Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Vladimir Putin

Historical Insanity

Vladimir Putin is the Logical Outcome of Oligarchy

Putin is a creature of oligarchy. The Oligarchs put Putin in power and kept him there. Americans need to examine the catastrophe of Vladimir Putin carefully because the United States is becoming an oligarchy.

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Things Americans Get Wrong about Russia

Conflict between the United States and Russia is inevitable. Not true. It would be fairly easy to work out compromises and devise a peaceful coexistance. The problem is that unlike the Cold War, there is no fear of nuclear war which inspired compromise in the 1970s and 1980s. Instead there is little incentive in either Russia or the United States for leaders to develop the kind of effective working relationship that Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev had.

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Will Insane Lawsuit Threaten Hyperloop’s Future?

The suit threatens Hyperloop One because it was brought by one of the company’s founders; Brogan BamBrogan, and three top managers. BamBrogan was the company’s first CEO and chief technology officer, who resigned last month. He was also the brains behind much of the organization’s technology.

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Market Insanity

Russia’s Economy is dying from Cheap Oil

Hopefully, we will not end up being nostalgic for the good old days when Vladimir Putin at least maintained an illusion of order in Russia. Cheap oil could soon bring him down and cause the Russian Federation to collapse in the process.

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