July 2005 - What We Now Know

You won't find specific stock recommendations in "What We Now Know", but you WILL find a remarkable array of fascinating, entertaining, and always useful information on a wide range of trends in the economy, geo-politics, health and technology and more.

  • Freedom in Decline

    It's easy for Americans to take freedom of the press for granted, but a recent study drives home how precarious that right actually is. The vast majority of the world's population--83 percent--live in countries that restrict all or some of the...
  • The Ultimate Cruise Control

    In 2002, over 43,000 people died in 6.3 million car accidents in the United States, and 2.9 million were injured. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, that's about 1.5 fatalities for every 100 million vehicle miles traveled. Though...
  • Raptured, Part I: Darbyism and the Middle East

    For millennia, Christians have believed that the end times are near. Armageddon and the second coming of Jesus, precluded by the rise of the Antichrist and the seven years of tribulation, which--thanks to the rapture the Bible talks about--true believers...