Post-WWII Era Over?

The post-WWII geopolitical regime is ending. These posts discuss why it is ending and what might replace it.

A time-saving tip when reading the daily news

Reading the classic literature helps in many ways.  Such as saving time when following current events.  The same patterns repeat themselves over and over, facilitating recognition and understanding.  For instance, consider the current financial crisis.  Speculators of all kinds, from banks to hedge funds, have made bad bets and lost money.  Accordingly, we are told, …

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Power shifts from West to East: the end of the post-WWII regime in the news

Massive geopolitical changes occur in tiny increments as well as massive shifts. Look closely at your daily newspaper. The journalists report as casual news the small steps of history-making events. In the past few weeks we see tangible evidence of power shifting from West to East. One: The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority spends $7.5 billion …

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The people of Michigan explain why America faces so many serious problems

Excerpts from a post today on Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis.  Our children will look back at our time, at our childish mis-management of a great nation, and wonder how these things happened.  What will we tell them? It need not be like this. Governor Granholm’s Four Pronged Platform To Make Michigan Pop: Make kindergarten mandatory …

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Diagnosing the Eagle: the housing bust

Summary:  The first in a long series of posts about one of our most serious problems, one that results from other and deeper problems — which makes it difficult to fix.  Links to other chapters in the series appear at the end. Something is wrong with America, rendering our society incapable of connecting effectively to reality.  The late USAF Colonel John …

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