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Lessons Learned: 2008 Financial Crisis and Volatility (w/ Jim Grant and Alan Fournier) –...

Real Vision’s brand new ‘Jim Grant Series’ kicks off with a rare opportunity to meet Alan Fournier, the founder of multi-billion-dollar hedge fund Pennant...

Give Yourself a Gift Next Year: Agency – Charles Hugh Smith (12/30/2020)

We think we're powerless because we don't have wealth and power over others, but nothing could be further from the truth.To have agency is...

Central Bank Digital Currency: A Primer – Kristoffer Mousten Hansen (12/30/2020)

Introduction There has been a lot of talk about central bank digital currency (CBDC) recently, as central bankers around the world are discussing the possibility...

How to help dogs and cats manage separation anxiety when their humans return to...

Lori M Teller, Texas A&M University When one of my co-workers found out about a tiny, orphaned kitten that needed a home a few months...

Conviction of Loujain al-Hathloul in Saudi Arabia Condemned as ‘Blatant Attack on the Most...

Fellow human rights defenders and family on Monday slammed the conviction of Loujain al-Hathloul by a terrorism court in Saudi Arabia and reiterated demands...

Sears and Kmart are ‘essentially over,’ Columbia University Director of Retail says – Source...

U.S. holiday retail sales rose 3% as online shopping boomed this holiday season, according to Mastercard’s latest report. Mark A. Cohen, Columbia University Director...

2020 the “Worst Year Ever”–You’re Joking, Right? – Charles Hugh Smith (12/29/2020)

So party on, because "the worst year ever" is ending and the rebound of financial markets, already the greatest in recorded history, will only...

The Fed Won’t Save Us from the Growing Jobs Recession – Robert P. Murphy...

This year has been a slow-motion train wreck on many levels. Americans have understandably been so preoccupied with the election and the unprecedented violations...