Category Archives: Financial Crisis

The Real Threat to Democracy is Corrupting Wealth Inequality

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Imagine a town of 1,000 adults and their dependents in which one person holds the vast majority of wealth and political influence. Would that qualify as a democracy? Now imagine that 100 of … Continue reading

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The American Third World: We’ll Soon Be Living in It

By Fabian Ommar Source: Activist Post It’s that time of the year, and instead of following tradition and making new predictions and forecasts (which we preppers do all the time anyways), I usually look back into the recent past, review … Continue reading

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The Long Cycles Have All Turned: Look Out Below

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Long cycles operate at such a glacial pace they’re easily dismissed as either figments of fevered imagination or this time it’s different. But since Nature and human nature remain stubbornly grounded by the same … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Monopoly – Follow the Money

By Stuart Bramhall Source: The Most Revolutionary Act Monopoly – Follow the Money Directed by Tim Gielen (2021) Translated by Vrouwen voor Vrijeid (Women for Freedom) This Dutch documentary attempts to pinpoint the main corporations and individuals responsible for the … Continue reading

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Flattening the curve or flattening the global poor? How Covid lockdowns obliterate human rights and crush the most vulnerable

By Stavroula Pabst and Max Blumenthal Source: The Grayzone Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19. Now, they’re back with a vengeance. … Continue reading

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Corporate Power: Who Owns the World?

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Source: The Herland Report Who Owns the World? A handful of mega corporations — private investment companies — dominate every aspect of our lives; everything we eat, drink, wear or use in one way or another. … Continue reading

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When Everything Is Artifice and PR, Collapse Beckons

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The notion that consequence can be as easily managed as PR is the ultimate artifice and the ultimate delusion. The consequences of the drip-drip-drip of moral decay is difficult to discern in … Continue reading

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Saving Capitalism or Saving the Planet? 

By Colin Todhunter Source: Dissident Voice The UK government’s Behavioural Insights Team helped to push the public towards accepting the COVID narrative, restrictions and lockdowns. It is now working on ‘nudging’ people towards further possible restrictions or at least big … Continue reading

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