Tuesday, December 06, 2016

 

News Links, December 7, 2016

## Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards/global cooling/deflationary collapse ##
Italians Vote "No," Renzi to Resign, Banking Crisis Now Looking for Taxpayers

As Indians struggle with the chaos caused by last month's sudden banning of their 500 and 1,000 rupee notes, money-laundering networks are spreading across the country, seizing on a new market in helping people turn their cash hoards into legal tender.

## Fault lines/flashpoints/powder kegs/military/war drums ##
Assad Troops Have Taken 52 Percent of Rebel-Held Aleppo, Russia says


## Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks ##
Riots Rage in Athens After Peaceful March Over Teen's Death
Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft Join Forces to Take Down Terror Content
It'll be interesting to see what content is considered "terror." -- RF

## Systemic breakdown/collapse/unsustainability ##
A Disintegrative Winter: The Debt and Anti-Status Quo Super-Cycle Has Turned
The Soviet Union collapsed overnight. Don't assume western democracy will last forever
Unfortunately the writer seems to perceive only the political dimension, and does not see that the primary driver behind our current in-progress collapse is energy. -- RF

## US ##
If Clinton had won and conservative media called on Trump voters not to pay taxes...? -- RF

## POTUS-elect ##

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