Category Archives: Housing Crisis

America’s Bottom 50% Have Nowhere To Go But Down

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds One might anticipate that the bottom 50%’s meager share of the nation’s exploding wealth would have increased as smartly as the wealth of the billionaires, but alas, no. America’s economy has changed … Continue reading

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What’s REALLY behind the war on home ownership?

Becoming a “Nation of Renters” is clearly a big part of the New Normal. By Kit Knightly Source: Off-Guardian The incipient “Great Reset” is a multi-faceted beast. We talk a lot about vaccine passports and lockdowns and the Covid-realated aspects … Continue reading

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Is Inflation “Transitory”? Here’s Your Simple Test

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Is inflation “transitory” in your household budget? Really? Where? The Federal Reserve has been bleating that inflation is “transitory”–but what about the real world that we live in, as opposed to the … Continue reading

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The Future is Hawaii

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well I have seen the future. It looks a lot like Hawaii. What I saw there (absent the beautiful beaches, confused tourists, and incredible nature) was a glimpse of the future for much … Continue reading

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Desperate Americans Who Can’t Afford Housing Are Becoming “Modern-Day Nomads” …But Not By Choice

By Robert Wheeler Source: The Organic Prepper A recent story floating around mainstream media regarding “modern-day nomads” reads like a contemporary article on Henry David Thoreau. It shares stories of people looking to downsize their life and live simply and … Continue reading

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The Top 10% Is Doing Just Fine, The Middle Class Is Dying on the Vine

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Please study these charts as a means of understanding the inevitability of economic stagnation and a revolt of the decapitalized middle class. I’ve been covering the decline of America’s middle class for … Continue reading

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For Whom the Bell Tolls: A Report on the State of Planet Earth at Year’s End 2020

By Robert J. Burrowes In 1624, English poet John Donne penned his famous poem ‘No Man Is an Island’, sublimely evoking the reality of human unity: ‘Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind.’ Therefore, he concluded his poem, ‘never … 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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