Category: Economics

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Documentary Review-Analysis; The Hole Story sheds light on the Secret History of the Canadian Mining Industry

The Hole Story is a critical documentary on mining in Canada, from its early beginnings to its present state. Given the little known importance of mining in the history of Canada, it also turns out to become an informative exploration of the Secret History of Canada. While the documentary points fingers at “corporations” and “greed,” I believe there is a bigger subtext here. This is about people with no concept of living as free people being pushed into endangering free people in other parts of the world. The following are my own extrapolations based on selective facts culled from the documentary.

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Free Trade as an Act of Vandalism

This article is a review-analysis of Shelley Ann Clark’s book, the Sale of a Nation. Shelley was an executive assistant of the third top negotiator in the Canadian negotiating team that finalized the controversial 1988 Free Trade Agreement with the United States (FTA; Not to be confused with NAFTA). In retrospect, the aforesaid agreement turned out to be an act of deliberate vandalism against the Canadian nation.

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The Federal Reserve as an Instrument of War

While much has been written about how the Federal Reserve benefits certain private parties and how it generates money out of thin air, this paper delves deeper into the operation of the Federal Reserve as an instrument of war, and its historical role as a primary enabler of armed international conflict. A comparison is done with an analogous monetary institution, the Bank of Canada, to show that the Federal Reserve is being operated differently, with war being its chief historical focus.