming US workers and businesses. The trade associations warn that economic sanctions will translate into huge damages from lost trade, exports with Russia.

Ukraine Due to Ink Austerity Pact with EU

June 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/breaking-news/ukraine-due-ink-austerity-pact-eu/

Ukraine President will reportedly sign austerity-driven economic, trade agreement with European Union, which polarized the nation, sparked months of violence. Bring sweeping, changes, harsh” reforms, to economy. 1,200-page document with rules on everything: turkeys to tulips, cheese to machinery.”

250,000 People Forcibly Removed From Their Homes For World Cup in Brazil

June 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/250%2C000_People_Forcibly_Removed_From_Their_Homes_For_World_Cup_in_Brazil/36192/0/38/38/Y/M.html

In response to mass evictions and billions of tax dollars put into the World Cup, protesters battled police in “Robocop” suits, flame resistant built to withstand heavy blows. In 2008 1.25 million people were evicted by Chinese government from their homes in preparation for the 2008 Olympics.

Can Putin’s Diplomacy Prevail Over Washington’s Coercion? — Paul Craig Roberts

June 24th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, War, Economic

Link: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/06/24/can-putins-diplomacy-prevail-washingtons-coercion-paul-craig-roberts/

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is trying to save the world from war. We should all help him. President Putin has asked the Russian legislature to repeal the authorization to use force that was granted in order to protect residents of former Russian territories that are currently part of Ukraine...

EU Attempts to Punish Crimea for Reunification with Russia Unacceptable - Moscow

June 24th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20140624/190687742/EU-Attempts-to-Punish-Crimea-for-Reunification-with-Russia.html

Russian Foreign Ministry: The European Union’s attempts to punish Crimea for its reunifying with Russia is completely unacceptable. European Council announced a ban on all imports from the Crimean Peninsula and the city of Sevastopol if goods do not carry a certification from Ukraine.

Detroit water department to begin payment aid program after rate hikes, UN complaint

June 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2014/06/detroit_water_department_to_be.html#incart_river_default

An $800,000 program to help low-income Detroiters pay their water bills will be put in place in July after services were cut off from some residents in recent months and complaints were made to a United Nations representative. 90,000 city residents and businesses behind on their water bills.

Iraq raps Kurdistan’s oil exports without permission

June 22nd, 2014
Categories: World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State, Iraq

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/21/368024/iraq-slams-kurdistans-oil-exports/

The Iraqi government has slammed the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region for exporting oil without Baghdad’s consent. The Iraqi Oil Ministry released a statement on Saturday condemning the regional government for export of oil extracted from the country’s northern fields.

Thai junta taking control of economy

June 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://stratrisks.com/geostrat/19974

The Thai military is rapidly taking control of Southeast Asia’s second largest economy with an overhaul of state enterprises, a suspension or cancellation of some of the previous government’s infrastructure projects and efforts to build bridges with foreign investors.

Senators Propose Massive Gasoline Tax Increase

June 19th, 2014
Categories: Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2014/06/senators-propose-massive-gasoline-tax.html

Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Wednesday unveiled Senate proposal to raise the gasoline tax 12 cents a gallon over the next two years. The federal gas tax currently 18.4 cents a gallon since 1993. The proposed increase would see the tax jump by 65%.

Ukraine's new president to sign EU pact-Video

June 19th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/19/367723/ukrainian-president-to-sign-eu-deal/

Ukraine’s new president says he will sign economic portion of association pact with the European Union next week, political part of the agreement was signed by interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. One condition set by EU economic deal is Kiev lift import barriers.

Cambodia slams Thailand as workers flee out of fear of military junta

June 17th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.repost.us/article-preview/hash/56677ffb402a74abaf0db46cfb8ce785/

Cambodia accused Thailand's new military rulers of fomenting exodus of migrant workers,economic hardship for both countries. 188,000 Cambodians who help keep major Thai industries afloat lack official work permits streamed across border since junta warned illegal foreign workers face arrest.

Mother dies in jail while being punished for kids missing school

June 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Mother_dies_in_jail_while_being_punished_for_kids_missing_school/36002/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Eileen DiNino, 55, found dead in cell June 7th, 2014, Berks County Jail. Her children had habit of skipping school, government imposed truancy violations on her. Fines, court costs, over $2,000.00. Unable to pay fines, sentenced to 48 hours, debtor’s prison. passed away day into her sentence.

Ukraine set to buy gas from European firms

June 17th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/16/367260/ukraine-to-buy-gas-from-european-firms/

A Ukrainian delegation is set to travel to Hungarian capital Budapest in attempt to purchase gas from European firms after Russia cut off gas supplies to Kiev. Russia turned off gas to Ukraine Monday. Kiev refused to pay for natural gas upfront as protest to Russia’s decision to double gas prices.

Russia stops supplying unpaid-for gas to Ukraine: Moscow

June 17th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/16/367186/russia-halts-gas-supply-to-ukraine/

Russia has halted supplying unpaid-for gas to Ukraine as a deadline for Kiev to pay its debt passes without a payment, Russian energy giant Gazprom says. Decision was taken as Ukraine had paid nothing of its debt. Russia warned Europe of possible supply disruptions if Ukraine drains off gas.

Ukraine PM Warns “Prepare For Russian Gas Cutoff On Monday”

June 15th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Ukraine_PM_Warns_%E2%80%9CPrepare_For_Russian_Gas_Cutoff_On_Monday%E2%80%9D/35933/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Having set a deadline of June 16 (next Monday) for pre-payment of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine, it appears Ukraine officials are willing to take the pain of no energy instead of paying what Gazprom is asking.

On Supporting Middle East Peacemaking—From the Presbytery of New Covenant

June 14th, 2014
Categories: News, Palestine, Zionism, Economic

Link: https://www.pc-biz.org/PC-Biz.WebApp_deploy/(S(4cu3b0wb5aeiiyc0ku1e53vq))/Explorer.aspx?m=ro&id=4595

By a Vote of 310 to 303, the Presbyterian Church (USA) Voted Today to Divest from 3 American Companies whose operations support the Israeli Occupation.

The Loan You’ll Pay Till You’re 105

June 14th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic

Link: http://sorendreier.com/the-loan-youll-pay-till-youre-105/

Financial institutions are offering borrowers aged up to 75 home loans leaving them with debts that they will be paying off until they are 105. Increasing number of retirees getting into financial difficulty and taking on mortgages later in life.

New York Times Says "Lack Of Major Wars May Be Hurting Economic Growth"

June 14th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-14/new-york-times-says-lack-major-wars-may-be-hurting-economic-growth

Tyler Cowen writing in the New York Times, came up theory to explain the "continuing slowness of economic growth in high-income economies." In his own words: "An additional explanation of slow growth is now receiving attention, however. It is the persistence and expectation of peace."

Ukraine gets ready for Russian gas cut

June 13th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/13/366815/kiev-prepares-for-russian-gas-cut/

Ukraine’s prime minister ordered gas companies to prepare for possibility of Moscow cutting off gas supplies in next three days over disputed bills. EU-mediated talks failed after Ukraine refused Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer of price of USD 385 per 1,000 cubic meters.

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