DAS KAPITAL: ‘Hooverville’, Is the US Economy Primed for a 1929-style Shock? – By F. William Engdahl

Source – journal-neo.org – “…The Great Depression…was brought on by an economy bloated with debt and easy money during the Roarin’ Twenties boom. Hoover was blamed and lost re-election to Democrat FDR with his New Deal. Behind all were the actions of the Federal Reserve, the real power. Soon it will be clear if 2020…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Nixon Shock’, The Reserve Currency Curse & a Pending Dollar Crisis – By Mike Shedlock

Source – moneymaven.io – “…The reserve currency irony is that despite protestations of US advantage, no country wants the alleged advantages the US purportedly receives….Despite moaning about the dollar, China does not want to have the world’s reserve currency because it implies running trade deficits in which other nations accumulate yuan reserves” “Nixon Shock’, the…

AMERIKA: America Should Borrow Some Tactics From Stalin & Mao to Become Great Again – By Dmitry Orlov

Source – russia-insider.com – “…China’s stunning success primarily has to do with its superior economic planning and social governance. Call it Stalinism 2.0. Under Stalin, the USSR was able to produce steady double digit growth rates through a combination of central planning and market mechanisms. It also had some 4 million political prisoners, which, for…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Greed is Good’, Wall Street – The Power Behind Global Gentrification Boom

Source – truthout.org – “…Global firms, led by Blackstone Group…are able to buy up entire neighborhoods and essentially do what they like with them… This powerful synergy of gentrification and financialization — fueled by the trend toward privatization of municipal housing — has tragic human costs. PUSH gives voice to many of the people suffering…

HIDDEN HISTORY: Thomas DiLorenzo – The ‘Myth’ of Lincoln, Secession, & The ‘Civil War’

Source – lewrockwell.com – “…Let’s try to clear up a few more myths. Did Lincoln issue greenbacks in defiance of British “money power”? In other words, was his war waged as an act of rebellion against European colonialism?…Thomas DiLorenzo: Lincoln spent his entire life in politics, from 1832 until his dying day, as a lobbyist…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: One-Third of American Workers Pay Is Being Stolen – Here’s How

Source – unz.com – “…In other words, during the housing market collapse, when wealthy investment bankers were losing a lot of money (and before they got it back during the bailout), workers’ hourly compensation jumped up faster than productivity for the first time in decades – though not by nearly enough to close the gap,…

DAS KAPITAL: The Capitalists Are Afraid – By Chris Hedges

Source – truthdig.com – “…It is about the capitalists running scared. They know the reigning ideology of neoliberalism no longer has any credibility. Its lies have been exposed…They know the media, Wall Street and the big banks are distrusted and hated. They know the criminal justice system, which criminalizes poverty and legalizes corporate fraud, is…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Working Poor’, What Low-Wage Work Does to Us

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…On the Clock – Depression and anxiety are perfectly normal reactions to the insanely stressful world we’ve built for ourselves. Suppressing our humanity is exhausting. It’s driving us crazy. It’s ruining our experience of life. It’s making us sick and terrified and cruel and hopeless. And it’s killing us” What Low-Wage…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Rise of Russia’, New World Order In Meltdown – By Jon Hellevig

Source – thesaker.is – “…The Western world is in turmoil: the previous overwhelming geopolitical domination is gone and over with; military solutions against the main adversaries – China and Russia – are off the books; hybrid wars against them have failed; China and Russia are economically stronger than ever, too strong for the adversary; and…

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…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: Here Are The Countries Where Millennials Will Have To Work Until They Die

Source – zerohedge.com – “…Not just on millennials, but Americans in general. For example, we know that 14% of Americans have “negative” wealth. We also know that 62% of Americans don’t have emergency savings that could cover a $1,000 hospital visit or a $500 car repair” Here Are The Countries Where Millennials Will Have To Work Until They…

MIND GAMES: How to Break the Power of Money – By David Korten

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…We must challenge its bogus claims as logical and practical fallacies. And simultaneously affirm the self-evident truth that: We are living beings born of and nurtured by a living Earth. Life exists—can exist—only in living communities that self-organize to create the conditions essential to life’s existence. Money is just a number,…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Negative Thinking’, Warnings Signs of Imminent Insolvency Of Large Industrial Nations

Source – theinstitutionalriskanalyst.com – “…Despite growing evidence that negative interest rates are injurious to economic growth, housing affordability and employment, among other things, economists at the various central banks persist in calling for more of the same bad medicine. How many times must we hear central bankers express “surprise” that inflation remains low when they…

KILL THE MESSENGER: Meet The Trillion-Dollar Tax-Haven-Whistleblower Who Was Exiled From His Homeland

Source – zerohedge.com – “…Instead of signing on to OECD’s system, the U.S. is sticking with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, which has created loopholes for people putting foreign money in the U.S. Offshore specialists follow the cash. Geneva-based Cisa Trust Co. has applied for a license in South Dakota and Trident…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Global Endgame Looms As Soaring Debt Smashes Into Shrinking Populations

Source – econimica.blogspot.com – ‘…To simplify what is taking place…the high and upper middle income nations 0-15yr/old populations together….represent 90% of the global income, savings, and access to credit. They consume 90% of the global energy and purchase 90% of the global exports…it takes 15 more poor nations inhabitants to replace the loss of every…