Yearly Archives: 2015

15 News Stories from 2015 You Should Have Heard About But Probably Didn’t

By Carey Wedler Source: AntiMedia In 2015, the iron fist of power clamped down on humanity, from warfare to terrorism (I repeat myself) to surveillance, police brutality, and corporate hegemony. The environment was repeatedly decimated, the health of citizens was … Continue reading

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We Need a Social Economy, Not a Hyper-Financialized Plantation Economy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The key to broadly distributing capital and reversing inequality is to nurture the source of social capital: the community economy. We all know what a hyper-financialized economy looks like–we live in one:central … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

Morrissey Yaseen Rosay

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It’s a $cam! The American Way of War in the Twenty-First Century

By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com Let’s begin with the $12 billion in shrink-wrapped $100 bills, Iraqi oil money held in the U.S.  The Bush administration began flying it into Baghdad on C-130s soon after U.S. troops entered that city in … Continue reading

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Time Is Running Out For Pax Americana’s Apologists

By Rostisla Ischenko Source: Dissident Voice The paradox of the current global crisis is that for the last five years, all relatively responsible and independent nations have made tremendous efforts to save the United States from the financial, economic, military, and … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Frida Berrigan, A Mother Thinks the Unthinkable

By Tom Engelhardt and Frida Berrigan Source: TomDispatch.com Frida Berrigan’s piece today speaks to me very personally. At 71, I have two children and a grandchild in this world, and I feel some responsibility for the sorry planet I’m leaving … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Tokyo Godfathers

Who would have guessed that the greatest animated Christmas story would be an anime set in Tokyo? I would have had my doubts before seeing Satoshi Kon’s “Tokyo Godfathers” (2003). Unlike the majority of Kon’s filmography, the film’s relatively simple … Continue reading

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The Santa Claus Syndrome

By Ethan Indigo Smith Source: ZenGardner.com The Santa Clause: Lying is OK, so long as everyone else is doing it. The Santa Claus Syndrome is the effect of societal complicity in, and/or complacency to, lies and the belief that’s ok. … Continue reading

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