Brazilian investors, putting hope once again over experience, have doubled the price of the preferred stock of the Petrobras oil company since January, even as Petrobras sells off assets to pay down debts.

As the formerly "most livable city" in Australia descends into a time of armed terror, a Melbourne paper supports stricter gun control laws.

A new study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that the economic impact of conflict in the Middle East and North Africa is “massive and persistent” and is responsible for soaring inflation, which hurts the value of currencies, and has resulted in a flood of refugees to neighboring nations.

As the United Nations becomes increasingly radical in its assaults on liberty and national sovereignty, the movement for free nations to leave the dictator-dominated UN has now officially arrived in Australia. Speaking on the floor of Parliament in his inaugural address, newly elected Senator Malcolm Roberts with the One Nation party said Australian values were under threat from “insidious” institutions such as the unelected UN. To deal with it, he called for an “OzExit.” In a passionate defense of freedom, Roberts also blasted privately owned central banks and the incestuous relationship between global mega-banks and Big Government.

Demanding more power, more money, and an EU Army, Jean Claude Juncker’s State of the European Union speech confirmed critics’ charges that the European Commission plans to grab all remaining powers away from the EU member states.

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