Category Archives: Aug 2017 Sentinel Alerts

Cyber-Criminals Abandon Bitcoin; Homeland Admits “It’s A Lot More Legitimate Than People Think” – 08.31.17

  Regulators in the US, Europe and Asia who’ve sought to crack down on bitcoin – many of these regulators are also proponents of a “cashless society” – have been dealt a stunning setback by an unlikely defender of the … Continue reading

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Systemic Uncertainty, Meet Fragility – 08.30.17

That’s the problem with fragility: everything looks fine on the surface until a crisis applies pressure. Then the whole rickety contraption collapses in a heap.. Uncertainty is one thing, fragility is another. The socio-economic systems we rely on are also becoming … Continue reading

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The 5 Steps to World Domination – 08.29.17

  You don’t need an army to achieve World Domination; all you need is enough cheap credit to buy up everything that generates the highest value and/or income. 1. Turn everything into a commodity that can be traded on the … Continue reading

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Internal CIA Memos Expose Media As Agency’s “Principal Villains”, Urges “Intervention In Journalism Schools”  – 08.28.17

  “Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and the power of the media to publish in this country is nearly absolute.” A series of 1984 memos from the CIA Inspector General’s (IG) office reveals some alarming views on the press and how … Continue reading

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Next Stop, Recession: The Financial Meteor Storm Is Headed Our Way – 08.25.17

  Many of those about to be vaporized did not grasp the fragility of the “prosperity” they assumed was both solid and permanent. Business-cycle recessions are not just inevitable, they are necessary to flush bad debt and marginal investments/projects from the … Continue reading

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Did the Economy Just Stumble Off a Cliff?-08.24.17

  The signs are everywhere for those willing to look: something has changed beneath the surface of complacent faith in permanent growth. This is more intuitive than quantitative, but my gut feeling is that the economy just stumbled off a … Continue reading

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