"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon him not understanding it." - Upton Sinclair

American Dissident Voices: More Debt for Us, More Children for Them

American Dissident Voices broadcast of March 8, 2014

by Kevin Alfred Strom

TRAPPED. That’s the way many young, mostly White, college graduates feel today. Trapped by student loan debt. They were told they needed a college degree to compete in the job market. They were told by interested parties — the banks and the colleges [...]

"The earth laughs in flowers." - E.E. Cummings

Perpetual Growth is Impossible

PERPETUAL GROWTH IS IMPOSSIBLE: We’ve all heard the story of the clever merchant who asked the King to pay him with grains of wheat placed on a chessboard. On the first square he was to receive one grain; on the second, two grains; on the third, four grains — doubling with every square up [...]

"If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not you should kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt." - Thomas Carlyle

Local Currencies

LOCAL CURRENCIES: Some communities are partially opting out of the debt-money system that is ruling us, failing us, and taking our wealth. They issue their own currency and back it with goods and services produced locally.

The local-currency movement displays a fascinating set of trends: away from globalization, away from corporate control, away from [...]

"Asleep, awake, by night or day / The friends I seek are seeking me." - John Burroughs

Bankrupting the Country

BANKRUPTING THE COUNTRY?: Many economists these days are expressing fears that the “stimulus” program and spending sprees of the regime in Washington could lead to severe inflation, “bankrupting the country.” They make a good case, but it’s a little confusing when they refer to bankrupting the country when really they’re referring to bankrupting the [...]