Category Archives: Financial Crisis

Anomie and Postmodernism

By Richard Sahn Source: Bracing Views These are not exactly happy times. Americans have fewer safeguards for their jobs, financial well-being, and, ultimately, their very lives. Uncertainty and insecurity have become more prevalent than ever I can remember. As a … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Defenestration and the Overton Window

By Stephen Martin Source: CounterPunch ‘It is difficult to get Artificial Intelligence to understand something, when the Research and Development funding it depends upon its not understanding it’– Paraphrase of Upton Sinclair. defenestration  (diːˌfɛnɪˈstreɪʃən) n the act of throwing a person or thing  out … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam, the Human Rights Hypocrite

By Paul Street Source: TruthDig This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Signed by the United States and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Dec. 10, 1948, the document was a great … Continue reading

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THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The biggest economic problem you’re hearing almost nothing about

By Robert Reich Source: Nation of Change Not long ago I visited some farmers in Missouri whose profits are disappearing. Why? Monsanto alone owns the key genetic traits to more than 90 percent of the soybeans planted by farmers in … Continue reading

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America’s Dystopian Future

By Robert Hunziker Source: CounterPunch Imagine a privatized America where rugged individualism reigns supreme within a vast network of corporate America, Inc., similar to 19th century wild west lifestyle, no social security, no Medicare, no Medicaid, no public law enforcement … Continue reading

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Convenient Tales About Riches Within Reach

By Sam Pizzigati Source: OpEdNews.com The world at large knew virtually nada about Sylvia Bloom for 96 years. Then she died in 2016. Now, just a little too late, Sylvia Bloom is getting her belated — yet richly deserved — … Continue reading

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The Pentagon Budget as Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers

By William Hartung (with introduction by TomDispatch) Source: TomDispatch.com What company gets the most money from the U.S. government? The answer: the weapons maker Lockheed Martin. As the Washington Post recently reported, of its $51 billion in sales in 2017, … Continue reading

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US Collapse – the Spectacle of Our Time

By Finnian Cunningham Source: Axis of Logic May you live in interesting times, goes the Chinese proverb. Few can doubt that we are indeed living in such an interesting time. Big changes are afoot in the world, it seems. None … Continue reading

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