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JP Sottile – Hillary Clinton’s Pay-for-Play Reality

It was supposed to be a feel-good moment. The Chairman and CEO of the world’s most powerful financial institution dropped by CNBC’s Squawk Box to crow a bit about his recovery from cancer. But it didn’t quite go the way Lloyd Blankfein — or Hillary Clinton — might’ve wanted. First, the recently-minted billionaire boss of Goldman Sachs compared his 600 hours of chemotherapy to dropping “napalm” on …

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Top Economist – Who Predicted the 2008 Crash – Confirms What Alternative Financial Sites Have Been Saying for a Decade

William White is one of the world’s top economists. He was the head economist for the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) – the world’s most prestigious financial institution, called the “central banks’ central bank – comprised of the world’s central banks.  He is now the chief economist for OECD, made up of most of the world’s richest and most powerful …

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Glenn Greenwald – Al Jazeera America Terminates All TV and Digital Operations

xecutives of Al Jazeera America (AJAM) held a meeting at 2 p.m. Eastern Time to tell their employees that the company is terminating all news and digital operations in the U.S. as of April 2016, resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs. The announcement marks a stunning and rapid collapse of what, from the start, has been a towering failure. AJAM began when …

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Jackson Bliss – How the Internet changed the way we read

In the great epistemic galaxy of words, we have become both reading junkies and also professional text skimmers. Reading has become a clumsy science, which is why we keep fudging the lab results. But in diagnosing our own textual attention deficit disorder (ADD), who can blame us for skimming? We’re inundated by so much opinion posing as information, much of …

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Economic Update – Economic Lessons from 2015 – 12.20.15

Updates on FED’s interest rate hike, Peter Drucker on “like a business,” gun business, and oil economics. Response to question on whether it is China that is slowing the world economy. Major discussion of Greek and Spanish austerity politics and how major oil, banking and auto corporations proved why we can and must do better than capitalism

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Carey Wedler – 75% Of High School Seniors On Heroin Started With Prescription Painkillers

A preliminary analysis has concluded that over 75 percent of high school students who use heroin previously used prescription painkillers. The study’s authors implicated not only pharmaceutical opioids, but the nature of drug education in the United States, suggesting students do not trust institutional calls to refrain from drug use. Though the findings come with limitations, they further highlight the nation’s persistent, …

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Michael Snyder – December 14th To 18th: A Week Of Reckoning For Global Stocks If The Fed Hikes Interest Rates?

Are we about to witness widespread panic in the global financial marketplace?  This week is shaping up to be an absolutely critical week for global stocks.  Coming into December, more than half of the 93 largest stock market indexes in the world were down more than 10 percent year to date, and last week stocks really started to slide all over …

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Heart of Mind Radio – 10.23.15

Kathryn introduced the program and the theme for the week: Lecture on Vibrational Intelligence at the New Life Expo

Kathryn played a video that was titled: “Introduction to expanded awareness of multi-dimensional being.” Kathryn offered reflection on what has been said. Then Kathryn played video 2 called: “Meditation – Grounding, Opening Inner Awareness & Establishing Safe space for communicating with quantum facets of self.” Kathryn then offered her final comments and she made announcements.

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Mike Whitney – Markets Gone Mad

Imagine your doctor put you on a daily dose of oxycontin, phenobarbital and Quaaludes for six years straight. Then he suddenly cancelled your prescription. Do you think your behavior might become a bit erratic? This is what’s going on with the stock market. It’s trying to shake off six years of overmedication brought on by the Fed’s zero rates and …