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- America's Food Stamp Use Is Finally Falling Instead of Going Up (John Morgan, Money News) This might not be a good sign. See article behind the wall.
- Euro and British Pound Hold on to Weekly Gains (James Hyerczyk, FX Empire) The moves are more due to a weakening dollar than from any inherent strength in either the euro or the pound.
- 25 Statistics about dwindling global water supplies! (Michael Haltman, Hallmark Abstract Service LLC) Michael Haltman has contributed to GEI. Global abuse of water resources is rapidly leading to an array of global emergencies.
- The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy (Nafeez Ahmed, The Guardian) Ahmed reports on Robert David Steele who advocates open source everything and reversing 5,000 years of continuous centralization. He says we should return to long forgotten indigenous wisdom councils and communal decision-making to correct the corruption of over-centralization.
- Housing Market Falters Amid Rising Prices, Lower-Paying Jobs (Kathleen M. Howley, Bloomberg) See analysis by Keith Jurow. He told you this was happening over a year ago. Here is his most recent work at GEI Analysis.
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