Economy

Chris Hedges: Crisis Zones and the Collapse of Complex Societies

Posted by on February 6, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Chris Hedges: Crisis Zones and the Collapse of Complex Societies

Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges concerning areas of extreme poverty that he refers to as crisis zones, as well as the reasons behind the collapse of complex societies.

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Zappos to Become Largest Company to Embrace a Self-Governing Structure

Zappos to Become Largest Company to Embrace a Self-Governing Structure

If all goes well, by the end of this year Tony Hsieh won’t be the CEO of Zappos. In fact, he’ll just be another employee, without a title. Zappos has been widely recognized for maintaining a thriving community culture within the company through it’s emphasis on positive employee lifestyles.

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Harvard Economist Expects Bank Runs, Withdraws $1 Million from BofA

Posted by on February 4, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Harvard Economist Expects Bank Runs, Withdraws $1 Million from BofA

In today’s video, Christopher Greene of AMTV reports on Terry Burnham, a former Harvard economics professor, who suspects there might be a bank run at Bank of America and therefore he withdrew the bulk of his holdings. Read more HERE.

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What’s The Alternative?

What’s The Alternative?

In a world where we’re conditioned to believe in the animalistic concept of ‘survival of the fittest” and that having a big house, shiny car and piles of money in the bank makes us better than others, we need to actively evolve our consciousness in order to break through to the other side.

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The Paper Silver & Gold Dominoes Are Falling — Jan Skoyles

Posted by on February 2, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Paper Silver & Gold Dominoes Are Falling — Jan Skoyles

Writer and researcher Jan Skoyles joins us to discuss German gold, the paper silver and gold Ponzi, three dead international bankers in one week and the stunning work of her pal Koos Jansen, the man Harvey Organ calls the ‘go-to researcher” when it come to Chinese gold accumulation and the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Thanks for tuning in. Jan’s site: http://therealasset.co.uk/

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To Truly Address Inequality, Let’s Build a People-Centered Economy

Posted by on January 31, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
To Truly Address Inequality, Let’s Build a People-Centered Economy

The high-tech hubs and natural gas drilling the president called for in his state of the union speech aren’t the answer to our economic woes. Instead, we need to follow the leadership already coming from communities, workers, and small-business owners.

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Doug Casey: Bond Bubble Blowing Up, Gold-Silver More Important to Own than 1971 or 2001

Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Doug Casey: Bond Bubble Blowing Up, Gold-Silver More Important to Own than 1971 or 2001

Join Greg Hunter he goes One-on-One with investor Doug Casey, author of the new book titled “Right on the Money.” On physical gold and silver, Casey says, “Gold is more important to own and perhaps a better bargain now than in 1971 or 2001, and the same is true of silver.”

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As the West Dries Up, This Hedge Fund Pioneer Stands to Make a Killing

Posted by on January 27, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
As the West Dries Up, This Hedge Fund Pioneer Stands to Make a Killing

If you’ve ever viewed climate disaster, deadly drought, and water famine as potential economic opportunities – or if you’ve ever wanted to meet people who do – then this review of the new book “Windfall,” by McKenzie Funk, will provide an excellent introduction to the world of environmental disaster profiteering. Meet the entrepreneurs who are taking the disasters created by unchecked capitalism to the next level. Also meet the author, who wants to make sure that you know who these people are and what they are up to.

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Davos Billionaires: Oblivious to the Coming Revolution

Posted by on January 26, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Davos Billionaires: Oblivious to the Coming Revolution

A cultural revolution is creating a new global collective conscience between capitalism and inequality, the Haves and the Have-nots. A powerful virus is spreading, rising from the grass roots of billions in the repressed poor and the middle class, forcing moral leaders to step forward and openly challenge the destructive forces of capitalism.

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Davos: Peeling Back the Veneer of the World Economic Forum

Posted by on January 22, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Davos: Peeling Back the Veneer of the World Economic Forum

In no way should The World Economic Forum be allowed to insert itself as a legitimate voice on the resolution of the very issues that its agenda – the perpetual growth of its partners – precipitates. On the contrary, it should be fiercely resisted – precisely what the alternative World Social Forum, Occupy WEF, and other anti-globalization groups were created to do.

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Economic Inequality Poses Major Risks to Human Progress, Says Report

Posted by on January 20, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Economic Inequality Poses Major Risks to Human Progress, Says Report

Eighty-five people control the same amount of wealth as half the world’s population, according to a recently released report by Oxfam. The 85 people cited in the report control about $1.7 trillion in wealth, roughly the same as the poorest half of the world’s population. Moreover, the richest 1 percent of the population has a net worth of approximately $110 trillion, which is 65 times the wealth of the bottom half.

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Why Is Goldman Sachs Warning That The Stock Market Could Decline By 10 Percent Or More?

Posted by on January 13, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Why Is Goldman Sachs Warning That The Stock Market Could Decline By 10 Percent Or More?

Why has Goldman Sachs chosen this moment to publicly declare that stocks are overpriced? Why has Goldman Sachs suddenly decided to warn all of us that the stock market could decline by 10 percent or more in the coming months? Goldman Sachs has to know that when they release a report like this that it will move the market. And that is precisely what happened on Monday. U.S. stocks dropped precipitously. So is Goldman Sachs just honestly trying to warn their clients that stocks may have become overvalued at this point, or is another agenda at work here?

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8 Tips on How You Can Write and Publish Your Own Book

Written by on January 11, 2014 in Conscious Business, Conscious Living with 6 Comments
8 Tips on How You Can Write and Publish Your Own Book

You’re probably familiar with the saying, ‘everyone’s got a book in them’ but the real question is:  how do you start taking those first steps and begin furiously tapping away at your keyboard with zesty enthusiasm? You may have written the odd article or two, maybe even a short story but where do you begin to write a book? You Could […]

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23 Reasons to Be Bullish on Gold

Posted by on January 8, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
23 Reasons to Be Bullish on Gold

It’s been one of the worst years for gold in a generation. Perhaps worse has been the onslaught of negative press our favorite metal has suffered. This is why it’s important to balance the one-sided message typically heard in the mainstream media with other views. Here are some of those contrarian voices, all of which have put their money where their mouth is…

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This Girl Walked Through Fire So We Can Get Jeans for $9

Posted by on January 6, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
This Girl Walked Through Fire So We Can Get Jeans for $9

This in-depth article reveals how trade agreements, political maneuvering, and consumer demand intersected tragically in the terrible garment factory fires in Bangladesh that cost the lives of many impoverished workers.

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