Category Archives: Economics

The Number Of Billionaires In America Has Absolutely Exploded During The Pandemic

By Michael Snyder Source: Investment Watch Blog For the wealthy and the ultra-wealthy, happy days are here again.  Even though we have just been through one of the most difficult 12 months in our history, the number of billionaires has increased … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos Embodies the Cruel Autocracy of Neoliberal Capitalism

Amazon CEO and richest-man-in-the-world Jeff Bezos wants you to work as much as he does—for one millionth of the pay By Branko Marcetic Source: In These Times “Is Jeff Bezos a horrible boss and is that good?” That was the question … Continue reading

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What’s Changed and What Hasn’t in a Tumultuous Year

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Inequality is America’s Monster Id, and we’re continuing to fuel its future rampage daily. What’s changed and what hasn’t in the past year? What hasn’t changed is easy: 1. Wealth / income inequality … Continue reading

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Where’s Dirk Gently When You Need Him?

By Erik Assadourian Source: Resilience Did you hear? A supersized cargo ship got wedged in the Suez Canal on March 23rd? If you didn’t, you must do pretty well at avoiding the news, social media, and late night TV. But … Continue reading

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With Over $1 Billion Spent, Domestic Dark Money Dwarfs All Foreign Influence on 2020 Election

While unapproved foreign interference is a major scandal, corporations and the ultra-wealthy essentially buying elections is simply (big) business as usual. By Alan Mcleod Source: Mint Press News WASHINGTON — A newly declassified report from the National Intelligence Council (NIC) alleges that a … Continue reading

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The American Terror State

By Donald Monaco Source: Global Research On February 26, 2021, imperial President Joe Biden ordered the bombing of “Iranian backed militias” in Syria. Biden’s action was rationalized as “retaliation” for rocket attacks on American troops in Iraq that killed a mercenary contractor and injured a … Continue reading

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The Raging Twenties: A New Map of Dystopia

Pepe Escobar’s new book Raging Twenties: Great Power Politics Meets Techno-Feudalism tells the story of a new phase of the U.S. empire. By Pepe Escobar Source: Consortium News The Raging Twenties started with a murder: a missile strike on Gen. Soleimani at … Continue reading

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IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD TODAY YOU MUST UNLEARN THIS ONE THING

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times At present, we are dangerously trending toward chaos, total world war, civil war, incivility, and a complete breakdown of civil society, and to the indoctrinated, it’s difficult to understand why exactly this is happening. … Continue reading

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