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What’s Changed and What Hasn’t in a Tumultuous Year

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Inequality is America’s Monster Id, and we’re continuing to fuel its future rampage daily. What’s changed and what hasn’t in the past year? What hasn’t changed is easy: 1. Wealth / income inequality … Continue reading

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The American Terror State

By Donald Monaco Source: Global Research On February 26, 2021, imperial President Joe Biden ordered the bombing of “Iranian backed militias” in Syria. Biden’s action was rationalized as “retaliation” for rocket attacks on American troops in Iraq that killed a mercenary contractor and injured a … Continue reading

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Stagflation Subterfuge: The Real Disaster Hidden By The Pandemic

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.us In recent economic news, headlines are being dominated by concerns over rising bond yields. Increased bond yields are a sign of a possible spike in inflation and, logically, they call for the Federal Reserve to raise … Continue reading

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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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