Featured Voices http://www.peakprosperity.com/featuredvoices/newest?title=&uid=&created= en Mike Maloney: The Rollercoaster Crash http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95423/mike-maloney-rollercoaster-crash ]]><p>Precious metals sank to 5-year lows during this past week. The long painful price decline that began at the end of 2011 still continues unabated. Holders of gold &amp; silver are understandably wondering if their faith in precious metals has been misplaced.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95423/mike-maloney-rollercoaster-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95423/mike-maloney-rollercoaster-crash#comments Podcast Bitcoin central banks currency Fed gold Mike Maloney monetary history money precious metals rollercoaster crash silver http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/95423 Sun, 22 Nov 2015 16:53:44 +0000 Adam Taggart 95423 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Charles Hugh Smith: Fixing The Way We Work http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95323/charles-hugh-smith-fixing-way-we-work ]]><p><a href="www.amazon.com/gp/product/1517160960/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1517160960&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=peakprosp-20&amp;linkId=GWBWGEYWN55TWHWX" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41yPL-e8lIL._SX326_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg" style="width: 131px; height: 200px; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: right;" /></a>Charles Hugh Smith returns to the podcast this week to discuss the theme of his new book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1517160960/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1517160960&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=peakprosp-20&amp;linkId=GWBWGEYWN55TWHWX" target="_blank">A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All</a>.</p> <p>Automation and artificial intelligence are changing the landscape of work. Tens of millions of jobs are on track to be eliminated over the next decade or so by these advancing technological innovations in the US alone.</p> <p>The way in which our current economy is constructed, the fruits of those cost savings are likely to go into a very small number of private pockets, while the millions of displaced workers will find themselves with no income and no work to do. It&#39;s a huge looming problem that is not being address in national dialog right now.</p> <p>But there&#39;s opportunity to course-correct here. To use our new technologies to increase total productivity in a way that empowers rather than diminishes the individual worker.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95323/charles-hugh-smith-fixing-way-we-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95323/charles-hugh-smith-fixing-way-we-work#comments Podcast artificial intelligence Automation Book Charles Hugh Smith jobs robotics Robots wealth gap work http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/95323 Sun, 15 Nov 2015 18:34:21 +0000 Adam Taggart 95323 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Johnson O'Connor: Finding Your Purpose http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95215/johnson-oconnor-finding-your-purpose ]]><p><em>What should I do with my life?</em></p> <p>As existential questions go, this one&#39;s a biggie. Each of us, to varying extents, continually wrestles with answering it as we make our way in the world.</p> <p>But tackling such a big question is really hard, and often overwhelming for most of us. How do we know where to start? How do we know what we truly enjoy? What we&#39;re truly good at? &nbsp;What truly fulfills us?</p> <p>Having solid, science-based data points to help guide us in our our exploration and decision making would sure be useful. Especially with the big decisions, like what to study in school, what type of career path to choose, and how to play to our strengths in what we do.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95215/johnson-oconnor-finding-your-purpose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95215/johnson-oconnor-finding-your-purpose#comments Podcast aptitudes career job Johnson O'Connor Myers Briggs Steve Greene strengths testing work http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/95215 Sat, 07 Nov 2015 19:33:48 +0000 Adam Taggart 95215 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Bill Black: Why The Banksters Are Winning http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95125/bill-black-why-banksters-winning ]]><p>Bill Black, expert on Wall Street control fraud, returns to discuss the gross abuses of power rampant in our financial, political and judicial systems. In his estimation, regulation and enforcement of financial crimes have been completely gutted and de-fanged -- intentionally by corrupt politicians, and unintentionally by inept ones. All while the Justice Department turns a blind eye.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95125/bill-black-why-banksters-winning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95125/bill-black-why-banksters-winning#comments Podcast bankers banks Bill Black Eric Holder fraud Justice Department Wall Street white-collar crime http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/95125 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 18:42:38 +0000 Adam Taggart 95125 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Toby Hemenway: Scaling Permaculture Principles To Other Systems http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94593/toby-hemenway-scaling-permaculture-principles-other-systems ]]><p>Toby Hemenway has just released a new book,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1603585265/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=390957&amp;creativeASIN=1603585265&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=peakprosp-20&amp;linkId=LKI2ZZ2KFOK3R3IA">The&nbsp;Permaculture&nbsp;City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience</a>&nbsp;which explains how individuals, as well as society as a whole, can apply the same principles underlying&nbsp;permaculture&nbsp;to improve most if not all of the systems our way of life depends on.