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Why you might consider the Buddha’s proposal

By Jack Balkwill Source: Intrepid Report The Buddha was said to have predicted the day he would die. When that day approached, his followers, weeping, asked him to stay with them. “I’ve told you that life is about suffering,” he … Continue reading

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Happy ThanksGetting Day. Poverty and Social Inequality in America

By Philip A Farruggio Source: Global Research Yes, we need to finally absolve ourselves, as Amerikans, from the con job concerning Thanksgiving Day. All the ‘pomp and circumstance’ revolving around this holiday is just that, to quote Ebenezer Scrooge (one … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Middle Class

In her new book, Alissa Quart chronicles what happens when capitalism and families collide By Ann Neumann Source: The Baffler AS THE ECONOMIC STATUS OF MANY in the United States has declined over the past several decades, journalists have often focused on … Continue reading

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The War to End War 100 Years On: An Evaluation and Reorientation of our Resistance to War

  By Robert J. Burrowes British author and social commentator H.G. Wells may have coined the expression that originally popularized World War I as The War that Will End War, as his book, based on articles written during that vast … Continue reading

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CEOs should have been the fall guys; why are they still heroes?

By Carl Rhodes Source: aeon On 15 September 2008, the giant financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, starting a chain reaction that saw the global economy spiralling toward total collapse. The global financial crisis that ensued revealed just … Continue reading

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True Revolution

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com A radical change in human behavior away from its patterns of oppression, exploitation, war and ecocide will necessarily involve a drastic transformation in humanity’s relationship with thought. I’ve been saying this over and over again … Continue reading

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Wealth of 400 richest Americans hits record $2.9 trillion

By Alec Anderson Source: WSWS.org On Wednesday, the US finance magazine Forbes released its annual “Forbes 400” list of wealthiest Americans, revealing an immense increase in wealth among the top social stratum in the United States. The total net worth … Continue reading

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What We Threw Away

By Patrick Armstrong Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Forty years ago I was quite impressed by the books of Jean François Revel in which he argued that The West was pretty much doomed because it was messy and indecisive. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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