Category Archives: Financial Crisis

FTX and the Corruption of America

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Thanks to the FTX swindle, we now know the cost of a get out of jail free card in America: $40 million, paid to political elites. It seems even get out of jail free cards have suffered … Continue reading

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FTX: The Dominoes of Financial Fraud Have Yet to Fall

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds If you haven’t plowed through dozens of post-collapse commentaries on FTX, I’m saving you the trouble: here’s a distillation of what matters going forward. If you’re seeking a forensic accounting of FTX, others … Continue reading

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A Smoldering Fuse

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com We have pretty much burned our bridges at this point. Unless you’re prepared to mindfuck yourself, and gaslight yourself, and confess, and convert, there’s no going back to “normal” society (which we couldn’t go … Continue reading

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How “Food Shortages” & Economic Collapse Protects the Status Quo

Engineered Food & Poverty Crises Secure Continued US Dominance By Colin Todhunter Source: Off-Guardian In March 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a “hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system” in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine. Guterres said … Continue reading

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Peering Into the Crystal Ball, We See… Instability Leading to Collapse

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We can only choose one: open, dynamic stability (evolution) or autocracy (instability and collapse). When the fundamentals of life change, every organism must evolve or die. This is equally true of human organizations, societies … Continue reading

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It’s A Fact That Needs Repeating: The Federal Reserve Is A Suicide Bomber

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.us For many years now I have been examining the policies and behaviors of the Federal Reserve because they are in fact the most powerful institution in the US, with far more influence over the fate … Continue reading

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Billionaires, Bunkers and Brain Damage

“The rich are not like us” By Mickey Z. Source: Dissident Voice Douglas Rushkoff has an article (based on his latest book) called “The super-rich ‘preppers’ planning to save themselves from the apocalypse,” in The Observer. This excerpt gives you an idea of how … Continue reading

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The Fourth Turn, Turn, Turn

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The cycles of The Fourth Turning, Fischer and Turchin are all in alignment at this point in history.. The 1997 book The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy proposed a cyclical pattern of four 20-year … Continue reading

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