Economy

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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The Shocking Redistribution of Wealth in the Past Five Years

Posted by on January 1, 2014 in Economy with 2 Comments
The Shocking Redistribution of Wealth in the Past Five Years

Anyone reviewing the data is likely to conclude that there must be some mistake. It doesn’t seem possible that one out of twenty American families could each have made a million dollars since Obama became President, while the average American family’s net worth has barely recovered. But the evidence comes from numerous reputable sources.

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The Choice is Ours: Austerity or Shared Bounty

Posted by on January 1, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Choice is Ours: Austerity or Shared Bounty

Charitable giving borne out of love is healing. Let us turn our backs on the selfish political maneuvers of greedy politicians and reach out helping hands to the suffering among us. We can start today by carrying a small gift of love to a friend or relative, or even a stranger, whose hardship has touched our hearts. Once we lay aside the suspicion that divides us, we can say with a pure heart, “God bless America in 2014.”

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