Category Archives: Sociology

Degrowth: closing the global wealth divide

Contradicting the dominant paradigm that economic growth equals development, degrowth theorists argue that serious cutbacks are crucial to protect life on our planet. By Riccardo Mastini Source: ROAR Today, some 4.3 billion people — more than 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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The Recession Will Be Unevenly Distributed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Those households, enterprises and organizations that have no debt, a very low cost basis and a highly flexible, adaptable structure will survive and even prosper. The coming recession will be unevenly distributed, … Continue reading

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Retconning History

By CH Source: The Hipcrime Vocab “He who controls the past, controls the future; and he who controls the present, controls the past.”–George Orwell “The mistake of judging the men of other periods by the morality of our own day … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2018, Forecasting 2019

By Robert J. Burrowes In many ways it is painful to reflect on the year 2018; a year of vital opportunities lost when so much is at stake. Whether politically, militarily, socially, economically, financially or ecologically, humanity took some giant … Continue reading

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Hyperreality (or What Not There Isn’t to Believe?)

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘The attraction of the void is irresistible.’ ~Jean Baudrillard If you feel like you are unsure of what is real and what is unreal then you are not alone. Our materialistic mode of … Continue reading

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The Evidence Pours In: Poverty Is Getting Much Worse In America

By Paul Buchheit Source: Occupy.com A White House report recently proclaimed that the “War on Poverty is largely over and a success.” United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said it was “ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.” Well-positioned Americans … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Human Individual

By Robert J. Burrowes While it is now very late in the life cycle of homo sapiens, with extinction now due to consign us to Earth’s fossil record – see ‘Will humans be extinct by 2026?’ – I would like … Continue reading

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On Becoming Free – What Are We Really Freeing Ourselves For?

By Gary Z. McGee Source: Waking Times “I must create a system or be enslaved by another Man’s.” ~William Blake Becoming free is creating your own virtuous system despite being outflanked by unvirtuous systems controlled by unvirtuous men. It is … Continue reading

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