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”…

CRONY CAPITALISM: Robert Reich – ‘Billionaires Don’t Actually Like Capitalism’

Source – truthdig.com – “…Capitalism doesn’t work well with monopolies, insider-trading, political payoffs, fraud, and large amounts of inherited wealth…If unearned income were treated the same as earned income under the tax code, America’s non-working rich wouldn’t be billionaires. And if capital gains weren’t eliminated at death, many heirs wouldn’t be, either” Robert Reich: Billionaires…

AMERIKA: Chris Hedges on the Corporate Oligarchic State & ‘Sacrifice Zones’ (Archive)

Source – billmoyers.com – “…It’s the willingness on the part of people who seek personal enrichment to destroy other human beings… And because the mechanisms of governance can no longer control them, there is nothing now within the formal mechanisms of power to stop them from creating essentially a corporate oligarchic state” Chris Hedges on…

COVER-UP: ‘Greed & Debt’, The True Story of Mitt Romney & Bain Capital (Archive)

Source – rollingstone.com – “…Mitt Romney, it turns out, is the perfect frontman for Wall Street’s greed revolution. He’s not a two-bit, shifty-eyed huckster like Lloyd Blankfein. He’s not a sighing, eye-rolling, arrogant jerkwad like Jamie Dimon. But Mitt believes the same things those guys believe: He’s been right with them on the front lines…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: How Billionaires Become Billionaires – By Prof. James Petras

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…Inequality is not a result of ‘technology’ and ‘education’- contemporary euphemisms for the ruling class cult of superiority – as liberals and conservative economists and journalists like to claim. Inequalities are a result of low wages, based on big profits, financial swindles, multi-trillion dollar public handouts and multi-billion-dollar tax evasion. The…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: It’s No Coincidence The Century Of Total War Coincided With The Century Of Central Banking

Source – mises.org – “…Ron Paul…has also been so insistent that the twin phenomena of war and central banking are linked. “It is no coincidence,” Dr. Paul said, “that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking…If every American taxpayer had to submit an extra five or ten thousand dollars to…

U.S.S.A: ‘MAGA’, Resurrecting The American Economy – By Dimitry Orlov (Archive)

Source – cluborlov.blogspot.com – ‘…China’s stunning success primarily has to do with its superior economic planning and social governance. Call it Stalinism 2.0. …When it comes to managing the economy, Stalinism, and especially Stalinism 2.0—its modern, Chinese version—was and is a stunning success. Fundamentally, it is a recipe for building socialism using capitalist (mainly state-capitalist)…

HIGH CRIMES: Wall Street Was America’s First Foe in World War II – By Matt Stoller

Source – foreignpolicy.com – “…The task for the White House and the populists in Congress was to take this private government apart and construct a democratic one. That meant …replacing the rule of banks with competitive regulated market…It meant recapturing the ability to print money and control the economy. It meant breaking apart and replacing…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Blowback’, Burn, Neoliberalism, Burn – By Pepe Escobar

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…What still remains absolutely off limits for the guardians of the current world-system is to really investigate hardcore neoliberalism as the root cause of wealth hyper-concentration and social inequality. It’s not enough to offer Band-Aids anymore. The streets of South America are alight. Blowback is now in full effect” Burn, Neoliberalism,…

CASINO CAPITALISM: ‘The Fourth Turning’, Underestimating ‘Them’ & Overestimating ‘Us’ – By Jim Quinn

Source – hedgeaccordingly.com – “…I clearly underestimated the illegal lengths Bernanke and his fellow puppets would go to in order to save their Wall Street owners and corporate, political and media parasites reliant upon the ongoing Ponzi debt scheme being sustained…I will also no longer overestimate the ability of the American populace to see through…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Homeless In Seattle’, The High-Tech Housing High-Wire (Part 1)

Source – unz.com – “…Big Tech is permitted to petition The State for permission to import The World at a price heavily subsidized by the disenfranchised American taxpayer. Through government immigration policies, a ceaseless demand for housing has been generated. How can such an artificial market—designed to sate the global corporation’s insatiable lust for high-tech…