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An Inconvenient Revolution

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Convenience isn’t just about small appliances. It’s also about ruling nations. Let’s start with the semantics of ruling nations. Some labels might be viewed as somewhat inflammatory (Kleptocracy, anyone?), so let’s stick with … Continue reading

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I Know Why Can’t We Fix Homelessness

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well “What stands out for visitors?” I asked our guide during a Honolulu Chinatown tour with my out-of-town guests. “Always the same, the homeless. Even Mainlanders from big cities like San Francisco and … Continue reading

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This Is of Course Insane

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Greed is a powerful motivation to be an ardent believer in the central banking cult. The ideal cult convinces its followers that it isn’t a cult, it’s simply the natural order of things. In … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Wobblies

Classic Film Review: One of the Great Labor Documentaries is restored — “The Wobblies (1979) By Roger Moore Source: Movie Nation “The One Big Union,” they called it, an organization that would represent every worker laboring for “The Man.” Unlike the … Continue reading

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What Is To Be Done?

By Paul Edwards Source: Information Clearing House Not an original title for a piece that will assert we are in a unique moment in world history?  No, Lenin used it to expose the cruelty and villainy of the empire that … Continue reading

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THE ELITES WHO ARE JUST SO OVER HUMANITY

The depth of anti-humanist sentiment related by Douglas Rushkoff in his latest book, Survival of the Richest, is harrowing and illuminating. By Chris Barsanti Source: PopMatters Some things can be horrifying even if unsurprising. One such moment is the opening anecdote … Continue reading

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Calm Before the Tempest?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Let’s start by stipulating the obvious: no one knows the future, and most of the guesses–oops, I mean forecasts–will be wrong. Arguing about the forecasts now won’t make any difference as to which ones … Continue reading

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What Was Covid Really About? Triggering A Multi-Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis. “Ramping up an Imperialist Strategy”?

Covid, Capitalism, Friedrich Engels and Boris Johnson By Colin Todhunter Source: Global Research “And thus it renders more and more evident the great central fact that the cause of the miserable condition of the working class is to be sought, … Continue reading

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