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Are Bail-Ins Supported by Free Market Philosophy?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Reading between the lines, it seems that you support bank bailouts at taxpayer expense. Is this not counter to free market philosophy? KE [...]

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May Forms Government To Retain Power in Britain

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has at last secured a governing majority in the UK Parliament by agreeing to spend £1 billion on top of £500 million [...]

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Public Education Has Always Been a Weapon Employed by the State

COMMENT: I found your comment on public education fascinating. Has it been a tool for centuries to alter the minds of children? ANSWER: Yes. There have been plenty [...]

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Merkel Wants G20 Global Taxation of Internet

Merkel is calling upon the G20 to regulate the internet. While she is pretending to be concerned about cyberattacks, which no regulator can prevent, you have to [...]

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Asset v Money

QUESTION: Hi Martin, I am a long time reader and so appreciate your daily blogs, You have taught me so much about the global interconnectivity of markets and human [...]

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Local Police Writing Tickets for Anything

COMMENT: Hi Martin Message from the UK. My brother went into town, and he put a cigarette out on the pavement. Because he took 2 steps away from it before picking [...]

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Why Central Banks & Buying Equities

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Why is the Swiss Central Bank buying American equities? On the one hand you would think it is manipulation, but on the other, why [...]

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Macron’s Victory at 65% is Part I – Part II Parliament Elections in June

Le Pen conceded but will lead her Party in the Parliamentary elections next month. Macron paid a token gesture saying he understands the anger of 35% of the people [...]

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The Hunt for Taxes is Global

Taxes are the root of all evil for this is the confrontation against the people that historically leads to civil unrest and then revolution. The American and French [...]

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Austria Wants to Tax Any Search, Like, or Communication via Internet

Andreas Schieder (born 1969) is the parliamentary head of Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern’s Social Democrats. He is a typical career politician since 1997 and [...]

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