Russia, Ruble, 2014, Indonesia, Rupiah, 1997

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.

Capitalism, Financial, Profits, Losses, Bailouts, Dodd-Frank

This article provides a retrospective view of ongoing dismal recovery from 2007-2008 great recession, and compares it with alternative free markets, no intervention scenario. Highlights the adverse effects of artificial inflation maintained by liberal fiscal and monetary policies. Shows, why deflation is absolutely necessary for a quick and strong recovery from crash, in the times of crises. Discusses in details, the natural market correction mechanisms in free market Capitalism.

Voters, Government, Transparency, Data, Legislation, Execution

This article analyzes the transparency related to government operations, in the light of current initiatives to make this situation better. Emphasizes the fact that transparency is extremely important in the process of successfully running all democratic processes. Highlights the failure of corporate media in providing American citizens and voters, the high quality, timely, relevant and specific information, and the change Internet is bring in, for that matter.

Wars, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Iran, Republicans

This article analyzes the ongoing wars since September 11, 2001, in the light of current escalations against ISIS, in Syria and Iraq. Provides a historical perspective, and performs a broader, theoretical cost and benefit analysis. Highlights the sad fact that we are wasting incredible amount of resources in fighting the enemies which do not have any capability to attack us in foreseeable future. Shows that we are fighting for goals which have never been successfully achieved in human history.

Threats, Fear, Reality, Stats, Probability, Rights

This article analyzes the anatomy and physiology of human responses to fear, in the light of recent abuse by fear mongering politicians and corporate media of these responses. Provides an in depth scientific perspective. Shows, how to react optimally against these stimuli of fear. Highlights the methods of fear mongering, performs a scientific analysis of those methods and responses invoked. Compares intelligent responses with emotional reactions.