(Brandon Smith) The Federal Reserve is an often misunderstood entity, not only in the mainstream, but also in alternative economic circles. There is this ever pervasive fantasy on both sides of the divide that the central bank actually “cares” about forever protecting the US economy, or at least propping up the US economy in an endless game of “kick the can”. While this might be true at times, it is not true ALL the time. Things change, agendas change, and sometimes the Fed’s goal is not to maintain the economy, but to destroy it.
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(Mac Slavo) As debt and interest rates rise, the government is about to be in a disastrous situation. Very soon, they will spend more money paying interest on the national debt than they will on the bloated military budget.
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(Justin Deschamps) When it comes to corruption, arguably the financial system is one of the most corrupt institutions on earth. As the following article details, various powerful actors on the world stage have carefully created a system that serves the elite at the cost of everyone else. But in our efforts to understand the problems of this world we should be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
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(BBC) Widespread opioid abuse is tied to a fall in the share of Americans working or looking for work, the head of the US central bank said on Thursday.
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