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Europe, more than Putin, must shoulder the blame for the energy crisis

The same arrogant, self-righteous posturing from the West that fuelled the Ukraine war is now plunging Europe into recession By Jonathan Cook Source: Middle East Eye Outraged western leaders are threatening a price cap on imports of Russian natural gas after Moscow cut supplies … Continue reading

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Escalation: Recent Events Suggest Mounting Economic Danger

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.us A common refrain from people who are critical of alternative economists is that we have been predicting crisis for so long that “eventually we will be right.” These are generally people who don’t understand the … Continue reading

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Thanks To The Rapidly Imploding U.S. Economy, Joe Biden’s Poll Numbers Have Plunged To Unprecedented Levels

By Michael Snyder Source: Economic Collapse Blog These are not good times for Joe Biden.  When the U.S. economy is performing well whoever is in the White House is going to get most of the credit.  Likewise, when the U.S. … Continue reading

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What “Normal” Are We Returning To? The Depression Nobody Dares Acknowledge

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Perhaps we need an honest national dialog about declining expectations, rising inequality, social depression and the failure of the status quo. Even as the chirpy happy-talk of a return to normal floods the airwaves, … Continue reading

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Corporate Looting as ‘Rescue Plan,’ Robber Barons as ‘Saviors’

By Joshua Cho Source: FAIR.org For a perfect illustration of how corporate media function as ruling class propaganda, watch how they spin a titanic upward redistribution of wealth as a “rescue plan” for the US economy, and paint a robber … Continue reading

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A Debt Jubilee Is the Only Way to Avoid a Depression

By Michael Hudson Source: The Unz Review Even before the coronavirus appeared, many American families were falling behind on student loans, auto loans, credit card balances and other payments. America’s debt overhead was pricing its labor and industry out of … Continue reading

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From Quarantine To Tyranny To Rebellion: Where Is The Line In The Sand?

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com America is in a haze right now. It seems like half the country is in denial of the danger while the other half is awaking from apathy and frantically trying to prepare. This is creating … Continue reading

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The Covid-19 Dominoes Fall: The World Is Insolvent

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Subtract their immense debts and they have negative net worth, and therefore the market value of their stock is zero. To understand why the financial dominoes toppled by the Covid-19 pandemic lead … Continue reading

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