Back in 1885, to much fanfare, the General Act of the Berlin Conference launched the Scramble for Africa which saw the partition of the continent, formerly a loose aggregation of various tribes, into the countries that currently make up the southern continent, by the dominant superpowers (all of them European) of the day. Subsequently Africa was pillaged, plundered, and in most places, left for dead. The fact that a credit system reliant [...]
Today legendary trader and investor Jim Sinclair told King World News that the Fed has gone too far and risks losing credibility. Sinclair also said the central banks are doing what they can to prevent gold from reaching a level where it begins to go parabolic. Here is what Sinclair had to say about what central planners are up to and what to expect going forward: “Well it’s amazing that [...]
By Associated Press, Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 9:40 AM
LONDON — You’ve read his leaks. Now watch his show.
Cyber-transparency activist Julian Assange says he’s launching a career in television, hosting what he’s billing as a new brand of talk show built around the theme of “the world tomorrow.”
The show’s guests haven’t been disclosed, but Assange has promised to give viewers more of what he’s been supplying for years: Controversy.
The WikiLeaks secret-spilling site said in a [...]
Well, 2011 has come and gone, and we’re still at the same spot; wealth is not even close to being distributed equally, and science hasn’t solved all of our problems.
But at least one prediction was correct, people are living way into, and past their 70s now.
W.J. Mayo: A 70-Year Life Span (CHECK)
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Contagious and infectious diseases have been largely overcome, and the average length of life of man has increased to fifty-eight years. [...]