What if the federal deficit doesn’t actually matter much? Modern Monetary Theory explained

https://youtu.be/P6wjaygkfNk If the US government can print new money to bailout corporations and banks and financial markets, why can't it do so for programs which help the average American instead? Stephanie Kelton’s new book, ‘The Deficit Myth,’ argues the path to shared prosperity and achieving progressive goals means no longer asking how we will pay … Continue reading What if the federal deficit doesn’t actually matter much? Modern Monetary Theory explained

How the Federal Reserve Literally Just Makes Money

by William Luther edited by O Society June 17, 2020 Federal Reserve vowed to provide up to US$2.3 trillion in lending to support households, employers, financial markets, and state and local governments struggling as a result of the coronavirus and corresponding stay-at-home orders. Let that number sink in: $2,300,000,000,000. I have a Ph.D. in economics, direct the Sound … Continue reading How the Federal Reserve Literally Just Makes Money

Capitalism as Religion: How Money Became God

https://youtu.be/ao-Sahfy7Hg “Where’s the management section?” a man asked the nearest bookseller. My hometown Barnes and Noble’s business and management section is extensive, patronized by the employees in the numerous office parks nearby. The man handed the bookseller a list of titles on a Post-It. She smiled and pointed across the store, but stopped him short. … Continue reading Capitalism as Religion: How Money Became God

Space Force Artemis Accords: Is Trump’s Plan to Sell the Moon to Private Mining Corporations Star Trek or Star Wars?

by Reuters edited by O Society May 20, 2020 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA on Friday set the stage for a global debate over the basic principles governing how humans will live and work on the moon, as it released the main tenets of an international pact for moon exploration called the Artemis Accords. The accords seek … Continue reading Space Force Artemis Accords: Is Trump’s Plan to Sell the Moon to Private Mining Corporations Star Trek or Star Wars?

When the Very Very Rich Are Done With Us, They Plan to Leave Us Behind to Die

    The spa in the Europa One compound in Germany. Europa One spans 76 acres and has 228,000 square feet of living area — one of the many "safe spaces with amenities" being built for the rich, tailored to these Coronavirus times, according to the LA Times by Thomas Neuburger edited by O Society May … Continue reading When the Very Very Rich Are Done With Us, They Plan to Leave Us Behind to Die

Why “Obamagate” Will Not* Lead to Anywhere

We told you months before Donald Trump's inauguration (on December 1, 2016 to be exact) he would not* be convicted of treason, imoluments, tax fraud, and so on here: Treason, Impeachment, Emoluments: This is How We Know for Certain We’re Played by the Media meaning Russia-gate and his impeachment trial would be an intentional waste … Continue reading Why “Obamagate” Will Not* Lead to Anywhere

Planet of the Humans: the Limits to Growth

https://youtu.be/Zk11vI-7czE edited by O Society April 30, 2020 We lost the battle to stop climate change on planet Earth because we chose to follow leaders who take us down the wrong roads. Like everything else in American politics, the "green" movement is sold out to the wealthy interests of corporations. In the midst of our … Continue reading Planet of the Humans: the Limits to Growth

1 Out of 1 Experts Agree: TidePods Cures Coronavirus

Trump Administration was Warned Before His Inauguration of Flu-like Epidemic Coming edited by O Society April 25, 2020 NYC Poison Control Calls for Bleach, Lysol Double After Trump Recommends Taking Disinfectant "Donald Trump suggests injecting disinfectant is one way to combat COVID-19," the city said Saturday. https://youtu.be/0y5rmmmxN_4 In the 18 hours after the president's suggestion … Continue reading 1 Out of 1 Experts Agree: TidePods Cures Coronavirus

Florida Governor Expands Pandemic Essential Services to Include Professional Wrasslin’

https://youtu.be/neOhA385W5g by Elliot Hannon edited by O Society April 14, 2020 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis chose to take a slackadaisical approach to the coronavirus from the outset. The state famously allowed spring breakers to continue to rage on its beaches even as the rest of the country hunkered down at home. DeSantis showed little interest in intervening … Continue reading Florida Governor Expands Pandemic Essential Services to Include Professional Wrasslin’

Pssst… If You Haven’t Figured It Out Yet, The Plan Is to Save Capital and Let the People Die

Your reality check is in the mail by Hamilton Nolan edited by O Society April 13, 2020 Fantasize for a moment... imagine what if we could set aside politics and operate based upon common sense... or common decency... maybe even the common good. What would the federal government do to best mitigate the devastation that this … Continue reading Pssst… If You Haven’t Figured It Out Yet, The Plan Is to Save Capital and Let the People Die