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Gold futures rose to a record $1,300 an ounce in New York as investors sought a protection of wealth and an alternative to a weakening dollar. Bullion traded at an all-time in London and silver reached the highest price since 1980.
Acclaimed economist Manfred Max-Neef, author of the award-winning book From the Outside Looking in: Experiences in ‘Barefoot Economics’ recently appeared in a must-see interview on Democracy Now where he says a second, more catastrophic crisis is unavoidable because our economic model is “dramatically poisonous.” Max-Neef explains that “Greed is the dominant value today in the world and as long as that persists, we’re done!” But he doesn’t just mean done economically, he means done as a species. IntelHub - Source
Originally posted by seataka
When TPTB appear to be managing our affairs as if there were no future... makes one think that maybe they know something that we don't....something that will make the madness make sense to mere mortals...
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by unityemissions
My friend earth has gone through changes over millions of years, the only difference between then and now is that now is more people that wants to use the scaremongering propaganda of climate change for profits.
Earth will do what earth will do, we humans are nothing but just another pesky species and in time earth will deal with us to give way for better and improved species.
Consumer confidence slumps in September
"We're going to have to see some strong and steady job gains to convince consumers that the recovery is underway right now," Franco said. "While the recession may be over, it's still not feeling that way to consumers."
"We're going to have to see some strong and steady job gains to convince consumers that the recovery is underway right now," Franco said.
"While the recession may be over,
Gold rose to a fresh record, while copper breached $8,000 a tonne as investors forced the US dollar lower on speculation the Federal Reserve would adopt a second phase of quantitative easing.
Gold climbed as high as $1,313.20 a troy ounce, a fresh record, as some investors sought a safety net from the turbulence of the currency market