Tag Archives: Corruption

One Nation Under Greed: The Profit Incentives Driving the American Police State

By By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that … Continue reading

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No More Mushrooms: Government is Bad

By Kirkpatrick Sale Source: CounterPunch In a book just recently published,  I began with a chapter on “Why Government is Bad.”  I first decided that this statement would be obvious to everyone.  After all, look around: city, state, national, these … Continue reading

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When America Became The Roman Empire: Wars, Social turmoil and Economic Decline

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused – preferring greatness to power and justice to glory George W. Bush By Timothy Alexander Guzman Source: Silent Crow … Continue reading

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“Watch this!”

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov There are times in my career as a collapse observer and systematizer when my running commentary can quite reasonably be pared down to just two words: “Watch this!” The current severe stage of the … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows the Fight was Fixed

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain “Yeah, like [in] a church. Church of the Good Hustler.” – Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) in The Hustler At the end of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play, A Doll’s House, Nora, the aggrieved wife, leaves … Continue reading

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America After the Election: A Few Hard Truths About the Things That Won’t Change

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”—George Orwell The American people remain eager to be persuaded that a new … Continue reading

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Remdesivir for Covid-19: $1.6 Billion for a “Modestly Beneficial” Drug?

By Elizabeth Woodworth Source: Global Research The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently “bought” all of Gilead Science’s Remdesivir for $1.6 billion. “500,000 doses at $3,200 per patient – to be available to American hospitals but not for … Continue reading

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Omens, Portents, Karma and the Mandate of Heaven

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The question of legitimacy isn’t limited to China. what makes humans unique among social mammals? Some say humor, I would nominate superstition: regardless of how hard we promote our rationality and logic, humanity … Continue reading

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