Females Are Outperforming Males On Every Educational Level, And That Has Staggering Implications For The Future Of Our Society

(Michael Snyder) It is an uncomfortable truth that most educators simply do not want to talk about.  Females are dramatically outperforming males on every educational level, and many are wondering what this means for our future.  

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$28,166: What It Costs To Provide Health Care For An American Family Of Four For One Year

(Michael Snyder) One of the primary reasons why the middle class in America is disappearing so rapidly is because of skyrocketing health care costs.  Families all over the country are being absolutely crushed by extremely high health insurance premiums, ridiculously high deductibles and very large out-of-pocket expenses that were not anticipated. 

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15 Signs That The Middle Class In The United States Is Being Systematically Destroyed

(Michael Snyder) If your family is really struggling right now, you are far from alone.  I have been publishing The Economic Collapse Blog for more than eight years, and all throughout that time I have seen the middle class in America get smaller and smaller and smaller. 

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BP Claims Oil Spills Are “Socially Acceptable” and “Boost” Local Economies

(Whitney Webb) British Petroleum, better known as BP, sought to convince the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) of Australia that a potential oil spill off the country’s coast would provide “a welcome boost to local economies.” BP made the claim in 2016 in an environmental plan written to convince NOPSEMA to approve the company’s bid to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, a pristine region along Australia’s southern coast.

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Shocking: Goldman Sachs Questions Whether Curing Disease is Economically Sustainable

(Jay Syrmopoulos) Goldman Sachs, in an April report to clients, addressed an ethical conundrum facing pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in regard to futuristic cures based on cutting edge gene therapy: “one shot cures,” rather than the model of continuous treatment, could be difficult for some “medicine developers looking for a sustained cash flow.”

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