DAS KAPITAL: ‘The FED’, Birth Of A Monster – By David Howden

Source – mises.org – “…The Panic of 1857…itself is a textbook example of an Austrian business cycle, caused by the lending activities of fractional-reserve banks. This original sin of the banking system concluded with the birth of a monster in 1914: The Federal Reserve” The Birth Of A Monster – By David Howden The Federal Reserve’s…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘2019’, The Three Trends That Matter – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…The politically invisible / financially vulnerable have declared we’re still here to their globalized elite aristocrats, and this rebellion against elite domination and profiteering is being demonized by the corporate-state media as populism rather than what it really is: a full-blown revolt of the working class” 2019: The Three Trends That…

DAS KAPITAL: What Caused the Recession of 2019-2021? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…The current recession has not yet been acknowledged, but this is standard operating procedure: recessions are only declared long after they actually start due to statistical reporting lags…So what caused the recession of 2019-21? Apparently nothing…This lack of apparent trigger will mystify conventional economists…The cause of the recession of 2019-21 is…

DEEP GREEN: ‘Growing Pains’, The Ecological Costs of an Insatiable Economy

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…Contrary to popular belief*, private banks create 97% of our money out of thin air when they issue loans (see An IMF Proposal to Ban Banks from Creating Money). This results in an ever increasing debt spiral, which can only be repaid via continuously increasing economic growth” Growing Pains: The Ecological…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘The Everything Bubble’, Financialization & The Speculative Credit Orgy

Source – oftwominds.com – “…No longer content with blowing one credit-speculative bubble at a time, central bankers coordinated their efforts in 2009-2018 and inflated the Everything Bubble…But the Everything Bubble merely papered them over with a triple-whammy credit-speculative orgy of unprecedented enormity…consumption that was once paid out of earnings / revenues is now paid by…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Collusion’; How Central Bankers Rigged the World – By Nomi Prins

Source – whowhatwhy.org – “…As a gateway to Latin America, Mexico seemed destined to be a US subsidiary, not a partner. So it was doubly ironic when the United States “sneezed,” as it were. The recklessness of the US banking system and insufficient oversight by its key regulator, the Federal Reserve, caused a US financial…

DAS KAPITAL: How Do You Beat The Bankers At Their Own Game? – By Tom Chatham

Source – projectchesapeake.wordpress.com – “…The bankers have created a society of dependent people that they can exploit. They can only continue to exploit people as long as they are dependent on the bankers for the things they need. Once this dependence is broken the bankers lose much of their control on society’ How Do You…

REALPOLITIK: Imperialism and the Dynamic of Capital Expansion – By Michael Parenti (Archive)

Source – michaelparenti.org – Imperialism has been the most powerful force in world history over the last four or five centuries, carving up whole continents while oppressing indigenous peoples and obliterating entire civilizations. Yet, it is seldom accorded any serious attention by our academics, media commentators, and political leaders. When not ignored outright, the subject…

MIND GAMES: ‘Disaffected Tribes’, The Divide & Conquer Strategy of the Ruling Oligarch’s

Source – oftwominds.com – “…The stateless super-rich of the New Left-Right Elite Alliance…can flee the country in an instant if they need to, taking with the large chunks of their wealth, which is now either offshore or mobile thanks to international banking…The Elite’s greatest fear is that left and right non-elites realize who their real…

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

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…

DAS KAPITAL: Globalization, Debt-Bondage, & the Rise of the ‘Resistance Economy’

Source – allchinareview.com – “…Today’s western debt-based monetary system…began in 1910, when a group of prominent Wall Street bankers travelled clandestinely to Jekyll Island, Georgia, on what they disguisingly called “The Duck Hunt”, where they concocted what in 1913 became the Federal Reserve Act. Thus, emerged the entirely privately owned, Rothschild dominated Federal Reserve system…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Sting Like a Bee’, Yellow Jacket’s Prepare to Sting the Global Banking Cartel

Source – straightlinelogic.com – “…How does a run on an individual bank turn into a loose yarn that once pulled, unravels the whole sweater? The bank tries to increase its liquid funds, drawing on whatever lines of emergency credit it may have, and to convert it’s illiquid assets into liquid assets, calling in loans. This…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘On the Precipice of Secular Decline’, Monetization, Asset Inflation & the Inversion of Infinite Economic Growth – By Chris Hamilton

Source – econimica.blogspot.com – “…Absent population growth among the nations that do nearly all the consuming, a debt based economic and financial system (to coerce ever higher levels of debt fueled consumption) can’t ultimately succeed…Clearly, the time of population growth and the growth of the global consumer base has run its course” ‘On the Precipice of Secular Decline’,…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Why Everything That Needs to Be Fixed Remains Permanently Broken – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “….Entrenched, self-serving elites are protected from the disastrous consequences of their policies and self-serving greed. In Taleb’s terminology, they have no skin in the game: policies can be complete failures but nobody’s fired, and nobody’s pay is cut” Why Everything That Needs to Be Fixed Remains Permanently Broken – By Charles Hugh…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘The Public Banks’ Option’, This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work – By Ellen Brown

Source – EllenBrown.com – “…From 1932 to 1957 the RFC loaned or invested more than $40 billion. A small part of this came from its initial capitalization. The rest was borrowed, chiefly from the government itself…The RFC financed roads, bridges, dams, post offices, universities, electrical power, mortgages, farms, and much more; and it funded all…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Neofeudalism Isn’t a Flaw of the System, It’s the System Working Perfectly – By Charles Hugh-Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…Our crisis isn’t just political—it’s structural…the organizations that dominate our economy—centralized corporations and government—become destined to fail. We see this failure in both the soaring inequality that has hollowed out the American Dream as well as in the rising tide of social and political disunity” Neofeudalism Isn’t a Flaw of the…

AMERIKA: The American Economy Is Rigged (…And what we can do about it) – By Joseph E. Stiglitz

Source – scientificamerican.com – “…When those who run gambling casinos or bankers suffering from moral turpitude make a zillion times more than the scientists and inventors who brought us lasers, transistors and an understanding of DNA, it is clear that something is wrong” The American Economy Is Rigged (…And what we can do about it)…

DAS KAPITAL: The Dynamics of Decadence – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source -.oftwominds.com –  …“First and foremost, the aristocratic financial and political elites secured their position at the expense of social mobility by erecting barriers that protect them from competition and accountability. In effect, they eliminated the risk posed by change by rigging the system to their benefit” The Dynamics of Decadence – By Charles Hugh…

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: What Is Real Wealth? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…“Money” is only useful if it is a means to acquire real wealth, which is the agency, opportunity and time to pursue your life’s work. There are many people who can spend $600,000 a year on various things (i.e. their “lifestyle”) who don’t feel “wealthy”–and if they don’t have agency and time…

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: “Creating Wealth” Through Debt, The West’s Finance-Capitalist Road – By Michael Hudson

Source – unz.com – “…The result of today’s alliance of the Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIRE) sector with natural resource and infrastructure monopolies has been to reverse that the 20th century’s reforms promoting progressive taxation of wealth and income. Industrial capitalism in the West has been detoured along the road to rent-extracting privatization, austerity…

DAS KAPITAL: The Metamorphasis Of America Into A Quasi Centrally Controlled Economy – By Chris Hamilton

Source – seekingalpha.com – “…The surplus dollars no longer being recycled into Treasuries is akin to a cessation of the North Atlantic current…without the flow, the organic system has broken down” The Metamorphasis Of America Into A Quasi Centrally Controlled Economy – By  Chris Hamilton I’ll make the case that there are no longer any organic net buyers of US Treasury debt……