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James C. Scott’s Against the Grain

By chilke Source: The HipCrime Vocab During my long discursion on the history of money, the academic James C. Scott published an important book called Against the Grain: A Deep History of the First States. Regular readers will know that this has … 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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Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J. Burrowes Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It was the last of its kind on Earth. Hence, the Western Black Rhinoceros, the largest subspecies of rhinoceros which … Continue reading

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End-times for humanity

  Humanity is more technologically powerful than ever before, and yet we feel ourselves to be increasingly fragile. Why? By Claire Colebrook Source: Aeon The end of the world is a growth industry. You can almost feel Armageddon in the … Continue reading

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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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The Dance of Death

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and degrade the ecosystem to feed … Continue reading

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A New Map

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘It is the tragedy of our time that the average individual learns too late that the materialistic concept of life has failed utterly in every department of living.’  ~Manly P. Hall  We have … Continue reading

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Something Is Happening

By William Hawes Source: Gods & Radicals SOMETHING IS HAPPENING HERE, but you don’t know what it is: Do you? No one knows, really, as this something is still evolving. As we look back to 2016, though, it is abundantly … Continue reading

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