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New Survey Shows Just How Hard It Is To Make Ends Meet: ‘Half Of People Need Credit Cards Just To Make It To Their Next Payday’

A new survey was done in the United Kingdom and it shows just how hard it is for young people to survive paycheck to paycheck. Almost half of those surveyed admitted to needing credit to make ends meet until they get paid again. More than half of young women have to borrow to make their […]

Utah Mayor Suffers “Shocking Experience” After Going Undercover As Homeless Man

Amid President Obama's 'recovery', President Trump's 'awesome economy', and record high stock prices, Salt Lake City mayor Ben McAdams secretly entered the world of the homeless in Utah as he pondered a decision (that he knew would anger many residents) on the selection of a site for a third homeless resource center in his city. […]

The growing underclass of the Orange County Bubble: You need to earn an hourly wage of $28 to afford a basic one-bedroom apartment but 68 percent of OC jobs pay less than that amount. / July 31st, 2017 You have to love the Orange County bubble.  It is fitting that Disneyland is in Anaheim and actually has some of the poorest households in the entire county.  You have a world of Princesses and fantasy and right in the same city you have topless dancing fulfilling a fantasy of a […]

There’s Just One Catch In Reed College’s All-Expenses Paid Campus Visit Program: No White People Allowed / by Tyler Durden / Jul 12, 2017  High school seniors from all over the country considering the option of attending Reed College in Portland, Oregon have an amazing opportunity to apply for an all-expenses-paid program, including round-trip air travel, room and board, to visit campus ahead of the fall semester…there’s just one catch: whites need not […]

Redefining The Middle Class: It Isn’t What You Earn & Owe, It’s What You Own That Matters

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, No wonder the "middle class" has lost political power – it has lost the economic power of the ownership of productive assets. Longtime correspondent Mark G. observed that the key phrase in yesterday's excellent commentary by correspondent Ron G. is property-owning middle class. Mark wrote: "It appears to […]

Sudden Death For Greek Widows’ Pensions: New Criteria, Cuts To Push 1000s More Into Poverty / by Tyler Durden / Apr 26, 2017 The implementation of the Greek pension reform of 2016, will lead to the sudden death of incomes for widows, and as KeepTalkingGreece reports, will push a large portion of population further into poverty. Widows’ pensions will be cut down to 50% of the deceased’s pension and new more […]

Venezuelan Escalates “War on Bread” As Food Shortages Continue to Plague a Hungry Population

  This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: In the great logic of governments, the Venezuelan dictator has essentially ordered an end to hunger by making a rule against food shortage. But no rule, no matter how strictly enforced, will work if there is no supply for […]

Democratic Establishment and the ‘Professional Class’: Whom Do You Serve? / BY JESSE / 11 MARCH 2017 “No one can serve two masters, for he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one, and be neglectful of the other; and so you cannot serve both God and Mammon.” Matt 6:24 “What is good? All that heightens the feeling […]

NYC Homelessness Record High Despite Falling Unemployment Rate

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via, Salil Mehta at Statistical Ideas investigates the homeless rate in New York City. Mehta notes the streets are flourishing with a severe homelessness problem that’s escalating briskly despite a falling unemployment rate. Please consider a The Empire City of Homelessness. Annual Growth Rate of Homeless Record High Homeless Note […]