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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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Amazon, “Economic Terrorism” and the Destruction of Competition and Livelihoods

By Colin Todhunter Source: Off-Guardian Global corporations are colonising India’s retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 billion take-over of the online retail start-up Jet.com. This … Continue reading

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The Houses of Dead and Crooked Souls

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain “A house constitutes a body of images that give mankind proofs or illusions of stability.”      – Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space There is a vast and growing gulf between the world’s rich and … Continue reading

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France Neoliberal Macron: Vanguard of a Covid Global Corporate Dictatorship?

By Gilbert Mercier Source: News Junkie Post Liberte-Egalite-Fraternite: under Macron’s pass sanitaire guillotine? For the few of us who are students of history, and its aficionado travelers, meaning those who muse and wonder, at times, about how significant figures of … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Billionaires Pay the Same High Tax Rates the Rest of Us Pay?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The truth is America has lost its way if commoners pay a rate of 40% but its billionaires pay next to nothing. As with everything else in polarized America, billionaires proclaiming space … Continue reading

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Have We Reached “Peak Self-Glorifying Billionaire”?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Perhaps we should update Marie Antoinette’s famous quip of cluelessness to: “Let them eat space tourism.” As billionaires squander immense resources on self-glorifying space flights, the corporate media is nothing short of … 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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