Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?
The existence of a country that won’t kowtow to Washington’s demands is an unforgivable sin, to be punished with economic sanctions…
by Ron Paul

Greek finance minister says "we are heading for a deal"
Greece needs agreement with creditors to avert threat of default at the end of the month.
by Reuters
'It's time to hold physical cash,' says one of Britain's most senior fund managers
It may be time to put money under the mattress. High profile fund managers explain how to prepare for a ‘systemic event.’
by Andrew Oxlade

New York Lawyer Goes Nuts Over Texas Gold Plan
Establishment defends Fed in vain.
by Ryan McMaken
Goldman Sachs restricts intern workday to... 17 hours
All of its summer interns across the world were informed of the new working hours.
by Rupert Neate

Wealth Must Be Created Before We Can Give It To the Poor
The impact of wealth creation and entrepreneurship is enormous.
by Steve Patterson
There’s a Pile of Gold in Manhattan. Texas Wants It Back.
“We want to show off our strength and resilience,” said lawmaker who sponsored the repatriation bill.
by Lauren Etter

90 Days: Treasury Says Debt Has Been Frozen at $18,112,975,000,000
Feds coverup exploding debt.
by Terence P. Jeffrey
Walmart’s Corporate Spin Can’t Defend Shady Food Suppliers
New report on big-box retailer’s food sources uncovers legal and ethical violations.
by Michele Simon

What They're Not Telling You About Economic Inequality
Gov’t planning leads to a permanent poverty class.
by Mark Thornton
We Might As Well Face It – America Is Addicted To Debt
Corporations, individuals and the federal government continue to rack up debt at a rate that is far faster than the overall rate of economic growth.
by Michael Snyder

Our Phantom Economy
Those who believe that phantom recoveries and phantom metrics can be substituted for reality are in for a shock in the next downturn. Stripped of artifice, there are only two kinds of media stories: those that support the status quo narrative, and those that are skeptical of that narrative. What is the status quo narrative? […]
by Charles Hugh Smith
Writing's On The Wall: Texas Pulls $1 Billion In Gold From NY Fed, Makes It "Non-Confiscatable"
“The law will repatriate $1 billion of gold bullion from the Federal Reserve in New York to Texas,” a statement from the governor read.
by Zero Hedge

Government Spending on "Innovation": The True Cost Is Higher Than You Think
We don’t see things the market would have made in the absence of a giant militaristic government.
by Peter G. Klein
The Week Ahead: FOMC, Currency Wars, Greece and More
The “escape velocity” hypothesis has been undermined.
by Zero Hedge