AMERIKA: ‘Neo-Feudalism’, Oligopoly Unchecked – By Michael Hudson

Source – michael-hudson.com Oligopoly Unchecked By Michael Hudson Platypus interview on The Destiny of Civilization The destiny of civilization: An interview with Michael HudsonOn July 15, 2022, Platypus Affiliated Society member D. L. Jacobs interviewed Michael Hudson to discuss his new book, The Destiny of Civilization: Finance Capitalism, Industrial Capitalism or Socialism (2022). An edited…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘No Good Deed Goes Unpunished’, The Race To The Bottom Accelerates – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com The Race to the Bottom Accelerates By Charles Hugh Smith When competence, transparency and accountability are all punished, the Race to the Bottom accelerates. Race to the Bottom describes the process of competitive devaluation, where value is gutted to remain competitive with those who are grabbing market share by stripping out quality,…

DAS KAPITAL: Will You Beat Uncle Sam’s Relentless Pursuit Of Your Wealth? – By MN Gordon

Source – economicprism.com Will You Beat Uncle Sam’s Relentless Pursuit Of Your Wealth? Authored by MN Gordon The United States is lurching towards an epic financial catastrophe.  This isn’t a novel insight.  The great tragedy has been in the works for decades.  Anyone with a mild inkling of curiosity knows what’s going on. According to…

HIGH CRIMES: FTX Bankruptcy Proceedings Thus Far Show A Shocking Miscarriage of Justice – By Pam & Russ Martens

Source – wallstreetonparade.com Bankruptcy Proceedings Thus Far Show a Shocking Miscarriage of Justice By Pam Martens and Russ Martens To grasp the severity of the miscarriage of justice that occurred yesterday at the hands of Judge John Dorsey in the bankruptcy hearing for collapsed crypto exchange, FTX, one first needs a brief bit of background. The…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: What Inflation Would Look Like In A True Free-Market Economy – By David Stockman

Source – internationalman.com Look Like in a True Free-Market Economy By David Stockman There is nothing more substantive than Bernanke’s original finger-in-the-air proposition that the Fed needed a 200 basis point cushion in the inflation rate in order to steer the economy clear of the dreaded 0.0% inflation line, the other side of which allegedly…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Brutal Trade-Off’, BlackRock Says We’re All Doomed…It’s Being Optimistic

Source – opendemocracy.net BlackRock Says We’re All Doomed. It’s Being Optimistic The world’s largest asset manager has forecast systemic economic chaos. The reality is even worse. By James Meadway The working assumption, for governments and central banks across the world, is that at some point soon everything will get back to ‘normal’ – our economies…

CROSSROADS: ‘Battle For Peace & Democracy’, A Third World War Threatens The Future Of Humanity – By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Source – globalresearch.ca Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity By Prof Michel Chossudovsky All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click…

NARCO-POLITIK: The Invasion Equation – By Colonel Clarence Henderson (U.S. Army, Ret.)

Source – zerohedge.com The Invasion Equation Authored by Clarence Henderson Rape trees, river floaters, skeletal remains, and fentanyl candy. The new vernacular of illegal immigration is an indictment of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) loss of operational control along the U.S.-Southern border. A consequence of this is the transformation of cartel insurgencies into…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Prophets Of War’, The Trillion Dollar Silencer – By Jeremy Kuzmarov

Source – covertactionmagazine.com The Trillion Dollar Silencer By Jeremy Kuzmarov The military’s deep penetration into all aspects of American life has hampered the development of a strong anti-war movement—at a time when it is desperately needed. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the U.S. in the last few years to…

REALPOLITIK: ‘War Is A Racket’, Time To Get Real About Ukraine – By James Rickards

Source – dailyreckoning.com Time To Get Real About Ukraine Authored by James Rickards The war in Ukraine remains the most important story in the world today. Don’t believe the incessant U.S. government and media propaganda about Ukraine. Ukraine is not winning the war; they are losing badly. But wait, hasn’t the news been talking up…

HIGH CRIMES: ‘COVID-19’, A Global Financial Operation – By Michael Bryant

Source – off-guardian.org COVID-19: A Global Financial Operation Michael Bryant The COVID phenomenon cannot be understood without understanding the un-televised 2019-2020 unprecedented financial collapse threatening the entire global financial system. The Covid-19 Pandemic story makes little sense when viewed through the lens of health, safety and science. Viewed through the lens of money, power, control,…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘Insiders & Rentiers’, How Easy Is It To Become Middle Class? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com How Easy Is It To Become Middle Class? Authored by Charles Hugh Smith If we want social / economic renewal, we have to make it easy to climb the ladder to middle class security for anyone willing to adopt the values and habits of thrift, prudence, negotiation, and hard work. Let’s stipulate that…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Debt Bomb’, On The Cusp Of A Global Liquidity Crisis – By Jim Rickards

Source – dailyreckoning.com. On The Cusp Of A Global Liquidity Crisis By Jim Rickards Is there a financial calamity worse than a severe recession in early 2023? Unfortunately, the answer is “yes” and it’s coming quickly. That greater calamity is a global liquidity crisis. Before considering the dynamics of a global liquidity crisis, it’s critical…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: FDIC Bankers Discuss ‘Bail-Ins’ To Deal With Approaching Market Collapse

