Tag Archives: America

Is the U.S. Becoming a Third World Nation?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is a chart of an informal kleptocracy which cloaks itself in the faux finery of democracy and a (rigged) “market” economy. Back in the day, nations that didn’t qualify as either … Continue reading

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‘Deaths of despair’ soaring among Gen Z & millennials: ‘It’s the economy, stupid’

By Helen Buyniski Source: RT.com Young Americans are killing themselves in record numbers, the victims of a confluence of economic and sociological factors that have singled them out – even above a nationwide surge in so-called “deaths of despair.” Suicide … Continue reading

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More Than a Threat, America’s Criminal Ways

By Gordon Duff Source: New Eastern Outlook It is one thing watching the news, such as it is, a mix of conspiracy theories, flummery and distraction but quite something else watching the United States under its current regime wage war … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Declare Your Independence from Tyranny, America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now … Continue reading

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The Great Unraveling Begins: Distraction, Lies, Infighting, Betrayal

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is renewal becomes possible when the entire rotten status quo collapses in a putrid heap. There are two basic pathways to systemic collapse: external shocks or internal decay. The two … Continue reading

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Poor Folks

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well A guy on Facebook I don’t know wrote a version of what has become a kind of set-piece article in today’s America. Here’s a portion: Losing The War of Attrition or How … Continue reading

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It’s really very simple

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov There are times when a loud cry of “The emperor has no clothes!” can be most copacetic. And so, let me point out something quite simple, yet very important. The old world order, to … Continue reading

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Thinking about American Totalitarianism

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Totalitarianism evolves. Yet what remains the same through time is the attempt at total control. Today, control is veiled not overt. Control weaves its way both totally and surgically into our everyday lives. Totally, in … Continue reading

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