Pangea: A Time Before Borders Revisited

270 million years ago, the supercontinent Pangea formed. 70 million years later, it began to break up. The above photo has been circulating around the internet. It's Pangea with the world's artificially constructed borders upon it. Of course, when Pangea existed there were no people, and so there were no borders. If you wanted to drive from, say, DC to Tehran, it might take a few weeks or so.  

Before we get to the week's review, be sure to check out the TDV Newsletter for acute analysis and actionable advice from the world of finance. Jeff Berwick goes into the Shemitah and how it can inform your investment, while Ed Bugos talks about sell signals in the stock market. Luis Fernandez Mises looks at a great vacation spot for HomeGrowners in the US, and Justin O'Connell offers a net-based primer on decentralization.

Blog Of The Week:

AN OPEN LETTER TO BALTIMORE & THE WORLD: HOW TO END POLICE BRUTALITY FOREVER

Post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick

I am going to make this as short and simple as possible because I know 99% of people are too busy to put much thought into solutions.

However, if you read this, you will have an answer that will rid the world of police brutality forever and it can start tomorrow. In one town, as you'll learn below, it's already started. 

THE ANSWER

Question: How long has police brutality been around?

Answer: Ever since there was police.

Sure, some places its better and some places it is worse.

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MARTIN ARMSTRONG'S "THE FORECASTER" MOVIE NOW AVAILABLE AND A MUST SEE

May 8, 2015

Post is by TDV Editor-In-Chief, Jeff Berwick

Any movie about the corruption of the US government and the US financial system that is blacklisted in the US is bound to get our attention.

"The Forecaster" is exactly that.  It's a movie about Martin Armstrong's amazingly accurate forecasting system called the Economic Confidence Model and how he was jailed for nearly a decade, in torture type conditions, for not turning over his model to the CIA and Wall Street.

I'll let the trailer mostly speak for the movie itself here:

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May 7, 2015

Post is by TDV Senior Analyst, Ed Bugos

Individualism is the ethic that, in the west, laid the foundation for massive industrialized societies to emerge from the economic principle of the division of labor… for the abandonment of slavery… and, ultimately, which raised so many people out of poverty.

Under the ancien regime – before the doctrine of individualism and of individual rights in the natural sense came about – the individual never had rights.  One may have been part of a family or tribe, where maybe the head had rights in some sense as the citizen of a state.

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May 6, 2015

Post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick

We have been warning for years that as bankrupt Western countries came closer to being completely insolvent that they would begin instituting capital controls, doing bank bail-ins, taxing cash and outright just stealing cash.

All of these things have come to pass now in one form or another.  Here are four examples of the countless that we could choose from.

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KEYNESIAN CENTRAL BANK CRAZINESS CAUSING INSANE ASSET BUBBLES IN REAL ESTATE

May 4, 2015

Post is by TDV Editor-In-Chief, Jeff Berwick

And they say there is no inflation!

When you begin pricing condominiums in the fractions-of-a-billion dollars I think its safe to say there is a lot of inflation!

We're not saying it isn't incredibly nice, but it better be for over nearly half-a-billion dollars!  Yes, this penthouse in Monaco is on offer for $400 million.

A bit out of your price range?  Don't worry, all the other units in the building are in the affordable $100 million range.

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VIDEOS

ANARCHAST EP. 212 ANTONY DAVIES: MORE FREEDOM EQUALS MORE WEALTH AND MORE EQUALITY!

May 4, 2015

Jeff interviews Illuminati whistle-blower and consciousness liberator Mark Passio, topics include: satanism in the halls of power, the real tenets of organised satanism, a self serving philosophy, moral relativism, social Darwinism, eugenics, preparation for slavery, propagation of exoteric satanism to an unaware public, an ancient struggle of good vs evil, mind control, the occult, they steer the public mind, psychic self defense, a profound dark influence, Larken Rose's 'The Most Dangerous Superstition', freemasonry, a Fabian-socialist plan of action, child abuse part of elite culture, you can help by getting the word out…

 

ANARCHAST: DARRYL PERRY: AN ANARCHIST RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016 TO ABOLISH GOVERNMENT!

May 7, 2015

Jeff interviews New Hampshire freedom activist and upcoming presidential candidate Darryl Perry. Topics include: the drug war, cannabis and heroin were freely available until the 1920's, unjust harm by the state, throughout most of human history people have had much more freedom, democracy is minority rule, the withdrawal of consent to be governed, running for office as an anarchist, Ron Paul's main intention was education, what happens when no one votes, should anarchists vote?