PUBLIC ADVOCACY: FINANCIAL REFORMS & MAN’s FUTURE

1. NY TIMES 3/31/13 David Stockman opinion : Beware the Stock ” bubble”. Decades of economic activism by Washington have left us exhausted and broke. Over the past 13 years the market has crashed twice: 2000 the dot com bust wiped out $5 Trillion from American Household and in 2007 $7Trillion was lost due to … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: FINANCIAL REFORMS & MAN’s FUTURE

Public Advocacy: The Economist Inside the banks

It’s our choice: How far have we come since 1/24/09? My notes, from This 14 page special report. 1. Page 6: Animal Spirits; the possible causes of the “great bubble”: Barely legal mortgage underwriters, overpaid Bankers and the intoxication of easy credit. Cupidity, fraud and delusion were part of the big bubble and bust. In … More Public Advocacy: The Economist Inside the banks

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Infrastructure debate, it’s all about the MONEY

1. Bill Moyers 3/17/13 and his guest Anthony Lieserwicz postulate; THE GOVERNMENT AND THE CORPORATIONS RUNNING THIS NATION HAVE A Short term myopic focus which misses the urgency of Climate Change. 4 out of 10 people have never heard of Climate Change. HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? It’s not too late to act, we haven’t begun … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Infrastructure debate, it’s all about the MONEY

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Climate Effects plus more notes on Finance

1. NY TIMES 3/14/13 Monarch migration plunges to lowest level in decades: Interesting with the advent more farming, more corn production, logging the milkweed plants and other plants, known to produce food for Monarch butterflies has been decimated . Starting in the northern hemisphere reaching into Mexico approximately 150 million acres have been lost . … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Climate Effects plus more notes on Finance

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Understanding Finances and Climate change

1. Ways the middle class loses out: If you pay down your credit card debt, the settlement negotiated is free of income taxes. However, you have to agree in advance that the payment made to the card issuer is full and final settlement of the agreed upon debt. Otherwise, if you negotiate a settlement, the … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Understanding Finances and Climate change