Tag Archives: Economic Bubble

Get Ready For An Economic Wake-Up Call This Holiday Season

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com If we are to measure the concept of “economic recovery” in real terms, then we would have to look at the fundamentals (not stock markets) and whether or not they’re improving. Unfortunately, not all economic … Continue reading

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A New Lost Generation: Student Loans, Wage Slavery, and Debt Peonage

Dr. Nicholas Partyka Source: The Hampton Institute In literature, the term “lost generation” refers to a cohort of authors whose work defines the post-First World War era. This group includes literary notables like Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, among … Continue reading

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Wall Street Panic

By Mike Whitney Source: Counterpunch “Not only is the equity market at the second most overvalued point in U.S. history, it is also more leveraged against probable long-term corporate cash flows than at any previous point in history.” — John … Continue reading

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Economic Bubbles Take From the Poor, Give to the Rich

At the Economic Populist Blog, Robert Oak posted an excellent analysis of the Pew Research report, A Rise in Wealth for the Wealthy; Declines for the Lower 93%, based on Census data on wealth taken since the so-called economic recovery … Continue reading

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