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SepPRN: Vol. 2, Num. 5 | September 24, 2012
The Advancing Wall of Darkness
The shaking of the world system, something I first marked in mid-2006, has been documented
here for the past eighteen months. There appears to be no end in sight. By my judgment,
the trends continue toward more dysfunction.
NovPRN: Vol. 1, Num. 7 | November 27, 2011
A Classic Greek Tragedy (and other Comedies)
Looking at our besieged globe, it's difficult to know if we're dealing with a tragedy or a comedy. Whatever your viewpoint, it certainly smells a lot like my Chicago Cubs. Win a few games, then strike out--again!--with the bases loaded. Aargh. Collectively, we are like wounded exhausted soldiers trying to... read more »
AugSTAT: Vol. 1, Num. 2 | August 5, 2011
Suddenly a Downgrade
Well, suddenly, here we are. I guess there's always a first time.
The credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor's, just (Friday at 8 PM) issued a credit rating downgrade for the United States, from AAA to AA+. (The other two ratings agencies, Moody's and Fitch, have not yet downgraded but have issued warnings.... read more »
MayPRN: Vol. 1, Num. 2 | May 18, 2011
The Lurching of History
When people talk about the future, I don't fear hyperbole as much as I fear complacency. Many exhausted people yawn, roll over, and hit the snooze alarm. "Life's always been crazy, and it always will be." Case closed. Discussion over.
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