Tag Archives: Economic Recovery

Wall Street, Banks, and Angry Citizens

The Inequality Gap on a Planet Growing More Extreme By Nomi Prins Source: TomDispatch.com As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, … Continue reading

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Living In A Van Down By The River – Time To Face The True State Of The Middle Class In America

By Michael Snyder Source: InvestmentWatch Do you remember the old Saturday Night Live sketches in which comedian Chris Farley portrayed a motivational speaker that lived in a van down by the river?  Unfortunately, this is becoming a reality for way … Continue reading

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Is the US Economy Heading for Recession?

By Jack Rasmus Source: Global Research This past week the U.S. government announced the country’s economy rose in the January-March 2016 at a mere 0.5 percent annual growth rate. Since the U.S., unlike other countries, estimates its GDP based on … Continue reading

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A Lie That Serves the Rich — the truth about the American economy

By Paul Craig Roberts, John Titus, and Dave Kranzler Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org The labor force participation rate has declined from 66.5% in 2007 prior to the last downturn to 62.7% today. This decline in the participation rate is difficult to reconcile … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just the Stock Market That’s Rigged: the Entire Status Quo Is Rigged

By Charles Hugh-Smith Source: InvestmentWatch One has to wonder why we are dodging this truth about what we’ve become: a nation that turns a blind eye to skimmers, scammers and legal looting. As in the story of the Emperor’s new … 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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