Category Archives: elites

THE IMPORTANCE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDIA

By John Scales Avery Source: Blacklisted News The superficiality of today’s television Social critic Neil Postman contrasted the futures predicted in Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World in the foreword of his 1985 book “Amusing Ourselves to Death”. He wrote: … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Middle Class

In her new book, Alissa Quart chronicles what happens when capitalism and families collide By Ann Neumann Source: The Baffler AS THE ECONOMIC STATUS OF MANY in the United States has declined over the past several decades, journalists have often focused on … Continue reading

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Once We Awaken

By Rudy Avizius Source: OpEdNews.com Do you get a sense, that something is wrong like that dissonance, that does not belong As we move through the journey of life, many people are experiencing a sense of dis-ease, that something is … Continue reading

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Multi-Billion Dollar Giveaway to Amazon

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephanLendman.org Seattle-based Amazon is like corporate predator Walmart, exploiting communities, along with harming local businesses and workers for maximum productivity and profits. The company’s $100 billion dollar CEO Jeff Bezos didn’t get super-rich by being worker … Continue reading

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The Rule of the Uber-Rich Means Tyranny or Revolution

By Chris Hedges Source: TruthDig At the age of 10 I was sent as a scholarship student to a boarding school for the uber-rich in Massachusetts. I lived among the wealthiest Americans for the next eight years. I listened to … Continue reading

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The War to End War 100 Years On: An Evaluation and Reorientation of our Resistance to War

  By Robert J. Burrowes British author and social commentator H.G. Wells may have coined the expression that originally popularized World War I as The War that Will End War, as his book, based on articles written during that vast … Continue reading

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Time to Wake Up: the Neoliberal Order is Dying

By Jonathan Cook Source: CounterPunch In my recent essay, I argued that power in our societies resides in structure, ideology and narratives – supporting what we might loosely term our current “neoliberal order” – rather than in individuals. Significantly, our political … Continue reading

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CEOs should have been the fall guys; why are they still heroes?

By Carl Rhodes Source: aeon On 15 September 2008, the giant financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, starting a chain reaction that saw the global economy spiralling toward total collapse. The global financial crisis that ensued revealed just … Continue reading

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