DAS KAPITAL: The New Elite’s Silly Virtue-Signaling Consumption – By Benjamin Schwarz

Source –theamericanconservative.com – “…As befits these engines of global capitalism, these cities and their inhabitants are pulling away with growing momentum from their native countries and cultures. Untethered from their localities, they are being transformed into an archipelago of analogous islands….this process represents a divide between the cosmopolitans and the provincials…The wealth, dynamism, and consequent…

REBEL YELL: Old Hickory & Honest Abe – By Dean Henderson

Source – hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com – “…Populism prevailed and Jackson was re-elected. In 1835 he was the target of the first assassination attempt on a US President.  The gunman was Richard Lawrence, who confessed that he was, “in touch with the powers in Europe”. [839]  Still, in 1836 Jackson refused to renew the BUS charter.  Under his…

DAS KAPITAL: Giving every American $12,000 a year in free money could grow the economy by $2.5 trillion, study finds

Source -stuartjeannebramhall.com – “…The researchers also assumed basic income would solve a demand problem in the economy — i.e., a lack of people spending their money to buy things. “Fundamentally, the larger the size of the UBI, the larger the increase in aggregate demand and thus the larger the resulting economy is,” they wrote”: Basic…

DAS KAPITAL: China, Geo-Politics & Debt Cancellation – By Joseph P Farrell Ph.D

Source – gizadeathstar.com – “…The speculation has occasionally been aired that China could, if it chose, suddenly dump all those dollars and securities…Such actions would achieve the nightmare scenario many have talked about over the years, but do so in a way to China’s economic and geopolitical advantage, rendering countries that have been sucked dry…

DAS KAPITAL: A ‘Living Earth’ Economy and How to Break the Power of Money – By David Korten (Archive)

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…We can refuse to accept the pervasive, but false, claims that money is wealth and a growing GDP improves the lives of all”: (How to Break the Power of Money – By David Korten) Our current political chaos has a simple explanation. The economic system is driving environmental collapse, economic desperation,…

OUR DANCE WITH DESTINY: ‘The Organic Economy’, An Introduction To True Direct Democracy – By John Reid

Source – theorganiceconomy.ca – “…The present usury or interest based financial system is based upon infinite growth which means infinite inflation. This as we know means the cost of everything keeps rising due to that inflation. We wonder today how our children will ever be able to afford their own house and that is because…

DAS KAPITAL: How Much Wealth Does the Vatican Control? – By Isaac Davis

Source – wakingtimes.com – “…“The Vatican comprises two separate administrations, the City-State and the Holy See. The Vatican City-State, a 108.7-acre enclave within the city of Rome — the last remnant of the once powerful Papal States — is thriving financially. Its government provides municipal services for the world’s smallest sovereign nation. The City-State also…

REBEL YELL: “Don’t Owe, Won’t Pay”, Everything You’ve Been Told About Debt Is Wrong – By Charles Eisenstein (Archive)

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Both of these entail a fundamental change in the way money is created. Positive money refers to money created directly without debt by the government, which can be given directly to debtors for debt repayment or used to purchase debts from creditors and then cancel them. Negative-interest currency (which I describe…

DAS KAPITAL: The Feds Are Terrified Of Cryptocurrencies… But They’re Powerless To Stop Them

Source – theantimedia.org – “…Since cryptocurrencies allow people to keep all of their money, this is a big problem for the lawmakers. Soon, people may even start to realize they can buy, sell, and trade freely without any government intervention. The horror”: The Feds Are Terrified Of Cryptocurrencies… But They’re Powerless To Stop Them The federal government…

DAS KAPITAL: There Is Only One Empire…Finance – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.ca – “…When the Empire of Finance collapses under the weight of its debt, perverse incentives, exploitation and inequality, the financial system of every nation-state within the Empire of Finance will collapse, too. Being the hegemon within the collapsing system won’t protect the hegemon from collapse. Every nation-state that has submitted to the Empire…

OILIGARGHY: Petrodollar Faces Growing Threat with Payments in Gold across Asia – By Andrew Brennan

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…The US needs to also restructure its economy to one that is based on production. It can no longer continue to run a debt-serviced economy that imports all goods it doesn’t produce. It’s unsustainable, and the continuous mistake of many. The wealth of the world is shifting eastwards”: Petrodollar Faces Growing…

DAS KAPITAL: IMF Tells Governments How to Subvert Public Resistance Against Elimination of Cash

Source – norberthaering.de – “… The tempting attempts to impose de-cashing by a decree should be avoided, given the popular personal attachment to cash. A targeted outreach program is needed to alleviate suspicions related to de-cashing; in particular, that by de-cashing the authorities are trying to control all aspects of peoples’ lives, including their use…

