Category Archives: Oligarchy

FTX and the Corruption of America

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Thanks to the FTX swindle, we now know the cost of a get out of jail free card in America: $40 million, paid to political elites. It seems even get out of jail free cards have suffered … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Wobblies

Classic Film Review: One of the Great Labor Documentaries is restored — “The Wobblies (1979) By Roger Moore Source: Movie Nation “The One Big Union,” they called it, an organization that would represent every worker laboring for “The Man.” Unlike the … Continue reading

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Goodbye G20, hello BRICS+

The increasingly irrelevant G20 Summit concluded with sure signs that BRICS+ will be the way forward for Global South cooperation. By Pepe Escobar Source: The Cradle The redeeming quality of a tense G20 held in Bali – otherwise managed by … Continue reading

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A Smoldering Fuse

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com We have pretty much burned our bridges at this point. Unless you’re prepared to mindfuck yourself, and gaslight yourself, and confess, and convert, there’s no going back to “normal” society (which we couldn’t go … Continue reading

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FTX partnership with Ukraine is latest chapter in shady Western aid saga

By Kit Klarenberg Source: The Grayzone The Ukrainian government mysteriously disappeared online records of its fundraising arrangement with the FTX crypto scam just days before the scandal erupted. The initiative claims to have raised $60 million for Ukraine, but where … Continue reading

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FTX & the Joke of US Democracy

From its founding in 2017, the one-man company rose to a “partner organisation” of the WEF and second largest donor to Biden and the Democrats’ mid-term election. It has now gone bust. Sam Bankman-Fried during the Bitcoin 2021 conference. (Cointelegraph, CC BY 3.0, Wikimedia … Continue reading

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War Without End

What is wrong with the United States of America? By Philip Giraldi Source: The Unz Review Prussian Major General Carl von Clausewitz famously drew on his own experience in the Napoleonic Wars to examine war as a political phenomenon. In … Continue reading

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I Used To Be Disgusted, Now I’m Disabused

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds It’s certainly possible to be disgusted, but being disabused of the fantasy that the system is self-correcting is the healthier perspective. I used to be disgusted, now I’m disabused: beneath all the … Continue reading

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