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Private gain must no longer be allowed to elbow out the public good

By Dirk Philipsen Source: aeon Adam Smith had an elegant idea when addressing the notorious difficulty that humans face in trying to be smart, efficient and moral. In The Wealth of Nations (1776), he maintained that the baker bakes bread … Continue reading

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Why Assets Will Crash

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is how it happens that boats that were once worth tens of thousands of dollars are set adrift by owners who can no longer afford to pay slip fees. The increasing … Continue reading

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America’s Super-Rich See Their Wealth Rise by $282 Billion in Three Weeks of Pandemic

America’s billionaires have accrued more wealth in the past three weeks alone than they made in total prior to 1980. By Alan Macleod Source: Mint Press News A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies found that, while tens of millions … Continue reading

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Corporate Looting as ‘Rescue Plan,’ Robber Barons as ‘Saviors’

By Joshua Cho Source: FAIR.org For a perfect illustration of how corporate media function as ruling class propaganda, watch how they spin a titanic upward redistribution of wealth as a “rescue plan” for the US economy, and paint a robber … Continue reading

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Weimar America, Here We Come! Virus Hysteria Adds $10 Trillion to the National Debt

By Mike Whitney Source: The Unz Review There’s no doubt that the Coronavirus is a serious infection that can lead to severe illness or death. There’s also no doubt that ‘virus hysteria’ has been used for other purposes. Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Question Everything

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg Crises, like pandemics, don’t break things in and of themselves; they show you what’s already broken. – Patrick Wyman Big macro crises in any form are scary, massively disruptive, and in some cases, literally … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Banks, and Angry Citizens

The Inequality Gap on a Planet Growing More Extreme By Nomi Prins Source: TomDispatch.com As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, … Continue reading

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The Coming Collapse

By Chris Hedges Source: Occupy.com The Trump administration did not rise, prima facie, like Venus on a half shell from the sea. Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a … Continue reading

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