Category Archives: Politics

The Butterfly Effect – Seeds of the Meltdown

The Butterfly Effect – Seeds of the 2008-2009 Meltdown By Navin Doshi, April 19th, 2010 In the last two decades, we have experienced the bursting of two bubbles- the first in technology in 2000 and the second in housing in 2008. When exactly were the seeds planted for the current American suffering with close to […]

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball for 2010 by Navin Doshi

GAZING INTO THE CRYSTALL BALL FOR 2010 by Navin Doshi Gerald Celente, who predicted the crash of 2008 and 2009, publishes a trend research report for his clients. Here are his predictions and probable future trends: The stock market will crash again in the later part of 2010. Printing trillions of dollars that don’t have […]

Weakening Dollar In a Civilization Shift by Navin Doshi

WEAKENING DOLLAR, IN A CIVILIZATION SHIFT (By Navin Doshi) In ancient times, gold coins circulated far and wide across the globe just as paper currency does today.  Even after the birth of paper currency, the gold standard for paper money ensured its stability.  Between the Waterloo battle in 1815 and the Great Depression of the […]

Philosophy of Death and the Health Care Debate

The concept of death varies drastically between cultures and even between individuals within the cultures. Most are encompassed by fear at the thought of it, and some deny its inevitability whatsoever. However, all that we ought to do in life is working up to attaining the selfless awareness that is so desired for that point, that moment of death. When we die, we leave our wealth and our possessions wherever they are. The family and the friends go with the dead body to the cemetery where the body is cremated or buried, and then they go home. The only thing left in this world are the good selfless deeds that people will always remember.

In this article, Navin Doshi refelcts on the philosophy of death as understood by Indian Vedanta and applies this to the healthcare debate in today’s America.

A Tale of Two Metals – Gold and Silver by Navin Doshi (Aug. 26, 2009)

Just as in the novel, “A Tale of two Cities”, written by Charles Dickens, about London and Paris during French revolution and the unflattering social parallels, this is an article about gold and silver. The poor man’s symbol of wealth, silver, has been treated unfairly by design or otherwise by institutions with the blessings of […]

Dysfunctional Detroit by Navin Doshi (February 6, 2009)

It’s clear that society functions best when a man literally minds his own business. When individual or institutional autonomy is disturbed due to the actions of governments, be they communists, dictatorships or socialists, or by organizations like trade unions or coalitions of business interests that don’t have a nation’s interest at heart….that’s when things start […]

The Flattened World of Barack Obama

“The world is no longer flat” but it is actually “flattened” to add another dimension to author Thomas Friedman’s thesis. Many Asian economists were quite confident that the Asian markets would be affected marginally if Western economies went into recession. It turns out they were wrong at least during current time frame. The old adage […]

The Flattened World of Barack Obama by Navin Doshi (December, 2008)

“The world is no longer flat” but it is actually “flattened” to add another dimension to author Thomas Friedman’s thesis. Many Asian economists were quite confident that the Asian markets would be affected marginally if Western economies went into recession. It turns out they were wrong at least during current time frame. The old adage […]

The Water War of China Against India by Navin Doshi (November, 2008)

The former senior vice-president of the World Bank was quoted several years ago as saying: ‘The next World War will be over water.’ Indeed, water needs of emerging nations, as their populations industrialize, seems to be a key concern for global economists and environmentalists. This is certainly true of Asia where nearly 47 percent of […]

Racism, Election, and Balancing of the Opposites by Navin Doshi (May, 2008)

Our world exists in pairs of opposites. Yin and yang, good and evil, male and female, light and dark – the list is endless. These multiple pairs of opposites constitute a space in which we all exist, institutions included. However, nature demands that we maintain balance and harmony within and without, to survive and prosper […]