Written by Diane M. Grassi
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 ...
Written by Daniel Greenfield
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, ...
Written by Kaj Grussner
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.
Written by Daniel Greenfield
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, ...
Written by Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report
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 ...
Written by by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report
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 ...
Written by Patrick Wood
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.
Written by James Jay Carafano, PhD - Accuracy In Media
"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 ...
Written by Clif Droke/The Gold Report
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 ...