VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Four D’s That Define the Future – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com – “…I use the word derealization to describe the inner disconnect between what we experience and what the propaganda / marketing complex we live in tells us we should be experiencing….The current state of the economy is a good example. We see the real-world economy declining yet the officially approved narrative is that…

AMERIKA: Dimitry Orlov on Why the Collapse of America is Inevitable

Source – cluborlov.blogspot.com – “…The collapse started before the coronavirus. The collapse  really started unfolding as early as 2008, and all of the methods used  to recover from the financial collapse of 2008 have been failures.  They have been efforts to delay, rather than recover….None of the problems have been solved, and so in  2019…

CORPRO-FASCISM: Engineering War, The US Used to Make Bullets to Fight Wars – Now They Make Wars to Sell Bullets

Source – whatreallyhappened.com  – The US has been at war some 222 years of its 239 year existence, which is 93% of the time. We have the most powerful military in the world, bigger and more powerful than the next 14 countries combined, most of which are our allies. (Graph): Wars are created as a…

DEEP GREEN: ‘The Resource Curse’, Why Countries That Have So Much, Often Have So Little – By Matt Timms

Source  – theneweconomy.com – “…From 1990 to the early 2000s, Uganda was making steady progress, but its economic backslide and rising levels of corruption began in 2007, coinciding with oil discoveries. Following in the footsteps of Nigeria, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda is the latest nation to suffer the effects of the…

KILL THE MESSENGER: 40 Years Ago, This Chilean Exile Warned Us About the Shock Doctrine, Then He Was Assassinated – By Naomi Klein (Flashback)

Source – thenation.com – “… He argued that the junta wasn’t pursuing two separate, easily compartmentalized projects—one a visionary experiment in economic transformation, the other a grisly system of torture and terror. There was, in fact, only one project, in which terror was the central tool of the free-market transformation. “Repression for the majorities and…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘America’s Corporate Monopoly’, These Three Firms Own Corporate America

Source – theconversation.com – “…Together, BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street have nearly US$11 trillion in assets under management. That’s more than all sovereign wealth funds combined and over three times the global hedge fund industry….the Big Three, taken together, have become the largest shareholder in 40% of all publicly listed firms in the United States”…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘How We Got Here’, The Global Economy’s 75-Year Stumble to the Precipice

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com – “…Rather than face that reality, central banks and policy-makers double-downed on the same policies that created the 2008 bubble that was destined to pop with horrific consequences to everyone who had a stake in any of the casino’s games. We now come to the 2010s, in which financialization and globalization essentially conquered…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Consumed’, How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizen’s Whole – By Benjamin R. Barber

Source – pbs.org – “…In place of the the Protestant ethic once associated with capitalism” encouraging self-restraint, preparing for the future, protecting and self-sacrificing for children and community, and other characteristics of adulthood” we are constantly being seduced into an “infantilist” ethic of consumption” ‘Consumed’, How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizen’s Whole…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Where Is This All Going?’, The Evolution Of Fiat Money (Part 3)

Source – theburningplatform.com – “… The endless-endless wars will eventually bankrupt all nations and as they are beholden to their privately owned central banks for their operating funds, these banks can either withhold the issuance of credit or raise interest rates to unsustainable levels that trigger hyper-deflation, social instability, and total economic and national security…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Evolution Of Fiat Money, Endless War, & The End Of Citizenship (Part 2)

Source – theburningplatform.com – “…Rather than cultivate acceptance of a new religious zealotry in support of endless-endless war, the creditor / political class instead formulated a temporary phase of debt based material “success” and exhalation of hedonism…While America partied like it was 1999, the US military machine was greatly expanded during “peacetime” and prosecuted multiple…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘Killing the Host’, Michael Hudson on ‘The Road to Neo-Feudalism’

Source – ellenbrown.com – “…For 95 percent of the population, the economy stopped growing in 2008, when Obama bailed out the banks and left all the bad debts in place. Since 2008, all the growth of GDP – all the increase in national income – has accrued just to the wealthiest five percent of the…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Follow the Money’, Who Profits from the Beirut Blast? – By Pepe Escobar

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…Head straight into Belt and Road as well as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Go East, the Eurasian way. The port and even a great deal of the devastated city, in the medium term, can be quickly and professionally rebuilt by Chinese investment. The Chinese are specialists in port construction and management. This…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Warren Buffett’, America’s Folksiest Predator – By Matt Stoller

Source – mattstoller.substack.com – “…In a fair economy or well-run economy or political system, could Warren Buffett exist? – No, I mean, right from the outset, he couldn’t exist because the way in which he created his business is through creating an insurance conglomerate and using the payments for these large investments. And now he…

HIGH CRIMES: ‘Blood Money’, The Bankers, Secession & Invasion

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “…Graham says that bankers, principally Rothschilds and Morgan’s, wanted a massive war that would greatly expand US national debt. By acquiring this debt and having legislation passed that would designate the debt as reserves for the issuance of money and credit, the banks would be able to use their power to…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Revenge Of “Real Money” Or “Cashless Enslavement Of Humanity”? – By Ben Garrison

Source – grrrgraphics.com – “… You won’t see dollars in wheelbarrows any time soon. Most of the Federal Reserve’s dollar printing goes directly to a handful of fantastically wealthy people at the top of the pyramid. Many of them own the Federal Reserve. The Fed is propping up a market that is mostly owned by the top. We The People are…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘Lockdown Lunacy’, Your Government Ordered Depression Has Arrived

Source – davidstockmanscontracorner.com – “…In short, what we have is a government-ordered depression, not a macroeconomic recession that is purportedly remediable by a huge dose of monetary and fiscal stimulus. So the truth is, the Virus Patrol, not the Fed and Washington’s everything bailout brigade, is in charge of the recovery from the Q2 disaster”…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Chris Martenson – “Time is Running Short to Brace for Impact”

Source – peakprosperity.com – “…Where the Great Financial Crisis in 2008 could have been — and should have been — a wake-up call to operate the system more equitably and sustainably, it was used instead as an excuse to make things even worse. No bank executives were charged or even went to jail for any crimes…

HIGH CRIMES: Did Bankers Foment The “Civil War”? – By Paul Craig Roberts

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “…Now comes defense attorney and former public prosecuter John Remington Graham.  Was there a deeper underlying cause, an agenda unbeknown to the southern states and perhaps also to Lincoln?  Graham puts forward an intriguing thesis that bankers spent a decade fomenting hatred between North and South in order to provoke a war that…

BANKING CARTEL: The Dark Past Of The Bank For International Settlements – By Patrick Wood

Source – activistpost.com – “… The word “poverty” does not appear even once. The reason is clear: Whatever “business as usual” might be with the Bank, it has nothing to do with poverty or poverty reduction. Rather, the Bank is in business to loan money by stimulating borrowing demand in developing countries, with a view…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: ‘Biometric Tracking’, When Vaccines & Money Merge – By Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D

Source – gizadeathstar.com – “…So why Africa? I suspect you know the answer…he’s already on record as wanting to make sure blacks get his “vaccine” first. And, oh, look, he’s chosen the poorest (and therefore, most illiterate and therefore, least likely to resist) parts of Africa to test it. I call that the real “systemic racism” ‘Biometric…