The Evils of Hyperinflation

The Evils of Hyperinflation

History reveals that hyperinflation has destructive effects on the economy and political order. Under the current geopolitical environment an alternative perspective on hyperinflation is proposed. Namely, the effects of excessive ‒hyper‒ concentration of money in the...

US Dollar: The reserve currency of the world

US Dollar: The reserve currency of the world

Fears of a dollar's imminent demise were premature. It is not the US dollar that is vulnerable but the Euro. The European Central Bank (ECB) is the only institution buying their bonds with negative interest rates. That’s why rising interest rates in the US will likely...

From banana republic to party dictatorship

From banana republic to party dictatorship

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics' leader Joseph Stalin “I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this — who will count the votes, and how.” Joseph Stalin

A house divided

A house divided

We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy was initiated, with the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only, not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my...

Global Goolag dot gov

Global Goolag dot gov

The good news and the bad news. The good news is that a cancer infecting the body politic has been diagnosed by a greater number of citizens around the world. The bad news; the remedy to cure it will be painful for everybody. The next 10 years will involve sacrifice...

On Fascism

On Fascism

The word fascism has been used a lot lately. However, the term represents a unique Italian political movement. Foremost, fascism was made possible because Italy shares one official language overlapping numerous regional languages called dialects each with its own...

Propaganda & hatred

Propaganda & hatred

Because as Albert Einstein explains: Three great forces rule the world: Stupidity, fear and greed. An interesting perspective on the current geopolitical post-covid 1984 and the Old/New World Order:

Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now

Joni Mitchell made an unexpected appearance at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. If you're not moved by her rendition of Both Sides Now, you have no soul: Rows and floes of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons everywhere I've looked at...

Pickup Trucks: A Grassroots Economy

Pickup Trucks: A Grassroots Economy

I took the picture attached several months ago. I didn’t make much of it back then except I thought it was funny. The photo lingered on my mind until I realized it represents a rivalry between two segments of the economy. My guess is that the sneering at hybrid...