Summary: As we close the year, let’s look back and see what posts were the most popular. We try to stay far ahead of the pack; some of these were controversal them but are accepted consensus today. Best wishes to all for a great 2012!
We end 2011 with 1,940 posts on the FM website. These have received over 3 million hits since November 2007 (550 thousand in 2011) and over 18 thousand comments. Here we look at the posts that readers found most interesting.
In the comments please share which posts you found of most interest. Mose useful, more prophetic — and most inaccurate, or forecasts least likely to become true.
- The fifteen top-viewed posts of 2011
- Most popular FM Reference Pages
- The fifteen all time most-viewed posts (since the FM website started in November 2007)
- Not yet popular, but might prove prophetic
Note: these do not include hits from RSS feeds, which adds roughly another thousand hits per post.
(1) The fifteen top-viewed posts of 2011
(2) Most popular FM Reference Pages
- Financial crisis – what’s happening? how will this end?
- Smackdowns – corrections & rebuttals to FM posts
- Predictions revisited – how do they look now?
(3) The fifteen all time most-viewed posts (since the FM website started in November 2007)
(4) Posts of special interest
(a) Not yet popular, but might prove prophetic:
- A solution to 4GW — the introduction
- Forecast: Death of the American Constitution, 4 July 2006
- The Fate of Israel, 28 July 2006
- Is America’s decline inevitable? No., 21 January 2008
- What comes after the Constitution? Can we see the outline of a “Mark 3″ version of the United States?, 10 November 2008
- A third American regime will arise from the ashes of the present one, 30 March 2010
- A look at the future of the world’s political and economic order, 4 June 2010
- The coming big increase in structural unemployment, 7 August 2010
- The coming Robotic Nation, 28 August 2010
- The good news: America’s politics are neither polarized nor dysfunctional. That’s also the bad news., 16 November 2011 — Expect progress in 2013!
- Recovering lost knowledge about exhaustion of the Earth’s resources (such as Peak Oil), 27 January 2011
(b) Most useful
- A time-saving tip when reading the daily news, 2 January 2008
- Does reading Debkafile make us smarter, or dumber?, 15 June 2008
- A guide to sources of geopolitical insight on the Internet, 6 December 2008
- We know nothing because we read newspapers, 12 October 2009 — About mythical numbers
- Economics can help understand events in America and the world. Here’s where to find those answers., 16 February 2010
(c) Interesting and recommended:
- How to get the study of 4GW in gear
- Why We Lose at 4GW – About the two kinds of insurgencies
- The facts about the 1970′s Global Cooling scare, 7 December 2009
- The Real Revolution in Military Affairs (it’s not what you think), 14 November 2005