BANKING CARTEL: ‘Bankocracies’, The Real Western Governance Model – By Ramin Mazaheri

Source – thesaker.is – “…QE has thus screwed up the natural world, and when the QE-bubble pops there is going to be a geopolitical reordering. The collusion Prins’ title alludes to – prop up US banks at all costs – is a reminder that the QE era has been precisely to avoid a geopolitical reckoning…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Don’t Mess With The U.S. (Financially) – By Jim Rickards

Source – dailyreckoning.com – “…We’ve been in a full-scale war with Iran for two years now. It’s just that most people don’t realize it. It’s not a kinetic war with troops, missiles and ships (except Iran’s use of terrorist bombs and the U.S.’ use of drones). And it’s severely damaged the Iranian economy, which has…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Future Of What’s Called “Capitalism” – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com – “…Rather than “efficient allocation of capital,” we have monopolies and cartels profiting from a staggeringly wasteful landfill economy based on extracting ever greater quantities or energy to squander on traffic congestion, destructive addictions and planned obsolescence. Rather than an “invisible hand” benefiting everyone, we have a self-serving state-cartel system that squashes…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: ‘Okun’s Law’, How Fake Unemployment Numbers Were Created to Subdue Anger Against Wall Street

Source – wallstreetonparade.com – “…What was this smoke and mirrors all about? Just imagine how much more public anger there would be against Wall Street’s fat cats and their bailout kingpins at the Federal Reserve if the media had reported the real unemployment rate along with the fact that Wall Street banks and their foreign…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Population Collapse Behind Rates, Debt, & The Asset Price Explosion – By Chris Hamilton

Source – econimica.blogspot.com – “…The UN projects that the decline in births (excluding Africa) taking place since 1989 will only continue. But I’ll show why significantly lower annual births are far more realistic than the UN projections. And given nation after nation is reporting “shocking” declines in births in 2018 and again 2019…the estimated numbers…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Apostolic Socialism’, Monetary Massacre Theory – By Tim Price

Source – cobdencentre.org – “…Whereas in a hard money system the amount of savings sets an upper limit to the amount of borrowing, today’s imbalance between savers and would-be borrowers can be simply circumvented by governments and banks siphoning off purchasing power from others by inflating the currency. Never mind credit expansion and the business…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Fed Can’t Reverse The Decline Of Financialization & Globalization – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com – “…Financialization is the mass commoditization of debt collaterized by previously unsecuritized assets, a pyramiding of risk and speculation that is only possible in a massive expansion of low-cost credit and leverage for those at the top of the wealth-power pyramid: financiers, banks and corporations” The Fed Can’t Reverse The Decline Of…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Federal Reserve Admits It Pumped More than $6 Trillion to Wall Street in Recent Six Week Period

Source – wallstreetonparade.com – “…If the Federal Reserve was looking for a media lockdown on news about the trillions of dollars in cumulative repo loans it has funneled quietly to Wall Street’s trading houses since September 17 of last year, it could not have found a better cloud cover than Donald Trump. First the impeachment…

DAS KAPITAL: Why Is Wall Street the Only Industry in America With Access to the Fed’s Endless Money Machine?

Source – wallstreetonparade.com – “…The obscene money spigot from the New York Fed to Wall Street’s trading houses didn’t start with the epic financial crisis of 2008, as most Americans believe. It started following the dot.com bust, which was fueled by fraudulent research from Wall Street’s trading houses. The money from the Fed to Wall…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: American Cities Are Becoming Shell Companies for the Rich – By Aaron Glantz

Source – truthdig.com – “…It reminds me of Moldova after the fall of the Soviet Union: oligarchs running wild, stashing their gains in buildings,” James Wright, an attorney and former Treasury Department bank examiner, told me…“Back then, you’d walk down the street, and people would say, ‘That building is a washing machine.’ Everyone knew it.…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Quantitative Easing’, A Creative Metaphor That Simultaneously Informs & Misinforms

Source – thesaker.is – “…The godfathers of modern banking have a lively lexical imagination. They invented a brave new vocabulary that simultaneously informs and misinforms, leads and misleads, darkens and enlightens, depresses and amuses…In other words, the Cabal (or the political establishment, or the deep state) creates its own reality. Which brings to mind Donald…

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

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…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘The Cult of Self’, Championing the Atomized, Hyper-Individualistic, Culture of Consumerism

Source – truthdig.com – “…As the economist Karl Polanyi wrote, that there are two kinds of freedoms. There are the bad freedoms to exploit those around us and extract huge profits without regard to the common good. And there are the good freedoms—freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, freedom of meeting, freedom of association, freedom…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘War Prophets’, The Moment the Military-Industrial Complex Became Uncontrollable – By William Hartung

Source – tomdispatch.com – “…Gordon Adams, who went on to be the top defense budget official in the Clinton White House in the 1990s, wrote a seminal study, The ‘Iron Triangle’, while I was at CEP. That book laid out in a memorable fashion the symbiotic relationships among congressional representatives, the arms industry, and the…

AMERIKA: Why Is The System Rigged? – By Bruce Yandle

Source – aier.org – “…Oddly enough, Senator Warren and other capitalism critics seldom ask how the system got rigged and what might be done to undo the rigging. But of course, the rigging is done in Washington, sometimes when special interest groups—including corporations—lobby congress for favorable treatment. And how might that be undone? By trimming…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Libra’, Facebook Wants to Control Your Money – By Tony Cartalucci

Source – journal-neo.org – “…Facebook in particular has trampled the privacy of its users, manipulated users unwittingly through involuntary experiments and controls what many people around the globe see while online – most of the time without users even realizing it. But imagine instead of just silencing and marginalizing opponents or controlling the information the…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Vampires of Venice’, The Seat of International Financier Oligarchy

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…Leading families of Venice moved their operation out of the lagoons during the 17th century in order to become the Anglo-Dutch Empire. This valuable research recounts the creation of a new system of private central banking innovated by Venice’s Banco della Piazza di Rialto of 1587 which morphed into the Bank…

THE PEDO-FILE: Just How Big Is the Human Trafficking Problem? – By Joseph P Farrell Ph.D

Source – gizadeathstar.com – ‘…Human trafficking – that’s simply a nice, convenient, modern euphemism for slavery, so as not to upset our modern “sensibilities”. Modern slave masters, unlike those of previous centuries, now have the technology to do precisely that. Hence, as I averred in my blog on hidden finance earlier this week, human trafficking…

BANKING CARTEL: It Is the International Bankers Who Rule Us

Source – plata.com.mx – “…Thanks to the elimination of Kings and their royal right to create money, and their substitution with weak, vacillating Democracies around the world, the International Banks wormed their way into actual Sovereignty in the course of the 19th and 20th Centuries. It is the International Banks that rule our world; Democratic…

AMERIKA: ‘Billionaire Boys Club’, What Would It Cost to Buy the 2020 Election? – By Sam Pizzigati

Source – counterpunch.org – “…Several of the other presidential candidates are calling for various forms of wealth taxes. If the most rigorous of these were enacted, Bloomberg’s grand fortune would shrink substantially — by more than $3 billion next year, according to one estimate. In other words, by undercutting wealth tax advocates, Bloomberg would save…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Why The “Atrophied” U.S. Economy Isn’t As Free Or Competitive As You Think

Source – zerohedge.com – “…The Supreme Court even ruled in 2010 that “companies are persons” and “money is speech”. Former representative Mick Mulvaney summed it up in 2018: “If you’re a lobbyist who never gave us money, I didn’t talk to you. If you’re a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you”…