American Oikos

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Uruguay Signs Deal With Bolivia Granting it Access to the Sea   First, Jose Mujica of Uruguay is one of my favorite world leaders.  I can’t say I agree with him on everything, but I think it’s cool that he’s … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 27, 2015, 6:00 am
I think this subject gets brought up to me about once every six months or so.    Not too long ago I heard about an acquaintance in a financial rut who put more money than she should’ve into the Iraqi Dinar, … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 27, 2015, 5:26 am
Iran’s Navy Blasts Away at Mock US Carrier This week the Iranian Revolutionary Guard staged war games where they sank a model of a US Nimitz class aircraft carrier.    They basically swarmed it with about 50 missile-bearing patrol boats, helicopters … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 26, 2015, 7:43 am
New York Towns Are Plotting to Secede to Pennsylvania   This story caught my eye today.   I’ve talked before about some states and nations having political borders that don’t make sense and the state of New York is one of … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 26, 2015, 6:31 am
  I absolutely loved this book. Over the past six months or so I think I’ve read four or five of John Michael Greer’s books, both fiction and non-fiction and have been impressed with all of them to varying degrees … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 26, 2015, 6:00 am
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30481307 If I remember right, Greece, like a lot of Europe, has four or five significant political parties.   There’s the two major center-right/center-left parties more or less similar to our Republicans and Democrats, a far-right party (Golden Dawn) and a … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 2, 2015, 1:01 am
This is the first Joe Nobody book I’ve ever read.   Although I’m not exactly uninterested in the tactical/self-defense world, it’s not the first thing I gravitate towards and that’s how I have Joe Nobody pegged.   The concept of secession is … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: December 8, 2014, 7:22 am
So after about a week of bitter cold temperatures, it’s safe to say that the gardening season is over for me.   I like to take some time at the end of the year and reflect on the things that went … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: November 21, 2014, 6:07 am
ISIS Going Back To The “Gold Standard” This is another story that is probably more style than substance, but ISIS is talking about introducing a gold-backed currency into a consolidated Islamic State.   They’ve released some images and plans for the … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: November 13, 2014, 9:54 pm
I’ve seen John Michael Greer’s name around and have probably heard interviews with him before, but this is the first time I’ve read one of his books.    A couple weeks ago I heard him on the Kunstlercast talking about his … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: October 1, 2014, 2:05 am




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