VOODOO ECONOMICS: Climate and the Money Trail – By F. William Engdahl

Source – williamengdahl.com – “…The very mega-corporations and mega-billionaires behind the globalization of the world economy over recent decades, whose pursuit of shareholder value and cost reduction who have wreaked so much damage to our environment…are the leading backers of the “grass roots” decarbonization movement from Sweden to Germany to the USA and beyond. Is…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Who’s Responsible for the Ecocide in the Amazon? – By Yves Smith

Source – nakedcapitalism.com – “…The rate of deforestation in the Ecuadorian Amazon is reaching approximately 0.7% annually, while in Brazil it is only around 0.2%. So, the idea that only Bolsonaro is destroying the Amazon is obviously a hasty and simplistic one. Clearly, the problem with the depredation of the Amazon and, in general, of…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘QE, Monetization’, Just Symptoms. What Of The Disease? – By Chris Hamilton

Source – econimica.blogspot.com – “…When population growth among the consumer nations has turned to population decline, the consumers of 75% of total global energy (and likewise global exports) are turning to ZIRP, NIRP, and unrepayable debt loads to maintain an unreal, synthetically achieved rate of growth…the weaker the basis of economic activity, the greater the…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: “We’re In A Demographic & Fiscal Dead-End” – David Stockman On The Coming Financial Panic & The 2020 Election

Source – zerohedge.com – “…I would recommend recognizing that the “everything bubble” is the most extreme, exaggerated, severe financial bubble in world history. It will inevitably collapse, and there will be massive losses, even greater than occurred in 2008 and 2001 – David Stockman” “We’re In A Demographic & Fiscal Dead-End” – Stockman On 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…

MASONIC VISIONS: Economists Are The New Astrologers – By Andrew Syrios

Source – mises.org – “…Take the extraordinary success of Evangeline Adams, a turn-of-the-20th-century astrologer whose clients included the president of Prudential Insurance, two presidents of the New York Stock Exchange, the steel magnate Charles M Schwab, and the banker J P Morgan. To understand why titans of finance would consult Adams about the market, it…

COVER-UP: Here’s the Proof the Federal Government Is Overtly Lying to the Public About Wall Street’s Derivatives – By Pam Martens & Russ Martens

Source – riggedgame.blog  – “…The newly released Table 12 from the quarterly OCC report shows that as of March 31, 2019, the vast majority (57.6 percent) of derivatives in the United States were not centrally cleared. The most dangerous type of derivative, credit derivatives, had the worst showing with only 27.7 percent being centrally cleared”…

REALPOLITIK: ‘It’s American Hegemony That’s Being Backed Into A Corner’ – By Alasdair Macleod

Source – goldmoney.com – “…China is likely to have a fundamentally sounder currency than America in a deepening recession. Given the relative foreign ownerships of their two currencies, there are more dollars likely to be sold than yuan. In a banking crisis, China has a more authoritarian grip on commercial banks through state ownership. The…

WITH CRIMINAL INTENT: Catherine Austin Fitts – The Missing TRILLIONS

Source – theeventchronicle.com – “…Catherine goes into great detail about the over 21 Trillion in Missing Money from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the US Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The money has been disappearing over the course of two decades through a mysterious process called ‘Undocumented Adjustments.” The forces behind the money drain…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Ponzi’, The Economic Future Of A Negative Interest Rate World – By Colin Lloyd

Source – aier.org – “…This is Ponzi finance; it has turned time preference on its head, driving us to borrow from tomorrow to consume today…Excessively low interest rates support assets, favor the rich over the poor, favor the rentier over the business investor, encourage leverage and stock buybacks over capital expenditure and equity-capital formation. Income…

FEAR FACTOR: Is China Hoarding Food, Gold, & Other Commodities In Anticipation Of A Global Collapse? – By Michael Snyder

Source – endoftheamericandream.com – “…The trade war between the United States and China is rapidly escalating, war in the Middle East could erupt at any time, the global economy has been steadily slowing down, crops are failing all over the planet, and everywhere we look we seem to see rising political instability” Is China Hoarding…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: What Globalism Did Was To Transfer The US Economy To China – By Paul Craig Roberts

