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80% of Catalonians want independence from Spain

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An overwhelming majority of Catalans have said “yes” to independence and secession from the central Spanish government in Madrid in a highly-anticipated but symbolic referendum poll on Sunday. Some 80.72 percent voted to form a state independent of Spain, Joana Ortega, vice president Catalonia said shortly after midnight, with over …

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FREEDOM!! Scots rally in mass for their independence

Thousands of supporters of Scottish independence have taken part in a pro-independence rally in the center of Edinburgh. People flocked to the capital from across Scotland for the rally. Local police estimated that up to 5,000 people gathered for The March and Rally for an Independent Scotland, which is not …

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4 ways to reach financial independence

Simply put, financial independence is defined as having enough wealth to sustain your lifestyle for the foreseeable future. You can achieve financial independence by having enough saved up to last you a lifetime or by having sufficient passive income streams to support you. In this post, we’ve highlighted the four …

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Banks plan escape to London if Scots choose independence

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Partly-nationalized British banks Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) both say they would relocate their headquarters to London if Scots vote for independence on September 18. Recent polls indicating pro-union and independence camps are neck and neck have rocked British financial markets and pushed the pound to its lowest …

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Over a million protesters demand Catalonian independence from Spain

A million and a half people took to the streets of Barcelona, according to police estimates, to demand independence for the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia as the country as a whole faces crippling debt. At least one train and more than 1,000 coaches were chartered to bring supporters from …

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Spain & Catalonia headed for a collision course

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The Catalan crisis is nearing its culmination as Madrid and Barcelona make bold moves against each other, increasing the possibility of a violent conflict and “tanks on the streets” of Catalonia, politicians and analysts warn. Friday’s events in Spain represents the rubicon – with the Catalan Parliament unilaterally declaring independence …

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“Independent” Scotland could claim part of $12.6b gold reserves

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The distribution of the UK’s assets in the event of Scottish independence would be subject to negotiation between an independent Scottish Government and the continuing UK government, a spokesman for the United Kingdom Treasury said. The United Kingdom, whose reserves are worth 7.84 billion pounds ($12.6 billion) at today’s prices, …

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Does the UK have anything to offer Scotland besides threats?

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Scottish voters finally have the opportunity to fulfill William Wallace’s dream of a Scotland that is free and independent of England forever. All they have to do is vote yes next week. Without a doubt, a divorce from the British would be quite messy, and life would probably be more …

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US spent $5 billion to destabilize Ukraine

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The protests in the western Ukraine are organized by the CIA, the US State Department, and by Washington- and EU-financed Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work in conjunction with the CIA and State Department. The purpose of the protests is to overturn the decision by the independent government of Ukraine not …

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Iceland’s Pirate Party set to win election on Saturday

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Iceland’s national election is likely to bring unprecedented results, with a new poll suggesting the Pirate Party will win. Led by a poet and former WikiLeaks activist, it’s running on an anti-corruption campaign against the financial and political elite. An opinion poll conducted by the Social Science Research Institute of …

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Ron Paul: Secession movements are a response to excessive government

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On the heels of a failed attempt in Scotland to separate from the UK, longtime American lawmaker Ron Paul is opening up about his take on secessionism in the United States. Recent polling suggests that roughly a quarter of Americans support the notion of being able to have their state separate from …

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Ron Paul’s monumental last day as chairman against The Fed

BERNANKE SLAMS AUDIT THE FED Reports Reuters: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday rebutted Republican lawmakers pushing a bill that would give Congress the ability to review monetary policy decisions, saying it could compromise central bank independence. Bernanke said it would be a “nightmare scenario” if politicians decided to second-guess …

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7 habits that changed the world

In honor of renowned author Stephen Covey, who died this week at age 79, we’ve decided to succinctly break down the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” from his all-time best-selling book, which sold 20 million copies. Here’s the short version of his book: Independence or Self Mastery The First Three Habits surround …

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UKIP surges in England’s by-election on anti-EU ticket

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In the biggest surge by a fourth party in England since WWII, the UK Independence Party has won nearly a quarter of the vote in local elections where it stood. Cameron, who previously dubbed the UKIP ‘fruitcakes’, has now been forced to backtrack. UKIP has so far won 140 council …

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Agricultural giant Cargill and others behind anti-organic ‘Stanford Study’

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Anti-organic “study” is not news, rather, coordinated propaganda campaign. Harry Wallop of the London Telegraph ends his anti-organic food editorial with the following sentence: “Tomorrow, the baby is going to get an extra dollop of pesticide-sprayed carrots.” Whether or not Wallop is as brain-addled as he leads on to being, the point …

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Has the US in 2017 Really Recovered from the Recession?

When people talk about the Recession (sometimes the “Great Recession”), they tend to talk about it as if they are referencing some event in the distant past.  But is the Recession really in the past?  Maybe, maybe not.   Let’s Take a Look at the Evidence To start with, consider …

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EU has ‘blood on its hands’ over Ukraine – UKIP leader

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UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage speaks during a debate over Britain’s future in the European Union with British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London on March 26, 2014. The EU has blood on its hands after meddling in the Ukrainian crisis, once again revealing its imperial ambitions, …

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Central banker appointed as Prime Minister of Ukraine

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A reshuffled Ukrainian Parliament installed following a coup last week has voted to appoint Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the new prime minister of the country. Yats, as Victoria Nuland, the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. State Department, called him, is a natural choice. He is …

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WikiLeaks releases over 1,200 Clinton emails on Iraq war

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WikiLeaks on Monday marked the yearly celebration of American independence by releasing over 1,200 private emails belonging to former secretary of state and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton pertaining to the Iraq War. The whistleblower platform announced the new archive in a tweet, noting that the emails would be made public just two days before the …

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Brazil, Uruguay move away from US dollar in trade

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Brazil and Uruguay have switched to settling bilateral trade with local currency to stimulate turnover, bypassing the US dollar. Payments in the Brazilian real and Uruguayan peso started on Monday. The agreement was signed on November 2 by the head of Brazilian Central Bank Alexandro Tombini and his Uruguayan counterpart …

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