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August 25, 2017 | Extreme Left & Extreme Right Believe in the Same Thing – Oppress all Opposition

Martin Armstrong

Martin Arthur Armstrong is the former chairman of Princeton Economics International Ltd. He is best known for his economic predictions based on the Economic Confidence Model, which he developed.


The extreme or far-left militant Anifa groups are often also anti-capitalist, because they are truly closet-Communists. Their methodologies and tactics are far more aggressively violent and anarchistic than those of associated groups in the far right. The interesting distinction between the Alt-Right and this Alt-Left is the former seeks to be left alone individually which they see as freedom whereas the latter seeks to force their dictates upon society and are willing to surrender all rights as long as those they hate are stopped.

Back in 1933, Wilhelm Reich wrote a book, The Mass Psychology of Fascism, in which he explores how fascists come into power, and explains their rise as a symptom of sexual repression. I certainly do not agree with his conclusion. Nevertheless, it is a very strange development why such people join fascist organizations that on the surface would appear that such groups are against their own self-interest while calling everyone else fascist by redefining the term. It seems to be the same as a rapist who denies he raped a girl saying she really secretly wanted it.

I look at this from an economic approach rather than sexual repression. These are people who blame all their failures upon others and will never take responsibility themselves. This is far more common and it is in fact the core fundamental of how government functions. They will never investigate themselves as a cause of a crash, it must always lie among the capitalists.

Unfortunately, government today is a reflection of the Anifa group’s thinking process that they blame the people and never themselves. Government is not yet to that extreme, but it is just a matter of time. You can see this in the effort to eliminate cash, because we are the problem. There is FATCA, threatening to confiscate the assets of any foreign entity if they do not report what Americans are doing overseas. Again, governments do not trust the people and always blame the people for their own fiscal mismanagement.

The list is endless of laws more and more designed directly against the people because government has no self-control and always spends more than it has. The problems all governments run into is always blamed on the people because we cheat them out of their “fair share” that fills their coffers. They present themselves as if they were a charity there to help the poor. The problem is, their hand is in the cookie jar before anyone else. All that is left is always just the crumbs.

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August 25th, 2017

Posted In: Armstrong Economics

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