Of Two Minds


Re-Opening the Economy Won’t Fix What’s Broken

May 26, 2020

Re-opening a fragile, brittle, bankrupt, hopelessly perverse and corrupt “normal” won’t fix what’s broken.The stock market is in a frenzy of euphoria at the re-opening of the economy. Too bad the re-opening won’t fix what’s broken. As I’ve been no…


An Economy That Cannot Allow Stocks to Decline Is Too Fragile To Survive

May 26, 2020

The fragile ice shelf of speculative bets and debt clinging to the mountainside is making strange creaking sounds– will you listen or will you ignore it because ‘the Fed has our back’?Feast your eyes on the chart below of the Nasdaq 100 stock market I…


TINA’s Orgy: Anything Goes, Winners Take All

May 24, 2020

What nobody dares whisper is ‘there is no alternative to collapse’ because the system is now too fragile and brittle to survive.TINA–there is no alternative–is throwing an orgy of money-creation, and it’s one for the ages: The Federal Reserve ha…


Opting Out, American Style

May 22, 2020

Virtually nothing in America’s top-down financial and political realms is actually transparent, accountable, authentic or honest.Opting out will increasingly be the best (or only) choice for tens of millions of people globally. Opting out&nbs…


The Pandemic Gives Us Permission To Get What We Always Wanted

May 21, 2020

Dear Corporate America: maybe you remember the old Johnny Paycheck tune? Let me refresh your memory: take this job and shove it.Put yourself in the shoes of a single parent waiting tables in a working-class cafe with lousy tips, a worker stuck with hig…


This Sucker’s Going Down: The Destruction of Demand

May 20, 2020

Demand based on debt, unfulfilled promises and unaffordable habits is burning down.The first-order effect of the lockdown was demand destruction as shelter-in-place orders and business closures restricted consumers’ ability to spend.The secon…




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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