COVID-19 Pandemic Posts

Virus Z: A Thought Experiment July 1, 2021

Next Up: Global Depression February 19, 2021

Vaccines--Too Little, Too Late? November 18, 2020

U.S. Healthcare Is Unraveling November 17, 2020

Don't Blame Covid: The Economy is Imploding from Over-Capacity and Corrupt Cartels November 16, 2020

Prepare for Winter November 14, 2020

Everything You Don't Want to Know About Covid Vaccines (Because You Can't Be Bullish Anymore) November 11, 2020

How Systems Collapse: Reaping What We've Sown October 27, 2020

Next Up: Global Depression October 26, 2020

Things Change October 2, 2020

The Bogus "Recovery," Stress and Burnout August 5, 2020

A Vaccine May Not Be the "Magical Cure" Everyone Anticipates August 3, 2020

Why Does It Feel Like We're in "Life During Wartime"? July 27, 2020

Why the Unraveling Will Accelerate July 24, 2020

The Real Unemployment Rate is 21%--and Heading Higher July 20, 2020

Is Data Our New False Religion? June 23, 2020

Is the Pandemic Over and a V-Shaped Recovery Baked In? June 15, 2020

Unstoppable: The Greatest Depression and the Reverse Wealth Effect June 10, 2020

Global Crisis: the Convergence of Marx, Kafka, Orwell and Huxley June 8, 2020

What Lies Ahead: Destabilizing Social Stratification June 5, 2020

When Institutions Fail, Fragmentation and Decentralization Become Solutions June 4, 2020

The Post-Covid Economy Will Be Very Different From the Pre-Pandemic Bubble Economy June 3, 2020

Opting Out, American Style May 22, 2020

The Pandemic Gives Us Permission To Get What We Always Wanted May 21, 2020

The Destruction of Demand May 20, 2020

Our Fate Is Sealed, Vaccines Won't Matter: Four Long Cycles Align May 19, 2020

Consumer Spending Will Not Rebound--Here's Why May 18, 2020

Globalization and Financialization Are Dead, and so Is Everything That Depended on Them May 15, 2020

The Collapse of Main Street and Local Tax Revenues Cannot Be Reversed May 14, 2020

What the Pandemic Revealed: a Morally Bankrupt Culture May 13, 2020

The Way of the Tao Is Reversal May 12, 2020

The Outlines of a Better World Are Emerging May 8, 2020

Surviving 2020 #3: Plans A, B and C May 7, 2020

Surviving 2020 #2: 16 Suggestions May 6, 2020

Surviving 2020 #1: Bug-Out Bunkers, Taoism and the Warring States May 5, 2020

Our Inevitable Collapse: We Can't Save a Fragile Economy With Bailouts That Increase Fragility May 1, 2020

The Pandemic Is Deepening America's Many Divides April 30, 2020

With Superfluous Demand in Free-Fall, What's the Upside of Re-Opening a Small Business? April 28, 2020

The Crash Has Only Just Begun April 27, 2020

No, This Is Not Another 1929, 1973, 1987, 2000, or 2008 April 24, 2020

Here's Why the Economy Won't Recover--and No, It's Not Covid-19 or the Lockdown April 23, 2020

What's Collapsing Can't Be Saved: Our Fraudulent Economy April 22, 2020

False Reading: The Fed's Equities Light Is "Green" But the Economy Is Crashing April 21, 2020

Here We Go Again: When Bubbles Pop, Only the First Sellers Avoid Destruction April 20, 2020

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Pandemic and Growth April 18, 2020

While the Top 10% and the Fed Cheer Stocks Rebounding, the Bottom 60% Lose their Livelihoods and Lives April 17, 2020

Can "Sickcare" Survive the Pandemic? April 14, 2020

There's No Going Back, We Can Only Go Forward April 13, 2020

The World Has Changed More Than We Know April 8, 2020

The Lockdown Wouldn't Be So Devastating If Our Economy Wasn't So Rigged, Brittle and Exploitive April 7, 2020

If Lockdown Is a Needless Over-Reaction, Then Why Did China Lockdown Half its Economy? April 6, 2020

Pandemic Pandemonium: The Tides of Globalization and Financialization Reverse March 31, 2020

The Pandemic Is Accelerating the Breakdown That Began a Decade Ago March 25, 2020

Helicopter Money: Short-Term Relief Won't Cure our Financial Disease March 23, 2020

The System Will Not Return to "Normal," and That's Good; We Can Do Better March 21, 2020

The Global Repricing of Assets Can't Be Stopped March 18, 2020

Covid-19 Helicopter Money: Go Big Now or Go Home March 17, 2020

The Covid-19 Dominoes Fall: The World Is Insolvent March 16, 2020

Goodbye to All That: The Demise of Globalization and Imperial Pretensions March 12, 2020

And Then Came the Lawsuits: Pandemic in a Litigious Society March 10, 2020

The Gathering Storm: Could Covid-19 Overwhelm Us in the Months Ahead? March 5, 2020

Could China's Overlapping Crises Spiral Out of Control? March 4, 2020

Did Covid-19 Just Pop All the Global Financial Bubbles? March 3, 2020

The Limits of Force: A Bayonet in the Back Will Not Restore China's Economy March 2, 2020

Could the Covid-19 Pandemic Collapse the U.S. Healthcare System? February 27, 2020

The Economic Cataclysm Ahead February 26, 2020

How Many Cases of Covid-19 Will It Take For You to Decide Not to Frequent Public Places? February 25, 2020

When Will We Admit Covid-19 Is Unstoppable and Global Depression Is Inevitable? February 23, 2020

Covid-19: Global Retrenchment Will Obliterate Sales, Profits and Yes, Big Tech February 20, 2020

Omens, Portents, Karma and the Mandate of Heaven February 19, 2020

The World Is Awash in Oil, False Assurances, Magical Thinking and Complacency as Global Demand Careens Toward a Cliff February 18, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic: The Complacent Are Clueless February 17, 2020

The Violent Collision of Market Fantasy and Viral Reality February 14, 2020

Our "Come to Mao" Reckoning and the Next Cultural Revolution February 13, 2020

China's Fatal Dilemma February 11, 2020

Controlling the Narrative Is Not the Same as Controlling the Virus February 9, 2020

The Pandemic Isn't Ending, It's Just the Beginning of Global Disorder and Depression February 7, 2020

Pandemic, Lies and Videos: What Were We Thinking? February 6, 2020

When China's Supply Chains Break, so Will the Delusion the U.S. Economy Is Invulnerable February 5, 2020

Projecting "Wave 2" and "Wave 3" of the Coronavirus Pandemic February 4, 2020

Brace for Impact: Global Pandemic Already Baked In February 3, 2020

Second-Order Effects: The Unexpectedly Slippery Path to Dow 10,000 January 31, 2020

Has the Global Economy Finally Exhausted its Good Luck? January 30, 2020

Coronavirus and the "Unsinkable" Titanic Analogy January 29, 2020

Could the Coronavirus Epidemic Be the Tipping Point in the Supply Chain Leaving China? January 28, 2020

Is the Market Grossly Underestimating the Potential Impact of the Coronavirus Epidemic? January 27, 2020

Some Practical Questions about the Coronavirus Epidemic January 26, 2020

Don't Be Too Sure January 24, 2020

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