During the month of April of 2011, international Latin rock star Robi Draco Rosa announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Unlike most cancer patients in the U.S., he chose the non-traditional so-called Burzynski therapy and as of today, only a year after his diagnosis, three of his four cancerous tumors are gone. The irony: the life-saving therapy that he chose has been the object of persistent litigation and persecution by…Continue
The almighty US dollar, as we know it, is facing possible, if not likely, collapse in the coming years. Either from another bout of quantitative easing or a successful petrodollar putsch favoring the renminbi, rial, ruble or even gold – American monetary hegemony is at a crossroads. Once the sell off begins, there is no turning back.
What was once an obscure topic – the Federal Reserve – has in recent years, because of Ron Paul and Occupy Wall Street movements, almost become part of…Continue
Added by Hiram Crespo on May 3, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments
Did you know that money grows on trees? No kidding! It's not just a cynical retort used by misers. Ancient Aztecs used cacao beans as currency and even had a deity, Ek Chuah, who presided over both cacao and trade. These are the same beans from which today chocolate, in all its varieties, is made.
Aztecs considered cacao the food of the Gods, hence its scientific name theobroma cacao. As for the Maya, they believed that the Gods discovered the cacao plant in a sacred mountain…Continue
Added by Hiram Crespo on April 17, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Please enjoy this preview of Shift Change - Putting Democracy to Work.
At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, and growing inequity in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution for workers and communities. Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work is a new documentary (to be released in July, 2012) that highlights worker-owned enterprises in North America…Continue
Added by Hiram Crespo on April 10, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments