VOODOO ECONOMICS: How Central Planners Corrupted the World – By MN Gordon

Source – economicprism.com “…In the late-1970s, that both inflation and unemployment went up in tandem?  According to the Phillips curve they were mutually exclusive. In reality, the Phillips curve was elegant nonsense.  Like most elegant nonsense, it was right until the precise moment it was wrong” How Central Planners Corrupted the World By MN Gordon…

DAS KAPITAL: The Actual Impact Of Bitcoin On War – By Matthew Pines

Source – bitcoinmagazine.com “…Bitcoin will positively adjust the calculus of violence by which states decide how and where to project power and secure their respective interests. By shifting a large portion of national wealth from easily seized and vulnerable tangible assets into digital form, the incentives to violent conflict – as a means of confiscating…

THE GREAT RESET: ‘Raging Twenties’, Mr. Xi Plays Davos Man – By Pepe Escobar

Source – strategic-culture.org “…For nearly two years, we have been living through the progressive enshrinement of techno-feudalism…In lightning speed, the techno-feudalism virus metastasized into an even more lethal, wilderness of mirrors variant, with cancel culture enforced by Big Tech all across the spectrum and science routinely debased as fake news across social media. The average…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Charles Hugh Smith – ‘Time To Suck In Global Capital By Raising Rates & Let Nature Cull The Herd”

Source – oftwominds.com “…One of the most enduring conceits of the modern era is that the Federal Reserve acts to goose growth and therefore employment while keeping inflation moderate…This conceit is extremely handy as PR cover: the Fed really, really cares about little old us and expanding our ballooning wealth. Nice, except it doesn’t. The…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Meme Stocks, NFTs & Crypto, Everyone’s Drinking The Cool-Aid

Source – schiffgold.com “…In 2021, people frequently paid thousands of dollars for virtual sneakers, and someone paid $450,000 to acquire a virtual piece of property in the “Snoopverse,” a digital world created by rapper Snoop Dogg…those lucky enough to own assets are enjoying one more spin on the merry-go-round.  Only about a week into 2022, shares of Gamestop,…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘This Time It’s Different’, Where The Fake Money Flows…

Source – economicprism.com “…As night follows day should not price inflation follow money supply inflation?…Unlike the QE from 2008 to 2015, the QE from 2019 to the present included massive social spending.  This was more than a Wall Street bailout. The $6 trillion in deficit spending represents fake money that’s been released directly into the…

DAS KAPITAL: Putin & Xi Plot Their SWIFT Escape – By Pepe Escobar

Source – mronline.org “…Now the stage was set for the announcement of a serious counter-move in their carefully coordinated ballet opposing the relentless Hybrid War/Cold War 2.0 combo deployed by Empire. As Assistant to the President for Foreign Policy Yuri Ushakov succinctly explained, Putin and Xi agreed to create an “independent financial structure for trade…

CASINO CAPITALISM: ‘Few People Want To Admit It’, We Are Headed Toward A Catastrophic Political Collision

Source – zerohedge.com “…The betting market becomes a bigger part of the economic system. We’re not a manufacturing economy anymore, the US is a casino….next year we will enter a political dynamic unlike anything we’ve seen in a 100yrs,” continued the same CIO…“It’s almost like the housing crisis. In 2006 it was obvious that the…

COVER-UP: The Smoking Guns In The Fed’s 2019-2020 Emergency Repo Loan Bailouts

Source – wallstreetonparade.com “…The Fed is only releasing the information because the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation of 2010 made it a legal obligation of the Fed to do so. The Fed had fought a multi-year court battle with the press after the 2008 financial crisis to keep its secret bailouts to Wall Street firms hidden…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘War Game’, International Finance Leaders Hold Exercise Simulating Global Financial Collapse

