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Bezos Reveals His Ugly Vision For The World He’s Trying To Rule

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com “Guess what the best planet is in this solar system?” asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a recent media event on his Blue Origin space program. “It’s easy to know the answer to that question,” … Continue reading

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Zuck’s New Scam

Don’t buy into Facebook’s pivot to privacy By Lizzie O’Shea Source: The Baffler THE RHETORIC AT FACEBOOK—the largest social media platform in the world—is changing. In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg claimed that privacy was no longer a “social norm.” Today, the … Continue reading

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HOW THE AMERICAN CULTURE OF CONVENIENCE IS KILLING US

By Daisy Luther Source: Waking Times In the United States, we are lucky to have massive convenience at our fingertips. I was talking to one of the instructors for the urban survival course, who is from Sweden, on a car … Continue reading

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1% Politics and the New Gilded Age

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Unrealistically Great Expectations

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Our expectations have continued ever higher even as the pie is shrinking.. Let’s see if we can tie together four social dynamics: the elite college admissions scandal, the decline in social mobility, the … Continue reading

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Bullet Points: How Forever War Will End

By Kurt Nimmo Source: Another Day in the Empire Forget a popular movement to end the wars. As George W. Bush said during his murder spree in Afghanistan and Iraq, the antiwar movement at that time (far larger than what … Continue reading

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Surveillance Capitalism

By John Bucher Source: Adbusters The alarm beside your bed rings, triggered by an event in your calendar. The smart thermostat in your bedroom senses your motion and turns on the hot water, reporting your movements to a central database … Continue reading

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The Great Unraveling Begins: Distraction, Lies, Infighting, Betrayal

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is renewal becomes possible when the entire rotten status quo collapses in a putrid heap. There are two basic pathways to systemic collapse: external shocks or internal decay. The two … Continue reading

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