Sunday, December 2, 2012

Ron Paul: Why I Didn't Run as an Independent

Nov 30, 2012 by

Stephen Leeb: Silver = Energy

Stephen Leeb discusses energy realities in the US and globally and the role silver is playing in the growing solar market, particluarly in China. Listen to the KWN interview here

Startups: TWiST Meetup Melbourne vs Sydney

If you haven't come across ThisWeekIn before here is the bio of the presenter:

Jason Calacanis
CEO/CoFounder, ThisWeekIn

Jason McCabe Calacanis hosts ‘This Week In Startups’ on the ThisWeekIn network and is the founder and CEO of, a human-powered search engine focused on the top English-language search terms, including verticals such as travel, products, news, entertainment, sports, food, and health.

Prior to’s launch in alpha in May, 2007, he was an “Entrepreneur in Action” at Sequoia Capital, Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firm, a position he held since December 2006.

Calacanis co-founded and was the CEO of Weblogs, Inc., a network of popular weblogs that was sold to AOL in November 2005. Upon joining AOL, he was appointed senior vice president. In addition, he was named general manager of AOL’s Netscape and was responsible for the July 2006 relaunch of the iconic browser as a social bookmarking news site.

Prior to forming Weblogs Inc., Calacanis was the founder of Rising Tide Studios, a media company that published the magazines Silicon Alley Reporter and Digital Coast Reporter. The flagship publication later became Venture Reporter, a venture capital database, and was sold to Dow Jones.

Calacanis is from Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in Los Angeles and New York with his wife and bulldog. He received a B.A. in psychology from Fordham University. Calacanis is known for his transparency and insights into the internet and media industries.  

Dec 1, 2012 by

Keiser Report - Golden Guns and Yes Men

Dec 1, 2012 by

In this episode, Max Keiser urges "Sami don't pay," challenges the anti-anti-fragile Nassim Taleb to a black swan event and coins a new phrase, 'insectual,' to describe the increasing insect like behavior of humans online and in markets. Keiser and Stacy Herbert also discuss GATA getting attention in Austria where the central bank is haplessly looking for its alleged gold.

In the second half, Max Keiser talks to Andy Bichlbaum of the Yes Men about their new film, The Yes Men are Revolting and about Action Switchboard and the war against anti-corporate activism.