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Bezos Reveals His Ugly Vision For The World He’s Trying To Rule

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com “Guess what the best planet is in this solar system?” asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a recent media event on his Blue Origin space program. “It’s easy to know the answer to that question,” … Continue reading

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HOW THE AMERICAN CULTURE OF CONVENIENCE IS KILLING US

By Daisy Luther Source: Waking Times In the United States, we are lucky to have massive convenience at our fingertips. I was talking to one of the instructors for the urban survival course, who is from Sweden, on a car … Continue reading

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Stick to the Plan

Reclaiming central planning from the clutches of corporations By Brendan James Source: The Baffler What do you think the Russians talk about in their councils of state—Karl Marx? They get out their linear programming charts, statistical decision theories, minimax solutions, … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk is Now and No One Knows What to Do With It

By Pattern Theory Source: Modern Mythology Cyberpunk broke science fiction. Creeping in alongside the commercialization of the internet, it extrapolated the corruption and dysfunction of its present into a brutal and interconnected future that remained just a heartbeat away. Cyberpunk … Continue reading

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Bust the Trust: Now is the Time to Break Up Amazon

By Andy Laties with additional reporting by Sander Hicks Source: The New York Megaphone Standing at the cash register at an Upper West Side independent bookstore I used to run, I once noted the frequent passage of cars painted all … Continue reading

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CEOs should have been the fall guys; why are they still heroes?

By Carl Rhodes Source: aeon On 15 September 2008, the giant financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, starting a chain reaction that saw the global economy spiralling toward total collapse. The global financial crisis that ensued revealed just … Continue reading

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Wealth of 400 richest Americans hits record $2.9 trillion

By Alec Anderson Source: WSWS.org On Wednesday, the US finance magazine Forbes released its annual “Forbes 400” list of wealthiest Americans, revealing an immense increase in wealth among the top social stratum in the United States. The total net worth … Continue reading

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The Richest Sociopath in the World

By John Rachel Source: Dissident Voice Obviously the above pie chart is a put-on. It is well-documented that working conditions for most employees of Amazon are  abysmal, dehumanizing, bordering on abuse we normally associate with slavery. Moreover, the median employee’s salary under Jeff Bezos’ imperial … Continue reading

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