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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Friday, June 01, 2012

U.S. Congress Dumb and Dumber and the Facebook IPO Fiasco / Politics / US Politics

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleKeith Fitz-Gerald writes: You're not imagining things. Congress is dumb and getting dumber.

According to the Sunlight Foundation, the median grade level for Congressional proceedings and speeches has dropped nearly a full grade level from eleventh to tenth grade.

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Politics

Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution / Politics / Eurozone Debt Crisis

By: Ashvin_Pandurangi

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleI like that title, The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution. But I don't think it can all be summed up, the reasons why I mean, in one article. So I think I'll make it a running series. Still, whatever data we can look at, past, present and future, none of it will make an essential difference. The title stands: There Is No Solution For Europe. Period. All I can do is keep pointing to news and stats and data that confirm that. All of them do, so that should make it a lot easier, even if most voices out there never tire from pointing out the opposite.

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Politics

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Reform of US Monetary System: Message of 12 Year Old Goes Viral / Politics / US Dollar

By: Ellen_Brown

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe youtube video of 12 year old Victoria Grant speaking at the Public Banking in America conference last month has gone viral, topping a million views on various websites.

Monetary reform—the contention that governments, not banks, should create and lend a nation’s money—has rarely even made the news, so this is a first.  Either the times they are a-changin’, or Victoria managed to frame the message in a way that was so simple and clear that even a child could understand it.

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Politics

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Ten Ways the US Is Worse Than It Was In 1947 / Politics / US Debt

By: Jeff_Berwick

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleGary North is an icon in the Austro-libertarian world, and writes more in a day than most will write in their lifetimes.  The majority of what he says is excellent and it is well worth your time listening to whatever he has to say.  

In his recent article, entitled, "Why We Are Not On The Road to Serfdom", he takes a slightly different perspective than TDV on the state of liberty in the USSA.  In it, he makes many good points and tries to lay out the case that because the US Government is on the verge of financial collapse, we should be optimistic about the future.  He opens his argument with the following statement: "the federal government is no deeper into our pockets than it was in 1947," and presents us with the following chart:

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Politics

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

GFC: Quality, Quantity, and The Chicken Little Phenomenon / Politics / Social Issues

By: Submissions

Mark Blair writes: The more complex a system is, the more vulnerable it is to collapse. This article offers insights into the ‘qualities’ and ‘quantities’ of stock-market prediction (which for me is human psychology vis a vis political systems).

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Politics

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Capital Controls Have No Place in a Free Society / Politics / US Politics

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

The characteristic mark of a tyrannical regime is that it eventually finds it necessary to erect walls to keep people from leaving. This is why we should be troubled by the "Ex-PATRIOT Act," an egregiously offensive bill recently introduced in the Senate. Following a long line of recent legislation and regulations attempting to expropriate more and more wealth from hard-working Americans, this new bill spits in the face of overburdened taxpayers and tramples on the Constitution.

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Politics

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Disease is our Monetary System / Politics / Fiat Currency

By: Rudy_Avizius

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis Articlef the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of currency, first by inflation [bubbles], then by deflation [recession or depression], the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” Thomas Jefferson

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Politics

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Graduates of 2012 Face Consequences of the Fourth Turning / Politics / Education

By: John_Mauldin

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIt is the season when students all over the country are graduating and listening to graduation speeches. I have heard more than my share over the years. But never one like this week's Outside the Box essay, from my friend and world-class demographer Neil Howe. Neil was co-author of The Fourth Turning, which way back in 1997 absolutely nailed the coming generational changes we are now living through, giving us a fascinating and eerily accurate guide to our future. The premise is that a generation is a 20-year period and that generational social tendencies repeat roughly every 80 years and have done so in the Anglo-Saxon world for hundreds of years. And now the Millennial generation is coming of age in a world dominated by Boomers, and we are seeing another cycle change.

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Politics

Monday, May 28, 2012

Sibera Could Vote to Seperate From Russia and Join United States / Politics / Russia

By: Pravda

The idea to separate Siberia and annex the territory to the United States of America has been engrossing the minds of Siberian separatists for a long time already. Surprisingly, or maybe not, they find the support from across the ocean.

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Politics

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Greece Could Implode the Second Bailout and the EU by Mid-June / Politics / Eurozone Debt Crisis

By: Graham_Summers

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleWhile most of my analysis so far has concerned France’s elections, it was in fact Greece’s May election which proved more significant for the future of the EU.

I do not want to delve too much into Greek history and political parties. So I’ll simply show the results along with the names and brief descriptions of each party:

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Politics

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Germany, Greece and the Game of "Chicken" / Politics / Eurozone Debt Crisis

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleShah Gilani writes: Summer unofficially kicks off this weekend, at least here in the U.S., as we celebrate Memorial Day.

Before we even get to the "official" beginning of summer on June 21, sweat will be pouring from every banker's brow on June 17.

