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What You Need to Know About The New Development Bank of China

March 24th, 2015 By James Corbett

China is a rising power. The US is in decline. Washington-led organizations like the IMF are no longer reflective of the true economic balance of power in the world, and thus the US is concerned about the rise of counter-institutions like the BRICS, the AIIB...

            The business newswires have been atwitter with talk of the "AIIB" so much in the past two weeks that the average person can be forgiven for not even knowing what the AIIB is, or why this story is receiving so much attention. Never fear, The Corbett Report is here to fill in the pieces of the puzzle.


            What is it?

            The "AIIB" is the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a new multilateral development bank first proposed by Xi Jinping in a speech to the Indonesian parliament in October 2013. At the time, Xi explained that "to support the process of interconnection and integration of the economic development in the region, China has proposed to build the Asia infrastructure investment bank and provide financial support to infrastructure development in developing countries in the region."

            The bank was formally established on October 24, 2014 in a ceremony in Beijing where 21 founding members signed the bill. Negotiations on th...

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How to Stop Hillary 2016

March 20th, 2015
By James Corbett

 Sadly, the Clinton's political record offers no divergence from the bloodthirsty quest for power that such a body count would suggest. Needless to say, both Bill and Hillary are admitted globalists, committed to "Poppie" Bush's vision of the New World Order.

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Big Oil Is Doing Just Fine

March 18th, 2015
By James Corbett

...for those who might have been celebrating the prospect of the oil price plunge taking down a few of the big boys, don't put on your party hats yet. Shell, BP and Total are still going to take a hit from lower prices, but they're likely to beat earnings expectations because of their trading desks.

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How the FCC Just Took Over the Internet

March 14th, 2015
By James Corbett

In effect, the keys to the future of the internet have just been handed over to the FCC, not just today, not just this group, but anyone who ever steps into that position. Ever.

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China Readies Alternative to SWIFT

March 11th, 2015
By James Corbett

 If and when CIPS is launched, the results could be world historical in nature... It's hard to underestimate just how important CIPS will be to making the yuan a major player on the global stage.

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Selling Stories For War and Profit

March 7th, 2015
By James Corbett

Such is the way of the world: the military-industrial complex is more than happy to supply the money if you're willing to supply a good story to whip up public outrage against an enemy. This is why it's never too difficult to make money for a conscience-less psychopath.

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What color that Dress

March 4th, 2015
By Bob Rinear

In the course of just 10 days, the things that we’ve seen transpire would have taken one’s breath away in virtually any other time in history. But in 2015? Nah, not so much.

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Obamacare Tax Penalties Cometh

February 28th, 2015
By James Corbett

Somehow, though, despite the armageddon brought about by this year's 3% budget cut the IRS has still found the time to issue a handy-dandy 21 page guide all about how to correctly work out how many pounds of flesh Obamacare is going to cost you.

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Rand Burnishes His Libertarian Credentials

February 25th, 2015
By James Corbett

...more insidious still is what he may be doing in the name of his father's actual libertarian principals. Take his stand against the Federal Reserve, for instance. 

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A Brief History of Oil Price Manipulation

February 21st, 2015
By James Corbett

...manipulation has been the reason that oil prices were massively over-inflated for the past two decades, and the current plunge is an example of what happens when some of the floors are removed from under that propped-up price.

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