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The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced Thursday that it would be utilizing legally mined cryptocurrency to pay for imports. Bitcoin, which political dissidents in the United States and beyond have been using after being locked out of banking services, will be mined by Iranians with subsidized electricity from three of the nation's power plants.... Read More
If some Congress members get their way, the Federal Reserve may soon be able to track many of your purchases in real time and share that information with government agencies. This is just one of the problems with the proposed “digital dollar” or “fedcoin.” Fedcoin was initially included in the first coronavirus spending bill. While... Read More
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French and Israeli media report that a group largely made up of Israelis scammed 3,000 French citizens out of approximately $20 million. Most of the stolen money is in Israel, but Israeli authorities are reportedly failing to cooperate with France in prosecuting the scammers and retrieving the money. This is the latest of numerous examples... Read More
Cryptocurrencies show promise as economies stumble under sanctions and other pressures
The Iranian rial: crash. The Turkish lira: crash. The Argentine peso: crash. The Brazilian real: crash. There are multiple, complex, parallel vectors at play in this wilderness of crashing currencies. Turkey’s case is heavily influenced by the bubble of easy credit created by European banks. Argentina’s problem is mostly to do with the neoliberal austerity... Read More
In a series of articles posted on www.paulcraigroberts.org, we have proven to our satisfaction that the prices of gold and silver are manipulated by the bullion banks acting as agents for the Federal Reserve. The bullion prices are manipulated down in order to protect the value of the US dollar from the extraordinary increase in... Read More
So now you guys see where my money will be going, as those of you who are parents are all too familiar. :) So if you enjoy my blog, and the commentary and analysis that can be found here, I ask you to please contribute. Every little bit helps. I greatly appreciate anything you have... Read More