Of Two Minds


Our Wile E. Coyote Economy: Nothing But Financial Engineering

June 12, 2020

Ours is a Wile E. Coyote economy, and now we’re hanging in mid-air, realizing there is nothing solid beneath our feet.The story we’re told about how our “capitalist” economy works is outdated. The story goes like this: companies produce goods and …


Unstoppable: The Greatest Depression and the Reverse Wealth Effect

June 10, 2020

We are entering The Greatest Depression because there is no exit.I’ve endeavored to explain why The Greatest Depression is unstoppable in recent posts:The Covid-19 Dominoes Fall: The World Is Insolvent March 16, 2020Pandemic Pandemonium: The Tides…


Deep State to Powell: Stop Goosing Stocks Higher Or You’ll Re-Elect Trump

June 9, 2020

Come on, Jay, you can always goose stocks back to new highs after the election.Indulge me for a moment in some backroom speculation. It’s absurdly obvious that the unelected, permanent, ever-expanding National Security State, a.k.a the Deep State,…


Global Crisis: the Convergence of Marx, Kafka, Orwell and Huxley

June 8, 2020

The global crisis is not merely economic; it is the result of profound financial, sociological and political trends described by Marx, Kafka, Orwell and Huxley.The unfolding global crisis is best understood as the convergence of the dynamics described …


What Lies Ahead: Destabilizing Social Stratification

June 5, 2020

The bill for extreme wealth/income inequality is now overdue, and the penalties for ignoring the bill will be as extreme as the inequality.Our socio-economic-political system–let’s call it the status quo–has been hollowed out by extremes of weal…


When Institutions Fail, Fragmentation and Decentralization Become Solutions

June 4, 2020

That which has failed is unsustainable, no matter how many trillions the Federal Reserve tosses against the tides of history.The chapter titles of Michael Grant’s excellent account of The Fall of the Roman Empire identify the core dynamics of…




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. 


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


Charles Hugh Smith

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