Why keep an eye on the global economy? Well, while close attention to our personal finances is important for thinking men or women, it is also necessary to occasionally zoom out and clock the bigger picture. By doing this we make it possible to foresee probable outcomes and their implications on our personal wealth. It … [Read more...] about Gold and the Global Economy – An update on protecting your wealth with Rob Kirby
These days it is hard to find anyone who is prepared to admit they are a fan of using fossil fuel energy. So deeply entrenched is the false idea that CO2 is the great evil and that the planet will be destroyed unless we all switch to renewables. No rational debate is heard in the mainstream media because the pros and … [Read more...] about The Moral case for Fossil Fuel Energy – with Don Watkins
What is a cryptocurrency? Why should we care about this new digital form of money? Isn't Bitcoin dead and gone? Do we really need to educate ourselves about this technology now that the price has fallen so low? The answer to all these questions and more is not what you hear in the mainstream. This technology is here to … [Read more...] about Where next for cryptocurrency? – with Ashley Pugh
The idea that money is the root of all evil or its variant "The love of money is the root of all evil" are a moral assumption many of us have grown up with. It is embedded deep within the mainstream view that most people have absorbed and hold as their own to some degree without conscious consideration or reasoned … [Read more...] about Is money really the root of all evil?
Think "Anarchy". What does it conjure for you? What images come to mind? How does the idea of anarchy make you feel? Introspect for a while with your initial thoughts and feelings about anarchy. Make a mental note of associated words and ideas that come to mind. Anarchy is a concept that has endured many decades of … [Read more...] about Challenging our convictions about Anarchy – with Jeff Berwick
It is an easily provable fact that many important factors of the current global economic reality are routinely and consistently avoided by the mainstream media. This means that you and I cannot rely on the news to keep us informed of the greater economic reality in which we live and make decisions about our … [Read more...] about The Economic Reality denied in the mainstream media – with Rob Kirby
Whether considered boring, irrelevant or impossible to understand, economics and economists are held in poor regard by most people. However, a knowledge of how to create wealth is essential if we want to enjoy abundance. We need to be able to understand the claims made by politicians and policymakers so we can … [Read more...] about The economics of peace and abundance with Dr Mark Thornton
Capitalism is a recent historical phenomenon, and its impact is most often unappreciated. Have you ever wondered why so many centuries past by without any significant advances in technology and material comfort? Have you ever questioned why the industrial revolution suddenly sprang forth seemingly out of nowhere to … [Read more...] about Myths about Capitalism