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The Inherent Weakness of FATCA

FATCA went into effect in 2014, ostensibly to stop US taxpayers from evading taxation through the use of offshore accounts.

Financial Martial Law

America has seen plenty of crises before. But this time is different…

The Second Half of the Pincer

As the governments of the former “free” world unravel, they’ll introduce capital controls.

They’re Bringing Back Feudalism… and Nobody Seems to Notice

Overzealous governments have been attacking privacy for decades. Now, they’re within striking distance of killing it once and for all.

The Worst Law Most Americans Have Never Heard Of

As history shows, when an economy collapses it usually follows a certain order of progression. Here is where the U.S. is right now…

This is How Tax Havens Restrain the Greed of Politicians

Statists thinks low-tax nations should be forced to surrender their sovereignty to help high-tax nations prop up their inefficient welfare states.

Switzerland’s Struggle Against Fiscal Imperialism

Recently I spoke with Roland Meier, who has been a Swiss banker for decades. Roland and I touch on some important topics, including the US’s assault on the Swiss banking system, GATCA, and attempts to create a centralized one-world government.

FATCA: “The Worst Law Nobody Has Ever Heard Of,” Part II

In the second and final part of this article we explore how FATCA has been absolutely devastating to “accidental Americans” who had no idea about their tax reporting obligations.

Financial Repression Is Financial Authoritarianism

Financial repression is a devious tactic that heavily indebted governments inevitably turn to.

FATCA: “The Worst Law Nobody Has Ever Heard Of,” Part I

That so few people understand FATCA is perhaps not surprising. Often, otherwise offensive government actions and institutions are given dull and opaque names to obfuscate their true purpose.

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