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cybervigilantes

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  1. This weeks economic commentary from sott.net
  2. This weeks economic commentary from sott.net
  3. This weeks economic commentary from sott.net
  4. This weeks economic commentary from sott.net
  5. This weeks economic commentary from sott.net
  6. This week's summary from Signs Economic Commentary for 4 February 2008:
  7. http://www.sott.net/articles/show/147923-S...28-January-2008 This week Donald Hunt discusses why we all felt that sick feeling in the pit of our stomach. We know this is coming, yet when it comes it scares the begeebusses out of us:
  8. A great article that sums up where the US going here: http://www.sott.net/articles/show/147855-C...a-as-we-know-it "The U.S. government, once crafted as a system that would serve the interests of the people, has devolved into a system of plutocracy where corporations control both the government and the people."
  9. There is a certain degree of truth in the vids you mention. A recent book that is firmly backed up by research and supporting evidence is from the Guardian contributor, Naomi Klein. 'the shock doctrine' see a review here: http://www.sott.net/articles/show/143437-S...Shock-Doctrine- "Disaster Capitalism-Microcosm and Macrocosm Disaster capitalism is according to Klein "...orchestrated raids on the public sphere in the wake of catastrophic events, combined with the treatment of disasters as exciting market opportunities." (6) It has its origins in the "Chicago School" of economics made famous
  10. News about political upheavals, signs of impending economic disaster or projected natural catastrophes tend to generate strong 'fight or flight' emotional reactions in readers. We want to sell all we own, run for the hills and barricade ourselves in a fully stocked compound - preferably one with a bomb and meteorite shelter attached to it. Major changes to our lifestyle are inevitable; yet the time frame and the exact way the changes will occur are uncertain, which only adds to our stress. I grew up in Russia during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the accompanying economic upheaval, i.e.
  11. This weeks commentary after a volatile week: http://www.sott.net/articles/show/147537-S...21-January-2007
  12. This weeks commentary in full: http://www.sott.net/articles/show/147186-S...14-January-2007 Summary: Gold continued to shoot up in price last week, ending just below $900 an ounce. Oil, however, dropped sharply, due to concerns about economic recession (which lowers demand for energy). The evidence for recession in 2008 continued to mount this week with the release of bad holiday sales figures for the major U.S. retailers. The once strong Countrywide mortgage company was bought by Bank of America and Citigroup got another infusion of cash from a Saudi prince and China. Recession fears also pu
  13. Every week the alternative news site www.sott.net produces economic commentary of a bearish outlook for the global economy. The current edition discusses the housing bubble in the US and its implications: http://66.90.73.49/articles/show/144405-Si...6-November-2007 Summary: Gold and oil rose again and the dollar fell last week continuing trends that were interrupted last week in a classic short-lived "correction." Right now with real estate and the dollar no one really knows where the bottom is, and with gold and oil, no one knows where the top is. One analyst even predicted a 90% drop in the
  14. Hi, I've been reading hpc for about two years now, and pretty much based on articles here, consequently sold a flat and moved to the middle east, I have the modest capital sitting in a bank gathering dust, wondering how to stop it from depreciating. I keep a keen eye on what is happening on the rainy-island and check out the daily newsblog to keep uptodate. I just read the thread on dubai property, just in time, since I was considering buying an off-plan investment there. So many thanks!
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