Coming Thursday: The Silver and Gold Payment Calculator with Franklin Sanders – Solari Report

19-06-21 08:18:00,

~ Audio and video publish on Thursday June 24th at 6:00 PM CT ~

“Gold would have value if for no other reason than that it enables a citizen to fashion his financial escape from the state.” ~ William F. Rickenbacker

By Catherine Austin Fitts

At last we are publishing our new and improved Silver and Gold Payment Calculator. You can find it at https://silverandgoldaremoney.com.

In this interview, Franklin joins me to explain why he created the Silver and Gold Payment Calculator, how it works, and how you can use it to improve local financial liquidity and rebuild your local economy.

Want to start a community currency on the JUST DO IT method? No need to create an organization or design a new currency. Just create an agreement of local citizens and businesses who agree to start using silver, gold, and local coins. The Calculator can help. We are working on apps for Apple and Linux phones.

Want to give one of the children you love a birthday or Christmas present? Give it in gold and silver. The Calculator can help.

Want to start a savings plan with silver and gold coins? It is something the members of a Solari Circle could help each other do. The Calculator can help.

The Calculator provides a gold and silver spot price feed and works with 20 different currencies and functions in either grams or ounces—so it is widely adaptable. After all, gold and silver prices and transactions have been a global language in all countries and all cultures for thousands of years.

Join Franklin and me for an introduction and then check it out!

For Let's Go to the Movies, I recommend the movie The 33, based on a true story that is both tragic and miraculous. In 2010, 33 miners were buried alive in an old gold and copper mine in Chile. They succeeded in surviving. The moral of the story is that when bad things happen, teamwork works.

Next week is the last week of the month, so there is no Money & Markets. Please e-mail your questions for Ask Catherine or post at the Money & Markets commentary for the first week of July here.

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The Coming ‘Build Back Better’ World | ZeroHedge

15-06-21 04:08:00,

By Michael Every of Rabobank

Double Or Nothing

There’s lots to cover today, but let’s start with inflation. Friday’s Michigan consumer sentiment survey saw the headline rise to 86.4 from 82.9 because expectations jumped from 78.8 to 83.8, while current conditions fell; and 1-year ahead inflation expectations dropped from 4.6% back to 4.0%, and five-year inflation from 3.0% to 2.8%, even as the ‘good time to buy a house or car’ sub-indices collapsed due to the inflation being seen in those areas. Perhaps everyone surveyed closely tracks the lumber market, where prices are tumbling; or they instinctively grasp high prices destroy demand; in which case, everything is “transitory”. Like anaesthetic-free dentistry?

Meanwhile, in China there was also major inflation news Friday. Bloomberg stated “China Turns to Its Huge Commodity Reserves in Bid to Tame Prices”, underlining Beijing will be using its stocks of commodities –soft to hard– to cap prices, starting with aluminium, coal, copper, and zinc. China has also stated it will set up a temporary pork reserve system to keep a lid on that key ‘P’ in CPI –along with corn, wheat, edible oil, and vegetables– allowing the state to stockpile whenever domestic prices fall “excessively”, and to sell when prices rise too high. In short, China is effectively trying to act as the global price setter of commodities to keep inflation in check.

Yet commodities are subject to global demand, and are priced in USD not CNY! Against a general reversal in global commodity prices, releasing Chinese stocks, after lashing out at speculators, suggests a further near-term dip. However, such stabilisation schemes can only work long term if China has enough reserves relative to the rest of the world’s demand, not just its own. It’s similar to selling FX reserves to prop up an over-valued currency at a target rate: it works fine for a while – but even the largest reserve piles don’t last long if the entire global market is leaning in the opposite direction. And while one can close off the FX market and capital flows in a pinch, one cannot do the same for food or commodities. In short, if global demand does not quit, then the risk is Chinese price pressures will double.

Herein,

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Coming Thursday: Transhumanism 101 with Dr. Joseph P. Farrell – Solari Report

13-06-21 08:42:00,

~ Audio and video will publish on Thursday June 17th at 6:00 PM CT ~

“Because I’m a billionaire, I’m going to have access to better healthcare. I’m going to be like 160 and I’m going to be part of this class of immortal overlords. You know the expression about compound interest. Give us billionaires an extra hundred years and you’ll know what wealth disparity looks like.”
~ Sean Parker, former president of Facebook, Axios Interview, 2017

By Catherine Austin Fitts

History is replete with stories about the quest for the Fountain of Youth or the Elixir of Life. Many are tempted by the possibilities of physical immortality or a stronger mind for themselves or their children. Now, enhancing the human condition with sophisticated technologies is the goal of many large corporations and banks.

Solari has received a lot of questions from new subscribers about transhumanism. It’s time to go back to the beginning and discuss what transhumanism is, how we got to where we are today, and what it means for our future. Join me for a conversation with Dr. Joseph P. Farrell on this most important topic.

