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Trump Has Second Thoughts on China Tariffs, Then Doubles Down

(AFP) President Donald Trump doubled down Sunday on his hard line against China after sowing confusion...
As Facial Recognition Use Grows, So Do Privacy Concerns

As Facial Recognition Use Grows, So Do Privacy Concerns

Facial recognition is playing an increasing role in law enforcement, border security and other purposes… (Rob Lever, AFP)...

A Look Inside the Scheme to Eliminate Cash, Impose Negative Interest

Central bankers and politicians love inflation, but they need “bag holders” to have faith in the value of the fiat currency IOUs...

Three Steps to Making Your Personal Finances More Private in a Digital Age

Imagine a world where every financial move you make gets recorded in databases that are accessible by any number of third parties...

Facebook Hit w/ $5 Billion Fine over Data Privacy Breaches

‘I’m hopeful that additional conditions placed on Facebook’s business practices will be forthcoming…’ (AFP) A day after President...

Big Tech, Big Banks Push for “Cashless Society”

The War on Cash isn’t a conspiracy theory. It’s an open agenda. It’s being driven by an alignment of interests among bankers,...

Taxpayers in Ohio Get Screwed Again by a Rare Coin Scammer…

It’s bad enough when bait-and-switch “rare” coin dealers stick it to naive customers. But when one of those shady peddlers got involved...

Supreme Court Rules States Cannot Seize Assets, Money Excessively

‘State and local governments increasingly seize the property of private citizens as a means of funding, without due process…’

Race to the Bottom: What to Expect as the Fed Eases

How low will they go? With the Federal Reserve all but certain to cut interest rates multiple times in...

Like Jeffrey Epstein, Bullion Banks Get Sweet Deals from the Justice Department

First, a bank’s commodities trading department takes metals investors for a ride like unwitting victims in the back of Jeffrey Epstein’s “Lolita...