Tag Archives: Cartels

Our Hopelessly Dysfunctional Democracy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the system is rigged, “democracy” is just another public-relations screen to mask the unsavory reality of Oligarchy. Democracy in America has become a hollow shell. The conventional markers of democracy–elections and … Continue reading

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2016 election decides who controls the drug trade

By Daniel Hopsicker (Mad Cow Morning News) In the Presidential Election of 2016, Republican and Democratic insiders are wrestling like two dogs over a bone over who controls the illegal drug trade. To the victor go the spoils. Who wins the … Continue reading

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American Cartel: How America’s Two Major Parties Helped Destroy Democracy

By Frank Castro Source: The Hampton Institute Cartel: An association of manufacturers or suppliers with the purpose of maintaining prices at a high level and restricting competition. A little over two decades ago, on December 2, 1993, the principle engineer … Continue reading

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Does “Creative Destruction” Include the State?

  By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When do we get to exercise democracy and fire every factotum, apparatchik, toady and lackey in the state who has abused his/her authority? Everyone lauds “creative destruction” when it shreds monopolies … Continue reading

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