Brandon Smith | The foundation of the Soviet model of trade and investment was centralization under the guise of “universal public ownership”.
Economic Collapse | What is going to happen when the greatest economic bubble in the history of the world pops?
Paul Craig Roberts | You know that gold bear market that the financial press keeps touting? The one George Soros keeps proclaiming? Well, it is not there.
Prison Planet.com | Expected to retire in June, Joseph Grant, head of the tax-exempt and government entities division of the IRS, said on Thursday he was leaving the agency immediately.
Fox News | Outgoing IRS chief apologizes for agency’s ‘foolish’ actions, GOP rep calls program ‘tip of the iceberg’.
Washington’s Blog | Higher Numbers of Americans Take Their Lives than During the Depths of the Great Depression.
Economic Collapse | Is it right for Barack Obama to use IRS audits to punish his political enemies?
Anthony Gucciardi | In a victory against corruption, IRS commissioner Steve Miller has resigned by the request of the treasury secretary.
Economic Collapse | When is the economic collapse going to happen? Just open up your eyes and take a look around the globe.
Michael T. Snyder | Would you take out a loan that has an annual percentage rate of 391 percent?
Economic Collapse | There are a dozen significant economic indicators that are warning that the U.S. economy is heading into a recession.
Paul Craig Roberts | Let’s take a walk through the BLS report and you can arrive at your own conclusion.
Economic Collapse | War is a horrible thing. Just ask anyone that has ever been in the middle of it.
Economic Collapse | If you think that the latest employment numbers are good news, you might want to look again.
Economic Collapse | The mainstream media is not telling you this, but the truth is that most Americans are steadily getting poorer.
Boston Herald | Marathon bombings mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev was living on taxpayer-funded state welfare benefits even as he was delving deep into the world of radical anti-American Islamism, the Herald has learned.
Natural News | Connecticut’s assault on the Second Amendment has the entire firearms industry packing its bags.
Economic Collapse | The stock market is not crashing yet, but there are lots of other market crashes happening in the financial world right now.
Zero Hedge | In other words, central banks are independent, except for when the ECB tells them to sell gold.
Mac Slavo | Americans are scared.
Mike Adams | The plot to criminalize bitcoin.
Mac Slavo | One of the most dangerous cities in America has just declared bankruptcy, leaving creditors out hundreds of millions of dollars.
Mike Adams | I’d like to share a lesson in economics today, and I call it the “Production, Coercion and Theft” lesson.
CNBC | The EU/IMF raiding bank accounts in Cyprus to bail out the country’s financial system sets a dangerous precedent and investors should “run for the hills” said investor Jim Rogers.
Lew Rockwell Blog | Here’s an account (literally).
Zero Hedge | The result, at least for Europe, is quite scary…
Daily Mail | Anastasiades ‘warned’ close friends of the financial crisis about to engulf his country.
Economic Collapse | Why is the global economy in so much trouble?
Mike Adams | Financial terrorism.
Paul Craig Roberts | According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US economy created 236,000 new jobs in February. If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn that I’ll let you have at a good price.
Washington’s Blog | The Government Has It Bass-Ackwards: Failing To Prosecute Criminal Fraud by the Big Banks Is Killing – NOT Saving – the Economy.
Paul Craig Roberts | The US might not be in a Great Depression, but economic insecurity has nevertheless returned to America.
Economic Collapse | Reckless money printing by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has pumped up the Dow to a brand new all-time high.
Mike Adams | Behavior surveillance technology.
Paul Craig Roberts | Where is this recovery? I cannot find it, and neither can millions of unemployed Americans.
Zero Hedge | The entire apocalyptic impact of the sequester for 2013 was offset by one day’s debt issuance.
Brandon Smith | Washington is laying on the malaise pretty thick lately over automatic budget cuts set to take effect in March, with admonitions and partisan attacks galore.
Thomas R. Eddlem | Despite the dawning of the latest “fiscal cliff” — the sequester — the world appears not to have fallen apart, notwithstanding the dire predictions by the Obama White House.
Business Insider | The stock market is within points of hitting an all-time high.
Economic Collapse | Is “discretionary income” rapidly becoming a thing of the past for most American families?
Economic Collapse | If we can’t even cut federal spending by 2.4 percent without much of the country throwing an absolute hissy fit, then what hope does America have?
Zero Hedge | The sequestration bullshit is driving TrimTabs’ CEO Charles Biderman nuts – and rightly so.
Economic Collapse | Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?
Mac Slavo | They’d have us believe that happy days are here again.
Economic Collapse | Why are some of the biggest names in the corporate world unloading stock like there is no tomorrow, and why are some of the most prominent investors on Wall Street loudly warning about the possibility of a market crash?
Economic Collapse | The federal income tax is a bad joke and it needs to be abolished.
USA TODAY | Retailers say much of the demand is from gun owners who are stockpiling in case certain weapons are banned.
Economic Collapse | If the economy is improving, then why are many of the largest retail chains in America closing hundreds of stores?
Washington’s Blog | Kyle Bass, Larry Edelson, Charles Nenner, James Dines, Nouriel Roubini, Jim Rogers, Marc Faber and Jim Rickards Warn or War.
Economic Collapse | Will oil soon be traded in a currency that is thousands of years old?