BANKING CARTEL: NATO Killed Gaddafi to Stop Libyan Creation of Gold-Backed Currency (Flashback)

Source – stuartjeannebramhall.com – “…The email identifies French President Nicholas Sarkozy as leading the attack on Libya with five specific purposes in mind: to obtain Libyan oil, ensure French influence in the region, increase Sarkozy’s reputation domestically, assert French military power, and to prevent Gaddafi’s influence in what is considered “Francophone Africa”: Hillary Emails Reveal…

BANKING CARTEL: G. Edward Griffin Debunks the JFK/Fed Myth (Flashback)

Source – corbettreport.com – ‘…The theory that the bankers were behind the JFK assassination. The theory holds that JFK was trying to end the Fed by creating debt-free, silver-backed money through Executive Order 11110…this theory is not just wrong, it is the complete opposite of reality”: G. Edward Griffin Debunks the JFK/Fed Myth If you follow…

AMERIKA: The Final Show of the Greatest Country on Earth – By Simon Black

Source  – sovereignman.com –  “…We now regularly witness government shutdowns, debt ceiling crises, and gross government incompetence. But this is just the beginning. The national debt is growing far faster than the economy as a whole. And, especially if interest rates continue to rise, the trend will accelerate – It’s simple arithmeti”:. The Final Show…

DAS KAPITAL: …The Real Reason To Own Bitcoin – By Simon Black

Source – sovereignman.com – “…The most disruptive technologies of our modern time: cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is today’s printing press– a truly game-changing technology that the ruling elite sees as a threat to their control. This is why there have been so many ridiculous rules and tax policies that disincentivize cryptocurrency ownership– the technology is too disruptive”:…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘The Perpetual Motion Money Machine’, Will the Crazy Global Debt Bubble Ever End? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.ca – “…The debt-asset bubble supernova consumes all the available fuel and implodes. I’ve employed the supernova analogy for many years, as it captures the expansion of debt and asset valuations and the resulting collapse once all the fuel in the system (i.e. earnings and real collateral) has been consumed”: Will the Crazy Global…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Over The Last 10 Years The U.S. Economy Has Grown At EXACTLY The Same Rate As It Did During The 1930s – By Michael Snyder

Source – theeconomiccollapseblog.com – “…The hard fact is that the past decade’s $10 trillion in deficit spending has produced the worst economic growth as measured by Gross Domestic Product in our nation’s history.  You read that right, in the past decade our nation’s economy grew slower than even during the Great Depression”: Over The Last…

DAS KAPITAL: The Keynesian Cult Has Failed, “Emergency” Stimulus Is Now Permanent – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.ca – “…Can we finally admit that eight years of following the Keynesian coloring-book plan have not just failed, but failed spectacularly, and not just failed spectacularly, but made the economy even more vulnerable and fragile, as more and more future income must be devoted to service the skyrocketing debts?”: The Keynesian Cult…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: ‘The Icelandic Debt Jubilee’, The Media Silence is Deafening

Source – gizadeathstar.com – “…the US Rothschild Controlled Media has apparently completely blacked out any news involving Iceland’s debt forgiveness. Attempting to search Iceland’s mortgage debt forgiveness only leads to about 359,000 search results with none of them being from the United States. Neither major or minor news outlets mention a single word about Iceland’s…

BANKING CARTEL: The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part I), The Eight Families – By Dean Henderson

Source  – hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com – The Four Horsemen of Banking (Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo) own the Four Horsemen of Oil (Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, BP Amoco and Chevron Texaco); in tandem with Deutsche Bank, BNP, Barclays and other European old money behemoths.  But their monopoly over the global economy does…

DAS KAPITAL: An Unconditional $15,000 Basic Income, Would Dignify People as Well as Save the ‘System’ Over $150 billion – By Betsy Isaacson

Source – newsweek.com  – How to Fix Poverty: Write Every Family a Basic Income Check: In the United States—as in all of the world’s wealthier nations—ending poverty is not a matter of resources. Many economists, including Timothy Smeeding of the University of Wisconsin (and former director of the Institute for Research on Poverty) have argued…

REBEL YELL: ‘F@#k Work’, Cybernated Production, Surplus Humans, and Dis-engaged Elite Entitlements

Source – stuartjeannebramhall.com – “…Oxford economists who study employment trends tell us that almost half of existing jobs, including those involving ‘non-routine cognitive tasks’ – you know, like thinking – are at risk of death by computerisation within 20 years. They’re elaborating on conclusions reached by two MIT economists in the book Race Against the…