Tag Archives: Collapse

There Is No Normal

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com The wheel of time rolls forward, never retracing its path, but because it is a wheel, and we are riding in it, a persistent illusion persuades us that the landscape is recognizably the same, … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Economics, Financial Crisis, History, Oligarchy, Recession, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Five Stages of Collapse, 2019 Update

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Collapse, at each stage, is a historical process that takes time to run its course as the system adapts to changing circumstances, compensates for its weaknesses and finds ways to continue functioning at some … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, conditioning, culture, Dystopia, Economics, elites, Financial Crisis, Geopolitics, History, Recession, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Two New Reports Point to Further US Decline & Higher Risk of War

By James ONeill Source: New Eastern Outlook Two recent reports from the United States strongly suggest the United States is planning a major war with Russia and China, but are far from certain that they could in fact succeed in … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Empire, Geopolitics, imperialism, Militarization, military spending, Neocons, Social Control, society, State Crime, Technology, war, war on terror, wasted taxpayer dollars | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eternity, nature, society and the absurd fantasies of the rich

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Professor and author Douglas Rushkoff recently wrote about a group of wealthy individuals who paid him to answer questions about how to manage their lives after what they believe will be the collapse of society. … Continue reading

Posted in consciousness, culture, Dystopia, Economics, elites, Financial Crisis, Inequality, Philosophy, society, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Human Extinction by 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival

By Robert J. Burrowes There is almost unanimous agreement among climate scientists and organizations – that is, 97% of over 10,000 climate scientists and the various scientific organizations engaged in climate science research – that human beings have caused a … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, conditioning, consciousness, corporate news, culture, Dystopia, elites, Environment, Philosophy, Psychology, Science, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Why America is the World’s First Poor Rich Country

Or, How American Collapse is Made of a New Kind of Poverty By Umair Haque Source: Eudaimonia Consider the following statistics. The average American can’t scrape together $500 for an emergency. A third of Americans can’t afford food, shelter, and healthcare. … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Crime, culture, Dystopia, Economics, elites, Financial Crisis, Housing Crisis, Inequality, Labor, Neoliberalism, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, State Crime, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How To Recognize When Your Society Is Suffering A Dramatic Decline

  By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com When historians and analysts look at the factors surrounding the collapse of a society, they often focus on the larger events and indicators — the moments of infamy. However, I think it’s important to … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Authoritarianism, civil disobedience, conditioning, consciousness, culture, Dystopia, education, Health, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Corporate Crime, culture, Dystopia, Economics, Empire, Financial Crisis, Health, Inequality, Philosophy, Psychology, Recession, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment