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US Sanctions Iranians for Petrol Shipments to Venezuela – Pompeo Warns Other Would-Be ‘Mariners’

Antiwar.com | US threats notwithstanding, Iran and Venezuela are almost certain to continue trading.

Results are Clear: Costs of UK Lockdown Are Too High

21WIRE | Will government repeat this same mistake again?

Lockdown Victim: 24 Hour Fitness Files for Bankruptcy, Closes 130 Branches Across US

21WIRE | Government’s one-size-fits-all Lockdown closures are really a two-pronged attack on immune health.

Oxford’s ‘New Normal’: Towns Requiring ‘One Way Pavements’ as Condition to Reopen Economy

21WIRE | Governments will not allow the public at large to opt out of their new ‘post-war’ technocratic regime.

Matt Stoller Explains COVID’s Billionaire and Big Government Power-play

Press and the Public Project | What are the real economic implications of the coronavirus lockdown?

Is COVID-19 Accelerating the End of Neoliberalism?

The Agenda | Is the last four decades of ‘pro-market’ neoliberal reforms coming to end?  If so, what is coming next?

COVID CRISIS: What Happens When U.S. Fed Creates $6 Trillion on Its Balance Sheet?

Mafiacracy Now | Don’t forget: in the world of Wall Street, banking profits are privatized, while losses are socialized

US Oil Price Drops Below $1 per Barrel – As Demand, Storage Capacity Dries Up

21WIRE | Benchmark price collapses to historic low as traders dump unwanted crude.

COVID-19 By Design: Ushering in Automation, A.I. and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Cory Morningstar | Make no mistake: the coronavirus crisis is the catalyst for an automated transnational corporate Brave New World. But where do humans fit in?

Kansas City’s ‘Corona Shutdown’ Continues Despite Lower Than Expected Outbreak

21WIRE | This is not New York and the numbers just don’t add up.

Coronavirus is Being Used to Accelerate the Destruction of the Working Class

Cory Morningstar | ‘We’re going to see something like 10 years of change in 10 weeks.’

SUNDAY SCREENING: GREED – Money, Happiness and Eternal Life (2016)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Our weekly documentary film, curated by the editorial team at 21WIRE.

CORONA CASINO: Las Vegas Goes ‘All-In’ on Strip Shutdown

21WIRE + Las Vegas Sun | It’s a ‘surreal’ moment for sure, as the ‘Vegas Strip’ becomes something of a modern ghost town.

Can Main Street, Middle America Survive the Coronavirus?

21WIRE | Can Main Street USA survive the Coronavirus?

Gold, Bitcoin Price Drops as Investors Flee to Dollars to Cover Coronavirus Losses

21WIRE | Investors flee reserve stores in favor of cash in the wake of pandemic uncertainty.

Joint Russia-Saudi Oil Price Move Could Crush a Fragile Fracking Industry in U.S.

21WIRE | U.S. producers are now having to tighten their belts, but can they survive the oil global glut?

Overnight, U.S. Gov’t and Corps Announce Coronavirus Lock-down Measures

21WIRE | In just 24 hours, Washington’s reaction to the crisis has sent shock waves through the global economy – with more announcements expected in the coming days.

COVID-19 and Total Social Control: ‘This is No Futuristic Scenario’

F. William Engdahl | It’s not difficult to see exactly how governments and selected corporations are using the threat of pandemic to lock-down various aspects of society and force the public into accepting restrictions and mandatory protocols.

Crytpo: ‘Monopoly of Sovereign Issuance of Money is Clearly Over’

21WIRE | Crypto advocates believe the juggernaut is already in motion and that mass adoption is a fait accompli.

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Homelessness, Hunger and Shame’ (2019)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Is this the new normal in America?