by Brian Berletic
The island nation of Sri Lanka, located south-southeast of India in the Indian Ocean has suffered economic and now political chaos that has grabbed international headlines.Debt Traps & Terrorism: The Roots of Sri Lanka’s Crisis
Sri Lanka ‘Uprising’ Is Not What You Think. Sri Lankan Activist Explains The Politics
The Russia-NATO Cyber War Is Escalating Fast
As such, any information coming out of the Five Eyes’ intelligence services should be treated with a healthy dose of skepticism.
Federal Reserve System Takes First Step Toward Creating Its Own Digital Currency
While the Paper examines the potential benefits and risks of a U.S. CBDC, it is not intended to advance any specific policy outcome, nor is it intended to signal that the Fed will make any imminent decisions about the appropriateness of issuing a U.S. CBDC. However, the Paper undoubtedly is the Fed’s first step toward central bank digital currencies via a public discussion with its stakeholders.
Treasury Dept. Declares IRS Will Monitor Transactions of ALL U.S. Accounts Over $600
“The IRS is first and foremost, a law enforcement agency, and the Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures in pursuit of, of looking for wrongdoing and criminal actions, so I think this is going to run into severe Fourth Amendment headwinds,” Hedger said.