Purchasing Power

Why So Many (In The West) Are So Pissed Off

"...hardly anyone on the right or the left realizes just how fleeting the dominance of the West – and the U.S. in particular – has been in the longer sweep of human history..."

The Fading Scent Of The American Dream

This is the reality: the American Dream is now reserved for the top 0.5%, with some shreds falling to the top 5% who are tasked with generating a credible illusion of prosperity for the bottom 95%.

Blockchain And Gold Like Peanut Butter And Chocolate?

Even before the emergence of the growing plethora of cryptocurrencies, several attempts had been made in the past to create digital currencies based on gold, but none of them gained widespread support. Will blockchain and Bitcoin succeed where other attempts failed?

What Could Pop The Everything Bubble?

Many observers wonder what, if anything, could pop the everything bubble. This leads to an interesting question: what problems can’t be solved by creating another trillion and buying assets?