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com FDIC Bankers Discuss ‘Bail-Ins’ To Deal With Approaching Market Collapse Easy Money Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) officials recently discussed how to deal with the next approaching market collapse and hide alarming data from depositors to prevent bank runs, video of a meeting shows. The FDIC’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee (SRAC) held a…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: ‘Automated Landlord’, Robot Landlords Are Buying Up Houses – By Nick Keppler

Source – vice.com SM:…Look, I’m not a prejudice person, but my last Robot neighbour left circuit boards scattered about his lawn & played loud Heavy Metal into the wee hours….. Robot Landlords Are Buying Up Houses Companies with deep resources are outsourcing management to apps and algorithms, putting home ownership further out of reach. by…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘The Financial Samson Option’, What You Need To Do Before Governments Use It – By Nick Giambruno

Source – internationalman.com The Financial “Samson Option” and What You Need To Do Before Governments Use It by Nick Giambruno AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to More More In the early ‘90s, legendary investigative journalist Seymour Hersh revealed the “Samson Option,” a secret Israeli nuclear deterrence strategy. It states that in a…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘Banksters Paradise’, Monopoly Board Game Updated For Our Times

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com Monopoly Board Game Updated For Our Times The new Federal Reserve edition of the popular board game Monopoly has been revised to fit the realities of the modern banking and real estate world. The most radical change is that the money in the game will no longer be issued as a public utility…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Pentagon Capitalism’, The Democrats Are Now The War Party – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com The Democrats Are Now the War Party By Chris Hedges The Democratic Party has become the party of permanent war, fueling massive military spending which is hollowing out the country from the inside and flirting with nuclear war. Dark Side – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The…

DAS KAPITAL: Dr. Paul Mazzola – The Next Big Crypto Collapse Is Not A Question Of “If” But “When”

Source – asiatimes.com Cryptocurrency markets are primed for contagion Next big collapse is a question of “when” not “if” – and whether governments can work fast enough to regulate Financial contagions can be triggered easily, if conditions are right. First one financial institution falls and then others follow, like a chain of falling dominoes. The cinder that…

HIGH CRIMES: Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Companies Bilked A Potential 10.3 Million User Accounts….250 Times More Than Madoff

Source – wallstreetonparade.com Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Companies Bilked a Potential 10.3 Million User Accounts; That’s 250 Times More than Madoff By Pam Martens and Russ Martens During testimony before the House Financial Services Committee on December 13, John Ray III, the newly appointed CEO of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, told members of Congress that FTX U.S.…

SCORCHED EARTH: ‘Cobalt Kids’, US-China Struggle For DR Congo Resources Intensifies – By Conor Gallagher

Source – nakedcapitalism.com US-China Struggle For DR Congo Resources Intensifies Authored by Conor Gallagher As the US intensifies its efforts to cut China off from advanced semiconductors, it is also making a run at the world’s most important source of minerals used in tech: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (Also Read: Abduction, torture, rape: Conflict in…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Financial Repression’, Why The Next Decade Will Not Be Like The Previous 40 Years – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com Why the Next Decade Will Not Be Like the Previous 40 Years By Charles Hugh Smith The mainstream assumption is the status quo will continue on much as before. This isn’t just unlikely, it’s impossible if total energy produced and consumed declines. Correspondent C.A. submitted this insightful interview with economic strategist and…

BIG PHARMA: Mercola – Big Pharma’s Takeover Of Modern Medicine Created A ‘Pandemic Of Misinformed Doctors’

Source – mercola.com Created a ‘Pandemic of Misinformed Doctors’ Cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra shares data on the Big Pharma takeover of modern medicine and explains how it’s led to “a pandemic” of misinformed doctors who unwittingly harm and misinform their patients. By Dr. Joseph Mercola Story at a glance: Fear inhibits your ability to think critically.…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Flash Boys’, The U.S. Stock Market Structure Is An Institutionalized Wealth Transfer System

Source – wallstreetonparade.com Mr. Gensler, the U.S. Stock Market Structure Is an Institutionalized Wealth Transfer System By Pam Martens and Russ Martens Gary Gensler, SEC Chairman The Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, announced in June that he was going to tackle the structure of the U.S. stock market – ostensibly to make…

AMERIKA: ‘Criminalizing Poverty’, Teaching Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago in Prison – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com Teaching Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago in Prison There are many disturbing similarities between the brutality imposed on Stalin’s victims and the injustices endured by the incarcerated in federal and state prisons Two nights a week for the last four months, I plowed my way through the three volumes of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago with 17…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: How The Corporate Takeover Of American Politics Began – By Robert Reich

Source – robertreich.org How the Corporate Takeover of American Politics Began The corporate takeover of American politics started with a man and a memo you’ve probably never heard of. In 1971, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce asked Lewis Powell, a corporate attorney who would go on to become a Supreme Court justice, to draft a…