An ‘Extremist’ in the United States

An Excellent Re-post from Nation of Change.

RobertJensenI am a mild-mannered (a polite term for “boring”) white Christian man, born and raised in North Dakota, a U.S. state known for being mild-mannered. I teach university courses on freedom of expression and the role of journalism in a democratic society, concepts I take seriously. I also take seriously my obligation as a citizen to participate in conversations about public policy, but I avoid shouting. And I don’t own any weapons.

But beware—I am an extremist.

I am not extreme in the way that U.S. politicians and pundits typically throw the term around these days. I don’t advocate violence to establish a theocracy (whether Christian, Continue reading

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Episode 5 – When Money Is Corrupted

An educational video on the history of money. It’s a fantastic 30 minute presentation which also reports on personal freedom, gold and silver,  the US dollar, and economic freedom.

This is the 5th episode of Michael Maloney’s Hidden Secrets Of Money. In this installment, we travel to Berlin and Frankfurt, where we were able to film the  money museum inside the Bundesbank…one of the world’s largest Central Banks.  Enjoy – knowledge is power! Continue reading

The Wall Street Code: A Thriller About a Genius Algorithm Builder

Published by VPRO on Nov 4, 2013
The Wall Street Code: a thriller about a genius algorithm builder who dared to stand up against Wall Street. Haim Bodek, aka The Algo Arms Dealer.

From the makers of the much-praised Quants: the Alchemists of Wall Street and Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box. Now the long-awaited final episode of a trilogy in search of the winners and losers of the tech revolution on Wall Street. Could mankind lose control of this increasingly complex system?  Continue reading

CREDIT SLIPS – Crisis Books… a phenomenal resource

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Crisis books  posted by Alan White

I recently stumbled on this excellent compendium of more than 300 books on the financial crisis.  It also includes a list of 25 or so books that predicted the crisis, as well as a useful link to an annotated list of individuals who can be given credit for predicting various aspects of the crisis. [This is terrific reference material. Be sure to bookmark. DC Ed.] Continue reading

Weekend Reading: The Property Illusion

How many people have to lose their savings, their equity and their pensions before there is a revolution – or is the intellectual revolution already here – “refuge to reconstruction”? That is the $54 Billion dollar question.

Posted by Larry Doyle, Sense on Cents

One man’s wealth tax becomes another man’s wealth confiscation

Property RightsI have no doubt that given the need for sources of revenue by Uncle Sam and other sovereign governments, the topic of “the protection of property rights” will be increasingly brought front and center in the public arena.

We saw this play out in Cyprus just a few weeks back, and we witness another example of this topic just the other day in a WSJ article, Now He’s After Your 401(K). Continue reading