Tag Archives: Economic Collapse

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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No, This Is Not Another 1929, 1973, 1987, 2000, or 2008

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Basing one’s decisions on analogs from the past is entering a fool’s paradise of folly. Like addicts who cannot control their cravings, financial analysts cannot stop themselves from seeking some analog situation … Continue reading

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Why Post-Coronavirus America Will Have Massive Poverty

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation The way that Congress and the President structured America’s coronavirus bailout legislation, the protections that go to the super-wealthy start immediately, but the protections that go to the neediest — the soaring numbers … Continue reading

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Orwellian Lockstep and a Loaded Syringe

By Colin Todhunter Source: Dissident Voice Some years ago, the then vice-president of Monsanto Robert T Fraley asked, “Why do people doubt science”. He posed the question partly because he had difficulty in believing that some people had valid concerns … Continue reading

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What Are You Gonna Do About It?

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg Tucked into the recent recovery bill was a provision granting the Federal Reserve the right to set up a $450 billion bailout plan without following key provisions of the federal open meetings law, including … Continue reading

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The Psychology of the COVID-19 Coup: The Elite, their Victims and those who Resist

By Robert J. Burrowes As the elite coup against humanity continues to gather pace – see ‘The Elite’s COVID-19 Coup Against a Terrified Humanity: Resisting Powerfully’ – it is invaluable to observe the way in which the dysfunctional and violent … Continue reading

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