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Could America Have a French-Style Revolution?

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12/12/2023

What Happens When Millions of Renters Can No Longer Afford High Rents and Move Back Home?

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11/29/2023

What’s It Take To Be Middle Class Now?

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11/21/2023

Can We Reverse America’s Distemper?

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11/16/2023

How Much Do You Spend on Food?

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11/4/2023

We’re Eating Our Seed Corn

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11/2/2023

The Counterculture Everyone Forgot

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11/1/2023

Our Neofeudal, Neocolonial World

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10/28/2023

The Profitable Destruction of Americans’ Health

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10/25/2023

Lowering Risk as We Enter Forced Frugality

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10/24/2023

We Need a Change: Taylor Swift for President

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10/17/2023

On Thin Ice

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10/13/2023

The Many Flavors of Doom

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10/11/2023

The Bottomless Swamp of Regulatory Capture

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10/9/2023

Our Revolting Elites

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10/6/2023

The Psychology of Inflation

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9/30/2023

When Shelter Becomes a Speculative Asset, Society Unravels

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9/27/2023

Six Reasons Why Corporate Profits Will Fall 50%

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9/22/2023

The Peculiar Power of Denial

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9/20/2023

How to Select a Town the Rich Won’t Gentrify and Ruin

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9/15/2023

Here’s Why Housing Is Unaffordable for the Bottom 90%

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9/14/2023

Reinventing Democracy

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9/11/2023

We’re Living in a Neofeudal Bubble

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9/8/2023

Airbnb Has Destroyed America’s Resort Towns

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9/1/2023

Neither Comply Nor Resist

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8/30/2023

The Problem Isn’t a Housing Shortage, It’s the Concentration of Ownership by the Wealthy

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8/25/2023

No, Central Banks Won’t Save Us This Time

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8/22/2023

I Have a Very Bad Feeling About This

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8/21/2023

The Peculiar Unreality of Spectacle

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8/18/2023

2021 to 2024: From ‘Revenge’ Splurging To Forced Frugality

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8/16/2023

Why Rome Collapsed: Lessons for the Present

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8/14/2023

I’m Not Really Enjoying the Show

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8/11/2023

Fooled by What We Measure, Enlightened by What We Don’t Measure

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8/9/2023

The Wealthy Are Not Like You and Me–Our Terminally Stratified Society

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8/5/2023

Even the Aliens Are Boring

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8/3/2023

Lessons from the Unraveling of the Roman Empire: Simplification, Localization

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8/2/2023

All Bubbles Pop

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7/31/2023

I Keep Changing Channels But It’s Still the Same Program

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7/28/2023

Everyone’s Talking About Currencies: 21 Points

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7/25/2023

Lessons From the Great Depression

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7/21/2023

The Two Causes of the Coming Great Depression

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7/19/2023

Without Inflation, the Status Quo Collapses; With Hot Inflation, It Also Collapses

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7/13/2023

All Dreams End: The Collapse of Keynesian Economics

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7/10/2023

Who Wins and Who Loses in a Deep Global Recession?

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7/5/2023

The Make-or-Break Fork in the Road Ahead

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7/3/2023

Breaking/Broken News You Might Have Missed

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6/30/2023

The Corruption of POTUS, SCOTUS and SCROTUS

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6/27/2023

2023-2030: Artifice Vs. Doom-Loops

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6/26/2023

This Is Why Nobody Will Do Anything Until It’s Too Late

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6/15/2023

12 Ways To Cut the Chains of Financial Serfdom

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6/10/2023