Category Archives: Corruption

The insatiable greed of Capitalist banks and other institutions in America dooms us to one of the hardest crashes of any nation as energy resources decline. The rampant fraud in all of our institutions comes at a time when the political system needs to be reinvented towards a steady-state, sharing one. It’s probably too late, but any success at all towards staying under the depletion curve by restricting immigration and women to one child would lessen social chaos and suffering in the future. So far we’ve been staying under the net energy curve by pushing over half of Americans into such desperate poverty they can’t afford to drive as much, or at all, and live with less food, heating, air-conditioning, and other goods. How is a nation of individualistic, obese, out-of-shape and unhealthy people going to shift from fossil fuel power to muscle power in less than a decade?

Bankers and Wall Street take cheating to new levels

[ What follows is an excerpt of an interview between behavioral economist Dan Ariely (DA) and Graham Lawton (GL) in New Scientist  16 June 2012 “The Cheating Game“. This is yet another reason another worse crash is inevitable (in addition … Continue reading

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Nothing is true & everything Is possible: the surreal heart of the new Russia by Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev. 2014. Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia. Public Affairs. [ OVERVIEW. This is an amazing look at what it is like in Russia these days. There are schools that teach … Continue reading

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U.S. taxpayers lose billions from Powder River Basin bad lease deals and undervalued coal

According to the Center for American Progress: For decades the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has run a fundamentally noncompetitive leasing program, which has been a boon to industry. Since 1990, 96 of the 107 coal-lease sales held by the … Continue reading

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Senate hearing on robocalls – it can be done but U.S. telecom companies choose not to

[ If you want to stop robocalls, sign this Consumers Union Petition to demand the major telephone companies block robocalls before they get to you.  It can be done! Canadian telecom companies have done this for years, but United States … Continue reading

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What if cash were made illegal so your money could be used to bail out too-big-to-fail banks after the next crash?

[ Also see: February 28, 2016 The Global Run On Physical Cash Has Begun: Why It Pays To Panic First by ZeroHedge ] Ellen Brown. November 23, 2015. Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash and the … Continue reading

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The Banking system is a House of Cards

Lynn Parramore. April 21, 2015. Our Banking System is a Giant House of Cards. Money & Banking. It Could Fall On You. Anat Admati teaches finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is co-author of The … Continue reading

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Why Banks and Wall St will go broke if interest rates ever go up

Dumb Money Day 1 by Charles Marohn, Strong Towns   Jun 10, 2013 This week I want to write about one very technical finance subject and the implications for the housing market and, by extension, for cities and the great reset … Continue reading

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George Soros on Financial Collapse and the Coming U.S. Class War

Excerpts from John Arlidge. Jan 23, 2012. George Soros on the Coming U.S. Class War. Newsweek. “We are facing an extremely difficult time, comparable in many ways to the 1930s, the Great Depression. We are facing now a general retrenchment … Continue reading

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Beware of Real Estate — it hasn’t finished collapsing

2014 A. Gary Shilling: A U.S. recession would halt the housing recovery, which is already on shaky ground, as pending sales, housing starts and mortgage applications for refinancing decline. And a housing slump would spread to many other sectors, including … Continue reading

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How Companies Plunder and Profit From the Nest Eggs of American Work

Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit From the Nest Eggs of American Workers By Ellen E. Schultz    Portfolio/Penguin 2011 216 pages, in hardcover and paperback August 20, 2012. UE News – Summer 2012 issue We already knew that employers … Continue reading

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