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Sacrifice for Thee But None For Me

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The banquet of consequences for the Fed, the elites and their armies of parasitic flunkies and factotums is being laid out, and there won’t be much choice in the seating. Words can … Continue reading

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The Fed Has Loaned $1.2 Billion from its TALF Bailout Program to a Tiny Company with Four Employees

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens Source: Wall Street on Parade Every Wall Street bailout program that the Fed has created since September 17 of last year has, according to the Fed, been ostensibly created to somehow help the average … Continue reading

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An Unprecedented 1,640 CEOs Departed in 2019; Now Execs Are Dumping Stock at Highest Pace Since 2006

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens Source: Wall Street on Parade A rather fascinating picture is emerging that suggests that things were not as rosy in the U.S. economic landscape prior to the pandemic as President Donald Trump and his … Continue reading

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How big corporations are draining the life out of a sick America

If today’s companies were truly offering a fair return to the taxpayers who built their businesses, they’d be doing a lot more to ensure that all Americans have the means to support their families. By Paul Buchheit Source: Nation of … Continue reading

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The Pandemic Is Accelerating Trends That Are Disrupting the Foundations of the Economy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The problem is the economy that’s left has no means of creating tens of millions of jobs to replace those lost as the 1959 economic model collapses. Fundamentally, the economy of 2019 … Continue reading

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How Billionaires Took Over Liberalism and Destroyed It

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation They’ve done it via the ‘news’-media — their propaganda-operations. So, this is about how billionaires do that; how they’ve done it. Ever since at least the time of Thucydides in the 5th century BC, … Continue reading

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If the “Market” Never Goes Down, The System Is Doomed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The reliance on “good news” narratives dooms our financial system and economy to a death spiral once reality breaks through the induced euphoria. “Markets” that never go down aren’t markets, they’re signaling … Continue reading

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The “New Normal” Is De-Normalization

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Here’s what denormalization means: there was no “New Normal” for the dinosaurs. Everyone talks about the “New Normal,” as if there’s a guarantee that life will return to normal. But the “New Normal” is De-Normalization, which … Continue reading

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