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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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Stories Of Economic Despair From America’s Worst Economic Downturn Since The Great Depression Of The 1930s

By Michael Snyder Source: End of the American Dream The economic pain that we are witnessing right now is far greater than anything that we witnessed during the last recession.  U.S. GDP declined by 32.9 percent on an annualized basis … Continue reading

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COVID19, The Great Reset & The New Normal

By Derrick Broze Source: Activist Post Clearly, 2020 has been unlike any previous year in the last century or so. The world is currently battling against an infodemic of propaganda spewing from the corporate media and official health authorities. Yes, … Continue reading

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Why Does It Feel Like We’re in “Life During Wartime”?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The laughably hopeless hope is that by propping up the corpses, the populace will discern some faint flicker of life in the decaying carcasses and return to their free-spending ways. Call it cultural … Continue reading

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A Bigger Picture

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com The Covid-19 virus itself didn’t run the United States into a ditch but it exposed the weakness and rot in the nation’s drive-train, and now all of us passengers on that disabled bus must … Continue reading

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