I’m part way through a lecture called Navigate the Falling Dollar and I had to stop to post the link to it. It’s an incredibly well articulated lecture by Catherine Austin Fitts, an investment banker who seems to have a substantial grasp about what is happening economically right now.
Random InspirationA genuinely fundamental and hopeful improvement is 'systems' cannot happen without a significant shift in human consciousness, and ... it cannot be accomplished through a simple organizational trick. This is something no revolutionary or reformer can bring about: it can be only the natural expression of a more general state of mind in which man can see beyond the tip of his own nose and prove capable of taking on responsibility even for the things that don't immediately concern him, and relinquish some thing of his private interest in favour of the interest of the community, the general interest. Without such a mentality, even the most carfully considered project aimed at altering systems is for naught.