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Saginaw Michigan Day the Second

I gave two presentations today to different groups here in Saginaw. This morning I spoke at the Houghton-Jones Neighborhood Community Center to a packed crowd.  This is a seriously economically depressed neighborhood.  Lots of empty lots.  Many of those lots … Continue reading

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Day 1 in Saginaw Michigan

I am in Saginaw, Michigan to present tomorrow on the Oklahoma Food Cooperative.  This area is known as the “Tri Cities”, composed of a triangle of Saginaw, Midland, and Bay City.  Saginaw Valley State University, sponsor of my trip, is … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

Mr. Market seems to be saying “thumbs down” to the future over the last couple of days since the election, with big declines yesterday and thus far today.  As I have repeatedly said throughout this crisis, the government hasn’t a … Continue reading

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Reminder of internet access for financial permaculture conference

Below is a reminder from the Solari Network of the Financial Permaculture event that starts tomorrow (Friday, Oct 24) and runs through next Tuesday. If you aren’t attending, you can follow the event through the various event blogs, linked below. … Continue reading

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Finding Main Street Good in the Wall Street Crash

A friend of mine showed up, in a new pickup.  I asked him, “Where did you get the money for that?”  He said, “I borrowed it of course.” But isn’t there something wrong with that picture?  We are being assured … Continue reading

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