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Why Are so Few Americans Able to Get Ahead?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Our entire economy is characterized by cartel rentier skims, central-bank goosed asset bubbles and stagnating earned income for the bottom 90%. Despite the rah-rah about the “ownership society” and the best economy … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Middle Class

In her new book, Alissa Quart chronicles what happens when capitalism and families collide By Ann Neumann Source: The Baffler AS THE ECONOMIC STATUS OF MANY in the United States has declined over the past several decades, journalists have often focused on … Continue reading

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Once We Awaken

By Rudy Avizius Source: OpEdNews.com Do you get a sense, that something is wrong like that dissonance, that does not belong As we move through the journey of life, many people are experiencing a sense of dis-ease, that something is … Continue reading

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For Economic Truth Turn To Michael Hudson

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org Readers ask me how they can learn economics, what books to read, what university economics departments to trust. I receive so many requests that it is impossible to reply individually. Here is my answer. … Continue reading

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America’s Debt Dependence Makes It An Easy Economic Target

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com There is a classic denial tactic that many people use when confronted with negative facts about a subject they have a personal attachment to; I would call it “deferral denial” — or a psychological postponing of … Continue reading

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Another Reason Young Americans Don’t Revolt Against Being Screwed

By Bruce E. Levine Source: CounterPunch “8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance” was originally published in 2011, then republished on several Internet sites, and has become one of my most viewed articles. The … Continue reading

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Why America is the World’s First Poor Rich Country

Or, How American Collapse is Made of a New Kind of Poverty By Umair Haque Source: Eudaimonia Consider the following statistics. The average American can’t scrape together $500 for an emergency. A third of Americans can’t afford food, shelter, and healthcare. … Continue reading

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USA in a Debt Trap Death Spiral

By F. William Engdahl Source: New Eastern Outlook The US economy and its financial structures have never recovered from the great financial meltdown of 2008 despite the passage of ten years. Little discussion has been given to the fact that … Continue reading

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