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micro-views of local hardship

We've all read about the unprecedented demands on food banks, and seen pictures of abandoned properties in Detroit. How is it affecting our local communities? Thuis thread is to tell each other about local trends. Here are some observations from ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - May 6 2013 - 7:05am - 8 comments

The One People's Public Trust, 1776

http://oppttheunfoldingstory.wordpress.com/ Does anyone have any information about this? Another link http://guardianlv.com/2013/01/in-the-money-federal-reserve-world-banks-foreclosed-on/ . (Current News & Events, ...

Forum topic - RoseHip - Feb 7 2013 - 1:42pm - 1 comment

UCLA Econ Dept Commencement address by Michael Burry

I was introduced to Michael Burry in "The Big Short."  He is an economist, who became a physician and then a neurologist, I believe.  He utterly brilliant and made a fortune by understanding the sub-prime melt down several years before it ...

Forum topic - sand_puppy - Nov 22 2012 - 5:08pm - 3 comments

Daily Deaths Due To Acute Shortages In Greek Clinics (Translation)

Translation from an article in dutch from a flemish newspaper. DAILY DEATHS DUE TO ACUTE SHORTAGES IN GREEK CLINICS http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/960/Buitenland/article/detail/1447443/2012/06/0... Some pictures can be seen in the above ...

Forum topic - chm - Jun 11 2012 - 2:20am - 0 comments

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

Going Mainstream

Paul Ryan admited on "Morning Joe", today, May 16, 2012, that the debt crisis will hit the US in 2-3 years.   Joe Scarborough asked Ryan the timing question in regards to Greece, Spain, Italy, France and California. Ryan at first said he ...

Forum topic - Mark Brown - May 16 2012 - 9:46am - 8 comments

If you are into abolishing/replacing FED. Be Strong. Inform Yourself.

I am proudly anti FED (federal reserve, private central bank), I am not an anarchist by any means, I believe in rule of law, but I also believe in sound monetary system. Imagine my surprise when I found I am on surveillance list, which bothers me ...

Forum topic - Rory2 - May 14 2012 - 3:48am - 5 comments

TED talk: Paul Gilding: The Earth is full

This video might serve as a very compelling intro to the Crash Course. This talk is accessible and engaging, then the Crash Course provides the supporting data and arguments. Quotes: “It takes a good crisis to get us going. When we feel fear ...

Forum topic - gmeader3 - May 2 2012 - 7:53pm - 1 comment

Interesting documentary on PBS on Frontline tomorrow ( tuesday april 24th 2012 )

A very good Frontline documentary about the fragile economy today  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/money-power-wall-street/ Cheers, Alexandre Galin Thanks for the tip, Alex.  Thanks for the tip, Alex.  Did you get to ...

Forum topic - alex123 - Apr 23 2012 - 5:57pm - 7 comments

Michael Normal on Bloomberg is crazy

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/89345855/ This guy is advising the Federal Reserve Bank. learing2012 wrote: This guy learing2012 wrote: This guy is advising the Federal Reserve Bank. Too much time on a ...

Forum topic - learing2012 - Mar 31 2012 - 9:42am - 7 comments

Eyes newly opened

Hi everyone, My eyes have been newly opened to the trials that our civilizations faces. I've watched the Crash Course, I regularly read Zero Hedge for news, and I've just recently discovered the amazing Archduid Report blog by John Michael ...

Forum topic - wisetraveler - Mar 25 2012 - 5:41pm - 15 comments

The FED

This is an interesting summary/opinion. The Fed is actually so arrogant in its ideas. http://www.economonitor.com/blog/2012/03/sterilized-quantitative-easing/ "Do something, do anything" --- Desperation  “Sterilized fx: ...

Forum topic - learing2012 - Mar 12 2012 - 10:28pm - 1 comment

Advice: Buy MORE Gold/Silver or hedge with Real Estate?

Hello all, I'm out here in Afghanistan and saving my money.  When I come back home I have a decision to make...  Buy MORE Gold/Silver or start to hedge with real estate rental properties?  I was hoping you guys could give me insight on this ...

Forum topic - TommyHolly - Mar 11 2012 - 10:11am - 8 comments

d Economics with Charles Eisenstein - A Short Film

This is a fantastic short film featuring Charles Eisenstein. Enjoy. Livio www.youtube.com/watch (General Discussion and Questions, community, Economy, Peak Oil, Video, Important)  This is a fantastic short film featuring ...

Forum topic - livsez - Mar 8 2012 - 12:33pm - 0 comments

The role of the black market in economic transition

I've read several reports on the role of black markets, or "System D" in the European financial collapse.  This seems to be a rapidly growing trend that lends some hope for a post-petroleum, post-fiat world.  It also seems to be the root ...

Forum topic - bkeevil - Mar 4 2012 - 5:15pm - 1 comment

David Stockman interview

For those who are unfamiliar with David Stockman, he has had important roles in both government and the private sector.  The clarity of his analysis will resonate with the readers of this site.  Follow the link: ...

Forum topic - RaviNathan - Mar 4 2012 - 10:35am - 1 comment

Gas prices rapidly approaching $4.00 a gallon

As I was standing in line at Chevron today, I overheard the cashier telling another customer her boss hadn't changed the prices for gas yet, even though he was currently operating at a loss. The price for a gallon of regular gas stood at $3.99. She ...

Forum topic - thejuggernaut - Feb 28 2012 - 5:07am - 25 comments

Transcript for John Mauldin: It's Time to Make the Hard Decisions

Below is the transcript for the podcast with John Mauldin:  It's Time to Make the Hard Decisions Chris Martenson:  Welcome to another ChrisMartenson.com podcast. I am your host, of course, ...

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Multi-National Corporations

Corporations are amoral. Patriotism is considered a moral trait by some, immoral by others, but not amoral. Is it a misnomer to label a corporation, "a US multi-national" company? Montana is challenging Citizens United because of ...

Forum topic - Rihter - Jan 17 2012 - 10:21am - 2 comments

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