• FTX and the Corruption of America December 5, 2022 5:26 pm
    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 →
    By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘A sincere reflection on human behavior is enough to convince us that the power of choice plays much less part in the life of man than we think.’ ~J.G. Bennett We are familiar … Continue reading →
  • Saturday Matinee: The Wobblies December 3, 2022 5:27 pm
    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 →
  • Goodbye G20, hello BRICS+ December 2, 2022 5:26 pm
    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 →
  • Punching Down: How the “anti-disinformation” movement worked with Big Tech to protect Big Pharma December 1, 2022 5:07 pm
    By Paul D. Thacker Source: The Disinformation Chonicle The COVID-19 pandemic saw the greatest acceleration of online censorship in the short history of the internet. In response, the field dedicated to upholding human rights online—the digital rights movement—remained near silent … Continue reading →
  • FTX: The Dominoes of Financial Fraud Have Yet to Fall November 30, 2022 5:35 pm
    By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds If you haven’t plowed through dozens of post-collapse commentaries on FTX, I’m saving you the trouble: here’s a distillation of what matters going forward. If you’re seeking a forensic accounting of FTX, others … Continue reading →
  • Two for Tuesday November 29, 2022 6:02 pm
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  • Putin’s Sledgehammer November 29, 2022 5:31 pm
    By Mike Whitney Source: The Unz Review “The Ukrainians are in bad shape… It won’t be long before the Ukrainians run out of food. It won’t be long before they freeze… They have done all that we can reasonably expect them … Continue reading →
  • Zelensky, media lackeys caught in most dangerous lie yet November 28, 2022 5:36 pm
    By Alexander Rubinstein Source: The Grayzone With Kiev exposed for a lie that could have triggered a third world war, it is time to examine past deceptions that Western media promoted. A missile that exploded on Polish soil on November … Continue reading →
  • THE EIGHTFOLD PATH OF GOOD CHARACTER November 27, 2022 5:03 pm
    By Gary Z McGee Source: Waking Times “Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” ~Frank … Continue reading →