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That Change You Requested…?

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com All the previous incidents of white cops killing blacks were just too ambiguous to seal the deal. Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (a murky business); Tamir Rice in Cleveland (waving the BB gun that … Continue reading

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Revolution Is Inevitable and Necessary

By Jason Holland Source: Dissident Voice None are so hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. They feed them … Continue reading

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Nationwide Uprising Against Failed State Triggered By Police Killings

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Source: CounterCurrents.org The nationwide uprising sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other recent racially-motivated events is a response to the bi-partisan failed state in which we live. It comes in the midst … Continue reading

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Re-Opening the Economy Won’t Fix What’s Broken

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Re-opening a fragile, brittle, bankrupt, hopelessly perverse and corrupt “normal” won’t fix what’s broken. The stock market is in a frenzy of euphoria at the re-opening of the economy. Too bad the … 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 Assets Will Crash

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is how it happens that boats that were once worth tens of thousands of dollars are set adrift by owners who can no longer afford to pay slip fees. The increasing … Continue reading

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America’s Super-Rich See Their Wealth Rise by $282 Billion in Three Weeks of Pandemic

America’s billionaires have accrued more wealth in the past three weeks alone than they made in total prior to 1980. By Alan Macleod Source: Mint Press News A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies found that, while tens of millions … Continue reading

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Corporate Looting as ‘Rescue Plan,’ Robber Barons as ‘Saviors’

By Joshua Cho Source: FAIR.org For a perfect illustration of how corporate media function as ruling class propaganda, watch how they spin a titanic upward redistribution of wealth as a “rescue plan” for the US economy, and paint a robber … Continue reading

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