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The Meaning Of Good And Evil In Perilous Times

This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com Perhaps the most destructive idea ever planted in the minds of the general public is the notion that nothing in this world is permanent — that all things can and must be constantly changed to suit our whims. The concept of impermanence fuels what I […]

Charles Hugh Smith: We Desperately Need Shared Values, Connection & Positive Social Roles

This report was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com We’ve recently published a series of commentary on PeakProsperity.com addressing the epidemic of disconnection, dissatisfaction and demoralization that society is increasingly suffering from today: Feeling Isolated? Facing The (Horrible) Future A New Framework For The Future The End of Growth Together, these articles beg the […]

The End Of Our Empire Approaches

This article was originally published by Chris Martenson at PeakProsperity.com Do you have the nagging sense that our empire is in decline? If so, don’t be embarrassed by it. Historically speaking, we’re in very good company. Far larger and longer-lived empires than ours have come and gone over the millennia. This was hit home for me […]

How To Recognize When Your Society Is Suffering A Dramatic Decline

This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com When historians and analysts look at the factors surrounding the collapse of a society, they often focus on the larger events and indicators — the moments of infamy. However, I think it’s important to consider the reality that large scale societal decline is built upon […]

Stunning Visualization Of The Explosion Of ICO Activity In The Last Four Years

Via Elementus.io, This graphic shows every token sale that successfully raised at least $100k, from the beginning of 2014 through the end of last month, November 2017. The bar chart at the bottom displays the total dollar amount raised in each month (details below). How big is the ICO (aka token sale) market really? It […]

Meanwhile, South Korean Industrial Production Crashes

With South Korean stocks soaring in the face of nukes from their northern neighbor and a credit-crunching China, it appears the South Korean economy just caught down to reality… South Korean Industrial Production crashed 5.9% YoY in October – the biggest plunge since Feb 2013 – driven by a 17.5% collapse in auto production. Economists […]

“It’s A Nightmare” – Chinese Bureaucrats Are Killing The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The marketing brass at L Brands are probably starting to regret their decision to hold this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show – expected to have the largest audience in the show's history – in Shanghai. As the New York Post reports, the fashion show, which takes place in two weeks and will feature  Adriana Lima, […]

World Largest Reseller Of Virtual ‘Skins’ Raises $40M With An ICO

ICO Investors are about to experience something that’s almost never happened in the brief history of the $3 billion market: An offering by a company with an actual product. Bloomberg Businessweek has managed to find the one ICO being launched to solve the rare problem that could actually benefit from decentralized, monetized tokens. The company […]

Yale Students Love The Idea Of Outlawing Halloween

Authored by Cabot Philips via CampusReform.org, This year at Campus Reform, we’ve reported extensively how college students around the country have increasingly taken offense to Halloween celebrations, often accusing various costumes of being offensive and declaring students who wear them guilty of “cultural appropriation.” At campuses around America, students have been discouraged from wearing sombreros, […]

How Times Have Changed

From the Slope of Hope: One of my favorite little books is called Hey Skinny! Great Advertisements from the Golden Age of Comic Books, which pretty much describes the contents exactly. It is a hodgepodge of cheesy ads from the mid 1940s to late 1950s for all manner of junk, and it’s eye-opening to see via […]