by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche
As the below chart shows, fanaticism and the propensity for violence are often associated with Islam by a majority of Germans.
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by Philip Pilkington
The ISLM takes quite a beating from Post-Keynesians - and, I would argue, rightly so. There are any number of reasons for this but let me just here highlight one that is not very regularly talked about.
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Infographic Of The Day: Celebrities Hotel Habits
As we all know, a hotel's number one priority is taking care of their guests. Most of the time that means making sure rooms are tidy, towels and toiletries have been replenished and that you've got an extra pillow if you need it. But what happens when an A-List celebrity books in?
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by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds
What Can We Say About a System that Criminalizes a Safe Painkiller (0 Deaths) and Promotes Big Pharma Opiates that Have Killed 165,000 Americans?
So when will the citizens wake up to the criminality of their government in favoring killer corporate opiates over safe natural painkillers?
by Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Morning
Money Morning Article of the Week
The markets have once again been flirting with new all-time highs, leading many investors to ask if they should be buying.
26Aug2016 Market Close: US Markets Close In The Red, US Dollar Remains Higher, Crude And Gold Back D
26Aug2016 Market Update: US Markets Unexpectedly Opened Higher, Then Declined After Digesting Yellen
26Aug2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Fractionally Down, US Dollar Falling, Gold Rising, WTI C
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward marginally declined but remains in positive territory for the 22nd week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar index.