Category Archives: Recession

What “Normal” Are We Returning To? The Depression Nobody Dares Acknowledge

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Perhaps we need an honest national dialog about declining expectations, rising inequality, social depression and the failure of the status quo. Even as the chirpy happy-talk of a return to normal floods the airwaves, … Continue reading

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The Top 10%’s Bubble Is About to Burst

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the top 10%’s bubble pops in 2021, the loss of illusions/delusions of security and wealth will be shattering to all those who believed artifice and illusory “wealth” were real. A great … Continue reading

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Our Frustrations Run Far Deeper Than Covid Lockdowns

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The reality is the roulette wheel is rigged and only chumps believe it’s a fair game. It’s easy to lay America’s visible frustrations at the feet of Covid lockdowns or political polarization, … Continue reading

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“The Great Reset” Already Happened

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Put another way: the elites have cannibalized the system so thoroughly that there’s nothing left to steal, exploit or cannibalize. The global elites’ techno-fantasy of a completely centralized future, The Great Reset, is … Continue reading

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America’s Economy Cannot Survive Another Lockdown, And The Cult Of The Reset Knows It

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.us The U.S. economy has been on the verge of collapse for at least a decade, ever since the crash of 2008 and the subsequent explosion in fiat stimulus from the Federal Reserve. While the mainstream … Continue reading

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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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‘$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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Global billionaire wealth tops $10 trillion as COVID-19 deaths mount

By Jacob Crosse Source: WSWS.org The collective wealth of the world’s 2,189 billionaires has risen to $10.2 trillion, an increase of nearly $1.3 trillion in the past three years, according to a new report by the Swiss bank UBS and … Continue reading

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