Category Archives: Financial Crisis

What’s the future of U.S. democracy? More inequality, polarization and violence

It might have been irrelevant whether Biden or Trump won this election. Yes, the problems are that bad By Ramzy Baroud Source: Information Clearing House In January 2017, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index downgraded the state of democracy in the United … Continue reading

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As Millions Face Eviction, Senate Proposes Nearly $700 Billion for Pentagon

By John Vibes Source: Activist Post As millions face eviction and line up at food banks throughout the country, waiting for another stimulus payment that will seemingly never come, the Senate Appropriations Committee is proposing a $696 billion Pentagon spending … Continue reading

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America After the Election: A Few Hard Truths About the Things That Won’t Change

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”—George Orwell The American people remain eager to be persuaded that a new … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Elect Matters Most: Central Banking and the Permanent Government

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We’re Number One in wealth, income and power inequality, yea for the Fed and the Empire! If we avert our eyes from the electoral battle on the blood-soaked sand of the Coliseum … Continue reading

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Lords of Misrule: UK Elites and the Rise of Global Feudalism

By Chris Floyd Source: Empire Burlesque I darkly suspect that the UK is entering a long winter of discontent and widespread upheaval, which will likely end with the replacement of the hapless opportunist Boris Johnson by someone even worse: the … Continue reading

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Why We’re Doomed: Our Delusional Faith in Incremental Change

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Better not to risk any radical evolution that might fail, and so failure is thus assured. When times are good, modest reforms are all that’s needed to maintain the ship’s course. By “good … Continue reading

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‘$2.5 TRILLION THEFT’ – STUDY SHOWS RICHEST 1% OF AMERICANS HAVE TAKEN $50 TRILLION FROM BOTTOM 90% IN RECENT DECADES

  The median U.S. worker salary would be around twice as high today if wages kept pace with economic output since World War II, new research revealed. By Brett Wilkins Source: Common Dreams New research published Monday found that the top … Continue reading

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The Economy Continues To Unravel Despite All Stimulus Measures

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com Since the pandemic lockdowns were first implemented in the US I have been more concerned with the government and central bank response than the virus itself. As I have noted in past articles, the pandemic … Continue reading

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