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What Lies Beyond Capitalism and Socialism?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The status quo, in all its various forms, is dominated by incentives that strengthen the centralization of wealth and power. As longtime readers know, my work aims to 1) explain why the … Continue reading

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Why the West cannot stomach Russians

By Andre Vltchek Source: New Eastern Outlook When it comes to Russia or the Soviet Union, reports and historical accounts do get blurry; in the West they do, and consequently in all of its ‘client states’. Fairy tales get intermingled … Continue reading

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Why We’re Underestimating American Collapse

The Strange New Pathologies of the World’s First Rich Failed State By Umair Haque Source: Information Clearing House You might say, having read some of my recent essays, “Umair! Don’t worry! Everything will be fine! It’s not that bad!” I … Continue reading

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The political logic of the junk food revolution

By Jonathan Cook Source: TruePublica Here is an article on food whose political implications are really worth considering. We already know that people in western societies, particularly the US and UK, are eating far too much junk food, and that this leads … Continue reading

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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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Slaves and Bulldozers, Plutocrats and Widgets

By Kristine Mattis Source: CounterPunch There is not an industrial company on earth, not an institution of any kind – not mine, not yours, not anyone’s – that is sustainable. I stand convicted by me, myself alone, not by anyone … Continue reading

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Human Anxiety in Late-Stage Capitalism

  By Phil Rockstroh Source: Consortium News A number of recent press articles, including an over 8,000-word feature piece in The New York Times have asked, to quote the Times’ headline, “Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?” … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Belongs to the Corporatocracy

By C.J. Hopkins Source: The Unz Review Back in October of 2016, I wrote a somewhat divisive essay in which I suggested that political dissent is being systematically pathologized. In fact, this process has been ongoing for decades, but it has been … Continue reading

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