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    Catherine’s 68-page book, “Prayers For The Year 2016,” written as a Christmas gift to her clients and subscribers, is available at no charge to anyone who emails a request, while supplies last.

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    G-20 Coordination Calls Confront a More Complex Global Landscape
    Bloomberg | 12 February 2016
    In Shanghai Feb. 26-27…

    G-20 Major Economies
    Wiki | January 2016
    Key emerging countries were…

    Bank of Japan Loses Control as QE Hits the Limits
    The Telegraph | 11 February 2016
    Entirely defeating…

    Sweden Cuts Rates Deeper Into Negative Territory, Says May Go Further
    Bloomberg | 11 February 2016
    Otherwise the krona…

    Can China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency?
    News Week | 11 February 2016
    Exchange reserves versus…

    Chair Janet L. Yellen: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress
    Federal Reserve | 11 February 2016
    Inflation will …


    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Meeting
    The Guardian | 12 February 2016
    Broader context of engaging…

    As Pope and Russian Patriarch Meet, Ukraine Fears a ‘Shaky’ Vatican
    CRUX | 11 February 2016
    Key arguments…

    Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy Charged with Assault, Conspiracy
    Fox News | 11 February 2016
    Impounded Bundy’s cattle…

    Trade Officials Sign the TPP But It’s Still Up to Lawmakers to Reject It
    EFF | 02 February 2016
    Ability to talk about, take apart and…

    Americans Like Torture More than Most of the World
    Undernews | 10 February 2016
    58% say…

    A Half Million or More Due to Lose Food Stamps
    Undernews | 09 February 2016
    Three-month limit on benefits for…


    Pentagon Preps for Orbital War With New Spaceplane
    The Daily Beast | 03 August 2015
    Satellites lost in…

    Bitcoin’s Future Threatened by Software Schism
    Gata | 11 February 2016
    Lead in from Financial Times…

    Gravitational Waves have been Detected for the First Time
    The Economist | 13 February 2016
    Print edition: holes merging…

    The IRS Says Identity Thieves Hacked Its Systems Again
    Yahoo Finance | 10 February 2016
    101,000 SSNs were used to…

    Small-scale Nuclear Fusion May be a New Energy Source
    Revolution-Green | 10 February 2016
    Needed to start…

    MPAA May Like Donuts, but They Shouldn’t Be the (Copyright) Police
    EFF | 10 February 2016
    Major studios that…


    Erin Brockovich: It’s Not Just Flint—America Has a Scary Water Problem
    TIME | 09 February 2016
    Known PFOA was…

    Did FDA Just Kill Off the CBD Market?
    New Hope 360 | 10 February 2016
    Healthy hemp oil…

    Zika: Rhe Notorious BG: Bill Gates
    Jon Rappoport | 10 February 2016
    Not emailed: No human health-safety studies.

    Mind-image of the Virus, Programming, and Matrixology
    Jon Rappoport | 10 February 2016
    No emailed: Is the trap…

    BANG: Not Zika: Brazilian/Argentine Doctors Say: Pesticides
    Jon Rappoport | 10 February 2016
    Not emailed: Birth-defect-causing pesticide …

    Organic Agriculture Key to Feeding the World Sustainably
    Science Daily | 03 February 2016
    Can be higher…


    Luxembourg, Asteroid Mining, and an Emerging Pattern?
    Giza Deathstar | 03 February 2016
    Co-investment in…

    Indian Point Tritium Leak 80% Worse than Originally Reported
    RT | 11 February 2016
    Likely took place in…

    65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
    Zero Hedge | 06 February 2016
    Said that the contamination…

    Crushing El Niño, Engineering Winter From Warmth
    Geoengineering Watch | 01 February 2016
    Time with Iowa caucus…

    Boeing: You Just Wait (Super Bowl Ad)

    YouTube | 17 January 2016
    In under an hour…


    Is A Financial Crisis Being Covered Up? Mike Maloney

    YouTube | 04 February 2016
    Suddenly…$20 Billion move…huge drop…

    BOJ Roils $1.4 Trillion Money Market Industry as Nomura Suspends
    Yahoo Finance | 04 February 2016
    That financial institutions…

    Toxic Loans Around the World Weigh on Global Growth
    NY Times | 03 February 2016
    But it’s not just…

    Shorting the Yuan is Dangerous
    Gold Money | 04 February 2016
    Fall…actually increased…

    Russia Confirms Participation In OPEC Meeting Next February
    Kuwait News Agency | 28 January 2016
    A Non-OPEC…


    “2016 Will be A Good Year for Gold Investor”
    Gold Switzerland | 03 February 2016
    “The Matterhorn Interview – Jan 2016: Ronald Stoeferle”…


    Who Hatched Rubio? by Greg Palast
    Dissident Voice | 04 February2016
    Ugly—but unbelievably sophisticated—vote…

