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The Coming Economic and Political Turmoil

| June 3, 2013

(This is the first of two posts about a recent Farleigh Dickinson University study about changing American attitudes towards violent revolution.) A new study from Farleigh Dickinson University reveals that 29% of Americans believe an armed revolution may be necessary in the next few years to “protect liberties.” 18% of Democratic respondents shared this view, […]

Will the US Dollar Collapse in May?

| February 10, 2013

John Williams, founder of Shadowstats.com, predicts the US dollar will collapse by May 2013 from a massive self-off (i.e. the value of the dollar will crash because other countries will dump dollars in favor of other currencies) by May 2013. ShadowStats.com is dedicated to correcting the deliberate distortions the federal government, builds into their unemployment […]

Richard Heinberg on The End of Growth

| November 9, 2012

If video won’t play go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amRrz2jog_U Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute visited New Zealand, where he has a large following, at the beginning of October. Two hundred fifty people attended his presentation at the Tauranga (pop 121,500) Environment Centre on October 1st. The main focus of Heinberg’s talk was his recent book, […]

The IMF’s Fairy Tale Princess

| March 28, 2012

(This is the second of three posts about the new female head of the IMF, which the business press is promoting as a “rock star of the economic world,” and how we are being deceived about the real cause of the debt crisis in Europe) LaGarde isn’t without her critics. Former IMF chief economist Simon […]

The Chinese Real Estate Bubble

| November 1, 2011

Book Review (Part 2 of 2) The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality by Richard Heinberg (New Society Publishers Aug 2011) *** Heinberg’s analysis of the 2008 economic collapse starts with an introduction to classical economic theory, as outlined by Adam Smith, Ricardo, Malthus and Marx. He goes on to describe the […]

Documenting the Collapse of Capitalism

| October 30, 2011

Book Review (Part 1 of 2 parts) The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality by Richard Heinberg (New Society Publishers Aug 2011) The basic premise of The End of Growth is that the world economy has flat-lined. Not only is it contracting, rather than expanding as many politicians claim, but there are […]