Charles Hugh-Smith | If it isn’t a Depression, it’s a very close relative of a Depression.
Mac Slavo | Did America ever truly “recover”? Officially, yes. We are in the greatest, and most transparent recovery of all time.
The College Fix | “Lives off speaking fees …”? Seems like she forgot to add “lavishly” in there given that $11K a pop charge.
RT | The US Senate gave the go-ahead for a $1.15 billion sale of tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia by blocking the bill opposing the controversial transaction.
Business Insider | Wall Street chiefs and US business leaders are reportedly asking Britain’s prime minister Theresa May for a “long runway” to prepare for Brexit.
Zero Hedge | Almost a year after Greece surrendered into the arms of the international lenders and the International Monetary Fund and the austerity cuts started to affect people’s lives.
Michael Snyder | Do you remember the old Saturday Night Live sketches in which comedian Chris Farley portrayed a motivational speaker that lived in a van down by the river?
Washington Free Beacon | Watchdog asked to review scope of commission overseeing national security implications of foreign acquisitions.
Ron Paul | Last week’s announcement of a record-breaking US aid package for Israel underscores how dangerously foolish and out-of-touch is our interventionist foreign policy.
Reuters | The Fed still insists low interest rates and its large balance sheet of bonds are sufficient to continue bolstering economic growth.
Michael Snyder | The pinnacle of the global financial system is warning that conditions are right for a “full-blown banking crisis” in China.
Washington Free Beacon | Congressman: ‘Administration laundered this money in order to circumvent U.S. law’.
Mac Slavo | I think the potential is here for a climactic runaway mania in junior gold stocks…
Breitbart | New statistics show that care and insurance premiums have risen more this year than in the last 32 years.
Reuters | Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) said it would fight a $14 billion demand from the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims it missold mortgage-backed securities.
Zero Hedge | Turns out that Harvard likes to dabble in “fiction peddling” as well.
Information Liberation | Sales of Hillary Clinton’s new book “Stronger Together,” which lays out her “blueprint” for America, is bombing miserably, selling only 2,912 copies in its first week.
Michael Snyder | Can Donald Trump turn the U.S. economy around? This week Trump unveiled details of his new economic plan, and the mainstream media is having a field day criticizing it.
AP | The entry of a Soros-linked group is a gift for Penzone, who acknowledges he’ll never come close to matching Arpaio’s campaign spending.
Mac Slavo | Former Federal Reserve chairman and consummate insider Alan Greenspan discussed his concerns that things were tipping out of “equilibrium” and spinning into instability and chaos.
Michael Snyder | What is going to happen when America finally doesn’t have any manufacturing jobs left at all?
Zero Hedge | Nothing short of global chaos.
Mac Slavo | Silver has been on a tear this year, rising from just below $14 per ounce to $19 today.
Michael Snyder | When people get hungry enough, they will do just about anything for some food.
Zero Hedge | Goldman Sachs’ estimate of September rate-hike odds continue to collapse faster than Hillary Clinton.
Michael Snyder | Thousands of Americans are flocking to “Big Sky” country, and this movement has become so prominent that it has even caught the attention of the mainstream media.
London Independent | Analysts point to concerns about central banks stimulus and the health of Hillary Clinton.
Mac Slavo | Recent weeks have brought forth a barrage of negative news about the economy.
Michael Snyder | Just like during the last economic crisis, homeless encampments are popping up all over the nation as poverty grows at a very alarming rate.
Zero Hedge | When numbers get into the billions or trillions, they start to lose context.
Mac Slavo | Friday’s huge drop in the stock market is being attributed to market worries that the timeline for QE-free money is rapidly coming to an end, and that a rate hike could bring the economy screeching to a halt.
Washington Free Beacon | “It’s her agenda that bankrupted the coal industry.”
Daily Caller | In 1838, Georgetown sold off 272 slaves in order to pay its debts.
Michael Snyder | Do you remember when our politicians promised to do something about the “too big to fail” banks?
Zero Hedge | In efforts to spur lending and increase the rate of inflation, central banks in the US, EU, and Japan have engaged in dubious tactics.
Mac Slavo | The next president is not being determined by voters, but by the elite.
Michael Snyder | Why are so many men in their prime working years unemployed?
Reuters | World stocks hit their highest in more than a year and the dollar fell sharply against the yen on Wednesday.
Zero Hedge | The revulsion to banking and the fractional reserve model has finally reached the country that according to many created modern banking as we know it: Switzerland.
Michael Snyder | Do you remember the subprime mortgage meltdown from the last financial crisis?
The Last Refuge | That term, “electronic soup cards“, is simply brilliant. It is powerfully brilliant because it is entirely correct.
AFP | “At some point the rates are going to have to change.”
Mac Slavo | Watch Donald Trump’s Labor Day message to Americans.
Michael Snyder | Why does it seem like almost everything is made in China these days?
Zero Hedge | Just maybe, Yellen (and Goldman) may have it in for Hillary.
Mac Slavo | Many companies that may have thought they were sitting on a gold mine turn out to be sitting on nothing more than a pile of sand.
London Independent | President makes comments as he welcomes Theresa May to her first major international summit.
Daily Mail | Why the political elite’s refusal to admit the misery it’s causing means there’s far worse to come.
Daily Caller | Newly released emails show that a Clinton Foundation adviser asked one of Hillary Clinton’s top State Department aides to provide “‘air’ support” for a Clinton Foundation donor.
Mac Slavo | Every share in gold is supposed to represent a certain amount of physical gold in storage, and be available on demand.