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Investing In the Human Economy

Written by on January 19, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Investing In the Human Economy

Unfortunately, hard financial times often makes us feel like we need to circle the wagons, draw in our resources, and look out for our own interests. The scarcity of financial means sometimes leads to scarcity of good will toward each other. But even with tough times financially, there are perhaps more resources than you can […]

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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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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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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 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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A Global Financial Reset Is Coming: ‘A Deal Is Being Made Between All The Central Banks’

Written by on April 6, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
A Global Financial Reset Is Coming: ‘A Deal Is Being Made Between All The Central Banks’

If Neumeyer is right, and all the signs suggest his assessment is fairly accurate, then the recent strength of the U.S. dollar will be short-lived. Once deleveraging by governments and central banks has been completed they will unleash an economic, financial and monetary storm that will change the very fabric of the global order.

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Green Giving: How Cannabis Is Giving Back To Colorado Residents

Written by on February 22, 2015 in Economy with 2 Comments
Green Giving: How Cannabis Is Giving Back To Colorado Residents

Following the legalization of cannabis in 2012, voters decided to excise a 15 percent tax on pot to go towards schools, with an additional 10 percent to go to lawmakers. But due to a quickly growing economy, Colorado is now obligated to give back about $30.5 million.

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Millennials: Escape the Credit/Debt Matrix

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
Millennials: Escape the Credit/Debt Matrix

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, December, 2014, 1 in 5 of the Millennial generation (birth years from early 1980s to early 2000) live in poverty and have lower rates of employment compared to their Baby Boomer parents of a similar age in the 1980s, one of the most prosperous eras of American history.

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This Is Exactly How Markets Behave Right Before They Crash

Written by on January 14, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
This Is Exactly How Markets Behave Right Before They Crash

When the stock market starts to behave like a roller coaster that is a sign that a major move to the downside is right around the corner. But when the waters start getting really choppy, that is a clear indication that stocks are about to plummet. In early 2015, volatility has returned to Wall Street in a big way. At one point on Tuesday, the Dow was up more than 300 points. But then the bottom dropped out. From the peak on Tuesday, the Dow plunged nearly 700 points in less than 30 hours before recovering more than 100 points at the end of the day.

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Oil Falls Below 50 As Global Financial Markets Begin To Unravel

Written by on January 5, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Oil Falls Below 50 As Global Financial Markets Begin To Unravel

On Monday, the price of oil fell below $50 for the first time since April 2009, and the Dow dropped 331 points. Meanwhile, the stock market declines over in Europe were even larger on a percentage basis, and the euro sank to a fresh nine-year low on concerns that the anti-austerity Syriza party will be victorious in the upcoming election in Greece.

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Did the Saudis and the US Collude In Dropping Oil Prices?

Written by on January 4, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Did the Saudis and the US Collude In Dropping Oil Prices?

The oil price drop that has dominated the headlines in recent weeks has been framed almost exclusively in terms of oil market economics, with most media outlets blaming Saudi Arabia, through its OPEC Trojan horse, for driving down the price, thus causing serious damage to the world’s major oil exporters – most notably Russia. While the market explanation is partially true, it is simplistic, and fails to address key geopolitical pressure points in the Middle East.

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Brilliant, Four-Minute Video Explains America’s Opportunity Gap (With Legos!)

Written by on December 25, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Brilliant, Four-Minute Video Explains America’s Opportunity Gap (With Legos!)

Brookings Fellow Richard Reeves explores inequality and opportunity in America with Legos, using them to explain the chances for economic success of Americans born at the bottom of the economic ladder. Reeves shows the chances that the poorest fifth of Americans have to rise to the top, based on their race, the marital status of their mothers, and their level of education.

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