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When will the central bankers pay for all the wealth inequality and misery they’ve caused?

By Mitchell Feierstein Source: RT.com Janet Yellen’s been nominated by Joe Biden as Treasury Secretary, despite a poor record as Federal Reserve chair. This is typical of the unwarranted confidence placed in the central bankers who’ve caused so much financial … 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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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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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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Inflation Is Stealth Austerity

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Rather than decry austerity, which demands an open political discussion of trade-offs, we should decry inflation’s stealthy reduction of purchasing power. Austerity–bad. Inflation–good. Oh wait–they’re the same thing: both are a reduction … Continue reading

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If the “Market” Never Goes Down, The System Is Doomed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The reliance on “good news” narratives dooms our financial system and economy to a death spiral once reality breaks through the induced euphoria. “Markets” that never go down aren’t markets, they’re signaling … Continue reading

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This Is a Financial Extinction Event

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The lower reaches of the financial food chain are already dying, and every entity that depended on that layer is doomed. Though under pressure from climate change, the dinosaurs were still dominant … Continue reading

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Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

By Ellen Brown Source: Web of Debt BlackRock is a global financial giant with customers in 100 countries and its tentacles in major asset classes all over the world; and it now manages the spigots to trillions of bailout dollars … Continue reading

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