    Why Is My Kindergartner Being Groomed for the Military at School?
    Truth Out | 04 February 2016
    Children to decide which branch…

    Putin to Meet With Former US State Secretary Kissinger Wednesday – Kremlin
    Sputnik News | 03 February 2016

    U.S Control Over Crimea – the Aim of the Coup in Kiev*
    Fort-Russ | 02 February 2016
    *Note: the original article was originally published (in Russian) in 2014*
    Neutralize the…

    Solari Report Mention
    Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, Taped at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
    Charlie Rose | 18 June 2015
    It is the Ukranian people that…

    ‘You Created ISIS!’ Press Conference Scandal Mars Kerry’s Visit to Italy
    RT | 04 February 2016
    Woman was dragged away…


    Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85
    MSN | 05 February 2016
    We had something like 30 seconds to…

    Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 85, Dies in West Palm Beach
    Palm Beach Post | 05 February 2016
    Roswell. Mitchell was open…

    UN Rules Assange Should Go Free and Be Awarded Compensation
    NSNBC | 05 February 2016
    U.S. Grand Jury investigation…

    Germany’s Wendelstein 7-X Fusion Reactor Produces its First flash of Hydrogen Plasma
    Giz Mag | 03 February 2016
    Generated more than 300…

    Galileo Signals Covering More of the Sky
    GPS Daily | 03 February 2016
    Launched on…

    Let the Moon Be Your Guide in Finding Five Planets
    NY Times | 02 February 2016
    Feb. 6 it will line up with…


    Zika: Update from Brazil: Towering Non-evidence
    Jon Rappoport’s Blog | 04 February 2016
    Principal facts…

    Zika: The CDC is the medical CIA
    Jon Rappoport’s Blog | 02 February 2016
    Epidemic Intelligence Service…front for…

    Syngenta Finally Says Yes to $43 Billion ChemChina Deal (VIDEO)
    Ag Web | 03 February 2016
    For genetically…

    Cancer Not Just Bad Luck
    I-SIS Org | 03 February2016
    Most important contributors…

    Britain Gives Scientist Go-ahead to Genetically Modify Human Embryos
    Yahoo | 01 February 2016
    ‘Gene editing’ techniques on human…

    Statins Doubles Risk of Diabetes, Concludes 10-year Study into Controversial Drug
    Express | 01 February 2016
    Eye, nerve and…


    Television, Football and Politics: Gaming Spectacles Designed to Keep the Police State in Power
    Rutherford Institute| 01 February 2016
    Big Brother does not watch us, by his…We watch him, by…

    Many NYC Students so Tech-oriented They Can’t Even Sign Their Own Names
    NY Post | 27 January 2016
    Vulnerable to identity theft because…

    Saving Valentina

    YouTube | 13 June 2011
    Founded Great Whale Conservancy…


    List of Withheld JFK Assassination Documents
    Who What Why | 04 February 2016
    Map to what we…

    Dr. Edgar Mitchell ? UFO Interview 2013 Aliens Are Real And Watching Us – The Day Before

    YouTube | 29 June 2014
    Earths emergence into a new…

    DSI: We are: Prospectors, Seeking, Scouting, Evaluating the Resources of Space-Video
    Deep Space Industries | 2016
    Changing the economics of…

    Luxembourg’s Ultimate Offshore Investment: Space Mining
    Space Daily | 03 February 2016
    First country in Europe to


    Why Every Aspect of Your Business is About to Change
    Fortune | 22 October2015
    In a friction-free economy, a company doesn’t…

    Dollar Rises on In-line U.S. GDP Data, BoJ Move
    Reuters | 29 January 2016
    More than 1.3 percent…

    Wage Growth in 2015 was Just So-so
    Business Insider | 29 January 2016
    Labor market puzzle…

    The Shipping News Says the World Economy Is Toast
    Bloomberg | 28 January 2016
    Contractionary pattern in…

    IMF, World Bank Move to Forestall Oil-led Defaults
    Seeking Alpha | 28 January 2016
    First of a series of…

    Traders Haven’t Bet Against Stocks this Aggressively Since 2010
    Business Insider | 28 January 2016
    Nimble investors…


    PBOC May Buy 215 Tons of Gold This Year, Barclays Forecasts
    Bloomberg | 28 January 2016
    Spread risk and…


    Making Waves

    “Your complaint is your call to action.”
    ~ Jason Bawden-Smith

    By Catherine Austin Fitts

    Creative destruction is upon us – the shift between Global 2.0 (an industrial economy) and Global 3.0 (a networked economy) is accelerating.

    So what happens when productivity rises dramatically? If the application of online and new technologies creates $1 of income by destroying/saving $20 or more of existing income/expense, how is that supposed to work?

