Category Archives: Health

Racket of Rackets

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds If you thought banking in our time was a miserable racket — which it is, of course, and by “racket” I mean a criminal enterprise — then so-called health care has it … Continue reading

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10 Life Lessons I Learned as a Psychiatric Nurse – and Patient

By Cortland Pfeffer Source: Wake Up World Over the past 25 years, I have been immersed in the mental health and addiction system as a patient, later as staff, as a Registered Nurse (RN), and eventually as a supervisor. My time … Continue reading

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The United States of Work

Employers exercise vast control over our lives, even when we’re not on the job. How did our bosses gain power that the government itself doesn’t hold? By Miya Tokumitsu Source: New Republic Work no longer works. “You need to acquire … Continue reading

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The Continuing Decline of McDonald’s

By James Corbett Source: The Corbett Report Long-time Corbett Reporteers might recall my 2015 video, “Celebrate! McDonald’s is Dying!” where I detailed the many, many woes the fast “food” giant was dealing with at the time, including: The first quarterly … Continue reading

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Our Hopelessly Dysfunctional Democracy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the system is rigged, “democracy” is just another public-relations screen to mask the unsavory reality of Oligarchy. Democracy in America has become a hollow shell. The conventional markers of democracy–elections and … Continue reading

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Are We Humans Terminally Insane or Just Waking Up?

By Paul Levy Source: Reality Sandwich The following article was originally published on Awaken in the Dream.    “The world today hangs by a thin thread, and that thread is the psyche of man.” – C. G. Jung How does … Continue reading

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Disposable Americans: The Numbers are Growing

By Paul Buchheit Source: Information Clearing House As often noted in the passionate writings of Henry Giroux, poor Americans are becoming increasingly ‘disposable’ in our winner-take-all society. After 35 years of wealth distribution to the super-rich, inequality has forced much … Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Insanity is Yours to Enjoy

Reposted below is Dmitry Orlov’s review of the new publication from Club Orlov Press: “Bureaucratic Insanity: The American Bureaucrat’s Descent into Madness” by Sean J. Kerrigan. By Dmitry Orlov Source: ClubOrlov In contemporary United States a child can be charged … Continue reading

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