Monthly Archives: January 2017

Trump cabinet is the ultimate corporate coup d’état

This is an important discussion. In a world where corporations have increasingly been running governments, Trump’s cabinet discards the charade, effectively “cuts out the middlemen” and places corporate heads inside the government itself. The groundwork for this transition has been … Continue reading

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Danielle on This Week in Money

Danielle was the second guest with Jim Goddard on This Week in Money today, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets.  You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here by advancing the show playbar … Continue reading

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Renewable energy: best global growth opportunity

Over the past decade, the cost of renewable electricity has fallen some 64% for utility-scale solar power and 41% for land-based wind since 2008. At current pricing, renewables are already competitive with coal and natural gas, and getting cheaper by … Continue reading

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Why declaring cabinet ‘highest IQ’ ever, is not smart

Last night President-elect Trump proclaimed his team “by far the highest IQ of any cabinet ever assembled” (here is the video for those who can’t believe anyone would say that). Thinking people should be reminded of Daniel Khaneman’s illuminating work … Continue reading

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Shiller: ‘cathartic crash and judgment day’ likely to follow ‘Trumplosion’

America should brace for a final blow-off surge in stock markets akin to the last phase of the dotcom boom or the “Gatsby” years of the Roaring Twenties, followed by a cathartic crash and day of moral judgment, according to … Continue reading

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Bankers excited: Trump to make Wall Street great again

As attendees at the economic forum in Davos this week wax curious about the “populism” and “inequality” undermining world order today, irony and hypocrisy are thick and cognitive dissonance plentiful. What has been great for grotesquely enriching Davos-ites and the … Continue reading

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