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  • Philosophy cannot resolve the question ‘How should we live?’ May 31, 2020 3:18 pm
    By Dave Ellis Source: aeon The question How should we live? is one that many ask in a crisis, jolted out of normal patterns of life. But that question is not always a simple request for a straightforward answer, as if we … Continue reading →
  • Saturday Matinee: Red Cliff May 30, 2020 3:24 pm
    “Red Cliff” (2008) is Chinese historical war film loosely based on the Battle of Red Cliffs (AD 208–209) and events at the end of the Han dynasty preceding the Three Kingdoms period in imperial China. The film was directed by … Continue reading →
  • The Elite’s COVID-19 Coup: Fighting for our Humanity, Our Liberty and Our Future May 29, 2020 2:50 pm
    By Robert J. Burrowes We are being utterly transformed. And the world is being utterly transformed around us. Ostensibly, this is to tackle a simple virus. In reality, it is to achieve an elite design at staggering cost to humanity … Continue reading →
  • Re-Opening the Economy Won’t Fix What’s Broken May 28, 2020 3:06 pm
    By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Re-opening a fragile, brittle, bankrupt, hopelessly perverse and corrupt “normal” won’t fix what’s broken. The stock market is in a frenzy of euphoria at the re-opening of the economy. Too bad the … Continue reading →
  • The Covid-19 Chronicles: USA May 27, 2020 2:44 pm
    By Gunnar Ulson Source: Land Destroyer The US is claimed to be hardest hit by Covid-19 with, at the time of writing, over 80,000 deaths attributed to the virus. The nation is also suffering from socioeconomic disaster as lockdowns have … Continue reading →
  • Two for Tuesday May 26, 2020 3:43 pm
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  • Get Ready for an Unacceptable New Normal May 26, 2020 3:15 pm
    By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org At times like now, ideas lying around dormant on the shelf become reality. Economic and other crisis conditions are times when most people can be convinced to accept unacceptable policies they’d likely reject otherwise. During … Continue reading →
  • Virus of Mass Destruction May 25, 2020 2:51 pm
    By CJ Hopkins Source: Consent Factory, Inc. There comes a point in the introduction of every new official narrative when people no longer remember how it started. Or, rather, they remember how it started, but not the propaganda that started … Continue reading →
  • Private gain must no longer be allowed to elbow out the public good May 24, 2020 2:45 pm
    By Dirk Philipsen Source: aeon Adam Smith had an elegant idea when addressing the notorious difficulty that humans face in trying to be smart, efficient and moral. In The Wealth of Nations (1776), he maintained that the baker bakes bread … Continue reading →
  • Saturday Matinee: Project Nim May 23, 2020 2:56 pm
    “Project Nim” (2011) is a British documentary film directed by James Marsh focusing on a research project commenced in the early 1970s to determine whether a primate socialized by humans could communicate using a language based on American Sign Language. … Continue reading →