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How The Cultural Marxists Of The Frankfurt School Subverted American Education

Via Beau Albrecht of, Perhaps you’ve wondered why so many college professors are so left-wing.  In your freshman year, you might have noted with dread—as I did—some of your fellow students “going with the flow” and molding their beliefs to fit in.  Perhaps one of them was you, before you grew up and snapped […]

The Illusion Of Progress

Via Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, This is precisely what you'd expect of a self-serving elite that was desperate to cloak the unhappy reality that the relative few are benefiting immensely at the expense of the many. The core narrative of politics everywhere is progress, i.e. "moving forward." If progress isn't being made, politicos and […]

Fumbling Towards Collapse

Submitted by Howard Kunstler via, In all the smoke and fog emitted by Trump and his adversaries, it must be hard to make out the actual issues dogging this society, and even when you can, to find a coherent position on them. This was nicely illustrated in Paul Krugman’s fatuous column in Monday’s New […]

Army Preps For Urban Warfare In MegaCities: “Mass Migration, Disaster, And Inner-City Turmoil”

Submitted by Mac Slavo via, There will be war in the streets of America. Things have been engineered that way. The scenarios are many, the issues are complex. The current anger from the left, who are violently protesting against President Trump, is just one aspect of it. But the Pentagon and the U.S. national […]

“This Is Not Fascism” Nassim Taleb Warns “There’s A Global Riot Against Psuedo-Experts”

Submitted by Suhasini Haidar via, Economist-mathematician Nassim Nicholas Taleb contends that there is a global riot against pseudo-experts After predicting the 2008 economic crisis, the Brexit vote, the U.S. presidential election and other events correctly, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of the Incerto series on global uncertainties, which includes The Black Swan: The Impact of […]

The Great Rotation Ends: Largest US Equity Outflows In 4 Months; Biggest Treasury Inflows Since July

While the S&P500 market may remain pinned just why of all time highs, this appears to be from ongoing short covering, and is not – at least in the latest week – the result of new money entering the market. Quite the opposite: according to the latest BofA fund flow analysis based on EPFR data, […]

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Size Matters – No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Submitted by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, From the perspective of the state, one of the benefits of growing larger geographically is that bigness makes it more difficult for residents to emigrate or cross over borders to escape taxes.  In his writings on the origins of the "European miracle" that led to the continent's economic […]

Liberal Logic – We are the Frog

Phase 1: The Data doesn’t Fit a Central Banker, Liberal Diplomat, or IMF Official’s Theory Old joke describing when a person is married to their ideas Phase 2: Cure the Frog’s Deafness Via Our scientist immediately starts studying ways to help the frog hear better. Because clearly, if the frog was not deaf, it […]

We Are Getting Worried About Paul Krugman

When a delicate snowflake is suddenly faced with a perceived reality so devastating as to be an existential crisis, the mind's reaction to dealing with this cognitive dissonance can be disabling for some. Certainly for The New York Times' flip-flopping, hate-mongering, fact-twisting, Keynesian poster-boy Paul Krugman it appears coping with "no" is not going well […]