The Real Deal: Narco-Dollars For Beginners
The Real Deal with Catherine Austin Fitts
|Part 1||Narco Dollars For Dummies|
|Part 2||Sam & Dave Do White Substances|
|Part 3||The Ultimate New Business Cold Call|
|Part 4||On Your Map|
|Part 5||Getting Out of Narco Dollars HQ|
|Part 6||Georgie And West Philadelphia|
|Part 7||Dow Jones Up, Solari Index Down|
|Part 8||Fast Food Franchise Pop|
|Part 9||At the Heart of the Double Bind|
|Part 10||Drugs as Currency|
|Part 11||In Defense of American Drug Lords|
|Part 12||We Have Met the Enemy and It is Us|
|Part 13||Americans Love A Winner|
"The recent departure of New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso makes this article, first published in 2001, very prescient, especially in the light of Mr. Grasso's trip to Colombia where he met FARC commanders responsible for providing security for narco-traffickers.
Was Grasso making an in person sales call to negotiate with the drug cartel which was threatening to pull their investments from the stock exchange?
That might be worth a $140 million pay package."
– Uri Dowbenko
A Simple Framework:
The Solari Index and the Dow Jones Index
The Solari Index is my way of estimating how well a place is doing. It is based upon the percentage of people in a place who believe that a child can leave their home and go to the nearest place to buy a popsicle and come home alone safely.
When I was a child growing
up in the 1950's at 48th and Larchwood in
Today, the Dow Jones is over
9,000, debt per person is over $100,000 and my favorite hairdresser in Philadelphia
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