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The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 3, 2016   The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin   Michael Hudson is the best economist in the world. Indeed, I could almost say that he is the only economist in the world. Almost all of the rest are neoliberals, who are not […]


Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream February 1, 2016 Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America     Major retailers in the United States are shutting down hundreds of stores, and shoppers are reporting alarmingly bare shelves in many retail locations that are still open all over the […]

Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

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Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]


Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 27, 2016   Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated     We have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a […]

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The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China

By C. Jay Engel Mises.org January 27, 2016   The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China   There are a handful of themes out there on recent market action that are either totally wrong or otherwise highly misleading. For instance, regarding the recent calamity in the capital markets, one especially apparent dichotomy has presented […]


Cashless Society War Intensifies During Global Epocalypse

By David Haggith The Great Recession Blog January 25, 2015   Cashless Society War Intensifies During Global Epocalypse       In the fall of 2015, the world descended into an economic apocalypse that will transform the globe into a single cashless society. This bold prediction is based on trends in nations all over the earth as shown […]

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The 21st Century: An Era Of Fraud — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 19, 2016   The 21st Century: An Era Of Fraud   In the last years of the 20th century fraud entered US foreign policy in a new way.  On false pretenses Washington dismantled Yugoslavia and Serbia in order to advance an undeclared agenda.  In the 21st […]


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Update to BLS December Payroll Jobs Report: It is even worse than I reported ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 11, 2016   Update to BLS December Payroll Jobs Report: It is even worse than I reported   In my column on Friday I reported the unreported facts in the payroll jobs report.http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/01/08/another-fabricated-jobs-report-paul-craig-roberts-2/ If we choose to believe the report, it is really very bad news. […]


Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 11, 2016     Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?   The nation’s attention turned to Oregon this week when a group calling itself Citizens for Constitutional Freedom seized control of part of a federal wildlife refuge. The citizens were protesting the harsh sentences […]

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Are We Headed for Another Bust?

By Frank Shostak Mises.org January 5, 2016   Are We Headed for Another Bust?   On Wednesday December 16, 2015, Federal Reserve Bank policymakers raised the federal funds rate target by 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent for the first time since December 2008. There is the possibility that the target could be lifted gradually to 1.25 […]


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Do We Need the Fed?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 22, 2015     Do We Need the Fed?   Stocks rose Wednesday following the Federal Reserve’s announcement of the first interest rate increase since 2006. However, stocks fell just two days later. One reason the positive reaction to the Fed’s announcement did not last long is that the Fed […]


Fed ‘Stimulus’ Has Made Inequality Worse, Hurt Economic Growth

By Against Crony Capitalism December 14, 2015   Fed ‘Stimulus’ Has Made Inequality Worse, Hurt Economic Growth     What is explained here by a former vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is what we have said now for years. The Fed’s actions post-Crash have exacerbated wealth inequality and generally skewed the […]

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