Source – childrenshealthdefense.org “…yet another “simulation” of a large-scale and destructive global catastrophe will, for some, bring back recollections of “Event 201” and what followed thereafter — infamously described on March 20, 2020, by then-U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “live exercise.” International Finance Leaders Hold ‘War Game’ Exercise Simulating Global Financial Collapse.…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Speedball Stimulus’, The Economy / Market Look “Healthy” Until They Have a Seizure & Collapse – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…The explosion of debt and interest due on that debt could not occur if interest rates still topped 10%…Without continuous injections of more “free money” and suppression of interest rates, the market–oh, the horror!– would re-assert its price discovery mechanisms which tied interest rates to risk….The central bank-engineered suppression of interest rates has destroyed…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Homo Bitcoinicus’, The Human-Altering Potential of Bitcoin

Source – globalintelhub.com “…Against the backdrop of clown world simulation shifting into ever-higher gears, Bitcoin has become a heartbeat and source of truth and sanity for millions around the world. The sheer importance of an individually-enforced, voluntarily-sought, collective and objective truth cannot be overestimated” THE HUMANITY-ALTERING POTENTIAL OF BITCOIN As we enter 2022, we should…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: “Cash is Trash’, How to Survive the Mega Collapse of 2022 – By MN Gordon

Source – economicprism.com “…Price inflation.  Supply chain disruptions.  Labor shortages.  Energy shortages.  Food and fertilizer scarcity.  Extreme wealth disparity.  Stock, bond, and real estate bubbles.  Flash mob smash and grab robberies.  And much, Much More…For these reasons, and many others, 2022 will be the year of the mega collapse.  In fact, it’s already happening” How…

MASONIC VISIONS: ‘Dr. Doom’, Nouriel Roubini Warns Of “Clouds Over 2022”

Source – project-syndicate.org “…Against this background, political dysfunction is increasing in both advanced economies and emerging markets. The US midterm elections may offer a preview of the full-blown constitutional crisis – if not outright political violence – that could follow the presidential vote in 2024. The US is experiencing near-unprecedented levels of partisan polarization, gridlock,…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘The Crack-Up Boom’, FED Chairman Jerome Powell & ‘Woke’ Monetary Policy

Source – ronpaulinstitute.org “…Recent polls show Americans expect continued large price increases. This indicates we may be on the verge of what Ludwig von Mises called a “crack-up boom.” A crack-up boom occurs when the general population realizes that constant currency depreciation is a feature, not a bug, of central banking” Is The Crack-Up Boom…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: The Fed’s Catch-22 Taper Is A Weapon, Not A Policy Error – By Brandon Smith

Source – alt-market.us “…I wrote about it extensively at the time along with my position that the Fed could and would taper, at least for a short period, which would lead to an accelerated crash of stocks. This did in fact happen, but as we all know the Fed reversed course not long after….This reversal…

CROSSROADS: ‘The Greater Fool’, Chaos & The Triumph Of Survival – By Egon von Greyerz

Source – goldswitzerland.com “…The financial, economic and moral devastation which is about to hit the world will for more than 99.5% of the people come out of the blue like a flash from a clear sky. For most people, coming events will thus be like the definition of the word CHAOS: “A state of total confusion…

AMERIKA: Sleepwalking Into The Abyss In 2022 – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…The most sacred liturgy of American culture is to always be positive and optimistic. The greatest taboo is breaking this sacred duty to say something upbeat and optimistic; it is acceptable (barely) to make awkwardly negative observations, but only if you immediately follow up the negative comments with a treacly, double-serving of…

THE GREAT RESET: ‘War Drums Are Beating’, From Shareholder Capitalism To Stakeholder Capitalism

Source – zerohedge.com “…Let me summarise. Like covid, the “cyber pandemic” is a plan-demic designed to usher in the Great Reset (a plan originally made in 1992 and titled Agenda 21 at the UN)….This plan we are told is to “save” the world from a climate crisis, too much consumerism, and inequality. Naturally, in order…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘The Vaccine Gold Rush’, Dr. Tess Lawrie Ph.D, Against The Big Pharma / Big Money Machine