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “…China owes its faster than expected rise as a world power to the transfer of American jobs, capital, technology, and business know-how to China simply in order that US shareholders could receive capital gains and US executives could receive bonus pay for producing them by lowering labor costs” What Globalism Did…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Corporate Welfare Queens’, Quantitative Easing as Outrageous Corruption – By Valentin Katasonov (Flashback)

Source – 4thmedia.org – “…These days, few economy experts in the US mention that reckless money printing used to be regarded as an abuse if not downright criminal offense. Excessive inflow of money into the economy provokes inflation, erodes the macroeconomic balance, discourages productive activity, and has an economically polarizing impact on the society” Corporate…

AMERIKA: The Road to Hell Is Paved with Virtue-Signaling – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – ‘…The road to Hell is paved with virtue-signaling: rather than actually solve the knotty problems that are dragging us toward the abyss, we substitute self-righteousness for problem-solving. That is virtue-signaling in a nutshell” The Road to Hell Is Paved with Virtue-Signaling – By Charles Hugh Smith The idea that everything will…

COVER-UP: Did the Fed Begin Secret Bailouts in 2007 Before Anyone Knew of the Pending Crisis? – By Martin Armstrong

Source – armstrongeconomics.com – “.. The GAO report came out on the Quantitative Easing by the Federal Reserve, it uncovered a secret $16 trillion feeding tube from the Fed structured as revolving, low-cost loans to any bank (foreign or domestic) teetering on the edge. Amazingly, the audit showed the Fed started the loans in December…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: There’s a Growing Number of College Graduates Owing Nearly Half a Million Dollars

Source – activistpost.com – “…Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world…Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid – Albert Einstein” There’s a Growing Number of College Graduates Owing…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Web of Debt’, Exploring The Myths About Money – By Ellen Hodgson Brown (Archive)

Source  – webofdebt.com – “Not only is virtually the entire money supply created privately by banks, but a mere handful of very big banks is responsible for a massive investment scheme known as “derivatives,” which now tallies in at hundreds of trillions of dollars” ‘Web of Debt’, Exploring The Myths About Money – By Ellen…

HIGH CRIMES: The Jeffrey Epstein Rabbit Hole Just Got Deeper – By Pam Martens & Russ Martens

Source – riggedgame.blog – “…The involvement of JPMorgan Chase is particularly interesting in a company where Bear Stearns is a 40 percent owner and Jeffrey Epstein is Chairman….JPMorgan’s involvement is further interesting because the Federal Reserve Bank of New York provided a $28.8 billion loan to take that amount of toxic assets off of Bear…

CASINO CAPITALISM: ‘The Financial Twilight Zone’, Save, Invest, Speculate, Trade, Or Gamble? – By Doug Casey

Source – internationalman.com – “…For some time, I’ve been saying that the economy is in the “eye of the storm” and that when it emerged, the weather would be far rougher than in 2008. The trillions of currency units created since 2007, combined with artificially suppressed interest rates, have papered over the situation. But only…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Big Pharma Admits Measles Outbreak and Subsequent Media Hysteria Made Them Massive Profits

Source – naturalblaze.com – ‘…According to CNBC, sales of children’s vaccines, which includes the New Jersey-based company’s MMR vaccine, for measles, mumps and rubella, jumped 58% year over year to $675 million, Merck announced in its second-quarter earnings report Tuesday. Merck, which is the sole U.S. supplier of measles vaccines, said the strong growth was…

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…

MIND GAMES: It’s Not Just the News That’s Fake–Everything’s Fake – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com – “…Melville understood that we want to be conned: we want to believe the elixir will make our aches and pains go away, that the new face in politics will clear out the rot of corruption, that rising prices for everything means we’re getting richer and so on. Orson Welles’ weird and…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘The Greatest Trick Ever Pulled’, Gold & Silver Price Manipulation – By Ronan Manly

Source – bullionstar.com – “…There is also ample evidence about central bank manipulation documented in various places including on the GATA website. The motivations for such central bank interventions include protecting the existing financial system, engineering low real long term interest rates, and preventing gold acting as a barometer of inflation” Gold & Silver Price…