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The Collapse, Part Three

Paleo Retiree writes: This is Part Three of a three-part series. Part One of this series is here. Part Two is here. As helpful as those resources are, though, I confess that temperamentally I’m not of the “We can make … Continue reading

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The Collapse, Part Two

Paleo Retiree writes: This is Part Two of a three-part series. Part One is here. Another distinction that I’veĀ found useful is between people who think the current system can be responsibly and successfully managed and people who think that our … Continue reading

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The Collapse, Part One

Paleo Retiree writes: This is Part One of a three-part series. Since my recent retirement, the main way I’ve been busying myself intellectually has been in trying to make sense of the financial collapse of 2008. “What on earth just … Continue reading

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“Margin Call”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Margin Call” is an ensemble drama that treats the 2008 financial meltdown as a race-against-time thriller. Written and directed by newcomer J. C. Chandor, the movie takes you behind the hermetic glass sheathing of a prominent … Continue reading

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Linkathon

Paleo Retiree writes: The Bank of England admits that its policies have benefited the rich and punished savers. More. I’m convinced that this says much about our era. Galz & guyz & fat: Mark Sisson offers a Primal/Paleo take on … Continue reading

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