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History Before it Happens

You are invited to join Gerald Celente and Trends Research Institute staff and invited speakers for an invigorating three-day conference in historic Colonial Kingston, New York. Held at the inspiring Trends Research Institute facilities in one of the most historic settings in the  country, our History Before it Happens® program will provide up-close interaction with...


Big-box stores’ fast fade means opportunity for Mom-and-Pops

In 2012, while analyzing the end of the era of big-box store dominance, Bloomberg News reported: “After 50 years of putting mom and pops out of business, big-box retail is having a mid-life crisis. A slow economy has hurt same-store sales, narrowing margins at big stores. Meanwhile, consumers, armed with price-comparison technology, are visiting more stores...


Fabricating our future

The sign should read: Caution — revolutionaries at work. But the people who come to this reclaimed art studio on the campus of the University of Illinois in Champagne aren’t making gasoline bombs or arguing political theory. On a typical Tuesday evening, one might be testing a prototype of a new design for a wind...


The search for flight MH 370

The hunt for missing flight MH 370 proved quite the media-frenzy fodder for CNN. What a marathon that network put on, despite the scarcity of any real news.  That didn’t stop CNN from tagging every insignificant nuisance “breaking news” or from reaching out to drag every retired aviation “expert” back into the talking-heads fray, and asking them the...


Angry. Desperate. Outraged.

The demonstrations are invariably reported as a reaction to government austerity initiatives, as if the absence of those measures would leave demonstrators with no reason to protest. But look at these photos. Look at the faces. From the young, who have virtually nothing to lose — no jobs, no savings, no future — to pensioners,...


Uprisings span four corners of the globe

Take a trip around the world. Add up the conflicts. With each passing day you’ll count a new round of violence. Political tensions, ethnic strife, regional divisions, religious differences … the issues are complex. But at the bottom of it all is the bottom line. From general strikes and unrest in Argentina and Venezuela, where...


Whoever wins, you lose

April 2014: The next “Presidential Reality Show” has already begun. While no party members have officially announced they are running in the 2016 race for the White House, the obvious suspects are jockeying for position. Americans are constantly told they live in the world’s greatest democracy. And, with fewer U.S. products to sell overseas, Washington...


Washington is driving the world to the final war

When the Soviet Union collapsed, it cleared the way for the rise of the neoconservatives and their ideology of U.S. world hegemony. The neoconservatives concluded that the Soviet collapse brought the end of history, by which they meant that history had chosen “American democratic capitalism,” which is neither democratic nor capitalist, as history’s final statement....


Stagnation rules the world’s economy

In this question-and-answer session, Trends Journal Publisher Gerald Celente fields a series of questions covering emerging and stagnant economic trends. The questions are designed to reflect the dominant trend lines fueling economic realities across the globe that directly affect your ability to survive the uncertainty and seize opportunities to thrive. What do you make of...

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