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The Neocon War within the Establishment

We’ve got to go to war with Iraq. We’ve got to go to war with Libya. We’ve got to go to war with Iran. We’ve got to go to war with Syria. Now, we’ve got to go to war with … Continue reading

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ICANN vs. the Federal Reserve

The Internet is about to go independent. After years of support and supervision, the U.S. Government is about to irrevocably relinquish its control over the Internet by transferring its authority to an independent corporation named ICANN. As part of this … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Internet Governance

There’s been a lot of controversy over the U.S. Government’s proposal to give up their supervisory role over ICANN. This led Karl Auerbach, one of the only people ever elected to represent end-users in cyberspace, to write this letter to … Continue reading

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Turkey for America

What will America look like if current trends continue? What if big money and big business gain even more control over our government — and over our lives? What if the executive branch becomes even more authoritarian, to the point … Continue reading

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For the Love of God, Guns, and Governance

I love the story of America.  How a group of people just like us, living in the colonies at the time, came to declare themselves free and independent. Instead of following the dictates, taxes, and punishments of a King far … Continue reading

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Ending the Great Recession: From Smith, to Keynes, to Batra?

Today, we face the prospects of continuing high levels of unemployment, the default of sovereign nations (i.e. Greece, Italy, Spain, etc.), and a repeat collapse of the global financial system.  While all this is going on, I don’t hear anyone … Continue reading

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Money Creation, Destruction, Bankruptcy and Default

Last time, we explored our money supply — how it’s a fractional reserve system, built on a small amount of base money, that is lent against to create greater and greater amounts of more highly leveraged money.  Today, we are … Continue reading

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Printing Money to Counter Deflation in the Great Recession

In my prior post, I described three major tactics that are being used to combat deflation.  Today, we’ll talk more about the printing of money, and how it might actually help stop deflation.  Before we begin, however, let’s take a … Continue reading

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Deflation Interruptus, and Paths Out of the Great Recession

For a little over a year now, I’ve been writing this blog about the Great Recession — how it began, and how it is likely to proceed.  Back then, I predicted a deflationary cascade, brought about by the collapse and … Continue reading

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Social Media, Discussions, and Tranzitioning the Great Recession

For a little over a year now, I’ve been writing this blog about the Great Recession, and experimenting with many of the new social media vehicles that are now available.  And while services like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are extremely … Continue reading

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