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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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Welcome to the New Communist Police State, blamed on a virus

By Scott Baker Source: OpEdNews.com The draconian measures being taken or certainly being talked about – food rationing?!– will end up killing more people than the virus. How many elderly will die because their caregivers can’t get to them (bye … Continue reading

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The Economic Cataclysm Ahead

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The economic storm hasn’t passed; the false calm is only the eye of the financial hurricane. To understand the economic cataclysm ahead, do the math. Those expecting the Covid-19 pandemic to leave … 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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The Unraveling Quickens

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Even if we don’t measure the erosion of intangible capital, the social and political consequences of this impoverishment are manifesting in all sorts of ways. The central thesis of my new book … Continue reading

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