Of Two Minds


This Is of Course Insane

November 30, 2022

Greed is a powerful motivation to be an ardent believer in the central banking cult. The ideal cult convinces its followers that it isn’t a cult, it’s simply the natural order of things.


The "Oil Curse" and Splashy PR Announcements of Oil Production Cuts

November 28, 2022

It’s not just the price of oil that matters: how much disposable income consumers have left to buy more goods and services matters, too. The Oil Curse (a.k.a. The Resource Curse) refers to the compelling ease of those blessed with an abundance of oil/resources to depend on that gift for the majority of state/national revenues.


The Uncertainty in China Is Kryptonite to Global Markets

November 27, 2022

Few seem alive to the potentially consequential financial risks arising from uncertainties evolving in China. One thing we know rather definitively is that markets don’t like uncertainty: uncertainty is Kryptonite to markets.


FTX and the Corruption of America

November 25, 2022

What all the entrenched insiders in America’s parasitic, predatory elites and institutions don’t dare admit is that to protect themselves from consequence, we’ve had to sacrifice everything else.


What Do You Value Most? Thanksgiving 2022

November 23, 2022

When these are no longer valued as essentials for the common good, society is lost. I’m thankful for the eight things to aspire to listed at the bottom of the right-hand column of the main blog page:


Demographic Cliff + Let It Rot = Collapse of Global Growth

November 22, 2022

As workforces shrink and opting out becomes increasingly attractive, Global Growth implodes on both the production and consumption sides. A funny thing happened on the way to permanent global growth.




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

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