Tag Archives: Financial Crash

There Is No Normal

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com The wheel of time rolls forward, never retracing its path, but because it is a wheel, and we are riding in it, a persistent illusion persuades us that the landscape is recognizably the same, … Continue reading

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What Happened to All Those Foreclosed Houses?

Wall Street bought them — and is now leasing them out and driving up rents. By Jim Hightower Source: OpEdNews.com We know that millions of American families lost their homes after Wall Street’s 2007 financial crash. But where did all … Continue reading

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“Why Don’t You Just Get a Better Job” and Other Dumb Shit People Say to Low-Income Earners Stuck in Precarious Work

By Chloe Ann King Source: The Hampton Institute For most of my working life I have been stuck in the hospitality industry which is lowly paid, painfully precarious and poorly regulated. In New Zealand, where I live, hospitality employers mostly … Continue reading

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Hang onto your wallets: Negative interest, the war on cash, and the $10 trillion bail-in

By Ellen Brown Source: Intrepid Report Remember those old ads showing a senior couple lounging on a warm beach, captioned “Let your money work for you”? Or the scene in Mary Poppins where young Michael is being advised to put … Continue reading

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Global House Price Crash Led by Major Cities And Rapid Exit Of Investors

By Graham Vanbergen Source: TruePublica The global house price crash is being led by the most important cities in the world and where they are not falling yet, they soon will be. The fault lies directly in the lap of … Continue reading

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Bank Crimes Pay: Under the Thumb of the Global Financial Mafiocracy

By Andrew Gavin Marshall Source: Occupy.com On Nov. 13, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced it was charging 10 individual bankers, working for two separate banks, Deutsche Bank and Barclays, with fraud over their rigging of the Euribor rates. The … Continue reading

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