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How Corporate Tyranny Works

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com Those, like environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who fight the corporate control of our society on behalf of the vulnerable find the institutions of power unite to crucify them. The persecution of the attorney Steven Donziger … Continue reading

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Private gain must no longer be allowed to elbow out the public good

By Dirk Philipsen Source: aeon Adam Smith had an elegant idea when addressing the notorious difficulty that humans face in trying to be smart, efficient and moral. In The Wealth of Nations (1776), he maintained that the baker bakes bread … Continue reading

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Why Post-Coronavirus America Will Have Massive Poverty

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation The way that Congress and the President structured America’s coronavirus bailout legislation, the protections that go to the super-wealthy start immediately, but the protections that go to the neediest — the soaring numbers … Continue reading

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Data governance and the new frontiers of resistance

The 21st century corporation is using algorithmic-based intelligence to accumulate data on a massive scale. Social movements need to grasp this change quickly. By Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami Source: ROAR Four centuries after the East India Company set the … Continue reading

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DNC Completely Loses Public Trust In Its Primary Process On Very First Day

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com After a 2016 presidential primary race riddled with scandals, all of which worked against Bernie Sanders to the advantage of anointed establishment favorite Hillary Clinton, the 2020 Democratic presidential primary elections officially began with a … Continue reading

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Now That We’ve Incentivized Sociopaths–Guess What Happens Next

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds As long as central banks create and distribute trillions in conscience-free credit to conscience-free financiers and corporations, the incentives for sociopathy only increase. “Sociopath” is a word we now encounter regularly in … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk is Dead

By John Semley Source: The Baffler “It was an embarrasser; what did I want? I hadn’t thought that far ahead. Me, caught without a program!” —Bruce Bethke, “Cyberpunk” (1983) Held annually in a downtown L.A. convention center so massive and … Continue reading

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Our Vanishing World: Insects

By Robert J. Burrowes About 12,000 years ago, late stone age humans precipitated the neolithic (agricultural) revolution that marked the start of the steady rise to civilization. Coincidentally, this occurred at the same time as the beginning of what is … Continue reading

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