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The Banking Industry Treats Its Customers Worse Than United Airlines

Last week the Internet was ablaze with disgust after a man was physically dragged off a United Airlines flight. What’s amazing, though, is that there are countless cases of another industry abusing its customers in far, far worse ways than the airlines.

Angst In America - Disappearing Pensions

The deeper you look, the worse this pension situation gets. Angst is a perfectly reasonable response for anyone who is retired or thinking about retiring in the next decade...

Stockman: The Trump Reflation Fantasy Ends On Day 100

"In honor of the Donald’s “Mother of All Bomb” (MOAB) attack on the Hindu Kush mountains Thursday, let me introduce MOAD. I’m referring to the “Mother of All Debt” crises, of course... The opening round is coming when Washington goes into shutdown mode on April 28, which happens to be Day 100 of the Donald’s reign."

WikiLeaks Issues Response To CIA Director Mike Pompeo

"Director Pompeo's speech attempting to stifle speech only serves to underscore why WikiLeaks' publications are necessary. WikiLeaks will continue to publish true, newsworthy information that contributes to the public debate."

This One Trade Changed 400 Years Of History In Just Four Hours

On September 7, 2016, Barclays facilitated a $100,000 trade of cheese and butter between Irish food company Ornua and the Seychelles Trading Company. This small trade will be just as revolutionary as the first email sent. Here’s why...

Thomas Frank: America In The Age Of Hypocrisy, Hubris, And Greed

"The whole world wants to know about what the hell is happening with us... There was time when average Americans could be counted upon to know correctly whether the country was going up or down... Our share of these great good times was zero, folks."

Trump Abandons Economic Reforms To Embrace War Spending

It is now increasingly clear that the Trump administration is going to be at least four years of endless war, budget-busting spending, massive deficits, and more big government in general. His demonstrated preference is not for addressing the issues that won him the Rust Belt states. He's a war president now, and has better things to do.