Tag Archives: unsustainable

  • Blog

    Who’s Going To Eat The Losses?

    The only question that matters regarding today's markets
    by Chris Martenson

    Saturday, September 9, 2017, 3:25 AM


    Younger generations that are being asked (goaded?) to step into an increasingly flawed future begin to resist. Which is completely understandable. They have nothing to gain if the status quo continues.

    At the same time, the older generations mostly just settle into a stubborn insistence that everything will be fine if everyone will just do more of precisely what got us into the mess in the first place. Younger people should step up to make sure Medicare/Social Security/pensions remain fully funded, and buy the financial assets and homes of downsizing seniors at top dollar. The boomers have everything to lose if the status quo changes.

    What happens when a culture’s dominant narratives are not just unsatisfactory, but entirely unworkable? 

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  • Insider

    On Creating a World Worth Inheriting

    Our current actions will define our future
    by Chris Martenson

    Monday, July 14, 2014, 7:52 PM


    We all know that the current paradigm is unsustainable over longer time frames. Here are a few of the ways in which we can express that concept more specifically:

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    Why Our Current Way of Living Has No Future

    Rampant malinvestment is creating scarcity of capital, energ
    by JHK

    Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 6:25 PM


    All of the sordid and spellbinding rackets working their hoodoo on the financial scene have obscured a whole other dimension of the fiasco that America finds itself in, namely the way we have arranged the logistics of everyday life on our landscape – the tragedy of Suburbia.

    I call it a tragedy because it represents a sequence of extremely unfortunate choices made by our society over several generations. History will not forgive the excuses we make for ourselves, nor will it shed a tear for the tribulations we will induce for ourselves by living this way. History may, however, draw attention to our remarkable lack of a sense of consequence in transforming this lovely, beckoning New World continent into a wilderness of free parking. In any case, we’re stuck with what we’ve done, and the question naturally arises: What will we do now?

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – August 27

    by Davos

    Thursday, August 27, 2009, 3:06 PM

    • “Unsustainable” by Dr. Christopher Peters
    • Creative Destruction: Bloggers Know the Problem and the Solution (Video)
    • Good Things Happen to Good People: Federal Reserve Chairman Hit by High-Tech Pickpocket Ring
    • Banks Sitting on Bad Mortgages, And They Aren’t Getting Any Better
    • Top Holders of CRE (Chart)
    • American Idiots, by Jim Quinn
    • Bailout Nation Reviews (So Far)
    • AP Article, can’t post but please google “Rhode Island To Shut Government Down For 12 Days”
    • Obama Continues Peddling Fantasy Deficit Numbers
    • Geithner – Audit the Fed Dangerous? Forget it, Get Rid of the Fed! (Video)
    • Green Sharts On The NYSE!

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