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For Purely Technical Reasons

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov It is tempting for us to think that our technological choices—whether we choose to live in a city, a suburb or out in the country; whether we want to drive a pick-up truck, a … Continue reading

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Why Are There So Many Psychopaths in Positions of Power?

By Anna LeMind Source: Waking Times A 2010 study that examined a sample of 203 individuals from different companies’ management development programs revealed something interesting. It was found that about 3% of business managers scored in the psychopath range while … Continue reading

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How Can a CEO Feel Good About Being Vile?

Is a big raise enough to make CEOs feel good about being so vile? By Jim Hightower Source: OpEdNews.com Corporate price gouging is never nice. But gouging people on the price of medicines they rely on to stay alive is … Continue reading

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The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy

By Michael Hudson and Chris Hedges Source: CounterPunch CHRIS HEDGES: We’re going to be discussing a great Ponzi scheme that not only defines not only the U.S. but the global economy, how we got there and where we’re going. And with me … Continue reading

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Mobility, Meritocracy and Other Myths

  By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society At the American Enterprise Institute, Mark Perry (“Yes, America’s middle class has been disappearing… into higher income groups,” Dec. 17) justifies the shrinking middle class and growing economic inequality by … Continue reading

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You Should Be Terrified That People Who Like “Hamilton” Run Our Country

The American elite can’t get enough of a musical that flatters their political sensibilities and avoids discomforting truths. By Alex Nichols Source: Current Affairs In 2012, Captain Dan and his Scurvy Crew, a four-man hip-hop ensemble trying to cement “pirate rap” … Continue reading

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The 1 Percent’s Houses Are Getting Bigger and Swankier While Average Americans Struggle To Make Rent

For a view of the inefficiencies of the free market, there’s no clearer view than the U.S. housing market, where there are as many as 29 empty homes for every homeless person. By Bob Larson Source: In These Times Today’s … Continue reading

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The 1% Versus the 99%: Realignment, Repression or Revolution

Wealth Inequality Is Putting the US on Course for a Showdown By Klaus Marre Source: WhoWhatWhy.org The richest 20 Americans now own as much wealth as the country’s poorest 152 million people combined. That is just one of the findings … Continue reading

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