Apple’s Ca$h Re$erve Exceeds Fed Ca$h Re$erve!

Yes, apparently it’s true. U.S. Treasury now has an operating cash balance of $73.8 billion.  Apple has $76.2 billion. So the world’s most valued technology company surpasses the fiscal resources of the world’s failing super power.  This is truly an interesting time—when transglobal corporations are more powerful than the major governments of the world. Nationalism will probably continue to diminish… Continue reading

Profit & Safety

If this TED talk by toxicologist Susan Shaw isn’t depressing and a powerful call to arms, then nothing is. She begins by mentioning the chemical industry, which is all but completely unregulated, and how many chemicals can be found in our bodies.  In Europe, the numbers are vastly, vastly lower.  The worst offender:  flame retardant.  It’s in everything you can… Continue reading