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Politics

Saturday, May 26, 2012

A Fair Price For Energy In Europe ? / Politics / Energy Resources

By: Andrew_McKillop

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleFROM ZERO TO INFINITY
One thing electricity consumers in Europe can expect, at latest by about 2017 but probably well before, is that power prices will be "highly variable". They will probably be higher than present, for starters - but on occasions power may also be literally given away - as happens in Germany today, when its a windy and sunny day and power demand is low, for example at weekends in May 2012. The reason is very simple: the combined wind and solar generating capacity of Germany is about 55 000 MW, and growing, but when national power demand is at its lowest, it is around 35 000 MW.

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Politics

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Can Obama Stop Casino Capitalism? / Politics / US Politics

By: Shamus_Cooke

The recent JPMorgan scandal where billions of dollars were lost in risky bets has re-ignited the move to properly regulate the U.S. banking system.

Among those asking for new regulations is Robert Reich, former labor secretary to Bill Clinton. Recently Reich made a plea of sorts to President Obama, whom he wishes would take the commonsense approach to bank regulation by re-installing the depression-era regulation, the Glass-Steagall Act.

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Politics

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Don't Worry About Your Kids' Economic Future, Worry about Yours / Politics / US Debt

By: Gary_North

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleI read that Americans who have spoken to poll-takers express the fear that their children will not live as well as they have. Here is an example. The poll was taken in October 2011.

More than two-thirds of voters say the United States is declining, and a clear majority think the next generation will be worse off than this one, according to the results of a new poll commissioned by The Hill.

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Politics

Friday, May 25, 2012

America today is pro-war, pro-capitalist, pro-empire and in retrograde! / Politics / US Politics

By: Michael_T_Bucci

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleI quickly rented a car to meet an emergency medical appointment. Enterprise, the rental agency, sent its 30-something driver who I've known for years. In conversation, Pam (pseudonym), a conservative and Evangelical Christian, called me an "old Democrat". I hoped by "old" she didn't mean elderly, though I am. I hope she didn't mean a Clinton Democrat or a Carter or a LBJ Democrat either (which I wasn't). If she meant a "JFK" one she was close to correct. Thusly, I am a very, very old Democrat, in fact an FDR Dem born two years after he gave up the ghost and passed the atomic bomb to the then "warrior president" Democrat Harry Truman. So I am a child of the Bomb, born and adopted in the year of Roswell.

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Politics

Friday, May 25, 2012

US Decides to Backstop the Anglo-American Derivatives Exchanges with Fed Dollars - 'Too Big To Fail' / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Jesse

It sounds like the principle of keeping AIG whole on its obligations so that it can pay off to the banks at 100 cents on the dollar. This should make Jamie feel a little better about his bad derivatives trades.

And Blythe should rest easy knowing that Benny has her back on those massive metals shorts.

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Politics

Friday, May 25, 2012

U.S. Government Budget Deficit Sorting Out America's Fiscal Cliff Issue / Politics / US Debt

By: Asha_Bangalore

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleUnder current law, the federal budget deficit in fiscal year 2013 will show a drastic decline from fiscal year 2012 as a result of scheduled increases in taxes and reductions in government spending. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that the federal budget deficit of $1.17 trillion in fiscal 2012 will shrink to $612 billion in fiscal 2013. This sharp reduction of the federal budget deficit is referred to as the “fiscal cliff” in the financial media and macroeconomic discussions. The economic impact of these likely changes in the federal budget deficit is the subject of intense debate at the present time. The objective here is to highlight the impending changes in federal taxes and spending, with the help of CBO’s summary presented in Table 1, and attempt to understand the economic consequences of these changes.

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Politics

Friday, May 25, 2012

The European Union (EU) the New Soviet Union (NSU) / Politics / Euro-Zone

By: Christopher_Quigley

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIn an essay penned in June 2011 Bernard Connolly the author of "The Rotten Heart of Europe" explained
how the European Union was actively morphing into the New Soviet Union. He outlined how democracy
was being destroyed and replaced by bureaucratic command. I have to congratulate Mr. Connolly for his
courage in expressing views which endanger his financial career but unfortunately many are coming to
comprehend that his analysis is the truth if only because it places a rational paradigm on disparate activity
that is actually happening to people in their daily lives. Below I list ten examples to support this thesis.

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Politics

Thursday, May 24, 2012

All Hail the Greek Exit / Politics / Eurozone Debt Crisis

By: Ashvin_Pandurangi

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe dialogue between academics, officials, analysts and pundits in Europe has very obviously turned towards ways of spinning a Greek exit as a "good thing" for the system, or, at least, not such a "bad thing". Last week, we saw analysts at Bank of America and HSBC telling us that a Greek exit would actually cause a large market rally for a bunch of dubious reasons (i.e. the CBs will print to infinity and cause everything to soar, while also making a stark example out of Greece). That's a common argument, and there is at least some historical precedent in support. Like I said before, though, we can no longer use recent history alone as a reliable guide to the near future.

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Politics

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Poor People Will Foot The Bill For Nuclear White Elephants  / Politics / Nuclear Power

By: Submissions

Dr Gerry Wolff submits: “There is absolutely no case for subsidising nuclear power” said Dr Gerry Wolff of the Energy Fair group, responding to the recently-published draft of the Energy Bill 2012. “The proposed ‘feed-in tariff with contracts for difference’ is a blank cheque to a nuclear industry that is already heavily subsidised.”

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