Economics and Investing:

Monty Pelerin: Tyranny Rules

Nearly $1 Trillion in pension liabilities! The Post Office Is Broke: It’s Time To End Washington’s Postal Monopoly. (Thanks to Brian L. for the link.)

The Rise Of The Bear: 18 Signs That Russia Is Rapidly Catching Up To The United States

Items from The Economatrix:

A Quadrillion Yen And Counting – The Japanese Debt Bomb Could Set Off Global Panic At Any Moment

The accelerating race to a student debt implosion: Federal student loans rose by $266 billion since 2011. 85 percent of consumer debt growth since 2011 because of student debt.

Dr. Doom Warns Of Major Market Crash This Fall: “20 Percent, Maybe More”