Author Archives: Luther Blissett

Is Data Our New False Religion?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Here’s how every modern con starts: let’s look at the data. Every modern con starts with an earnest appeal to look at the data because the con artist has assembled the data to grease the slides … Continue reading

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Americans Have Already Skipped Payments On More Than 100 Million Loans, And Job Losses Continue To Escalate

By Michael Snyder Source: Economic Collapse Blog Those that have been hoping for some sort of a “V-shaped recovery” have had their hopes completely dashed.  U.S. workers continue to lose jobs at a staggering rate, and economic activity continues to … Continue reading

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Russiagate’s Last Gasp

By Ray McGovern Source: Consortium News On Friday The New York Times featured a report based on anonymous intelligence officials that the Russians were paying bounties to have U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan with President Donald Trump refusing to do anything about … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

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Project Venezuela: Right-wing activists push Wikipedia to blacklist MintPress, other alternative media

A group of right-wing Venezuelans has managed to ban the use of a range of alternative media outlets covering Venezuela, including MintPress News. By Alan MacLeod Source: Intrepid Report Still unable to convince a sufficient number of their countryfolk to … Continue reading

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Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

By Ellen Brown Source: Web of Debt BlackRock is a global financial giant with customers in 100 countries and its tentacles in major asset classes all over the world; and it now manages the spigots to trillions of bailout dollars … Continue reading

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Trust No One

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg The title of today’s post is not meant to be taken literally. I trust plenty of people. I trust friends who’ve demonstrated their trustworthiness over the years. I trust my family. Having people in … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Monkey King

“The Monkey King” (2014) is a Hong Kong/Chinese fantasy film directed by Cheang Pou-soi and based on an episode of Journey to the West, a Chinese literary classic written in the Ming Dynasty by Wu Cheng’en. The film focuses on … Continue reading

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