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New Prosperity Magazine: Goldilocks and the Crack-Up Boom

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6/9/2022

Who’s Going to Fix What’s Broken?

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6/3/2022

Livelihoods in a Degrowth Economy

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5/28/2022

Curveballs in the Housing Bubble Bust

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5/19/2022

Is Housing a Bubble That’s About to Crash?

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5/3/2022

Staring Into the Abyss

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4/25/2022

A Couple of Thoughts on Big Numbers

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4/19/2022

Which Leads to Doom, Which Leads to Revival: Free Money or Frugality?

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4/13/2022

The Global Order Has Cracked

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4/6/2022

Why so Few See the Last Chance To Exit

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3/1/2022

Let’s Talk ‘Fed Policy Error,’ Pushers and Addiction

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2/15/2022

How Empires Die

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2/8/2022

The Bear Awakens

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2/5/2022

Can a Nation Prosper as its Institutions Fail?

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2/3/2022

Inflation Winners and Losers

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1/28/2022

Politics Is Dead, Here’s What Killed It

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1/18/2022

Should You Move While You Can, Or When You Must?

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1/17/2022

The Real Revolution Is Underway But Nobody Recognizes It

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1/14/2022

What Will Surprise Us in 2022

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1/5/2022

2022: The Year of Breakdown

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1/3/2022

Sleepwalking into the Abyss in 2022

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12/28/2021

Why Inflation Is a Runaway Freight Train

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11/30/2021

Look Out Below: Why a Rug-Pull Flash Crash Makes Perfect Sense

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11/13/2021

Eight Reasons Scarcities Will Increase Rather Than Evaporate

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11/10/2021

Whistleblowers Torpedo Facebook and Pfizer: Who’s Next?

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11/6/2021

Revenge of the Real World

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11/4/2021

Will China Pop the Global Everything Bubble? Yes

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11/1/2021

America Is Now a Kleptocrapocracy

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10/22/2021

Everything Solid Melts Into Air

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10/14/2021

Life’s a Beach Until the Tsunami Hits: Four Waves Nobody Cares About—Yet

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10/11/2021

Now That the American Dream Is Reserved for the Wealthy, the Smart Crowd Is Opting Out

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9/21/2021

The U.S. Economy in a Nutshell: When Critical Parts Are on “Indefinite Back Order,” the Machine Grinds to a Halt

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9/15/2021

Please Don’t Pop Our Precious Bubble!

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9/10/2021

The Illusion of Stability, the Inevitability of Collapse

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9/6/2021

How To Identify a Bubble: Wall Street Says It’s Not a Bubble

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8/30/2021

The Upside of a Stock Market Crash

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8/24/2021

The Smart Money Has Already Sold

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8/20/2021

Dear Fed: Are You Insane?

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8/13/2021

What’s Behind the Inflation Hall of Mirrors?

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8/5/2021

America Has Lost the Trade War with China, But the Real Pain Has Yet To Begin

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7/28/2021

America Is a Moral Cesspool, and Student Loans Prove It

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7/27/2021

The $50 Trillion Plundered from Workers by America’s Aristocracy Is Trickling Back

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7/14/2021

A Few Things About Reinforced Concrete High-Rise Condos

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7/8/2021

America’s Social Order Is Unraveling

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6/29/2021

It Always Ends the Same Way: Crisis, Crash, Collapse

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6/25/2021

Increasingly Chaotic Volatility Ahead—The New Normal Few Think Possible

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5/31/2021

Why Inflation Will Accelerate

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5/17/2021

What’s Yours Is Now Mine: America’s Era of Accelerating Expropriation

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4/27/2021

The Only Way to Get Ahead Now Is Crazy-Risky Speculation

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4/23/2021

The ‘Helicopter Parent’ Fed and the Fatal Crash of Risk

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4/16/2021