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Billionaires are a Sign of Economic Failure

Inherited wealth and crony capitalism have created an aristocratic class that undermines social mobility and democracy By Max Lawson Source: Inequality.org The New York Times published an editorial comment on its front page in January 2019, provocatively entitled “abolish billionaires.” The … Continue reading

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The Psychological Warfare Behind Economic Collapse

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com The concept of using the economy as a weapon is not an alien one to most people. Generally, we understand the nature of feudalism and how various groups can be herded onto centralized plantations to … Continue reading

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Multi-Billion Dollar Giveaway to Amazon

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephanLendman.org Seattle-based Amazon is like corporate predator Walmart, exploiting communities, along with harming local businesses and workers for maximum productivity and profits. The company’s $100 billion dollar CEO Jeff Bezos didn’t get super-rich by being worker … Continue reading

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The Singular Pursuit of Comrade Bezos

By Malcolm Harris Source: Medium It was explicitly and deliberately a ratchet, designed to effect a one-way passage from scarcity to plenty by way of stepping up output each year, every year, year after year. Nothing else mattered: not profit, … Continue reading

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Boobs on Credit

By Jim Quinn Source: The Burning Platform Do you ever hear something so startlingly mind numbingly ridiculous you realize it must be a sign things have gotten so fucked up something has got to give? As I was driving to … Continue reading

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The real Hunger Games: the Capitalist recipe to maximise profits while ‘having fun’

By Sky Wanderer Source: Investment Watch Introduce a political economy upon the arbitrary axiom that Capitalism is the one and only economic system for mankind, and introduce a narcissistic moral philosophy that you as a Capitalist represent unsurpassable objective moral … Continue reading

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Brexit Is What Happens When the Pie Is Shrinking

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This process of withdrawal into the relative safety of internally cohesive groups and group identities is intrinsically messy in globalized, multicultural societies. A great many narratives are drifting around the Brexit pool: … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Business of Corporate Shilling & War Making

Source: Media Roots As the circus of the 2016 presidential election grinds on, Hillary Clinton has posited herself as the candidate of the people. But not many “candidates of the people” have vacation homes in the Hamptons that cost $200,000 per … Continue reading

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