    Here are several examples in the recent article Why Every Aspect of Your Business is About to Change:

    • Skype brought in approximately $2 billion in 2013. McKinsey calculated that in that year Skype transferred $37 billion away from old-guard telecom firms.
    • San Francisco’s taxi regulator reported that the number of fares per licensed cab fell 65% from March 2012 to July 2014 as Uber, Lyft, and others entered the market.
    • When Airbnb entered Austin, Texas, hotel revenue fell by 8% to 10% according to Boston University researchers.

    What is the process by which we invent new enterprises using the capacity that is now available? While we are at it, how do we reinvent a more peaceful economy, operating in a positive relationship with each other and our environment?

    It’s called entrepreneurship – and it’s time for a lot more of it. This is despite the fact that the US and most of the G-7 political and economic leadership are doing a great deal to centralize control…which handicaps entrepreneurs and potential investors.

    This week, Jason Bawden-Smith publishes his business biography, Making Waves. It describes how he founded four companies focused on solving environmental problems.  Jason’s achievements include introducing technology into Australia which reduced lead poisoning in children and lessened the impact of excessive exploration and mining activities.

    To celebrate the launch of Making Waves, Jason will join me on the Solari Report this week to discuss entrepreneurship in changing times.

    For Let’s Go to the Movies, we’ll take a look at Nick Hanauer’s TED Speech:

    The wealth potential — if we reinvigorate trust and markets, including the free flow of local and entrepreneurial capital — is significant. We don’t have to let a deflationary spiral take hold.

    Please join Jason Bawden-Smith and me on the Solari Report this week to discuss how we can do it.

    If you’re not a subscriber yet, you can learn more about becoming one here.


    The Fiscal Cliff

    [CAF Note: Budget issues are in the news as a result of the US Presidential primaries. In response to numerous questions, I am republishing my piece on the obstacles to a very desirable and necessary revolution in federal fiscal policy.]

    by Catherine Austin Fitts

    Ultimately, the fiscal cliff is the tip of the iceberg of our economic and cultural woes. Our problems are deeper. The more of us who are prepared to look honestly at our situation and take responsibility for it, the sooner authentic solutions will become possible and emerge.

    As we look over the fiscal cliff into our financial abyss, now is a good time to “Come Clean” about the real state of our lives, our communities, and our economy, starting with the U.S. federal finances that flow deeply and intimately throughout every aspect of our lives.

    This Solari Special Report includes (22) challenges we must address to put our federal fiscal house in order.

    Read the complete article…

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    Catherine Austin Fitts at the Secret Space Program Conference, 2014 San Mateo


    2016: Year of the Monkey

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    St Basil's Cathedral

    “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”
    ~ Winston Churchill

    By Catherine Austin Fitts

    A “saker” is a large migratory falcon that breeds from Eastern Europe across Asia. It is a more than appropriate handle for the Saker, the military analyst who “flies” from Vineyard of the Saker — my preferred website covering the geopolitical dance between Russia and the US and the emergence of a multipolar world.

    Saker has just published a marvelous collection of his posts entitled The Essential Saker: From the Trenches of the Emerging Multipolar World.

    For anyone who wants to understand the flow of events in Russia and Eastern Europe, you will find this week’s interview and the Saker’s writings a rich, fascinating contribution:

    “I think it’s a war — personally, I think Russia and the US are at war. And it’s a war for the future of civilization quite literally because the two models are incompatible. And one of them will have to collapse and be replaced by the other one. It’s unclear to me which one it will be, but that’s how deep it is now.”

    “And there is another phenomena: these people [the Western leadership] project their own mindset onto others. For instance, you probably remember that statement that Hilary Clinton made (I think it was in Scotland or in Ireland) that Putin is trying to rebuild the Soviet Union. And that’s laughable. It’s pathetic. You wonder who her advisers are. Russia has no need or use for a Soviet Union. As a matter of fact, everyone in Russia knows that. There is ridiculous talk today about Russia either planning to invade the Ukraine or now they say Poland and the Baltics — it’s laughable. But the thing is, this is what they would probably do if they changed places. Not only are they dead set on never negotiating but only submitting people, but they assume that everybody functions like they do.”

    In Let’s Go to the Movies, I will review the documentary Sacred Stage which tells the story of the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, a symbol of culture that’s managed to outlast war, revolution and the fall of Communism.

    Mariinsky Theatre

    Please make sure to post or e-mail your questions, comments and concerns. If you’re not a Solari Report subscriber yet, you can learn more about becoming one here.

    Talk to you Thursday!

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    [Reposting as  Blowout Sale is On.]

    “If my cuisine were to be defined by just one taste, it would be that of subtle, aromatic, extra-virgin olive oil.” ~ Alain Ducasse

    By Catherine Austin Fitts

    I am one of those people who are perpetually in search of the finest olive oil and balsamic vinegar to make – among other things – the perfect salad. I have never found an olive oil to top my favorite – Barbàra Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Sicily. There is something about olives that come from trees that are hundreds of years old – some said to be even a thousand years old.

    Their US importer just launched their website so the oil is now readily accessible to retail.



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