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  • Washington's Rebuff Of Russia's Cooperation Request In Syria Shows Its Cynicism August 14, 2018
    Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, The head of the Russian Armed Forces General Staff Valery Gerasimov asked his closest American counterpart Joseph Dunford to assist his country in jointly stabilizing Syria. Gen. Joe Dunford (left) and Gen. Valery Gerasimov (right), Helsinki, Finland, June 8, 2018 Reuters reported that the proposal to cooperate on the […]
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  • Russell Napier: "Turkey Will Be The Largest EM Default Of All Time" August 14, 2018
    Submitted by Russell Napier of ERIC Regular readers of the Fortnightly will know that The Solid Ground has long forecast a major debt default in Turkey. More specifically, the forecast remains that the country will impose capital controls enforcing a near total loss of US$500bn of credit assets held by the global financial system. That […]
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  • Google Is Constantly Tracking, Even If You Turn Off Device 'Location History' August 14, 2018
    Perhaps it should come as no surprise that Google is actually tracking you even when you switch your device settings to Location History "off".  As journalist Mark Ames comments in response to a new Associated Press story exposing Google's ability to track people at all times even when they explicitly tell Google not to via iPhone and […]
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  • Robot Powered By Raspberry Pi Finds Waldo In 4.5 Seconds August 14, 2018
    When the history books are written after the robot uprising, should we survive, a sad chapter will be devoted to the day humans were bested at yet another simple feat by one of our silicon overlords; finding Waldo. According to The Verge, creative agency Redpepper has created There's Waldo - robotic metal arm made by Ufactory with a Vision […]
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  • Technocrats Rule: Democracy Is 'OK' As Long As The People Rubberstamp Our Leadership August 14, 2018
    Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Technocrats rule the world, East and West alike. We are in a very peculiar ideological and political place in which Democracy (oh sainted Democracy) is a very good thing, unless the voters reject the technocrat class's leadership. Then the velvet gloves come off. From the perspective of the […]
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  • "Cashout": FBI Warns Of Imminent Global ATM Hack August 14, 2018
    The FBI is warning of an "imminent" global cyberattack on ATM machines that could result in millions of dollars withdrawn from bank accounts far and wide, in a similar "cash-out" attack to one in 2009 which hit ATMs worldwide to the tune of $9 million.  "The FBI has obtained unspecified reporting indicating cyber criminals are planning to […]
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  • Trump Reacts After Peter Strzok Fired From The FBI; Strzok Attorney Responds August 14, 2018
    Update 2: Strzok's attorney Aitan Goelman has issued the following statement which reads in part: Late Friday afternoon, the Deputy Director of the FBI overruled the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) and departed from established precedent by firing 21-year FBI veteran Peter Strzok. ... This decision should be deeply troubling to all Americans. A lengthy investigaiton […]
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  • Globalization's Nemesis, Dollar Liquidity, & "The Most Important Chart In The World" August 14, 2018
    Authored by Neels Heyneke and Mehul Daya via Nedbank, It's not just Turkey, the dollar liquidity storm is ahead of us – buckle up. Bottom line: Should Global $-Liquidity and Global financial conditions fail to improve or even contract further we can expect a deflationary environment to materialise. In this environment we prefer to maintain […]
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  • Yuan Hits Cycle Lows As China Macro Data Disappoints Across The Board August 14, 2018
    After a  fifth straight month of contraction in the shadow banking system... ...and the amid the ongoing collapse of its currency, a deluge of major Chinese macro data disappointed notably tonight. Retail Sales missed expectations - rising just 8.8% YoY (against +9.1% exp), slowing from 9.0% in June. Industrial Production also disappointed, rising just 6.0% […]
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  • 11-Year-Old Girl Busts MSM 'Russia' Narrative - Hacking US Elections Is Child's Play August 14, 2018
    The myth surrounding "highly sophisticated" 'Russian' hackers "meddling" with US elections continues to be pushed by the mainstream media, promulgated by such luminaries of fear as Senator Mark Warner who will seemingly not be satisfied until a) Democrats run it all, and b) all Russians are locked up. However, as will surprise few, a competition […]
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