THE COMING CURRENCY COLLAPSE?
a talk presented by
hosted by George Galloway MP
Grand Committee Room
Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament
Tuesday 20th November 7.30pm
Are western economies about to be plunged into further financial meltdown through the collapse of key currencies? Will we be facing trade wars and hyper-inflation in the foreseeable future? And what must be done to avert this potential economic and political catastrophe?
Max Keiser is a renowned commentator on the bizarre shape of the world economy and particularly its financial structure and about the politicians who preside over this chaos. Described as “America’s most outrageous political pundit”…whose broadcasts, according to the Independent newspaper; “no channel in the United States will carry, which go well beyond the benign impudence of The Daily Show” .
Come and hear his challenging views at this meeting hosted by the MP for Bradford West, George Galloway.
Bitcoin has been described as cash for the internet, but gold is a more appropriate analogy. Anyone can “mine” Bitcoins on their own computers by running a program that’s designed to produce a 64-digit number in a resource-intensive way. This program randomly computes a cryptographic “hash” over and over until the result is below the number the network is looking for. The network rewards the first miner to get the right answer with 50 Bitcoins and then the process starts again. Only 21 million will be created in total, mimicking the scarcity of a precious metal. The race to mine them has attracted a rush of digital ‘49ers. There are many, likely thousands, like O’Shea.
Mark Warden is an elected State Representative in New Hampshire, serving his first term in the State House, on the Criminal Justice & Public Policy Committee.
Rep. Warden is a supporter of alternative currencies, and he wanted to accept them for his campaign.
Something hopeful from academia in the field of central bank policy has arrived, “Your 119 Billion Google Searches Now a Central Bank Tool.”
Researchers are looking at how real-time data analysis on Google can give central bankers a way to make more accurate predictions about what consumers and businesses are doing and hopefully this means better monetary policy.
But the problem is not having enough good data. The problem is having the willingness to act on the data once it’s made available. Continue reading
Pirate Myfilm is pleased to present Lars Schall’s Terror Trading 911 crowdfunded by Pirate Myfilm. In the film, Lars revisits the alleged insider trading leading up to the events of September 11, 2001.
Stacy Summary: Here’s a short film about Occupying London. We set out in Trafalgar Square where art students were performing an experiment that was ‘mistaken’ for protest and journey to Occupy London where Max talks to the ‘Granny from Blackpool’ who accidentally became a protester.
Inspired by the local transmitting power of traditional pirate radio, NYU art professor David Darts created the PirateBox, a WiFi hotspot and server providing easy and anonymous access to the files held within.