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The Wonderful Insanity of Globalization

April 1, 2020

So here’s an April Fools congrats to globalization’s many fools.The tradition here at Of Two Minds is to make use of April Fool’s Day for a bit of parody or satire, but I’m breaking with tradition and presenting something that is all too real…

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Pandemic Pandemonium: The Tides of Globalization and Financialization Reverse

March 30, 2020

Central bank free money doesn’t create collateral or creditworthy borrowers, and without those foundations, the decayed, rotted shack will collapse.In terms of consequential trends, the pandemic is not a cause, it’s an accelerant of shifts al…

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Pandemic Pandemonium: The Tides of Globalization and Financialization Reverse

March 30, 2020

Central bank free money doesn’t create collateral or creditworthy borrowers, and without those foundations, the decayed, rotted shack will collapse.In terms of consequential trends, the pandemic is not a cause, it’s an accelerant of shifts al…

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What Happens as State and Local Tax Revenues Crater?

March 29, 2020

We can anticipate a federal bailout of pension funds and one-time aid to state and local governments, but bailouts won’t repair the eroding foundations of tax revenues.As we all know, the federal government can “print” money but state, county and city …

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What Happens as State and Local Tax Revenues Crater?

March 29, 2020

We can anticipate a federal bailout of pension funds and one-time aid to state and local governments, but bailouts won’t repair the eroding foundations of tax revenues.As we all know, the federal government can “print” money but state, county and city …

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The New (Forced) Frugality

March 28, 2020

There are only two ways to survive a decline in income and net worth: slash expenses or default on debt.In post-World War II America, the cultural zeitgeist viewed frugality as a choice: permanent economic growth and federal anti-po…

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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.