Category Archives: Dystopia

The Erosion of the Middle Class — Why Americans Are Working Harder and Earning Less

By John Liberty Source: The Mind Unleashed “I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel’s worth, … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Collapse, 2019 Update

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Collapse, at each stage, is a historical process that takes time to run its course as the system adapts to changing circumstances, compensates for its weaknesses and finds ways to continue functioning at some … Continue reading

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Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times

Read his works to understand how we’ve been caught in technology’s nightmarish hold. By Andrew Nikiforuk Source: The Tyee By now you have probably read about the so-called “tech backlash.” Facebook and other social media have undermined what’s left of … Continue reading

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Degrowth: closing the global wealth divide

Contradicting the dominant paradigm that economic growth equals development, degrowth theorists argue that serious cutbacks are crucial to protect life on our planet. By Riccardo Mastini Source: ROAR Today, some 4.3 billion people — more than 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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The Recession Will Be Unevenly Distributed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Those households, enterprises and organizations that have no debt, a very low cost basis and a highly flexible, adaptable structure will survive and even prosper. The coming recession will be unevenly distributed, … Continue reading

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Lobotomized: Secrecy and the “Dis-enlightenment”

By Gordon Duff Source: New Eastern Outlook As we enter 2019, one thing above all others is clear, the mechanisms of human engagement, education, media and information, even what passes for human contact through social media and email, is all … Continue reading

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Retconning History

By CH Source: The Hipcrime Vocab “He who controls the past, controls the future; and he who controls the present, controls the past.”–George Orwell “The mistake of judging the men of other periods by the morality of our own day … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Banks, and Angry Citizens

The Inequality Gap on a Planet Growing More Extreme By Nomi Prins Source: TomDispatch.com As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, … Continue reading

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