Why Is the TPP Such a Big Secret?

by Tim Robertson, Director, California Fair Trade Coalition http://www.huffingtonpost.com (May 04 2012) Note: Although nearly a year old, this article is as pertinent today as it was then. Bill Totten Next week in Dallas, negotiations for what's likely to be the largest Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in US history will continue in near total secrecy, … Continue reading Why Is the TPP Such a Big Secret?

Stunning Facts About How the Banking System Really Works

And How It Is Destroying America by WashingtonsBlog     http://www.washingtonsblog.com/ (March 27 2013) To understand the core problem in America today, we have to look back to the very founding of our country. The Founding Fathers fought for liberty and justice. But they also fought for a sound economy and freedom from the tyranny of … Continue reading Stunning Facts About How the Banking System Really Works

Money Worries

by James Howard Kunstler Comment on Current Events by the Author of "The Long Emergency" Clusterfuck Nation (March 25 2013) Of course, everybody should have been worried a lot sooner than last week because the basic operating system of global banking is accounting fraud, and has become that stealthily, insidiously, for about fifteen years now. … Continue reading Money Worries

The Mathematics of Averting the Next Big Network Failure

by Natalie Wolchover, Simons Science News Wired Magazine (March 19 2013) Gene Stanley never walks down stairs without holding the handrail. For a fit 71-year-old, he is deathly afraid of breaking his hip. In the elderly, such breaks can trigger fatal complications, and Stanley, a professor of physics at Boston University, thinks he knows why. … Continue reading The Mathematics of Averting the Next Big Network Failure