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Where’s Dirk Gently When You Need Him?

By Erik Assadourian Source: Resilience Did you hear? A supersized cargo ship got wedged in the Suez Canal on March 23rd? If you didn’t, you must do pretty well at avoiding the news, social media, and late night TV. But … Continue reading

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Lee Camp: It’s Time for Major Wealth Redistribution — Yes, I Mean It.

No need to be all apologetic about it, either, since we would just be reclaiming the trillions taken by the billionaires. By Lee Camp Source: ScheerPost.org It’s time for wealth redistribution. There, I said it. I know it’s the third … Continue reading

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The Top 10% Is Doing Just Fine, The Middle Class Is Dying on the Vine

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Please study these charts as a means of understanding the inevitability of economic stagnation and a revolt of the decapitalized middle class. I’ve been covering the decline of America’s middle class for … Continue reading

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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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