It’s The Money, Honey

The Economy Doesn’t Suck. It Just Sucks For You.

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Swimming With the Debt Sharks

Debt is one of the United States’ most stringently enforced promises. At least, that’s true for those who cannot afford a high-powered legal team to fight it out in court. It’s also true for the unfortunate many who don’t work alongside revolving-door regulators who write and “enforce” the rules governing their once and future employers….

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Our United States of Indebtedness

The conventional wisdom says that the United States is more divided than ever. At least, that’s according to network number crunchers and political pundits armed with snazzy, interactive maps. They tell the perennially sad story of the United States’ deep divisions in distinct juxtapositions of red and blue. But the simple, mathematical fact is that…

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Dodd-Frank and America’s Plutocracy

Newsvandal has a new story on Consortiumnews: America’s Surge Toward Oligarchy. It details the “cradle to grave” control of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms and how the plutocracy pays off its members in so-called “public service.” In fact, the banks have been buying off regulators to help them comply with the reforms they’ve already watered down….