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On Capitalism and the Machine

By Megan Sherman Source: Global Research In 1935, reflecting on the creed of productivity which prevailed in modern technological societies, Bertrand Russell, philosopher, pacifist and devout humanist wrote that: “I think that there is far too much work done in the world, … Continue reading

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No Escape from Our Techno-Feudal World

By Pepe Escobar Source: Global Research The political economy of the Digital Age remains virtually terra incognita. In Techno-Feudalism, published three months ago in France (no English translation yet), Cedric Durand, an economist at the Sorbonne, provides a crucial, global public service as … Continue reading

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American Requiem

However inequitable its bias, capitalist democracy at least offered the possibility of incremental and piecemeal reform. Now it is a corpse. By Chris Hedges Source: ScheerPost.com Well, it’s over. Not the election. The capitalist democracy. However biased it was towards … Continue reading

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If you are reading this, you might be a conspiracy theorist

By John Steppling Source: Off-Guardian …a permanent modern scenario: apocalypse looms…and it doesn’t occur.” Susan Sontag, AIDs and its Metaphors “I should not misuse this opportunity to give you a lecture about, say, logic. I call this a misuse, for … Continue reading

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The Free Market Is A Failure

By TheHipcrimeVocab Sorry for the deliberately click-bait-y headline, but I think this message is important to get out there. In my discussions few months back on What is Neoliberalism, I noted that a core element of neoliberal philosophy is that markets are … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Civilization Won’t Decline: It Will Collapse

By Craig Collins Source: CounterPunch As modern civilization’s shelf life expires, more scholars have turned their attention to the decline and fall of civilizations past.  Their studies have generated rival explanations of why societies collapse and civilizations die.  Meanwhile, a … Continue reading

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Revolution Is Inevitable and Necessary

By Jason Holland Source: Dissident Voice None are so hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. They feed them … Continue reading

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America’s Despair

By Vladimir Odintsov Source: New Eastern Outlook More and more people in the United States are feeling let down by American capitalism, and the population is being plunged into depression. This was the alarming conclusion reached by two researchers from … Continue reading

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