By now most people have at least heard of Bitcoin, what you may not know is that from tomorrow at an estimated time of 16:30 GMT the number of bitcoins produced in each successful block is halved from 25 to 12.5. Put simply to those with little knowledge of how bitcoin works – the cost and time used to produce 1 …
Those people who do not avidly track global economic events may be a bit confused by the growing tensions surrounding the U.K. referendum to exit the European Union, otherwise known as the “Brexit.” Or, they are completely indifferent. Unfortunately, the potential fallout surrounding the event could very well affect the entire world, but perhaps not in the manner the mainstream …
The government’s own assessment of the toxic Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) shows that the controversial trade deal will produce negligible economic benefits while damaging most Americans’ jobs and wages. The U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) report (pdf), issued Wednesday, shows that the TPP “would likely have only a small positive effect on U.S. growth,” Reuters reported. Meanwhile, the ITC estimates a …
WikiLeaks has published leaked chapters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is a secretive trade agreement among twelve Pacific Rim countries, including the United States. It would allow them to cover 40 percent of the global economy. The agreement was reached just this past October, after seven years of negotiations.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is a deal currently being negotiated between 12 countries, including Australia - and currently, drafts leaked to media suggest that there's a lot to be afraid of. The Government can still refine or reject parts of the deal that aren't in the public interest; but without public pressure, there's little hope of hearing about, much less putting a stop to, the devil in the detail.
Taxes will have to rise unless officials are given new powers to raid people’s bank accounts, David Cameron has said. The Treasury select committee warned that allowing HM Revenue and Customs to remove cash from bank accounts without court orders is “very concerning” because of its history of mistakes. The committee said that taxpayers could suffer “serious detriment” if officials …
David Cameron gave his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester last week and there was a definite change in the political wind with an attempt to move towards the centre ground. He said that central to tackling big social problems is an all-out assault on poverty. Perhaps, Cameron could see the Conservatives being seen as the ‘nasty’ party …
Scotland has been urged to consider launching its own digital currency to operate alongside the pound sterling, allowing the country to increase people’s spending power and support small businesses. The so-called ScotPound would operate in the same way as online currency BitCoin, with every Scottish citizen being given a personal windfall of S£250 to kick-start the scheme, under proposals published …
The EU depositor bail-in scheme has been agreed. The next big bank that fails will draw in all creditors including depositors.If another crisis gets underway – do you think that the money you have earned, paid tax on and put in a bank for a rainy day or for an unexpected bill is safe? Because if you do, you’re wrong. …
Hidden Influence: The Rise of Collectivism is the first film in a 3 part saga. This chapter documents how the ruling class, through their billion dollar foundations, have infiltrated the public education system in the west and have used it as a tool to indoctrinate children into a totalitarian ideology. This film explores the chronological paper trail uncovered by Charlotte …