Tag Archives: Social Collapse

The Five Stages of Collapse, 2019 Update

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Collapse, at each stage, is a historical process that takes time to run its course as the system adapts to changing circumstances, compensates for its weaknesses and finds ways to continue functioning at some … Continue reading

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Survival of the Richest

The wealthy are plotting to leave us behind By Douglas Rushkoff Source: Medium Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. … Continue reading

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Historical cycles: are we doomed to repeat the past?

By Stefan Verstappen Source: Intrepid Report “Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.”—George Santayana Few people have not heard the above quote, but is the reason history repeats itself because we fail to learn … Continue reading

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The Economics Of Marriage

Michael Snyder recently wrote an interesting analysis of the relationship between the declining economy and the declining state of marriage in the U.S. While I share much of the same concerns my perspective is different in certain respects. For example, … Continue reading

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