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The State of Our Nation: Still Divided, Enslaved & Locked Down

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved—I do not … Continue reading

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The Systemic Risk No One Sees

The unraveling of social cohesion has consequences. Once social cohesion unravels, the nation unravels. By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds My recent posts have focused on the systemic financial risks created by Federal Reserve policies that have elevated moral … Continue reading

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When America Became The Roman Empire: Wars, Social turmoil and Economic Decline

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused – preferring greatness to power and justice to glory George W. Bush By Timothy Alexander Guzman Source: Silent Crow … Continue reading

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Dystopia Isn’t Sci-Fi—for Me, It’s the American Reality

By Cadwell Turnbull Source: Wired Imagine a city where a group of people have managed against all odds to carve out prosperity for themselves, at least for a little while. These people used to be owned by other people. Now, … Continue reading

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America Has Always Been a Dystopia

Too many of us just haven’t been paying attention By Bryan Merchant Source: OneZero “Trump’s American dystopia has reached a new and ominous cliff,” warns a CNN opinion headline. “The last two and a half months in America have felt like the … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus Is Not the Plague: The Plague Is US

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain “Two categories of propaganda must be distinguished.  The first strives to create a permanent disposition in its objects and constantly needs to be reinforced.  Its goal is to make the masses ‘available,’ by … Continue reading

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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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