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The Top 10% Is Doing Just Fine, The Middle Class Is Dying on the Vine

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Please study these charts as a means of understanding the inevitability of economic stagnation and a revolt of the decapitalized middle class. I’ve been covering the decline of America’s middle class for … Continue reading

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When America Became The Roman Empire: Wars, Social turmoil and Economic Decline

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused – preferring greatness to power and justice to glory George W. Bush By Timothy Alexander Guzman Source: Silent Crow … Continue reading

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The Coming War on Wealth and the Wealthy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Here’s looking at you, Federal Reserve–thanks for perfecting ‘legalized looting’ and neofeudalism in America. The problem with pushing a pendulum to its maximum extreme on one end is that it will swing … Continue reading

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The Top 10%’s Bubble Is About to Burst

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the top 10%’s bubble pops in 2021, the loss of illusions/delusions of security and wealth will be shattering to all those who believed artifice and illusory “wealth” were real. A great … Continue reading

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2021 is Already Optimized for Failure

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds One sure way to identify a system “optimized for failure” is if all the insiders are absolutely confident the system is “optimized for my success”. I often discuss optimization here because it offers an … Continue reading

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Our Frustrations Run Far Deeper Than Covid Lockdowns

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The reality is the roulette wheel is rigged and only chumps believe it’s a fair game. It’s easy to lay America’s visible frustrations at the feet of Covid lockdowns or political polarization, … Continue reading

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“The Great Reset” Already Happened

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Put another way: the elites have cannibalized the system so thoroughly that there’s nothing left to steal, exploit or cannibalize. The global elites’ techno-fantasy of a completely centralized future, The Great Reset, is … Continue reading

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Who Pressed the Great Reset Button?

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Source: Global Research What is this “Great Reset” we’re now hearing about? In a nutshell, the Great Reset refers to a global agenda to monitor and control the world through digital surveillance. As explained by journalist James … Continue reading

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