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Collapse, Part 4: Loss of Faith in Public Institutions

Though we may think of collapse in terms of ATMs not working and rampaging mobs, collapse actually starts with the intangible loss of faith in public institutions:elected officials, law enforcement, the justice system and the agencies of financial regulation (anti-trust, … Continue reading

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Our “Make It Look Good” Economy Has Failed

When rigged numbers are the basis of our success, we have failed. The essence of the U.S. economy is make it look good: never mind quality or long-term consequences, just make it look good today, this week, this month, this quarter: make … Continue reading

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