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Will the Crazy Global Debt Bubble Ever End? by Charles Hugh Smith

All debt bubbles end because in a bubble the debt expands faster than the economy’s capacity to service it. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com: 336 more words


...And Now For The Bad News, by Simon Black

To think that the federal government can pull a rabbit from its hat and painlessly solve its debt problem is to believe in a fiscal Easter Bunny. 325 more words


How Washington's Reaction to Trump's Budget Justifies the Rise of Bitcoin, by Tho Bishop

In a world in which many governments, particularly the US government, will somehow default, Bitcoin looks like a viable wealth preservation strategy. From Tho Bishop at mises.org: 377 more words


The Trump Collapse Scapegoat Narrative Has Now Been Launched, by Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith reiterates his hypothesis that the world’s financial powers that be, including central banks, are conspiring to bring down the world’s financial and economic systems and blame it on Trump and populist movements. 357 more words


Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? from Anti-Media

The prize in Venezuela is obvious: the world’s largest oil reserves. It’s hard to believe that either the US or Russia would pass up that prize. 403 more words

Foreign Policy

Does the World End in Fire or Ice? Thoughts on Japan and the Inflation/Deflation Debate, by Charles Hugh Smith

SLL actually doesn’t think there’s much of an inflation/deflation debate. Gigantic debt bubbles pop and when they do, it’s invariably deflationary. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com: 267 more words


TINA's Legacy: Free Money, Bread and Circuses and Collapse, by Charles Hugh Smith

We borrow, therefore we are seems to be the motto of modern governments. But sooner or later, the credit line gets revoked. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com: 337 more words