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Financialization, precarity and reactionary authoritarianism

By increasing global competition, the precariousness wrought by financialization has laid the foundations for reactionary authoritarianism around the world. By Max Haiven Source: ROAR Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life, released last month in paperback from Palgrave … Continue reading

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When the Butterfly Flaps Its Wings

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com It remains to be seen what the impact will be from Mother Nature putting the nation’s fourth largest city out-of-business. And for how long? It’s possible that Houston will never entirely recover from Hurricane … Continue reading

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Just Wait a Little While

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com The trouble, of course, is that even after the Deep State (a.k.a. “The Swamp”) succeeds in quicksanding President Trump, America will be left with itself — adrift among the cypress stumps, drained of purpose, … Continue reading

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The Value of Everything

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com We are looking more and more like France on the eve of its revolution in 1789. Our classes are distributed differently, but the inequity is just as sharp. America’s “aristocracy,” once based strictly on … Continue reading

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3 Questions You’re Not Supposed to Ask About Life in a Sick Society

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~J. Krishnamurti Society is directed by a never-ending mainstream narrative which is always evolving, and always reaching new dramatic … Continue reading

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It Is Bettter to Light One Candle than to Curse the Darkness

By Harvey Lothian Source: Dissident Voice The world is in bad shape. Every reasonably intelligent, aware, objective person in the world knows, if only intuitively, that something is very, very wrong. There should not be this many armed conflicts, this much … Continue reading

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Deep State, shallow politics, dumb economics

By Frank Scott Source: Intrepid Report In 1965, the USA had 780,000 people in prison, jail, on parole or on probation. By 2010, that population had grown by more than nine times, to 7 million and the prison business was … Continue reading

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Accelerating Capital: Completed Nihilism and The Indebted Man

  By S.C. Hickman Source: Southern Nights In his book Data Trash (1993), Arthur Kroker writes that in the field of digital acceleration, more information means less meaning, because meaning slows info circulation. In the sphere of the digital economy, … Continue reading

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