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94593/toby-hemenway-scaling-permaculture-principles-other-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94593/toby-hemenway-scaling-permaculture-principles-other-systems#comments Podcast Garden Permaculture systems toby hemenway Urban http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94593 Sun, 18 Oct 2015 18:37:43 +0000 Adam Taggart 94593 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Charles Eisenstein: What Is Wealth? http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94543/charles-eisenstein-what-wealth ]]><p>Recently, author and &quot;de-growth activist&quot; Charles&nbsp;Eisenstein&nbsp;stopped by the&nbsp;Martenson&nbsp;homestead while traveling on business. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Chris sat him down to record an impromptu discussion on the nature of wealth.</p> <p>As should come as little surprise to Peak Prosperity readers, financial wealth (&quot;money&quot;) is just one component -- and given society&#39;s current over-fixation with it, its pursuit oftentimes limits our ability to be truly wealthy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94543/charles-eisenstein-what-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94543/charles-eisenstein-what-wealth#comments Podcast Charles Eisenstein money wealth http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94543 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:54:03 +0000 Adam Taggart 94543 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Kurt Cobb: Money Cannot Manufacture Resources http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94455/kurt-cobb-money-cannot-manufacture-resources ]]><p>Author Kurt Cobb writes frequently on energy and the environment and warns that our current economic policy suffers from a fatal degree of magical thinking:&nbsp;<em>sufficient new resources will emerge if the price is high enough.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94455/kurt-cobb-money-cannot-manufacture-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94455/kurt-cobb-money-cannot-manufacture-resources#comments Podcast central banks energy environment Fed Federal Reserve Kurt Cobb oil peak oil http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94455 Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:12:32 +0000 Adam Taggart 94455 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Jeffrey Brown: To Understand The Oil Story, You Need To Understand Exports http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94378/jeffrey-brown-understand-oil-story-need-understand-exports ]]><p>Despite the attention-grabbing economic volatility that is grabbing headlines, it&#39;s important to keep our eye on the energy story firmly in focus. This is especially true as the headlines we regularly read about Peak Oil being dead &quot; are &quot;manifestly false&quot; according to this week&#39;s podcast guest, petroleum geologist Jeffrey Brown.&nbsp;</p> <p>As concerning as the fact that global oil production has&nbsp;plateaued&nbsp;over the past decade, despite trillions invested in trying to goose it higher, are Brown&#39;s&nbsp;forecasting&nbsp;model for oil exports. His Export Land Model shows how rising internal consumption can swing (and has swung) countries from major exporters to permanent importers within a&nbsp;dizzyingly&nbsp;short period of time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94378/jeffrey-brown-understand-oil-story-need-understand-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94378/jeffrey-brown-understand-oil-story-need-understand-exports#comments Podcast exports Jeffrey Brown oil peak oil petroleum http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94378 Sun, 13 Sep 2015 21:31:38 +0000 Adam Taggart 94378 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Robb Wolf: The Science Behind Healthy Diet & Fitness http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94192/robb-wolf-science-behind-healthy-diet-fitness ]]><p>There is a pretty clear path for those looking to pursue better health. Pretty much anyone can do it (Chris and I both did), and it doesn&#39;t cost a lot of money nor make you feel miserably deprived of life&#39;s joys. In fact, you&#39;ll look, feel, and actually&nbsp;<em>be</em>&nbsp;much better.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94192/robb-wolf-science-behind-healthy-diet-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94192/robb-wolf-science-behind-healthy-diet-fitness#comments Podcast Crossfit fitness nutrition paleo diet Robb Wolf Sebastopol http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94192 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:39:26 +0000 Adam Taggart 94192 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Marc Faber: The Global Economy Is Entering An Epic Slump http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94073/marc-faber-global-economy-entering-epic-slump ]]><p>Famed investor and author of the Gloom, Doom, Boom Report, Marc Faber, returns to the podcast this week to discuss the slowdown in the global economy, signs of which he claims are multiplying fast all around the world.</p> <p>He predicts the next year is going to be an especially bruising one for investors, and recommends a combination of diversification and defense for those with financial capital to protect.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94073/marc-faber-global-economy-entering-epic-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94073/marc-faber-global-economy-entering-epic-slump#comments Podcast Asia central banks China Fed Federal Reserve gold Marc Faber Markets oil slump stock markets stocks http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94073 Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:32:24 +0000 Adam Taggart 94073 at http://www.peakprosperity.com