Berto Jongman: #ConflictFree $201 Billion in Consumer Economics Full of Conflict Minerals [and Oblivious of #TrueCost]

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A possible model for true cost economics movement.

What’s in your technology may shock you…

Your daily life requires vital minerals that may originate in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and other countries.

Tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold are referred to as conflict minerals.

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Nov 15

Berto Jongman: Stankov — Market Crash Soon

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How the Equity Markets Will Crash – Chart-Technical Analysis

As you know, all equity markets are currently rigged. The physical investors have, by and large, left the stock exchanges since 2008 and the share prices are since then manipulated by coordinated, rigged electronic trading done by a few US and other Western big banks and funds. Until they crash them in a controlled manner as the Twin towers. And we are exactly at this point in time now.

We have now a triple peak in DJ, Nasdaq and in all other major indices, such as  FTSE, Nikkei and DAX in the last 4-5 months, since the beginning of this summer, with an extreme sharp 3rd peak in the last two weeks of October. This alone is the most clear proof for massive speculation of the big banks, before they cash and leave, and crash the markets, as the world economy, and in the particular the US, Canadian and EU economies, are in a terrible shape and this peak is not justified by any sound economic data from the real producing industry. It is a very short and highly explosive equity bubble, created by rigged electronic trading on a large scale by a few big banks and funds.

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Nov 13

Eagle: Max Boot on Ten Lessons for Counterinsurgency

300 Million Talons...

300 Million Talons…

More Small Wars: Counterinsurgency Is Here to Stay

Max Boot

Foreign Affairs, November/December 2014

Since Washington doesn’t have the luxury of simply avoiding insurgencies, then, the best strategy would be to fight them better. Drawn from more than a decade of war, here are ten lessons for how to do so, which U.S. policymakers, soldiers, diplomats, and spies should keep in mind as they try to deal with the chaotic conflicts to come.

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Nov 12

Berto Jongman: It’s Official — US an Oligarchy Controlled by 42 People

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Berto Jongman

Six related headlines.

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy (TalkingPointsMemo)

Using data drawn from over 1,800 different policy initiatives from 1981 to 2002, the two conclude that rich, well-connected individuals on the political scene now steer the direction of the country, regardless of or even against the will of the majority of voters.

Russia Declares US An Oligarchy, Warns Constitutional Republic Is Dead (WhatDoesItMean)

What this past week’s US election shows, however, the MoFA in this report says, are that all of the Republican and Democratic Party candidates for office (Federal and State) were funded by just forty-two people who were responsible for nearly a third of Super PAC monies raised, and only 666,773 wealthy individuals out of a nation having a population of over 319 million.

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Nov 8