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  • Blog
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    Banks Are Evil

    It's time to get painfully honest about this.
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, March 18, 2017, 12:05 AM

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    I don’t talk to my classmates from business school anymore, many of whom went to work in the financial industry.

    Why?

    Because, through the lens we use here at PeakProsperity.com to look at the world, I’ve increasingly come to see the financial industry — with the big banks at its core — as the root cause of injustice in today’s society. I can no longer separate any personal affections I might have for my fellow alumni from the evil that their companies perpetrate.

    And I’m choosing that word deliberately: Evil.

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  • Blog
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    The War On Cash: Officially Sanctioned Theft

    How banks & the government are diminishing your savings
    by charleshughsmith

    Friday, June 12, 2015, 4:07 PM

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    You’ve probably read that there is a “war on cash” being waged on various fronts around the world. What exactly does a “war on cash” mean?

    It means governments are limiting the use of cash and a variety of official-mouthpiece economists are calling for the outright abolition of cash. Authorities are both restricting the amount of cash that can be withdrawn from banks, and limiting what can be purchased with cash.

    These limits are broadly called capital controls.

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 6/7 – Bank Card Thefts Soaring, The Terrible Future Of The Syrian War

    by DailyDigest

    Friday, June 7, 2013, 2:53 PM

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    • The Terrible Future Of The Syrian War
    • Are Central Banks Losing Control Over Interest Rates?
    • The Slow and Painful Death of Freedom in Canada
    • How to put cybersecurity defences to the test
    • Why I Left the Conservatives to Stand Alone
    • Bank card thefts 'soaring at ATMs'
    • Is a Freefall in Oil Prices Really Underway?
    • ‘They’ve bought everyone’s silence’: Drillers paying out fracking settlements to land owners on one condition — keeping quiet
    • Bees do it, so why can’t bee keepers and colleagues?
    • Meet 'Schmeat': Lab-grown meat hits the grill this month
    • Falling Fruit: Mapping The Urban Harvest

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    Daily Digest 5/7 – France’s Budget Gap Widens, Australia Faces Decade Of Debt

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 2:03 PM

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    • Unemployment haunts Social Security recipients
    • Spanish Banks Refinanced, Restructured $272.4 Billion in Loans
    • Australia faces decade of debt, economists warn
    • France's budget gap widens in March
    • L.A. city employees urge leaders to go after uncollected fees, taxes to balance $7.7B budget
    • Copper theft epidemic has lawmakers looking for answers
    • Wall Street sees Fed buying $1.25 trillion of assets in stimulus: Reuters poll
    • India's cheap food plans to prove costly for government
    • French Industrial Output Drops as Hollande Aims to Revive Growth
    • Wichita school district counts record number of homeless children
    • Greenspan-Era Faith in Fed Seen With Bernanke: Chart of the Day
    • Many Americans say they can't retire until their 70s or 80s
    • Bankers Warn Fed of Farm, Student Loan Bubbles Echoing Subprime
    • Australian Central Bank Cuts Key Rate to Historic Low
    • New red light camera law could raise cost of appeals
    • Moody’s Says Cities View ‘Strategic Default’ as Less Taboo

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 4/4 – Barclays Blames Bank Culture; Shut Up, Savers!

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, April 4, 2013, 2:44 PM

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    • 'Shut Up, Savers!'
    • Storm drain grates go missing, create safety hazard
    • UN adopts Arms Treaty with support from Obama administration
    • Chinese Foreign Fisheries Catch 12 Times More Than Reported, Study Shows 
    • Are All G20 Bank Depositors Exposed to a Cyprus Style Seizure of Deposits for a 'Bail-in?' 
    • Ottawa’s bank ‘bail-in’ talk spooks investors
    • Michael Sona Charged By Elections Canada In Connection To Robocall Scandal
    • Man has undeclared $10,000 seized at border after exchange rate pushes him over limit to take from country
    • Barclays' Salz Review blames bank culture
    • Researcher tried to export pathogen to China, RCMP allege
    • Massive offshore tax haven account leak includes names of 450 wealthy Canadians
    • Senators get automatic $2,900 pay boost after MP’s vote to increase their own salaries
    • David Stockman: "The Great Deformation"
    • Cyber Attack Alert
    • Currency Wars: “The Fed is Playing with a Nuclear Reactor”
    • A Tipping Point In The Financial System
    • Rumors of a Cheap-Energy Jobs Boom Remain Just That
    • Food Field Urban Farm in Detroit Heals Land, Sets Sights On Aquaponics and Economic Viability
    • China reports three H7N9 infections, two fatal

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  • Blog

    Fortifying Yourself And Your Home Against Crime

    by thc0655

    Thursday, April 7, 2011, 3:23 AM

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    In my first post on crime, I urged you to accept the reality of the criminal threat and to mentally choose not to allow yourself to be easily victimized.  Hopefully you’re reading this second post because you’ve sworn off the denial, distraction, and passivity that characterizes most people and decided to do whatever you reasonably can to protect yourself, your family, and your home.  If this mindset of yours is authentic and deeply felt, you’re more than halfway to your goal.

    Your next step is to form a self-protection plan. Helping you do that is the purpose of this second post.

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest 1/6 – Economic Temperature, Copper Prices Cause Theft Increase, Corn Rationing

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, January 6, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • Increase In ‘Fees’ Rankles Georgians
    • Sanford Releases Proposed Spending Plan
    • UC Leaders Respond To Executive Pension Request
    • Tuesday’s Economic Temperature – Too Hot or Just Right?
    • Race to Debase – 2010 Q4
    • Rise In Copper Prices Causes Increase In Theft
    • Weather, Supply and China to Dominate Grain Prices
    • Corn Rationing Needs to Begin

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest 12/23 – Health Insurance Premiums, Homeless in Foreclosed Homes, Price of Gold

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, December 23, 2010, 4:00 PM

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    • Rising Health Insurance Premiums Prompt New Rules
    • Wednesday’s Worry – ETF Madness hits $1,000,000,000,000
    • High Metal Prices Spur Fourmile Fire Thefts; Victims Feel ‘Violated’ (Colorado)
    • Officials Warn of Catalytic Converter Thefts (Ohio)
    • Homeless Squatting In Foreclosed City Homes (Video)
    • Jewellers Find Silver Lining In Price Of Gold
    • Spaniards Pin Hopes On Lottery During Austere Christmas

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    Daily Digest – September 4

    by Davos

    Friday, September 4, 2009, 3:00 PM

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    • MSN Money: Bank analysts see ‘implosion’ ahead (H/T Dogs)
    • Michael Hudson Interview (4.15.09) on Iceland 1/5 (Video)
    • Retail Theft Skyrockets – Greenshoots, Meet Reality…
    • Lack of Confidence, Meet Capital Flight… Farewell America
    • Now that we know the Federal Reserve is a privately owned, for-profit corporation, a natural question would be: who OWNS this company? (This link goes to TheComingDepression.Blogspot.com)
    • Why Our Economy Is Utterly Screwed (H/T FarmerBrown)
    • Hotel: More than Half Off
    • Wilbur Ross: 500 More Banks to Fail by End of 2010
    • Bailout Recipients by State (H/T Turbo)

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