If you are new to this discussion, you may want to read some background information before listening to the interview. See Related Links below.

For Let's Go to the Movies, I recommend the documentary Hybrid World — Full Transhumanism Documentary, an in-depth exploration of the subject with all the right questions. A must-watch in my opinion.

In Money & Markets, John Titus and I will review the latest financial and geopolitical news, and discuss what to watch for in the second half of 2021. E-mail your questions for Ask Catherine or post at the Money & Markets commentary for the third week of June here.

Related Links:

Dr. Joseph P. Farrell’s website

Books:
Transhumanism: A Grimoire of Alchemical Agendas by Scott D. de Hart and Joseph Farrell
Dialogues 1 Transhumanism in Dialogue by Scott D. de Hart and Joseph Farrell

Book review:
The Autism Epidemic: Transhumanism’s Dirty Little Secret by Wayne McRoy

Blast from the Past:
Cosmic Implications of Mind Control with Dr.

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Coming Thursday: Food Series: Homesteading (Part II) with John Moody – Solari Report

22-05-21 07:35:00,

~ Audio and video publish on Thursday at 6:00 PM CT ~

“About four years ago a student asked me, 
     “If you could offer one piece of advice about how to make a landscape work, what would it be?” 
      My answer was as simple then as it is now, 
     “Try stuff.” It’s as simple and complex as that.”

~ Ben Falk, The Resilient Farm and Homestead

By Pete Kennedy

In the next Solari Report John Moody returns to the Food Series for Part II of Homesteading. In our interview John shares his advice on how to raise livestock including the recommended infrastructure and feed for poultry, goats, sheep, hogs, and cattle. He discusses how rebuilding the homestead ecosystem can increase the amount of feed you get for livestock from the natural environment, and how perennial permaculture can improve nutrient density.

John also covers beekeeping, maximizing water availability and use through ponds, swales, and cisterns. Finally, he offers his minimalist approach to owning equipment for his farm and sources of fuel for the homestead.

Again, John has generously offered to answer questions homesteaders might have. You can submit questions to foodseries@solari.com.

Seeds for Generations, a heirloom seed company, is also offering a discount to Solari subscribers. See details below. You will need to login to access this information.

Timemark Segments

Starts with Benefits and Drawbacks of Livestock

05:10  Recommendations for people starting to Homestead

22:57 Goats

31:02 Sheep

36:51 Pigs

43:57 Cows

55:27 Beekeeping

59:07 Water

1:10:04 Tools & Equipment

1:23:08 Fuel for the homestead

1:31:22 Close

For Let's Go to the Movies, I recommend the documentary Great American Farm Tour. Homesteader and filmmaker Justin Rhodes and his family leave their farm near Asheville, North Carolina to drive around America in a converted school bus in search of the country’s greatest farms.

This is the last week of the month, so there is no Money & Markets. Please email your questions for Ask Catherine or post them at the Money & Markets commentary for the first week of June here.

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Coming Thursday: Homesteading (Part 1) with John Moody – Solari Report

08-05-21 07:23:00,

~ Audio and video publish on Thursday at 6:00 PM CT ~

“The greatest fine art of the future will be making a living from a small piece of land.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

By Pete Kennedy

This past year we’ve witnessed a decrease in the quality and reliability of our conventional food supply as well as of our medical system. Homesteading and growing our own food and medicines can help counter both of these developments.

My guest for this Solari Food Series audiocast is again John Moody, who lives on a 35-acre farm in Kentucky and has been homesteading there for the last 12 years. He consults with homesteaders around the country and is a popular speaker on this topic at conferences such as the Mother Earth News Fairs. He is also the author of several books including The Frugal Homesteader.

In our interview, John talks about various aspects of homesteading and describes steps homesteaders can take to be successful, whether they live in the countryside, a suburb, or even an urban area. Among other topics, John offers advice on how to start up a homestead as well as how to build soil and deal with pests, weeds, and other threats to the harvest. He also covers what it takes to grow high-quality produce, how to negotiate current seed shortages, and how to efficiently use the growing space you have or set up an indoor growing system.

John has generously offered to answer questions homesteaders might have. Listeners can submit questions to foodseries@solari.com.

Timemark Segments

05:10  Recommendations for people starting to homestead

26:36  Pest control

36:00  Weed control

43:48  Building soil

1:02:55  Advice on growing produce

In Let's Go to the Movies, I recommend the 2012 documentary Wartime Farm, a reenactment of Manor Farm’s operation in Hampshire County, England, during World War II. Churchill called Britain’s farms the “frontline of freedom” during World War II as they enabled the country to increase the production of food. Today, the ability of our local communities to be as self-sufficient as possible is also a “frontline of freedom” as the planet is being ravaged by a variety of detrimental practices by industry,

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