Category Archives: police state

Freedom Is a Myth: We Are All Prisoners of the Police State’s Panopticon Village

“We’re run by the Pentagon, we’re run by Madison Avenue, we’re run by television, and as long as we accept those things and don’t revolt we’ll have to go along with the stream to the eventual avalanche…. As long as … Continue reading

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The US Middle Class is Shrinking and Moving Towards a “Dual Economy”

MIT Economist Peter Temin, the author of “The Vanishing Middle Class,” explains how the US is moving towards two economies, one for the lower 80% and one for the upper 20% By Gregory Wilpert and Peter Temin Source: Real News … Continue reading

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The Nunes Memo Only Partially “Vindicates” Trump, But it Fully Indicts the FBI and the FISA Court

By Thomas L. Knapp Source: The Fifth Column On February 2, US president Donald Trump approved public release of a memo from the US House Intelligence Committee concerning FBI malfeasance in its applications for warrants to surveil Carter Page, a … Continue reading

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Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a … Continue reading

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The Cost of Resistance

  By Chris Hedges Source: TruthDig Resistance entails suffering. It requires self-sacrifice. It accepts that we may be destroyed. It is not rational. It is not about the pursuit of happiness. It is about the pursuit of freedom. Resistance accepts … Continue reading

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To Liberate Cambodia

By Robert J. Burrowes A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew from Indochina. Under the leadership of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia remained officially neutral, including … Continue reading

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Gaius Publius: Defining Neoliberalism

By Yves Smith Source: Naked Capitalism For years I’ve been using the term “neoliberalism” (or sometimes neo-liberalism*) and I’m always uncomfortable, since it sounds so academic. So I usually add one-phrase definitions and move on. For example, this from a … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Americas: Where the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Go to Jail

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its … Continue reading

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