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    Ben Hunt: Inflation Ahead!

    Why the investing world is about to change
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 23, 2020, 9:08 AM

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    Ben Hunt — highly respected fund manager, author, and former professor/entrepreneur/venture capitalist — says that to be successful in managing your wealth, there’s only one question that matters:

    Are we entering a deflationary future, or an inflationary one?

    The strategies and appropriate investment targets for each are extremely different, so you’d better answer correctly.

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    Off The Cuff: Media Censorship & Misinformation

    Our access to facts is under siege from all directions
    by Adam Taggart

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 3:02 PM

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    In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and John Rubino discuss:

    • Media misinformation is rampant now
    • Disgruntled people are migrating to independent sources
    • Ideological influence and financial inequality are making us a more divided society than ever
    • What will the post-election future look like?

    This discussion is extremely relevant in the current moment of censorship accusations swirling in the media, as major publications like the New York Post clash with Twitter and Facebook over which news is fit to print. Access to a thriving free press is Amendment 1 of the Bill of Rights, and for a very good reason — it’s a cornerstone of liberty. Though that feels very much in jeopardy these days.

    If we can’t agree on the facts, how can we intelligently work through our differences? How can we govern ourselves fairly and objectively in such a world?

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    The Illusion Is Failing

    Trust in the system is vanishing fast
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, October 16, 2020, 8:11 PM

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    The more we continue to pursue the status quo in hopes that things will magically turns themselves around, the more we waste valuable time and resources.

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    The Coming Financial Crisis of 2021

    Economist Steve Keen issues new warning
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 16, 2020, 10:21 AM

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    With tens of millions of households having lost their income this year, personal savings becoming exhausted, government support programs on their way to drying up, and lots more company layoffs/bankruptcies/closures ahead — economist Steve Keen expects a punishing recession to arrive in full force in 2021.

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    Censorship Is Out Of Control!

    And it's making things worse
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, October 16, 2020, 2:13 AM

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    The social atmosphere in the US is increasing bitter and divided.  Tempers are fraying, and many are wondering what to do. Social media – which I am increasingly going to be calling anti-social media for a host of reasons – is a major cause of those divisions. Rightfully, social media has concluded that its own…

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    The Price Of A Good Idea

    Few things are more valuable than wisdom
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 9, 2020, 9:00 PM

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    What is the price of a good idea?

    Think back on some of the most useful lessons learned over the course of your life. Maybe it was an insight into how to invest smarter. Or how to leverage a key ability of yours better at work. Or a technique for improving your relationships with the important people in your life. Or how to be more effective at managing your valuable time.

    Now, if you could magically teach your past self that lesson a decade or two (or three!) sooner in life, how much would you pay for that chance, knowing how valuable that insight will be to the younger you?

    Thousands of dollars? Hundreds of thousands? Millions?

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    Bitcoin Made Simple

    Finally explained in plain English by a respected crypto expert
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 9, 2020, 9:14 AM

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    Whether you understand it or not, Bitcoin and other ‘distributed ledger’ technologies are spreading at an accelerating rate across the world.

    Odds are very high they will disrupt and transform nearly every business model in today’s economy, much in the same way the advent of the Internet did.

    But most people are still unfamiliar with this new technology, and concerned that their lack of understanding may leave them obsolete dinosaurs in the coming future should crypto indeed change the nature of money and commerce.

    This is why we’ve brought on this week’s guest expert, Alex Saunders, respected Bitcoin/blockchain/crypto maven to demystify the topic and explain it all to us in plain layman’s English.

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    Off The Cuff: Re-Localization Is The Future

    The question is: how to do we pursue it gracefully?
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 9:13 AM

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    In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and James Howard Kunstler discuss:

    • The sorry state of the US political system
    • From Covid to Epstein: can our “leaders” bungle even worse?
    • Why Re-localization is the answer, whether we want it or not
    • Why we’re never returning to “normal” as we knew it

    Jim Kunstler returns to the program to report the latest view through is “Long Emergency” lens.

    It’s a little scary: many of the trends he’s long been predicting have been suddenly accelerated by the events of 2020. Particularly his warnings that our urban & suburban lifestyle of mega-marts, McMansions and food deserts were going to start failing us, resulting in flight to rural areas.

    As Jim explains here, re-localization of our economy and social networks is going to be the way of the future — whether we choose it, or reality forces it upon us.

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    Welcome To Easter Island

    We're making the same mistakes with our essential resources
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, October 2, 2020, 7:55 PM

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    The recent US presidential debates were nearly completely devoid of sense.  What were they even saying?  Was any of it important to our future?  How did any of their words get us closer to a vision for sustainable future?

    Of course, the answer is that virtually nothing in the debates had anything to do with a future based on careful resource stewardship.

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    James Grant: Why Market Risk Is Near The Highest In History

    A Wall Street legend weighs in
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 2, 2020, 10:22 AM

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    Simply put, James Grant is one of the most respected market analysts and historians on the planet.

    So when an expert like him warns that today’s markets are at one of the most dangerous levels of speculation in history, we all better be paying close attention.

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