December 2006 - 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.

  • Reader Feedback 12/26/2006

    More reader feedback on the Codex Alimentarius: Thanks for an excellent article. The Codex seems to be the latest round in the ongoing battle between authoritarians who want to run the lives of others and libertarians who seek to run their own lives....
  • This Tumor Will Self-Destruct in 5 Seconds

    Okay, maybe it won't be as dramatic as the classic line from Mission: Impossible , but the prospect of enticing cancer cells to self-destruct is no longer just in the realm of science fiction. Cancer is still the word, more than any other, that strikes...
  • The Most Important Number in the World

    78 million. That figure is the key to steering your portfolio successfully past the reefs of today's brewing monetary crisis. And, if you play things right, it's the key to making a lot of money for yourself over the next decade. 78 million is...
  • The Right to Travel

    In our November 28 issue, we explored one new limitation on Americans' right to travel freely, what we called the "ultimate no-fly list." But there are a couple of other surveillance items about which travelers should know. Do you own a...
  • Reader Feedback 12/12/2006

    Some more reader feedback on the Codex Alimentarius: The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act may have been one of the worst acts related to foods and drugs ever passed by Congress. This act took the substances covered back to the pre-1938 state...
  • A Nutricidal Codex (Follow-Up)

    In the last two weeks, we received many reader emails doubting the validity of our claims in our recent article " A Nutricidal Codex ." Due to the flood of inquiries, we decided to run a follow-up and address your questions and comments to the...
  • Dollar Signs

    (originally published on 12/5/06) Today, we listen to the markets. The dollar has gone down sharply, but bonds have remained strong. [For complete understanding of the trends weakening the dollar, read Addison Wiggin's book, which, by the way, makes...
  • Cyberterrorism

    Most people don't like to contemplate the possibility of another major terrorist attack on American soil. But when they do, they tend to picture it in terms of falling buildings, subway explosions, anthrax aerosols, and the like. There is, however...