Category Archives: Recession

America’s Oligarchs Will Control 70% Of National Wealth By 2021

By Whitney Webb Source: AntiMedia America’s rich just won’t quit getting richer, according to a new study released in mid-June by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm. The study, which seeks to analyze the global wealth … Continue reading

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The Crisis of US Imperial Governance and the Struggle for a New World

By Danny Haiphong Source: Black Agenda Report “Economic crisis at home and endless war abroad has placed finance and monopoly capital in political disarray.” When I was here last year, I spoke a lot about ideology and how the struggle … Continue reading

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Deep State, shallow politics, dumb economics

By Frank Scott Source: Intrepid Report In 1965, the USA had 780,000 people in prison, jail, on parole or on probation. By 2010, that population had grown by more than nine times, to 7 million and the prison business was … Continue reading

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Life-Hacks of the Poor and Aimless

On negotiating the false idols of neoliberal self-care By Laurie Penny Source: The Baffler Late capitalism is like your love life: it looks a lot less bleak through an Instagram filter. The slow collapse of the social contract is the … 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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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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Cycle of Insurgency: How the US military is expected to put down an insurrection

By Justin King Source: The Fifth Column One of the overriding questions when discussing an insurgency within the United States has always been the debate over how the military would respond. Those who hope for the military to break ranks … Continue reading

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Against meaninglessness and precarity: the crisis of work

By David Frayne Source: ROAR Magazine If work is vital for income, social inclusion and a sense of identity, then one of the most troubling contradictions of our time is that the centrality of work in our societies persists even when … Continue reading

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