Source – margaretannaalice.substack.com “…Among other common lies, we have the silent lie—the deception which one conveys by simply keeping still and concealing the truth. Many obstinate truth-mongers indulge in this dissipation, imagining that if they speak no lie, they lie not at all – Mark Twain” Profiles in Courage: Dr. Tess Lawrie A New Series,…

DAS KAPITAL: The Real Antidote to Inflation – By Ellen Brown

Source – ellenbrown.com “…Rather than a reduction in demand, we need more supply available locally; and to fund its production, credit-money needs to increase. When supply and demand increase together, prices remain stable, while GDP and incomes go up. So argues UK Prof. Richard Werner, a German-born economist who invented the term “quantitative easing” (QE) when…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Banksters Are Taking The Last Vestige Of Wealth Away From Americans – By Bill Sardi

Source – lewrockwell.com “…It has been said, the rich buy stocks and the poor lottery tickets…in the past decade or two almost all of the increased value in our modern society has been captured by the oligarchs, the billionaires.  The top 10% owns 70+% of everything.  Now Congress just has oligarchs fund stuff instead of voting…

HYBRID WAR: Putin, Xi Running Circles Around Biden’s Hybrid War – By Pepe Escobar

Source – asiatimes.com “…Putin and Xi once again discussed one of their key themes in bilaterals and BRICS meetings: the need to keep increasing the share of the yuan and ruble in mutual settlements – bypassing the US dollar….The US – with US$30 trillion in debt, 236% of its militarized GDP – is virtually bankrupt.…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: Will Fed Crash Global Financial Markets for Their Great Reset? – By F. William Engdahl

Source – williamengdahl.com “…It’s looking increasingly likely that the US Federal Reserve and the globalist powers that be will use the dramatic rising of inflation as their excuse to bring down the US financial markets and with it, crash the greatest financial bubble in history…the trillions of dollars in emergency spending by both Trump and…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Magical Thinking’, Smart Enough to Get Rich, Not Smart Enough to Keep It

Source – oftwominds.com “…In the modern analogy, we stripped all the low-hanging hydrocarbon energy and exploited the magic of money-printing and its sibling, debt, and now we’re ready to print another couple hundred trillion magical dollars and buy a replacement global energy system” Smart Enough to Get Rich, Not Smart Enough to Keep It Are…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: Evergrande’s Surprisingly Quiet Collapse – By Richard Frost

Source – zerohedge.com “…After months of anticipation, Evergrande finally failed to meet obligations on time – and it wasn’t the Lehman moment that some had predicted.…For now it seems authorities have accomplished their goal of teaching wayward companies (and the foolhardy foreign investors who bankrolled them) a tough lesson without crashing the nation’s financial markets….Beijing…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Housing Hubris’, Can Home Prices Spiral Upward Forever? – By Douglas French

Source – mises.org “…With technology and financialization, the result is “[w]e’re gamifying real estate investment to the point that it’s almost like throwing money at the stock market,” a thirty-five-year-old tech worker told Mari. The days of paper and ink are over. It’s FaceTime, DocuSign, and electronic fund transfers, making everything seamless. Real estate money…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: This Inflation is Premeditated & Permanent – By J. Handers

Source – zerohedge.com “…The lie that this significant ramp in secular inflation was only “transitory” was evident if you looked at their published August 2019 plans. Back before the NYFed REPO loan fiasco kicked off and many months before, the global economy reportedly was shut down by bat soup….Having seen the unprecedented expansion of the major central…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Art Attack’, Art ‘Appreciation’ Billionaire-Style – By Sam Pizzigati 

Source – inequality.org “…Few conventional observers today can imagine an art world without the exceedingly wealthy. Rich people dominate the governance boards of the world’s great museums. They even occasionally open up their own museums…this mega-rich-as-our-cultural-salvation narrative has everything upside down. The wealthy of the world aren’t saving art’s future. They’re choking it, shrinking both…