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Socialist Dystopia: Polio Makes A Comeback In Poverty-Stricken Venezuela

Thirty years after its eradication in the now socialist dystopia of Venezuela, polio is making a comeback. The news comes as Venezuela experiences political and economic turmoil, resulting in a humanitarian and health care crisis. With an estimated population of 31.3 million, Venezuela’s totalitarian socialist policies are making it difficult for people to protect themselves […]

When 43% of Americans Can’t Pay for Food and Rent, We Can Safely Say the Economic Collapse Is HERE

This report was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper You know all those reports about how lots of Americans can’t afford a $1000 surprise expense like a medical bill or a car repair? Well, forget additional expenses. It turns out that nearly half of the families in America are struggling to pay for food […]

New Statistics Show Just How Tight Most Americans’ Finances Have Become

Even though the mainstream media is touting a strong and vibrant economy, most Americans are still feeling a financial pinch.  In fact, new data shows that roughly 40% of Americans could not even cover a $400 emergency expense. Based on those numbers alone, those same Americans likely have very little in savings and live paycheck […]

Crisis In Cali: Workers Face ‘Buckets Of Feces And Needles’ As Homelessness Worsens

Workers in California, who are desperately trying to clean up the state because of the skyrocketing homeless population, are facing grotesque conditions. Some workers even fear for their health after being faced with buckets of fecal matter and dirty needles. In a democrat’s paradise, such as California, you would think all those taxes and numerous […]

England Slides Closer To Communism: Malnourished Children Fill Pockets With Food

The heads of schools from various parts of England and Wales have described differences in the appearance of some of their pupils. Poverty stricken children are “grey and pale” and fill their pockets with food so they can have something to eat. And the problem is only worsening as government regulations and tax burdens continue to […]

Cost Of Housing Has Soared So High Americans Are Sliding Into Poverty

Housing prices in the United States continue to rise at unprecedented rates, forcing many into poverty. This worsening epidemic is explained well in a video by The Money GPS and it’s been engineered this way. As nations increase taxes and regulations, the price of complying also goes up. Many of these hikes are passed onto to […]

Socialist Dystopia: Starving Venezuelans Loot As Runaway Inflation Forces Pillaging For Food

The socialist dystopia of Venezuela is seeing inflation at such high rates that the starving civilians have resorted to looting the few stores left and pillaging for scraps of food. The 2600% inflation rate and socialist policies are destroying what was once South America’s wealthiest nation. Worsening food shortages and runaway inflation have unleashed the […]

“Wealth Effect” = Widening Wealth Inequality

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Note that widening wealth and income inequality is a non-partisan trend. One of the core goals of the Federal Reserve's monetary policies of the past 9 years is to generate the "wealth effect": by pushing the valuations of stocks and bonds higher, American households will feel wealthier, […]

1,000s Of “Micro-Homes” Sprout Up All Over Bay Area To House The Growing Homeless Population

Roughly one year ago we shared the plans of a billionaire real estate developer in San Francisco who wanted to build communities for the homeless in Bay Area neighborhoods using stackable steel shipping containers (see: San Fran Billionaire Luanches Plan To House Homeless In Shipping Containers).  Not surprisingly, the efforts were met with some resistance […]

41 Million Americans Are Living In Poverty This Christmas

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Even though the stock market continues to set new record high after new record high, poverty is exploding all over America.  It is being reported that 41 million people are living in poverty at this moment, and 9 million of them do not receive a single […]