Are Westerners Underestimating the Threat of Coronavirus? A Look at Facts v. Myth on the Ground in Asia

The progression of reporting about coronavirus in Asia went from underreported to hysteria to finally a balance between the hysteria and the dismissal of it as a serious threat. Currently, I believe that Westerners are in the first stage of reporting that occurred in Asia regarding Covid-19 in which they are underestimating the threat of … Continue reading Are Westerners Underestimating the Threat of Coronavirus? A Look at Facts v. Myth on the Ground in Asia

Why Understanding Truth in Politics Greatly Increases Understanding Truth in Finance

Realizing how the process of understanding truth in politics can greatly increase the process of understanding truth in finance is vastly underrated and underappreciated. Regarding my blog articles and podcasts, in which I write and speak about topics of finance, money, education and critical thinking, I occasionally also address political events and current news, such … Continue reading Why Understanding Truth in Politics Greatly Increases Understanding Truth in Finance

Why Central Bank Interest Rate Policy Decisions Will Likely Determine the Next US President

Here is why Central Bank interest rate policy decisions will likely decide if President Trump will be re-elected in November 2020. If we ask what’s next for US stock markets, in a normal year, the answer would be easy. The answer would be that the US S&P 500 should be bound within about a 100-point … Continue reading Why Central Bank Interest Rate Policy Decisions Will Likely Determine the Next US President

Why Critical Thinking is Inseparable From Freedom

Ethics Are Immune from Group Affiliations Critical thinking is inseparable from freedom as much as gold is inseparable from sound money and sound banking. In fact, one can consider this article as the perfect companion to the article I wrote ten years ago called Gold and Economic Freedom, Reinterpreted for the 21st Century. The reason … Continue reading Why Critical Thinking is Inseparable From Freedom

Why Do Schools Lack Applied Knowledge?

Everything I Know About Improving My Life, I Learned Outside of School, Part 3 Today, in every nation around the world, schools lack applied knowledge. And for this very reason, everything I know today about improving my life, I learned outside of school. Embrace, Don’t Fear Change In part two of this series (read Part … Continue reading Why Do Schools Lack Applied Knowledge?

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Why Gifted Student Programs Makes #Education Worse

This article, Part 2 of my ongoing The Problem with Education series, discusses why special "gifted student programs" makes education worse, not better, not only for the gifted student himself or herself, but also for all of his or her peers. No school should ever have a “gifted” program that separates and isolates students that … Continue reading Why Gifted Student Programs Makes #Education Worse

How Tribal Affiliations Are Used to Tear Down Our Principles, Honor and Integrity | skwealthacademy podcast_001

In the inaugural skwealthAcademy podcast_001, I discuss how the wealthiest echelon of global political and banking & finance communities around the world use tribal affiliations imprinted into our DNA to weaken our resolve, our honor, our integrity and our principles in a manner that is not apparent to must of us. We must take the … Continue reading How Tribal Affiliations Are Used to Tear Down Our Principles, Honor and Integrity | skwealthacademy podcast_001