Category Archives: Financial Crisis

The Corporate Debt Bubble Is A Train Wreck In Slow Motion

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com There are two subjects that the mainstream media seems specifically determined to avoid discussing these days when it comes to the economy – the first is the problem of falling global demand for goods and … Continue reading

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The Final Act

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov In processing the flow of information about the goings on in the US, it is impossible to get rid of a most unsettling sense of unreality—of a population trapped in a dark cave filled … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Economics Destroyed the Economy and the Middle Class

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.com According to official US government economic data, the US economy has been growing for 10.5 years since June of 2009. The reason that the US government can produce this false conclusion is that costs … Continue reading

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Costs Are Spiraling Out of Control

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds And how do we pay for these spiraling out of control costs? By borrowing more, of course. If we had to choose one “big picture” reason why the vast majority of households … Continue reading

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Get Ready For An Economic Wake-Up Call This Holiday Season

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com If we are to measure the concept of “economic recovery” in real terms, then we would have to look at the fundamentals (not stock markets) and whether or not they’re improving. Unfortunately, not all economic … Continue reading

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This holiday season, American workers have little to celebrate

By Danny Haiphong Source: Intrepid Report Every year, much of the U.S. population celebrates Thanksgiving and Christmas to show appreciation for their families and friends. Thanksgiving normalizes the colonial origins of the United States and erases the brutality of the … Continue reading

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Corporate America Is an Anti-Social Black Plague: Negative Network Effects Run Amok

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The anti-social carnage unleashed by Corporate America’s “lock-in” / negative network effects has no real limits. Here’s the U.S.economy in a nutshell: Corporate America is an anti-social Black Plague, gorging on cartel-monopoly … Continue reading

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Political Collapse: The Center Cannot Hold

By Kirkpatrick Sale Source: CounterPunch Have you noticed? From Hong Kong to Baghdad, Paris to Tehran, 2019 is shaping up to be, as the New York Times dubbed it, “the year of the protest.” Violent—and often deadly—anti-government protests are breaking … Continue reading

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