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An Inconvenient Revolution

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Convenience isn’t just about small appliances. It’s also about ruling nations. Let’s start with the semantics of ruling nations. Some labels might be viewed as somewhat inflammatory (Kleptocracy, anyone?), so let’s stick with … Continue reading

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Ransacking the World Economy Until “You’ll Own Nothing.”

Part 1: 5,000 Years Setting the Stage By Robert J. Burrowes According to a video published by the World Economic Forum in 2016, by 2030 ‘You’ll Own Nothing. And You’ll Be Happy.’ See ‘8 predictions for the world in 2030’. Clearly, if … Continue reading

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I Know Why Can’t We Fix Homelessness

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well “What stands out for visitors?” I asked our guide during a Honolulu Chinatown tour with my out-of-town guests. “Always the same, the homeless. Even Mainlanders from big cities like San Francisco and … Continue reading

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Not Letting a Good Tragedy Go to Waste, Banking Elite Use FTX Fraud, Crypto Crash to Push CBDCs

CBDCs mean the total death of any economic freedom the public has left… By Tyler Durden Source: The Free Thought Project Central bankers and international corporate financiers have long been pretending to hate the very concept of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin … Continue reading

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This Is of Course Insane

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Greed is a powerful motivation to be an ardent believer in the central banking cult. The ideal cult convinces its followers that it isn’t a cult, it’s simply the natural order of things. In … Continue reading

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How Money Printing Made Supply Chain Disruptions Even Worse

By Nicholas Baum Source: Activist Post Over the last few years, an unwelcome phrase has grown to plague American consumers and producers alike: supply chain issues. The recurring term is frequently offered by mainstream economists as the go-to explanation for record … Continue reading

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FTX and the Corruption of America

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Thanks to the FTX swindle, we now know the cost of a get out of jail free card in America: $40 million, paid to political elites. It seems even get out of jail free cards have suffered … Continue reading

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I Used To Be Disgusted, Now I’m Disabused

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds It’s certainly possible to be disgusted, but being disabused of the fantasy that the system is self-correcting is the healthier perspective. I used to be disgusted, now I’m disabused: beneath all the … Continue reading

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