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David Collum: Broken Markets, State Capitalism & Eroding Liberty

Understanding the dominant trends of 2013
Sunday, December 22, 2013, 1:47 PM

2013 was a frustrating year for those who believe in cause and effect. Markets have been levitated far above what fundamentals would justify. Sovereign debt has increased tremendously, but seemingly without repercussion. Central planners have become more brazen in their belief that intervention is the best way to control both an economy and its citizens to surprising little outcry from the populace: » Read more

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Daily Digest 8/13 - A Texan Tragedy, War-torn Syria Split into Three Regions

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:45 AM
  • What Country Should You Flee to? Citizenship Info for U.S. Asylum Seekers
  • How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets
  • N.S.A. Leaks Make Plan for Cyberdefense Unlikely
  • War-torn Syria Split into Three Regions
  • In One Bundle of Mortgages, the Subprime Crisis Reverberates
  • A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water
  • Lightning Bolt Sparks Fire at Venezuelan Oil Refinery
  • New York Today: Flood Watch
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Daily Digest 6/11 - The Logic Of The Surveillance State, The Myth Of Executive Accountability

Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 10:43 AM
  • The Logic of the Surveillance State
  • Damage Control Time: National Intelligence Releases PRISM "Facts"
  • Social Security: The New Deal’s Fiscal Ponzi
  • France Prohibits Sending Currency, “Coins And Precious Metals” By Mail
  • Silver Cycles: What Next?
  • The myth of executive accountability
  • Driving Factors Behind Improvements in Water and Energy Production
  • Farm Equipment That Runs on Oats