"There is one way, and only one way, to do away with the Trade Deficit and renew the productivity of the US: abandon the present International Monetary System (derived from the original Bretton Woods Agreements of 1944) and return to the gold standard."
"..., it appears that this dangerous and potentially explosive period - from 2018 - 2020 - is beginning ‘with a bang’. But, I do think they are only the ‘opening act’. That is NOT said to be sensational or alarmist. It is just an attempt to convey some very natural and very consistent cycles that might normally be overlooked."
"We have observed a significant increase in violent incidents and anchorage crime, particularly in the anchorages of Venezuela and the recent violent incidents off Suriname in the first part of this year."