Old Tech/New Tech: Spying on U.S. Citizens Is Mood Off the Rails
Updated: May 13, 2015
The 100-year rise of the security state did NOT happen in subtle steps across decades. Instead, nearly all the growth came during identifiable SURGES -- specific periods when the downtrend in social mood fueled the uptrend of authoritarianism. Get the story in this week's episode of Pop Trends, Price Culture.
Pop Trends, Price Culture is the podcast with strong opinions and strong language about the intersection of psychology and markets. You can download or listen online (it's free). Host Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories with as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets.
Robert Folsom has covered politics, popular culture, economics and the financial markets for more than 25 years, via print, radio, video and digital content. Robert has served as a writer and editor with Elliott Wave International since 1992. From 2000 to 2007, his 5-day per week blog on elliottwave.com built an investor readership of some 70,000, who read Robert's unique perspective on everything from media follies to mass psychology to under-reported facts about investing.