Category Archives: Privatization

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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Five Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

By Nathan Wellman Source: U.S. Uncut The United States of America is possibly the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. However, many third-world countries actually surpass America in many of the most vital gauges for measuring human development. … Continue reading

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Public School or Prison? Here Are 10 Ways It’s Hard To Tell

By Alice Jones Webb Source: The Mind Unleashed Every weekday morning, from September through June, parents across the country get up earlier than they want to, rush like crazy, wrangle kids into appropriate clothing, and wait in exhausting drop-off lines … Continue reading

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The Crisis in Education Is That the Super Wealthy Corporate Education System Wants to Destroy Public Schools

By Diane Ravitch Source: OpEdNews.com It has become conventional wisdom that “education is in crisis.” I have been asked about this question by many interviewers. They say something like: “Do you think American education is in crisis? What is the … Continue reading

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Cutting the Cords of Empire: The Spectacle of US Elections

By William Hawes Source: Global Research “The more powerful the class, the more it claims not to exist.” -Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle It’s almost time for our quadrennial political distraction, masquerading as the US presidential election. As opposed … Continue reading

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The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism

By Henry Giroux Source: Counterpunch American society is morally bankrupt and politically broken, and its vision of the future appears utterly dystopian. As the United States descends into the dark abyss of an updated form of totalitarianism, the unimaginable has … Continue reading

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Report: Flint lead filters provide inadequate protection for residents

By Shannon Jones Source: WSWS.org Federal and state officials are warning Flint residents that the lead filters they are using may be inadequate to protect them from the effects of elevated levels of lead in the city’s drinking water. The … Continue reading

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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund … Continue reading

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