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The Pandemic Is Accelerating the Breakdown That Began a Decade Ago

March 25, 2020

The feedback loop has reversed: by saving more, people will spend, borrow and speculate less, draining the fuel from any broadbased expansion.In eras of confidence and certainty, people save less and spend more freely. When we’re confident that go…

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The Pandemic Is Accelerating the Breakdown That Began a Decade Ago

March 25, 2020

The feedback loop has reversed: by saving more, people will spend, borrow and speculate less, draining the fuel from any broadbased expansion.In eras of confidence and certainty, people save less and spend more freely. When we’re confident that go…

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Helicopter Money: Short-Term Relief Won’t Cure our Financial Disease

March 23, 2020

The collateral supporting the global mountain of debt is crumbling as speculative bubbles deflate.A great many freebies are being tossed in the Helicopter Money basket. That households experiencing declines in income need immediate support is obvious, …

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The System Will Not Return to "Normal," and That’s Good; We Can Do Better

March 21, 2020

Essential home lockdown reading.The pandemic is revealing to all what many of us have known for a long time: the status quo was designed to fail and so its failure was not just predictable but inevitable.We’ve propped up a dysfunctional, wast…

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The Global Repricing of Assets Can’t Be Stopped

March 18, 2020

All bubbles pop, period.The financial elites are pushing a narrative that asset prices, sales and profits will all return to January 2020 levels as soon as the Covid-19 pandemic fades. Get real, baby. Nothing is going back to January 2020 levels. …

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Covid-19 Helicopter Money: Go Big Now or Go Home

March 16, 2020

This is why it’s imperative to go big now, and make plans to sustain the most vulnerable households and small employers not for two weeks but for six months–or however long proves necessary.That governments around the world will be forced to distribut…

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Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 

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Jesse Hirsh

Futurist, researcher and public speaker, Jesse Hirsh has been active in technology and commenting on it across the media for 25 years. His premium newsletter service operates from Metaviews.ca.

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Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith is the author of numerous books and writes from OfTwoMinds.com.