But, once a year, a Final Closeout Sale would be held. Prices were far lower than the cost to manufacture the goods and this would be the one and only time in the year when extreme bargains were to be had.
History shows us that the present situation is not an accident. It is the repetition of a very successful method by which bankers, with the complicity of governments, create boom-and-bust cycles.
Once the warning signs begin to appear, it’s important to remember that, historically, the process never reverses itself. An apathetic population is not one that will suddenly decide to roll up its sleeves and get the country, once again, on a productive footing.
An interview to Jeff Thomas, feature writer for Strategic Wealth Preservation, Doug Casey’s International Man and 321gold.com International Man: Recently, Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen called for a global minimum tax rate because it would reduce the likelihood of US companies moving offshore. It seems that the US government recognizes that its confiscatory tax policies…
Submission to the state is a time-honoured tradition, a concept supported by governing bodies since time immemorial.
Economics should not be an especially difficult subject to understand. In essence, it’s simply the study of how money functions.
Now that the Great Unravelling is underway, we shall increasingly see a divergence between the Second and Third World countries and the First World countries that have been connected to the Bretton Woods Choo-Choo since 1944.
At one time, economic moguls, industrial leaders, and even presidents proudly stated their support for a New World Order.
After an unsettling 2020, we interviewed Jeff to get his take on where we’ve been and what the future might hold.
An article by Jeff Thomas, feature writer for Strategic Wealth Preservation, Doug Casey’s International Man and 321gold.com In 1984, St. Kitts & Nevis offered, for the first time, Citizenship by Investment, or CBI. The idea was that, through an on-island real estate investment of $400,000, or a one-time “donation” of $250,000 to the government, a…