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“Russia Did It” and Other Crimes

    “Russia Did It” and Other Crimes Posted with permission and written by Rory Hall, The Daily Coin           We haven’t had a system of capitalism since the Federal Reserve and Woodrow Wilson hijacked the US Treasury and US economy in 1913. Our financial, monetary and economic system has morphed […]

A Communist Utopia (Funded By Capitalism)

Via The Daily Bell When is a commune not a commune? When it only exists because of capitalism. But that doesn’t stop it from having just enough communist ideals to make it a very restrictive place to live. Twin Oaks is an “intentional community” in Virginia. It is one of the oldest successful communes in […]

Globalization Is Poverty: “The Endgame Is Painfully Obvious”

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Central bankers have never done more damage to the world economy than in the past 10 years. One may argue this is because they never had the power to do that. If their predecessors had had that power, who knows? Still, the global economy has […]

Proximity Is Destiny In America’s Pay-To-Play Democracy

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Privilege is unearned proximity to power in all its manifestations. My friend G.F.B. recently coined an insightful maxim: Proximity Is Destiny. The power of this concept lies in its unification of physical proximity and abstract proximity. We all understand physical proximity can be consequential. As the Titanic […]

Do Ends Justify The Means?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I think the U.S. citizenry is being afflicted by a sort of mass insanity at the moment. There are no good outcomes if this continues. As a result, I feel compelled to provide a voice for those of us lost in the political wilderness. We must persevere […]

Insider Reveals How DARPA Will Control Our Minds: “If Even 20% Of This Is True…”

Things are so far gone, that we have no idea, warns SHTFplan.com's Mac Slavo, people have virtually no sense of how deeply we are being steered off the path. Our very opinions, the information we receive, and the way in which our brains determine the strength of our opinions is all being skewed by algorithms, […]

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 […]

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 […]

No Hope for Humanity

By EconMatters We discuss the real problem facing global growth right now, the massive government debt and credit bubble in this video. Republicans and Democrats keep Spending and Borrowing like there is No Tomorrow. The global financial numbers don`t make sense, governments and central banks cannot add to their balance sheets in an infinite manner, […]

Don’t Be Fooled. The Trump Rally Is Not A Sign Of Economic Health

Submitted by Steven Horowtiz via The Foundation for Economic Education, The headlines tell us that the Dow Jones is up around 1,000 points since Donald Trump won the election on November 8th. The conventional wisdom is that this shows how much confidence people have in Trump’s ability to generate a healthy American economy. The argument […]