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Monday, August 27, 2007

History opens windows on the future

Volume 9 2007 FUTURECASTS Tomorrow's news today!
2007 Futurecasts review

2007 Near Futurecast
21st Century futurecast
Economic futurecast
Government futurecast
International futurecast
Military futurecast
Middle East futurecast
Heedless government

Government by crisis
BOOKS OF CONSEQUENCE BOOK REVIEWS
Katzen & Willett, "
Eat, Drink &Weigh Less"
Harrison & Huntington,
"Culture Matters"
Gaddis,
"The Cold War"
Gratzer,
"The Cure"
ECONOMIC BASICS
Friedman & Schwartz, "Monetary History of U.S., (1867-1960),"Part I,
"Greenbacks & Gold (1867-1921)"
Friedman & Schwartz, "Monetary History of U.S. (1967-1960),"Part II, "Roaring Twenties Boom - Great Depression Bust (1921-1933"
Friedman & Schwartz, "Monetary History of U.S. (1867-1960),"Part III,
"Age of Chronic Inflation (1933-1960)"
ARTICLE and ARTICLE REVIEW
Reynolds,
"The New Regionalism: How Globalism Reorders the Three Worlds of Development."

Administered Prices & Health Care Entitlements
ARCHIVE CATEGORIES
Economic Basics
Great Depression Chronology
Foundations of Freedom
Book Reviews

Authoritative Myths
FUTURECASTS ARCHIVE[ECONOMIC BASICS
Knowledge is power!
Adam Smith,"The Wealth of Nations" (Economic Theory)
Part I,
Capitalist Market Mechanisms
Part II,Government Economic Policy.
David Ricardo, "Principles of Political Economy."(Economic Theory)
Joshua Muravchik,"
Heaven on Earth" (History of Socialism)
Friedrich A. Hayak, "
Road to Serfdom" (Socialism)
Karl Marx,"Capital (Das Kapital)" vol. 1(Communist Theory)
Part I,
Value Determined by an Abstract Labor Standard
Part II,Contradictions Asserted in Capitalist Industrialization
Karl Marx,"Capital (Das Kapital)"vol. 2(Communist Theory)
Part III,
The Circulation & Expansion of Capital
Part IV,
Criticism of Adam Smith
Karl Marx,"Capital (Das Kapital)"vol. 3(Communist Theory)
Part V,
Profits
Part VI,
Interest, Rent, & Labor Use-Values
John Maynard Keynes, "The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money."(Economic Theory)
Part I,
Elements of the General Theory
Part II,
Interest Rates, Aggregate Demand, & the Business Cycle.
Martin Wolf, "Why Globalization Works."( Market System Globalization)
Part I,
Globalization of Market Systems
Part II,
Criticism of Market Globalization

David S. Landes,
"Wealth & Poverty of Nations" (Economic Development)

FOUNDATIONS OF FREEDOM
Monk, "The Words We Live By"Annotated Guide to U.S. Constitution
Part I,
1789 Constitution of the United States
Part II,Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
Bowen, "Miracle at Philadelphia"The Constitutional Convention
Part I, "
The Divisive Issues that Threatened the Union,"
Part II, "
The Compromises and Accommodations that Made the Nation."
Isaacson, "Benjamin Franklin"
Ellis, "
His Excellency, George Washington"
McCullough, "John Adams"
Ellis,
"American Sphinx," Thomas Jefferson
Rakove, "
James Madison,"
Tocqueville,
"Democracy in America,"
BOOKS OF CONSEQUENCE BOOK REVIEWS
20th Century History
History opens windows on the future!
David Kennedy,"Freedom from Fear" (I)
The Great Depression
David Kennedy,"Freedom from Fear" (II)
World War II
J. M. Roberts,"Twentieth Century"
Conquest, "Reflections on a Ravaged Century"
Gaddis,
"We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History" (1945-1963)
Kotkin,
"Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse" (1970-2000)
Meier,
"Black Earth, A Journey Through Russia After the Fall."
Economics
Porter, Takeuchi & Sakakibara,
"Can Japan Compete?"
Shiller,
"Irrational Exuberance"
Enriquez, "
As the Future Catches You"
Chow,"
China's Economic Transformation."
De Soto,"
Mystery of Capital"
Krugman, "
Return of Depression Economics"
Hendry & Ericsson, "
Understanding Economic Forecasts."
Gordon, "
The Business of America."Economic History
Globalization
O'Rourke & Williamson, "
Globalization and History"
Backman, "
Asian Eclipse"
Wallace, "
The Future of Ethnicity, Race, & Nationality" & Inkeles, "One World Emerging?"
Garson,
"Money Makes the World Go Around"
James,"
End of Globalization"
Anderson,"
All Connected Now"
Irwin,"
Free Trade Under Fire"
Bhagwati,"
Free Trade Today"
Stiglitz, "
Globalization and its Discontents"
Government
Shleifer & Vishny, "
The Grabbing Hand"
Dror:"Capacity to Govern"
Andrisani, Hakim & Leeds, "
Making Government Work."
Lobel,"
Presidential Judgment"
Levitt,"
Take on the Street"
Chow,"
Knowing China"
Olson,"
The Rule of Lawyers"
Posner, "
Frontiers of Legal Theory, "
Brimelow,
"The Worm in the Apple"(Education)
Calleo, "
Rethinking Europe's Future"
International Affairs & U.S. Foreign Policy
Nye, "
Paradox of American Power"
Nye, "
Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics"
Mearsheimer, "
Tragedy of Great Power Politics"
Brzezinski,"
Geostrategic Triad"
Mead,"
Special Providence"
Gaddis, "Surprise Security & the American Experience."
Chua, "World on Fire"(Ethnonationalist Hatred)
Boot: "
The Savage Wars of Peace"(Military History)
Barnett,
"The Pentagon's New Map"(Military Strategy)
Futures Research
Armstrong:"
Principles of Forecasting."
Glenn & Gordon,"
State of the Future at the Millennium"
Duin,
"Qualitative Futures Research for Innovation"

Hendry & Ericsson, "
Understanding Economic Forecasts."

Miscellaneous
Willett,"
Eat, Drink & be Healthy" (Health)

Posner,"
Public Intellectuals"(Advocacy scholars)
Theroux,"
Dark Star Safari" (Africa)
Guest,
"The Shackled Continent." (Africa)
Herman, Olivo, Gioia, "
Impending Crisis"(Management)
Kotlikoff & Burns,
"The Coming Generational Storm"(Demography)

THE DEBUNKING OF AUTHORITATIVE MYTHS
Great Depression Chronology
Summaries of controversies and facts
The Crash of '29
Rebound from Crash of '29
Collapse of agriculture (1930)
Debate begins (1931)
Collapse of international finance (1931)
Collapse of WW-I financial obligations (1932)

Collapse of governments (1932-1933)
Great Depression links
Authoritative Myths
Speak the truth, my son! Though the heavens fall from the sky, speak the truth!
20th century absurdities
Economic myths
Economic statistics
Profits and capitalist productivity
Myths that have misguided policy
Modern advocacy scholars
25 year economic forecasts
Capital as purchasing power
Future economic myths
Observations in Czech Republic & Eastern Germany
Observations in China
Understanding Inflation
Who Is To Blame?
Why Do They Hate Us?
Keynesian theory from Keynes to Krugman

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