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America's Outmoded "Factory Model" Educational System Needs To Be Radically Reinvented

America's educational system is an outmoded "factory model" designed to produce interchangeable industrial and service workers en masse for an industrial economy of factories and a 1960s-era service sector that needed millions of employees with basic-skills. It's obvious that we desperately need a new decentralized, individualized and far more productive system of education.

RBC's Story Of The Day: "Reflation Trade Back On With A Vengeance"

For now, the market reaction is ‘higher real rates’ = ‘higher USD’ as Trump pro-growth and protectionist policies (BAT, overseas USD repatriation, tariffs) looks certain to create further Dollar strength, despite the incremental ‘weak USD’ jawboning from the administration.  Nominal rates have held in a range with real rates are again grinding higher.

"Stealth Recession" - The Mystery Of The Teleporting Commuter

Starting in October 2016, the amount of gasoline supplied to the US market started to decline on a year over year basis.  This negative trend accelerated in January, leaving both energy analysts and macroeconomic pundits to wonder if the US has entered a stealth recession.

How The Coming Wave Of Job Automation Will Affect You

What percentage of the workforce is at risk of being replaced by automation? Where will the displaced find new jobs? What job skills will remain largely immune to automation? How will the US government, which is funded to the tune of 92% by income-related taxes, replace the lost revenue… a robot tax?

How A Breakdown In Liberal Ideology Created Trump - Part 1

" Trump is a symptom of a diseased societal, political and economic paradigm, as opposed to the disease itself. Trump was a reaction, and the way the Democrats handled the primary was the final nail in the coffin in sealing his victory. People became so fed up with the insanity of the fake left, many of those who didn’t even like Trump decided to roll the dice with him anyway."

In Search Of A Pension Fix (When None Is Possible): What Happens?

As we pointed out long ago, there is no possible fix to the Dallas pension mess except massive haircuts to pension payouts. Given The pension board does not want to admit that, nor the mayor, nor the city council, it was inevitable talks would disintegrate into finger-pointing and lawsuits. That’s precisely what happened.

Servitude In America's Plantation Economy

The only possible output of low social capital is rising inequality.We have a choice. We can continue loving our servitude in our Plantation Economy, or we can choose another model and another mode of production.

Trump's Game Of Chess

Trump's opponents are never given time to mount an attack. Their queen  - the MSM has been removed from the board; and their favorite piece - the Celebrities are locked in a war of attrition while Trump gets the rest of his pieces on the board. Remember, these are all Tactics but Strategy flows from Tactics. Sooner or later the Left will find itself in some terrible position and the Strategy to drain the swamp will present itself.