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The Final Act

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov In processing the flow of information about the goings on in the US, it is impossible to get rid of a most unsettling sense of unreality—of a population trapped in a dark cave filled … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Economics Destroyed the Economy and the Middle Class

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.com According to official US government economic data, the US economy has been growing for 10.5 years since June of 2009. The reason that the US government can produce this false conclusion is that costs … Continue reading

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Costs Are Spiraling Out of Control

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds And how do we pay for these spiraling out of control costs? By borrowing more, of course. If we had to choose one “big picture” reason why the vast majority of households … Continue reading

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Get Ready For An Economic Wake-Up Call This Holiday Season

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com If we are to measure the concept of “economic recovery” in real terms, then we would have to look at the fundamentals (not stock markets) and whether or not they’re improving. Unfortunately, not all economic … Continue reading

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Corporate America Is an Anti-Social Black Plague: Negative Network Effects Run Amok

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The anti-social carnage unleashed by Corporate America’s “lock-in” / negative network effects has no real limits. Here’s the U.S.economy in a nutshell: Corporate America is an anti-social Black Plague, gorging on cartel-monopoly … Continue reading

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The Economic Crash So Far: A Look At The Real Numbers

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com There are many problems when attempting to track a faltering economy. For one, the people in government generally do not want the public to know when the system is in decline because this looks bad … Continue reading

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Establishment media’s mass deception

By Stephen Lendman Source: Intrepid Report On major geopolitical and other issues, mass deception overrides truth and full disclosure in establishment media print editions and daily broadcasts—wealth, power and privileged interests served over peace, equity and justice. The NYT is … Continue reading

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Now That We’ve Incentivized Sociopaths–Guess What Happens Next

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds As long as central banks create and distribute trillions in conscience-free credit to conscience-free financiers and corporations, the incentives for sociopathy only increase. “Sociopath” is a word we now encounter regularly in … Continue reading

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