Clarity on the Road to Civil War

  If there’s one thing that makes this job difficult it is the endless smokescreens. Filtering out the noise is draining. From the double-speak of politicians to the endless manipulations of financial markets by central bankers the world is awash in fake news, fake prices and fake geniuses. So, when a series of events occur … Continue reading Clarity on the Road to Civil War

Italy Embracing Populism is a Major Headache for Europe

For years Italy’s Northern League kept to itself, being focused on secession rather than reform from within.  That change began last year with their non-binding referenda to petition Rome for more fiscal autonomy.  But, as the Italian parliamentary elections come into view, the Northern League is playing politics. And doing it well. Having made a … Continue reading Italy Embracing Populism is a Major Headache for Europe

Vive La Rothbard — Godfrey Bloom, Populism and the Death of the EU

An oldie but goodie. Godfrey Bloom was absolutely right that populism was coming at the EU in ways that it could not conceive. And today, they think they've reached peak populism with recent election results. But they haven't. What they're seeing in Europe now is only the end of the first up-wave. This isn't the … Continue reading Vive La Rothbard — Godfrey Bloom, Populism and the Death of the EU