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Baseball, Rawlings Bring New Meaning to Free Trade: PostScript

Baseball, Rawlings Bring New Meaning to Free Trade: PostScript

In 2006, this reporter shed light on the seemingly unfair labor practices taking place in the Central American country of Costa Rica, in a factory operated by the Rawlings Sporting Goods Co., Inc., and now a subsidiary of the multi-national corporation, Jarden Corp. As we embark upon the 2010 Major ...

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How to Get the Corporate Money Out of Politics Once and for All

How to Get the Corporate Money Out of Politics Once and for All

Politicians constantly love to talk about ways of getting corporate money out of politics, even as they go right on taking that money. But so far no law or measure stands a chance of accomplishing that. McCain-Feingold didn't lead to cleaner politics, it just decentralized where the money went, ...

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The Dangers of Monetary Reform

The Dangers of Monetary Reform

Ludwig von Mises Institute

Austrians have long called for a reform of the monetary system. The current, Fed-driven, fiat-money system is on the verge of collapse. But however bad the current system is, a new system won't necessarily be better.

Many libertarians would favor a return to the gold ...

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The Socialist Strategy - Obama's Plan - The Bigger the Debt The Faster The Fall

The Socialist Strategy - Obama's Plan - The Bigger the Debt The Faster The Fall

Government is essentially a national management system, taking on those tasks that it would be unwise or unworkable to turn over to the free market. Good government functions as intended. Bad government takes over the nation and becomes an absolute force, looting and raiding public resources, ...

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Siddharth Rajeev: Recovery Signals Paler Shade for Gold

Siddharth Rajeev: Recovery Signals Paler Shade for Gold

As investment demand for gold-including its attraction as a preservation asset-diminishes in a recovering economy, Siddharth Rajeev, vice president of research for Fundamental Research Corp., suggests the price may dip back to the $750 neighborhood by 2012. But even at that level, he tells The Gold ...

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Chris Potter: 21st Century Alchemy-Paper to Gold

Chris Potter: 21st Century Alchemy-Paper to Gold

Not only does Chris Potter stand by his claim that India's big gold buy late last year was a game-changer, the way he explains it in this exclusive Gold Report,interview, it's a 21st century take on the classic alchemist's quest of old-transforming lead into gold. Nowadays, the alchemists are the ...

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Standing Against the Crowd in Gold, Silver, Stocks, Bonds and Commodities

Standing Against the Crowd in Gold, Silver, Stocks, Bonds and Commodities

As recently as early Jan­uary 2010, the vast majority of investors and pro­fes­sionals were intensely bullish on the economy and the stock market. Gold & silver investors and traders were just as bullish on pre­cious metals. Econ­o­mists world­wide were claiming vic­tory over the recession.

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Trade is No Substitute for Strong Defense

Trade is No Substitute for Strong Defense

"More than trade follows the flag." - Historian John Keegan

Viking marauders ravaged Europe for well over 200 years. But they didn't start out that way.

Decades before the long ships began to plunder the islands and northern coast of Great Britain, Scandinavian tradersworked the sea routes ...

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The China Controversy, Gold and the Stock Market

The China Controversy, Gold and the Stock Market

A Streetwise Exclusive

The news spotlight recently was stolen by Google, the Internet search engine giant. A statement issued by Google a couple of weeks ago was greeted by dismay on Wall Street as shares retreated in response to the company's announcement that it no longer supports China's ...

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