Tag Archives: Economic Collapse

The Fear Pandemic and the Crisis of Capitalism. Sleepwalking Towards A Global Economic Crisis?

By Colin Todhunter Source: Global Research In October 2019, in a speech at an International Monetary Fund conference, former Bank of England governor Mervyn King warned that the world was sleepwalking towards a fresh economic and financial crisis that would have devastating … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Getting Rich While Producing Nothing

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Of all the mass delusions running rampant in the culture, none is more spectacularly delusional than the conviction that we can all get fabulously rich from speculation while producing nothing. The key characteristic … Continue reading

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Killing Off Humanity: How The Global Elite Is Using Eugenics And Transhumanism To Shape Our Future

By Robert J. Burrowes Fully understanding significant world events as they happened yesterday and unfold today invariably requires an understanding of the long arc of history; that is, knowledge about how the human world really works. Moreover, without that understanding, … Continue reading

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The U.S. Economy In a Nutshell: When Critical Parts Are On “Indefinite Back Order,” the Machine Grinds to a Halt

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Setting aside the “transitory inflation” parlor game for a moment, let’s look at what happens when critical parts are unavailable for whatever reason, for example, they’re on back order or indefinite back order, i.e. the … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

U-S-A!  U-S-A!  We’re Number One!   By Paul Edwards Source: Information Clearing House It took America 15 years to airlift its whipped, arrogant ass out of Vietnam; in Afghanistan it took 20.  All the young men and women our diseased, … Continue reading

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How Breakdown Cascades Into Collapse

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Maintaining the illusion of confidence, permanence and stability serves the interests of those benefiting from the bubbles and those who prefer the safety of the herd, even as the herd thunders toward … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: How the billionaires rule

Predatory capitalism has driven down wages and created a dystopia for workers. By Margaret Kimberley Source: Intrepid Report President Calvin Coolidge said, “The business of America is business.” The expression is memorable because it always rang true. But nearly 100 … Continue reading

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Is Inflation “Transitory”? Here’s Your Simple Test

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Is inflation “transitory” in your household budget? Really? Where? The Federal Reserve has been bleating that inflation is “transitory”–but what about the real world that we live in, as opposed to the … Continue reading

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