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SHTFplan: Scientific Survey Finds Voters Are “Broadly Misinformed”

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. A survey has revealed that voters in the US aren’t nearly as informed as they think they are. The scientific survey was conducted by Just Facts, a non-profit research and educational institute dedicated to publishing comprehensive, straightforward, and rigorously documented facts about public policy issues. Today, the […]

Our Crazy-Making, Profiteering Education-Career Maze

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The answer is not another $1 trillion in student loan debt to pay for another raft of declining-value credentials. So let's say we want to set up a system to help students choose a career that fits their aptitudes and interests. What would we do? How about: […]

Mike Rowe Eviscerates “Smug” Snowflake Who Calls Him A “White Nationalist”

If you ever plan to attack Mike Rowe over Facebook then you better bring more than just a few “smug and snarky” comments to the table because anything less than a well-sourced, reasoned, fact-based argument might just earn you the same public humiliation that Rowe just dropped on Chuck Atkins.  Oh, and your grammar better […]

What Problems Are We Solving By Increasing Complexity?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The incremental increase in systemic complexity is rarely if ever recognized as a problem that additional complexity can't solve. The Collapse of Complex Societies fame has observed that societies increase complexity to solve pressing problems that cannot be resolved with existing solutions. What is complexity in this […]

In The Divided States Of America, There’s Only One Way To “Unite”

Authored by Joey Clark via TheAntiMedia.org, Following the attempted political assassination of several GOP members of Congress this week, calls for “unity” echoed through the halls of power. Democratic and Republican leaders alike offered up their ruminations on the matter — ”ruminating” not in the sense of offering profound thoughts on the latest tragedy, but […]

Atlanta Fed vs NY Fed: Whose GDP Forecast Is Right?

Authored by Salil Mehta via Statistical Ideas blog, There is a 2/3 chance that both competing Federal Reserve 2017 Q1 GDP nowcasts are wrong! That’s an audacious prediction for the storied NY and Atlanta institutions (one of them led by my former big boss Timothy Geithner), and yet there is no way around the current confusion […]

Italy’s Grillo Slams Mainstream Media “Manifest Manipulation Of Reality”

“Fake news” has officially crossed the pond and once again it the mainstream media that is producing more of it (while blaming the alternative media). Beppe Grillo, founder of Italy’s Five Star anti-euro movement lashed out at the country’s journalists for “manufacturing false news,” accusing them of fabricating stories to keep the Five Stars down. […]

The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory Of Education

Submitted by Matthew McCaffrey via The Mises Institute, “Uneducated” is the favorite insult and excuse of the political left. In the past year alone, for example, a lack of education among voters has been used to explain each of the left’s electoral failures, as well as to dismiss criticisms of its people, policies, and institutions. […]

A Venture Investor from Bell Labs Channels the Noise and the Knowledge

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. mauldineconomics.com / By John Mauldin / July 5, 2013 Recovery and Home Investors seek that elusive substance called alpha. It is too often remains hidden from them, and instead they find some form of beta, or simply what the market gives everyone. […]

The Knowledge Economy’s Two Classes of Workers

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / By Charles Hugh Smith / March 28, 2013 The knowledge economy has important implications for both workers and organizations. Setting aside that our economy is by and large organized to benefit a State-financial Elite and the technocrat Caste […]