How Bolton tried to sabotage negotiations between U.S. and N. Korea. Fast-growing signs of trouble for the economy. Media continues anti-Trump. The Spanish government is about to fall. The U.S. vs. Mexico: differing attitude to guns. The Russian collusion narrative is dying yet keenly supported by the media. How to measure the seriousness of debt in a country. Financial crashes cause recessions.
Consequences of the horrendous growth of debt securities and loans. The Swedish governments sends everyone public information about what to do in the event of war. The inexorable decline of the dollar. Jim Kunstler’s latest. The Deep State is panicking. Sadly, Trump is dancing to Washington’s tune. Google knows everything about you – and so does Amazon. Official report on the wellbeing of American households. Advertisers know who you are. Comey (ex-Head of the FBI) admits breaking the law.
The painful steps and arrogant nonsense that drove the people into the ground. Very depressing. Incurable fungal infections. Total buyback and dividends from S&P 500 companies have hit a fresh record. Italy’s financial crisis is back, front-and-center, together with southern Europe. California’s pension fund is absurdly optimistic. Capitalism is not our problem. Politics is our problem. 2008 crisis? What crisis? It’s been forgotten!
My “death-wish scenario” as applied to the national financial ruin dead ahead. The vicissitudes of John McCain. Tesla struggling against the odds. Another (short) comment on debt. Australia outlaws the use of cash over $10,000. A college degree needs to fall into the right hands to be useful. The weakest business ‘recovery’ in history and its consequences. Stress and wealth in America.
Understanding the unraveling of the debt situation. Microchip implant technology is on the way. The Chinese company ZTE, closed due to American bans because they exported to countries America doesn’t like. How the Fed got started. More unemployment nonsense. Julian Assange is in immense danger. Confusing pleasure with happiness.
More than ever necessary to vet the origins of your knowledge. Obsession with low-risk danger versus massive, life-threatening danger. A legal scandal unreported. Pension problems as seen through the eyes of one particular company. More on Iran. The high moment for American power. A federal judge faces down Robert Mueller. Huge unemployment as a result of AI in the banking industry.
The debt machine is precisely what keeps the people under the thumb of the Deep State. More on automomous vehicles. The dubious value of vitamins. The fall of the Soviet Union was the most recent example of the failure of a major socioeconomic system. How Moscow should deal with Washington. The unemployment situation from April. Mueller lays a trap for Trump. More on happiness. Xi's personal views on China. Alan Dershowitz weighs in on the pursuit of Trump for a nonexistent crime. Amother look at Tesla.
The stock market in depth. Europe needs to stand up to America. Exactly what is the threat posed by the "Russian propaganda"? New rule: Businesses no longer need to make money. (Just like the small cap stocks of the late 90s). All empires which have risen and fallen express a strong connection to the divine. But nothing lasts. Everything changes. So. To what do we bow our collective heads in fealty today? Listen to the show for the answer.
Bill Cosby comment. Solving murders from decades ago with hi-tech. The REAL reason for the U.S.’s interest in Ukraine. Is Amazon really hurting small business? Warmongering. The latest, weekly banking scandal (yes, Wells Fargo again!) The U.S.’s shady allies (Saudi Arabia). Gambling in Singapore.