Blog/History

1837 Panic

When Sovereign Defaults Create a Depression

The 1840 Presidential Election took place in the midst of a great depression that was set in motion by State Sovereign Defaults after Andrew Jackson shut down the [...]

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Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day

  Happy Valentine’s Day which has evolved into simply a tradition of showing one’s love for someone of the opposite sex including your mother or [...]

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Vatican

Is Christianity in Decline?

Pope Francis is rather concerned about what he calls a “hemorrhage” of priests and nuns from the Catholic church. Indeed, the loss of clergy is [...]

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Chaioteer Token

The Sports Cycle and Western Society

In May 2015, U.S. federal prosecutors filed criminal indictments against fourteen FIFA employees and associates in connection with an investigation by the United [...]

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California dreaming

California files Petition to Secede from USA – CALEXIT

A proposal for California to secede from the United States was actually submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office this week. The proposed “CALEXIT” [...]

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Tower of Babel Bruegel - Peter

Currency v Language

QUESTION: Do language and currencies move in line with each other? Is language a leading indicator to currency i.e. Spanish in California. Will they create their [...]

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devaluation

Monetary Devaluations & Cancellations

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; What Modi has done here in India is far worse than what the press reports. I read your piece that this is part of a larger plan discussed [...]

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Tiberius-Bust - R

Bringing All the Sources Together

QUESTION: Hi Martin! I have been enjoying readings in your rich (in knowledge) website and writings in my vacations here in Southern South America. Between one [...]

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Janus-AE

Janus – The Start of a New Year

The Roman god Janus was the god of the beginning and ending of conflict, and hence war and peace. In ancient Rome, the Temple of Janus stood in the Roman Forum [...]

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The Real Crisis Trump Will Face With Trade

The entire problem with trade and jobs has been its focus on only the job and not the consumer. David Ricardo developed his principle that nations should pursue [...]

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