This article analyzes the rapid fall in value of Russian currency, Ruble, in the light of recent, deep fall in oil prices. Discusses the issue in terms of global economics. Explains, why better global cooperation in trade and less confrontation is better for the well-being of everyone.
This article explores the real causes and solutions related to recent mass uprisings, especially in Middle East. Analyzes the post-uprising trends and current situation in those countries. Reveals the disturbing fact of those countries still being in the strong grip of status quo. Finds out the reasons for these regressive chain of events. Proposes the true, obvious and feasible solutions. Brings into focus the basic issues with thought process and societal structures.
This article analyzes the Federal Reserve System, deficit financing, government backed bonds and securities, paper money, budget deficits and sovereign debt, in the light of experience of Great Recession of 2008-2009. Explores the history of the formation of Fed. Uncovers the partnership between big banks and government, in the form of Federal Reserve System. Explains, how Fed is responsible for repeated bubbles, deficits, and credit and debt crises in our economy.
This article analyzes the “too big to fail” notion and politics of, and media compaineering of bailouts, in the light of the experience of early 1990s recession. Shows that the number one cause of recklessness in the behavior of big banks and corporations, and government, are the guaranteed bailouts from tax payers. Strongly suggests that competition restricting government regulations and failed promises to to end ‘too big to fail’ require us to start voting for third party candidates.
This article analyzes the notion of “too big to fail”, tax payer sponsored bailouts, corporate welfare, paper money, and fractional lending, in the light of early 1980s recession. Sheds light on, so called ‘stagflation’. Uncovers the partnership between big banks, corporations, government, major political parties and corporate media. Effectively shows, how fiat money coupled with fractional lending causes stagflation, often resulting into bailouts.
This article analyzes the Keynesian theories regarding fiscal and monetary policies, inflation and financial crisis, in the light of the experience of 1973-75 recession. Effectively shows that increased money supply or inflation through government manipulation is not the solution for financial crises. As a matter of fact, government interventions just mess up the economy, even more. History has shown us that time and again,
This article analyzes the adverse economic effects of our governments continuous attempts to police the world and resultant wars, in the light of 1969-70 recession. Effectively shows, how recklessly lose supply of money through ridiculous fiscal and monetary policies cause inflation, currency devaluation, unemployment, depressed wages and benefits. lowered standards of living and recessions.
This article analyzes the dynamics of sovereign debt and its consequences. Highlights its effects on an average Joe. Explores its relationship with money valuation, cost of living and doing business, demand, employment and wages. Criticizes Keynesian view of servicing the debt and indirect taxation through money devaluation. Uncovers the serious long and short term collateral damage done by Keynesian economics and policies.
This article analyzes Great Depression in a broader historical perspective. Sheds light on the causes and development of disaster. Connects the dots between major studies, articles, accounts and books on Great depression. Separates the reality from hype and propaganda. Points out to the parallels in 2008 and other major economic and financial disasters. Makes it clear, what may be prolonging recovery from 2008 crisis.
This article analyzes the big money game by specifically focusing on 1914 panic (financial crisis). Explains the role of various parties involved and the vicious nature of that evil circle. Exposes the Mary-Go-Round between big corporations, their lobbies, campaign financing, government corruption, wars and military industrial complex. Exposes the real cost of this dirty game and the real victims (tax payers).
This article analyzes the issue of powers and limitations of executive and legislative branches of federal government, as outlined in constitution. Criticizes the executive orders, and president’s unconstitutional decisions to postpone or suspend the certain parts of a law, already passed by congress, and signed into law by president, as he has been doing with certain parts of Obama care. Emphasizes the fact that he can only execute the law in its entirety or get it repealed.
This article analyzes the logic and consequences of U.S. foreign interventions, invasions and wars. Discusses the topic in a very wide context. Highlights the human and financial cost of these ventures. Finds out, if these have been beneficial even from political point of view. Provides a historical perspective. Points out to the facts on grounds and results outside the battlefields. Performs a cost and benefit analysis.
This article analyzes the ongoing disputes and debates on the nature of health care system in U.S. Provides a historical perspective and and compares the arguments from all sides. Brings into focus, president Obama’s signature achievement, Affordable care Act, commonly known as Obama Care. Finds out, what are the best ways to tackle with global health crises, especially the serious crisis in U.S.
This article analyzes and compares the different possible options in health care payment systems. Provides a historical review, and current stats, related to this burning issue. Brings into focus the cartel between health care establishment, health insurance companies and government. Explains, why ACA will be crushed under its own burden. Discusses the benefits of free market system and open competition, in health care payment systems.
This article analyzes the option of voting for third parties. Discusses the arguments for and against the multiple party system. Brings into focus the importance of competition and availability of choice. Points out to the rampant corruption and cronyism in current two party dominance over our political system. Explains, how improved competition and more choices can change the situation. Appeals to the voters for voting in accordance with merit, not the affiliations.
This article analyzes the ever going U.S. wars and defense spending. Brings into focus the global scenario, economic and financial questions and concerns, rapidly growing size of government, its control, power and authority, Performs a rough cost and benefit analysis. Raises the question, do these wars really worth that much? Why would we allow them to tear down our very national, social, economic and financial fabric?
This article analyzes the root cause of rampant money, power and influence, and cronyism in our society. Challenges the commonly held and popular views. Provides feasible and common sense solutions. Explores the links between authority, secrecy and corruption. Points out to the nucleus of ever growing problems. Highlights the importance of self reliance, individual responsibility and constitutional rights, in the process of fixing these problems. Explains, why should we not have a big government.
This article, analyzes the role of corporate lobbies and big media, their money, power and influence, in country’s political and electoral process. Examines, how this dirty game is destroying our country, nation, its economy and finances. Warns readers and voters about the hazards associated with continuation of this process. Pin points, how this propaganda scheme works. Advises, how to tackle this situation and what needs to be, and must be done. Shows the ways to think outside the box and get rid pf the control of big media over voting decisions.
This article analyzes the issue of supremacy of constitution in our constitutional democracy. It praises the individual rights acknowledged and awarded by constitution. Stresses the fact that basic constitutional right are inalienable, which means, those cannot be violated or suppressed under any circumstances. This is in sharp contrast with currently dominant government theme which is that the individual rights can be disregarded for safety and security and for people’s own good, as well as to ensure national security.
This article analyzes the issues associated with U.S. federal government shutdown. Raises the question, why is it such a big deal, even? How and why federal government’s shutdown causes so much trouble in our lives and economy? Constitutionally speaking, federal government was supposed to be very small and limited, with almost no direct effect on our daily lives and economy. Instead of that it has become a giant monster, which scares and harasses everyone, all the time. Why does federal government only creates problems, and never solves any of those?