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Making Money On Poverty: JP Morgan Makes Bigger Profits When The Number Of Americans On Food Stamps Goes Up

Making Money On Poverty: JP Morgan Makes Bigger Profits When The Number Of Americans On Food Stamps Goes Up

How would you feel if someone told you that one of the largest banks on Wall Street makes more money whenever the number of Americans on food stamps goes up?  Unfortunately, this is something that is actually true.  In the United States today, one out of every seven Americans is on food stamps.  In...
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The Worst Time Of The Year?

The Worst Time Of The Year?

For a lot of Americans, this is the worst time of the year.  If you don't have any money, it can be really hard to hear others go on and on about how good "Santa Claus" was to them this year.  For many, there is simply not much to be cheerful about as the...
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In Search of Debt Jubilee (Why Money Cannot Breed Money)

From the agile mind of my friend Francisco González… I think these are times of complete confusion, where competing and contradictory explanations multiply only to increase the confusion. An article I find worth going back to, in search of some glimpses of possible enlightment, is this one from 2004 by economic historian Michael Hudson. The basic...
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Silver and Gold: Why Precious Metals Aren’t

Silver and Gold: Why Precious Metals Aren’t

“Silver and gold have always been a way to preserve wealth through recorded history.” That was then and this is now. If you stole Inca gold and took it to Spain, you were wealthy because Spain wasn’t trading with South America. It was plundering South America. If your country started to tank, you could...
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50 U.S. Health Care Statistics That Will Absolutely Astonish You

50 U.S. Health Care Statistics That Will Absolutely Astonish You

The U.S. health care system has become one gigantic money making scam, and you are about to see the statistics that prove it.  Today, the United States spends more on health care per person than any other country in the world by far.  The health insurance companies and the big pharmaceutical corporations are raking...
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