Blog/Basic Concepts

Are the People being Manipulated by Those Claiming Manipulation?

COMMENT: Marty, the goldbugs are out in force saying that the banks have admitted they manipulated silver. It is interesting how these people lack any understanding [...]

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A Song That Explains Life & the Battle we All Face Even as a Society

What we all face ahead is a struggle. It will take courage and understanding to survive. How our story ends is yet to be seen. All we can do is recognize what is at [...]

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Communism vs. Left-Wing Beliefs

There are some left-wing people in Western Europe who argue that Communists are not represented in politics and this is somehow unfair. They do not understand that [...]

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Economic Systems & Corporations Explained

New Zealand Explains  [...]

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Socialist — Fascist — Communist

I have been asked to explain the differences between socialism, fascism, and communism for some people seem to mix them all up. A “socialist” is akin to [...]

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Politically Correct Insanity

“The Associated Press Stylebook” lists all the “politically correct” terms you should use. The term “Islamist” is now defined as [...]

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Markets in Review for the Close of Q1 2016

When you have a consistent system that is running on absolutely everything around the world, you can simply look at it dispassionately and judge everything by the [...]

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Is Obedience to Authority the Explanation?

QUESTION: Marty, your point is well taken that we instinctively seek a guru be it in forecasting or politics. We have to understand we are doing that in order to [...]

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Phase Transitions in Nature – An Exploding Star

Be it nature or politics, everything dies in a Phase Transition. The fall of communism in 1989 was abrupt and swept from China to Russia within a matter of months. [...]

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The Confidence Game Has Been Around Forever

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Is it true that the central banks have been lying to us to create a false sense of confidence in order to reverse the economy? Is this part [...]

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