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Could America Have a French-Style Revolution?

July 14, 2020

As with the French Revolution, that will be the trigger for a wholesale replacement of our failed institutions.Since it’s Bastille Day, a national holiday in France celebrating the French Revolution, let’s ask a question few even think (or dare) t…

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How Do We Change the Leadership of our Quasi-Sovereign Big Tech Neofeudal Nobility?

July 12, 2020

You better bow low and pay up, peasant, or your voice in the digital world will disappear just as quickly as your democracy’s control over Big Tech.Who’s the junior partner in global hegemony, Big Tech or the U.S. government? The question would ha…

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The Sinking Titanic’s Great Pumps Finally Fail

July 11, 2020

The greater fools still partying in the first-class lounge are in denial that even the greatest, most technologically advanced ship can sink.On April 14, 1912, the liner Titanic, considered unsinkable due to its watertight compartments a…

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You Are Now Leaving FantasyLand: The Losses Will Be Taken By Somebody

July 9, 2020

As the inverted pyramid collapses, the effects will be non-linear.Round about late March, we entered a Financial FantasyLand in which all the sins and excesses of rampant financialization were going to be painlessly washed away. Mever mind the ent…

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The American Economy in Four Words: Neofeudal Extortion, Decline, Collapse

July 8, 2020

Our society has a legal structure of self-rule and ownership of capital, but in reality it is a Neofeudal Oligarchy.Now that the pandemic is over and the economy is roaring again–so the stock market says–we’re heading straight back up into the good o…

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What Will Be the Most Desirable Status Symbols in the Greater Depression?

July 7, 2020

Virtue-signaling texts from your $100 million yacht no longer impress, they enrage.For the past five decades, celebrities and other wealthy folks have sought conventional status signifiers / symbols: a couple hundred thousand acres of ranchland, a…

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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.