Tag Archives: Washington Post

  • Podcast

    James Howard Kunstler: It’s Time To Be Honest With Ourselves

    The major systems our society relies on are failing
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, August 27, 2017, 11:55 PM

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    The ever-eloquent James Howard Kunstler returns to our podcast this week to discuss the dangers of the 'comprehensive dishonesty' he observes in our culture today.

    We occupy ourselves with distractions (e.g., the fear du jour that our media continually manufactures) and diversions (e.g., our empty social media addiction), while ignoring the erosion of the essential systems around us. Making matters worse, the leaders we assume are focusing on these issues aren't or are woefully out of their depth.

    It's time for society to take a hard look in the mirror and be honest about the shortcoming it sees. Identifying them then opens the door to deciding what to do about them.

    Without the courage to be honest, we condemn ourselves to a failing status quo that likely has little remaining time left.

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  • Blog

    Breaking Free From The Captured Media

    Why the mainstream press is freaking out
    by charleshughsmith

    Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:55 AM

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    Why is the mainstream media freaking out right now? 

    For the first time in American history, the entire weight of the corporate mainstream media failed to persuade the citizenry. With advertising revenues sliding along with the citizens' trust, the MSM is flailing about in a self-destructive fit of hubris.

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – July 8

    by Davos

    Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 3:44 PM

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    • Why Do You Submit To This, America?
    • All you really need to know about CNBC
    • Asset bubble in Asia (Video)
    • David Tice (Videos)
    • California’s Nightmare Will Kill Obamanomics: Kevin Hassett
    • US lurching towards ‘debt explosion’ with long-term interest rates on course to double
    • Dollar discomfort thrust onstage for Italy summit
    • FSN July 4, 2004 Part 1
    • FSN July 4, 2004 Part 3A
    • WaPo launches internal interview
    • Dropping the Truth on Squaw

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – May 21

    by Davos

    Thursday, May 21, 2009, 3:26 PM

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    • More on tax revenues
    • The business logic of sustainability: Ray Anderson on TED.com (Video, Repost)
    • Peter Schiff The Schiff Report Video Blog May 18 2009 (H/T iDoctor, Video)
    • Brazil and China eye plan to axe dollar
    • Russia Sheds Dollars for Euros
    • Brazil Turns to China to Help Finance Oil Projects
    • He’s just not that into you
    • One-day-only “lifestyle-liquidation” auctions (Video)
    • Credit Card Changes: Make the Prudent Pay
    • Milton Friedman on Self-Interest and the Profit Motive (Video)
    • Washington Post Raises Doubts About Geithner Management Style, Status of PPIP
    • Visualizing the Stress Test (Chart, Interactive Map)
    • Housing Starts (Chart)
    • A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman’s Map 7,151 U.S. Cases as of this wrtitng, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – March 10

    by Davos

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 4:05 PM

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    • Wall Street on the Tundra
    • Over 15,000 descend on Fullerton to protest higher taxes
    • Global Financial Assets Lost $50 Trillion Last Year, ADB Says (Hat Tip Terry)
    • Even for Market Veterans, It’s Uncharted Territory (Hat Tip Zombie210)
    • Are Germans giving up on the euro
    • Is Buffett getting margin calls?
    • Chris’s Crash Course Quoted in the Washington Post (H/T Steve S)
    • What’s Dead (H/T C.P.)
    • AIG: Is the Risk Systemic?
    • Bank and Broker Default Risk (Table on Page)

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