Category: World Out Of Whack

World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: Ruskies, Sanctions, And Bitcoin – Coincidence?

Has Bitcoin just become a geopolitical tool in an increasingly politically fractious world? We look at how and why Russia is moving forward with cryptocurrency both in mining and blockchain development. The $100m investment into mining follows blockchain technology being reportedly viewed as a “promising tool to assist Russia in diversifying its economy beyond oil and gas” by President Putin.

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World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: South Africa To Crack Up?

Here’s brief look at secession movements currently underway globally, and we hear from one of our subscribers who puts forward a convincing thesis for secession for Western South Africa over the next 5-10 years. We also ask readers – what area or region has the highest possibility of secession today?

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World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

THIS Is How China Is Increasing Global Power

In the movie “The International” Clive Owen plays the part of Louis Salinger, an Interpol agent trying to bring down the world’s largest bank. In this clip a banker explains things to him: Umberto Calvini: [In explaining the “true” nature of banking in the world] “The IBBC is a bank.

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World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

Make It Liquid, Please

Most of you know the story of Africa’s great jewel. Zimbabwe, presided over by the charming, charismatic, democratically elected leader Robert Mugabe. So great is the country that under his leadership it has reached dizzying heights. The highest inflation in Africa, the highest unemployment in Africa, and, of course, the

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World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: You’d Be Fired For Doing This

It’s been like a surreal sense of déjà vu as conversations I’ve had over the last couple months keep bringing up similar themes. The market, increasingly indistinguishable from a petulant, impulsive, and near sighted toddler, rewards intelligence, risk management, and logic with a swift kick in the nuts. The advantage to

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