Author Archives: Michael Snyder

The Real Economic Numbers: 21.5 Percent Unemployment, 10 Percent Inflation And Negative Economic Growth

Every time the mainstream media touts some “wonderful new economic numbers” I just want to cringe.  Yes, it is true that the economic numbers have gotten slightly better since Donald Trump entered the White House, but the rosy economic picture … Continue reading

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Donald Trump And Kim Jong-Un Sign A Historic Agreement At Their Summit In Singapore – But All The Mainstream Media Can Do Is Whine And Complain

Donald Trump just did what no other president in U.S. history was able to do.  He actually sat down with the leader of North Korea, and at the conclusion of the approximately four hour summit meeting they both signed an … Continue reading

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A Yellow Alert Has Just Been Issued For 2 Major Volcanoes In North America

Massive eruptions of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano and Guatemala’s Fuego volcano have captivated the entire world in recent days, and now it looks like even more volcanoes are starting to wake up.  In fact, yellow alerts were just issued for Mexico’s … Continue reading

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Fortnite Addiction Is Real: 9-Year-Old Girl Checks Into Rehab “After Getting Hooked Playing Fortnite For 10 Hours A Day”

Fortnite is the most popular video game in the entire world right now, and for some people it is literally taking over their entire lives. More than 40 million people have downloaded the game since it was released last July, … Continue reading

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Why HBO’s Bill Maher Is Rooting For An Economic Collapse: “One Way You Get Rid Of Trump Is A Crashing Economy”

How many others among the elite are thinking the exact same thing that Bill Maher is thinking?  For more than a year, special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has been the focus for those that have wanted to get rid of … Continue reading

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The Big Secret The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want To Tell You About America’s Soaring Suicide Rates

This week two celebrity suicides rocked the nation, and neither of them seemed to make any sense.  Kate Spade’s handbag designs had taken the fashion world by storm, and she was supposedly living the kind of lifestyle that millions of Americans can … Continue reading

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15 Signs That The Middle Class In The United States Is Being Systematically Destroyed

If your family is really struggling right now, you are far from alone.  I have been publishing The Economic Collapse Blog for more than eight years, and all throughout that time I have seen the middle class in America get smaller and … Continue reading

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The Department Of Homeland Security Plans To Compile A List Of All Bloggers, Journalists And “Social Media Influencers”

Many were hoping that once Barack Obama was out of office we would see less of this Big Brother surveillance nonsense, but instead it seems to be getting even worse.  In fact, the Department of Homeland Security has just announced … Continue reading

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The Truth About The Employment Numbers – Nearly 102 Million Working Age Americans Do Not Have A Job Right Now

Don’t get too excited about the “good employment numbers” that you are hearing about from the mainstream media.  The truth is that they actually aren’t very good at all.  For years, the federal government has been taking numbers out of … Continue reading

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Sales Have Fallen For 26 Quarters In A Row And More Stores Are Closing – Is This The End Of The Line For Sears?

When sales have declined for 26 quarters in a row, you have got to know that your days are numbered.  Once upon a time, Sears was an unbeatable retail powerhouse.  It survived two world wars and the Great Depression, but thanks … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many Concerned About The Potential Health Dangers Of The 5G Cell Phone Network That Is Going Up Nationwide?

The new 5G cell phone network that is being rolled out across the nation is going to make communicating by cell phone super smooth and super fast.  It will basically revolutionize the entire cell phone industry, and for multitudes of … Continue reading

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The Church Of England Is Encouraging Gay, Lesbian And Transgender People To Become Priests

The Church of England has launched a diversity drive that is specifically encouraging gay, lesbian and transgender people to take “roles of leadership and service in the local church”.  This move is being greatly applauded by the LGBT community and … Continue reading

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More Evidence That Lawyers Are Ruining America – You Won’t Believe What McDonald’s Is Being Sued For Now…

One of the fastest ways to ruin anything is to get lawyers involved, and lawyers are running amok in America today.  Several decades ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger warned that our nation would become “a society overrun by hordes … Continue reading

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Televangelist Jesse Duplantis Wants 54 Million Dollars For A Private Jet, And He Wants His Congregation To Pay For It

Jesse Duplantis wants 54 million dollars so that he can buy a brand new Falcon X so that he can fly all over the world preaching his version of the prosperity gospel.  But of course he isn’t going to come … Continue reading

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The Era Of Chimeras: Scientists Are Creating Human/Chicken Hybrid Embryos And A Wolf-Like Creature Was Just Shot In Montana

We live at a time when advances in genetic modification have made it possible for scientists to create the most bizarre hybrid creatures imaginable.  Even if governments wanted to stop this from happening, the technology is now so widespread that … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Wants To Be CEO Of Facebook

Hillary Clinton is like a really annoying skin disease that just refuses to go away.  After her disastrous loss to Donald Trump in November 2016, Clinton has really struggled to move on with her life.  She keeps popping up in … Continue reading

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