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Crash Course Chapter 12: Debt

Now we enter Part Two of the Crash Course . Here you’ll see the very information that led me and my family to make profound changes in our lives – where we live, my line of work, even where we get our food. With the background you’ve received to this ...

Video - admin - Aug 7 2012 - 2:38pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Representing the average Joe/Jane

I have been checking books and blogs as well as some forum posts (here and in other similar websites). As a person who works helping people as my primary job (and secondary, as I volunteer as well), I am concerned about the “average” person, as well as ...

Forum topic - silviatic - May 21 2012 - 6:36pm - 6 comments

An Open versus Closed Civilization

Here's a video series I recently created that might be of interest to the CM community: The Supreme Ordeal, an Open vs. Closed Civilization, is a three-act presentation describing the closed, dominator civilization that we've been living ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Jun 15 2012 - 2:45am - 4 comments

Have Your Say On Our Socio-Economic Future!

What is state, what is the difference between a man and a person and on what is relationship between a man and a state based on? What is currency, how does monetary system function and why is money issued and distributed in this exact way? It is really ...

Forum topic - SPAM_zana - May 17 2012 - 3:55am - 35 comments

Facebook IPO?

What is the word on the Facebook IPO as a short-term, day-trader style investment? Sure thing or guaranteed flop? Any good articles come to mind? i'ts a moneymaker for i'ts a moneymaker for facebook. founders.  not for investors. my ...

Forum topic - dingalls - May 14 2012 - 7:43pm - 3 comments

If you were President, what would you ask of the people?

Hello everyone,   Have you ever wanted the responsibility of being President?  There are many people who believe they could do it better than the “other guy.”  I am not one of those people.  I do believe though that I could help make the country ...

Forum topic - smallchanges - Apr 13 2012 - 1:58pm - 5 comments

Inflate Your Debts Away?

Its obvious Old Ben is going to inflate the dollar, as Chris predicted. WIth that said, debts will be inflated away too. So why does everyone say to get out of debt when the trend is, like the US Gov't, to inflate it away? Inflated food, ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Feb 1 2012 - 10:28pm - 1 comment

From XKCD: How much is a trillion in 2011 US dollars?

Money: A chart of (almost) all of it, where it is, and what it can do, in 2011 US dollars. From xkcd.com/980/ . Follow the source or click the image to see expandable PDF version. (Chapter 11: How Much Is A Trillion?, Economy, ...

Forum topic - Sevnstarr - Jan 15 2012 - 12:31am - 0 comments

What Would You Be Doing Today If You Were Greek?

Let's have a thought experiment. Translate your circumstances. You are a Greek citizen. You work in Greece, your family is in Greece, most of your contacts are in Greece. What are your thoughts? What are you doing today? Are you one of the ...

Forum topic - Poet - Dec 7 2011 - 5:27pm - 5 comments

Financial turmoil and heart attacks?

Here's an interesting take on the current financial situation. A  57 year old man comes into my office today for followup of a heart attack for which he was recently hospitalized.  Among other things, he wants me to prescribe a sedative for ...

Forum topic - peter31 - Nov 4 2011 - 2:46pm - 1 comment

A way out of the debt!

How in the world did we end up so deep in debt and is there a way out? In search for the answer to that question, letters were written to the U.S. treasury and others.  The answer received from Russell Munk, assistant general council for the U. ...

Forum topic - Thomas Hedin - Aug 14 2011 - 7:43pm - 12 comments

US debt Kleptocracy - Visualization of US Debt

Chris has examples of what money looks like physically...100, million, billion, trillion... and it has helped with my internal "picture" Here's new visualization showing what it looks like on shipping pallets all the way to ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Aug 4 2011 - 9:57am - 0 comments

The creation of money - seminal research to be published imminently

From Positive Money - applies specifically to the UK but my guess is it is applicable to Europe and USA also. A Guide to Money and Banking “Where money comes from” There is significant confusion about banks. Many textbooks used in economic ...

Forum topic - mkc - Jul 16 2011 - 7:22am - 0 comments

Transcript for James Turk: Gold Is Our Defense Against the Fiat Currency Graveyard

Below is the transcript to  James Turk:  Gold Is Our Defense Against the Fiat Currency Graveyard : Chris Martenson:  Welcome to another Chris Martenson.com podcast. I am your host of course, ...

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We need [to Ecologize] Growth...

Ecologize Growth ...A challenge to the commonly accepted infinite growth paradigm of the modern economy.  Can we use the opportunity of the economic crisis to heal our relationship with money and discover the true value of life? This mini ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 15 2012 - 2:56am - 1 comment

Money & Life....

I just came across this interesting trailer for the movie: Money & Life... This clips presents some interesting ideas... "Our Challenge is to bring money back to the place where it belongs in Human life." -Jacob Needleman One ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 15 2012 - 2:56am - 0 comments

The Future We Face

I am not big on posting long articles for folks to suffer with.  However, I read this one and I believe it is excellent.  It is like something CM would write.  The article covers all aspects of the current financial situation in such a manner than even ...

Forum topic - dshields - Jun 20 2011 - 10:35pm - 6 comments

A quick 4 minute "Duck Tails" cartoon that teaches how printing money causes inflation:

I'm not sure how to embed this using this ancient forum software that this site uses?  (Again...we desperately need vBulletin here!) It's quick, easy to understand, and does a great job of explaining what happens when you ...

Forum topic - TommyHolly - May 18 2011 - 6:42am - 3 comments

The Future of Physical Gold (Part I)

<a href="http://theautomaticearth.blogspot.com/2011/05/may-13-2011-future-of-physical-gold.html">The Future of Physical Gold (Part I - Dialectic Foundations)</a> Part I in a series about the likely role of gold in the ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - May 14 2011 - 1:17pm - 15 comments

Surely the federal reserve is lying about currency in circulation data

The federal reserve, per Bernanke,  claims that it is not printing money because the amount of "currency in circulation" has stayed the same. I have been thinking about this lately and I've come to the conclusion that they fed is lying ...

Forum topic - Subprime JD - Apr 27 2011 - 11:57pm - 2 comments