Category Archives: Economics

Boobs on Credit

By Jim Quinn Source: The Burning Platform Do you ever hear something so startlingly mind numbingly ridiculous you realize it must be a sign things have gotten so fucked up something has got to give? As I was driving to … Continue reading

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$21 Trillion of Unauthorized Spending by US Govt Discovered by Economics Professor

Source: Covert Geopolitics he US government may have misspent $21 trillion, a professor at Michigan State University has found. Papers supporting the study briefly went missing just as an audit was announced. Two departments of the US federal government may … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Beyond Neo-Liberal Consumerism

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. The architects of the socio-economic system … Continue reading

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3 Characteristics of a True Political Awakening

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times History is written by the winners, or so they say, but there is an agreed upon version of our story that is taught to us in school and reinforced in everyday life by the … Continue reading

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Slaves and Bulldozers, Plutocrats and Widgets

By Kristine Mattis Source: CounterPunch There is not an industrial company on earth, not an institution of any kind – not mine, not yours, not anyone’s – that is sustainable. I stand convicted by me, myself alone, not by anyone … Continue reading

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The End of Empire

The brutality abroad is matched by a growing brutality at home. By Chris Hedges Source: CommonDreams The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion … Continue reading

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Are Profit and Healthcare Incompatible?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The only way to systemically lower costs is to make prevention and transparency the top priorities. As I have been noting for a decade, the broken U.S. healthcare system will bankrupt the … Continue reading

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Human Anxiety in Late-Stage Capitalism

  By Phil Rockstroh Source: Consortium News A number of recent press articles, including an over 8,000-word feature piece in The New York Times have asked, to quote the Times’ headline, “Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?” … Continue reading

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