Tag: economy

How You Can Help Fight Back in the War on the Poor

Written by on May 6, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
How You Can Help Fight Back in the War on the Poor

If “the economy” can recover without real people recovering, then whose economy is it really? What can we do about all this? The first thing we can do is to change our mentality and drop the shame and stigma that’s associated with not being able to make ends meet.

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With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Social Safety Net

Written by on April 27, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Social Safety Net

The budget blueprint from the Republican Study Committee (RSC)—and titled A Framework of Unified Conservatism—says it “would take unprecedented steps to begin the deconstruction of the administrative state” and would cut $12.4 trillion over the next decade from federal spending. Among the plan’s numerous goals are the repeal of Obamacare and raising the eligibility age of Medicare and Social Security benefits to age 70.

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Non-Toxic DIY Cleaning Products You Can Make On a Budget

Written by on January 25, 2017 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 1 Comment
Non-Toxic DIY Cleaning Products You Can Make On a Budget

If you thought making your own environment- and body-friendly household products is time-consuming, expensive or won’t work, this article will quickly change your mind.

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Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Written by on November 3, 2016 in Government with 0 Comments
Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Let’s pledge to strengthen our democracy with these eight resolutions to focus our intentions and keep us moving forward over the next four years.

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The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing the Middle Class In America

Written by on October 2, 2016 in Economy with 48 Comments
The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing the Middle Class In America

All over America, the middle class is dying and poverty is on the rise. One of the primary reasons for this is the rapidly rising cost of living in the United States. The cost of just about everything that average families shell out money for on a regular basis – food, rent, health insurance, etc. – is rising much faster than wages are.

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21 Facts About the Explosive Growth Of Poverty In America That Will Blow Your Mind

Written by on September 30, 2016 in Economy with 4 Comments
21 Facts About the Explosive Growth Of Poverty In America That Will Blow Your Mind

If We have this many people living on the edge of despair now, while times are “good”, what are things going to look like when our economy really starts falling apart?

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7 Super Cool Tiny Houses Revolutionizing Micro-Living

Written by on July 4, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
7 Super Cool Tiny Houses Revolutionizing Micro-Living

For a long time in America, the dominant mentality was always “bigger is better.” Finally, “small is beautiful” is having its moment.

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Devastating Deflation and Depression – Repeat of 2008 – Predicted by Davos Billionaire

Written by on January 24, 2016 in Bankers & Wall St., Corruption with 40 Comments
Devastating  Deflation and Depression – Repeat of 2008 – Predicted by Davos Billionaire

By Jeff Berwick|The DollarVigilante “We are repeating [the devastating deflation and depression of 2008],” Soros said during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in an interview with Bloomberg TV.  “The root cause of the crisis is different this time, however.  In 2008, it was the subprime crisis in America. This time, it is China and the deflationary forces […]

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Here Are the Real Terrorists We Should All Be Worrying About

Written by on January 12, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 12 Comments
Here Are the Real Terrorists We Should All Be Worrying About

The unique brand of .01% terror: making a game of tax avoidance while 2,500,000 children experience homelessness.

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The Worst First Week in Trading in History – What Is to Come?

Written by on January 10, 2016 in Economy with 16 Comments
The Worst First Week in Trading in History – What Is to Come?

All market indicators globally were down in the first five trading days in 2016. This can portend a generally poor year because of human nature to “interpret” this as a sign, and has done so in the past more often than not. Statistics on this occurrence are cited. A very interesting brief article for those interested in the global economy and the way it has been behaving during the past year.

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The Fed Awakens – The Federal Reserve Has at Last Raised Interest Rates

Written by on December 20, 2015 in Agencies & Systems, Economy with 4 Comments
The Fed Awakens – The Federal Reserve Has at Last Raised Interest Rates

AFTER a build-up worthy of a blockbuster, the Federal Reserve has at last raised interest rates, putting an end to six years at close-to-zero. From December 17th the target band for rates will be 0.25% to 0.5%, a quarter of a percentage point higher than today. What will this mean for the American economy and more importantly for the citizens of the United States. ?

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The West’s Latest Phony Military Narrative Is Aimed Directly At You

The West’s Latest Phony Military Narrative Is Aimed Directly At You

The phony US military narratives summarizing wars in Syria and involving other world powers are resulting in even more reduced freedoms for US citizens. Ongoing government deceptions since 2007 are summarized. Jeff Berwick’s current predictions for 2016 are coincident with the Shemitah and Jubilee years of 2015 and 2016, with a focus on economic status.

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Are We Recycling Too Much of Our Trash?

Written by on October 24, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 14 Comments
Are We Recycling Too Much of Our Trash?

Is it conceivable that society can recycle too much?

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Green-Thumbed Billionaires Are Fighting Climate Change by Dumping Fossil Fuel Stocks

Written by on September 22, 2015 in Economy with 3 Comments
Green-Thumbed Billionaires Are Fighting Climate Change by Dumping Fossil Fuel Stocks

Some have argued that divestment movements have little direct consequences for the finances of major companies. But the premise is simple, no CEO wants to catch the slow-brewing disease of bad-public relations.

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Why Women’s Risk of Poverty Jumps Drastically When They Enter Their 20s

Written by on September 19, 2015 in Economy with 21 Comments
Why Women’s Risk of Poverty Jumps Drastically When They Enter Their 20s

Women between the ages of 25 and 34 experience a poverty rate 6.9 percentage points higher than men. What are your thoughts on this?

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