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US Technological Transformations and the Narcotic-Fueled Genocide of American Workers

By James Petras Source: The Unz Review Introduction During his recent visit to New Hampshire on 3/20/18, President Trump declared once again that the US is facing a ‘drug epidemic’. This time he advocated the death penalty for criminal drug … Continue reading

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America’s Descent Into Despotism: Finding Our Source of Power Within

By Nozomi Hayase Source: The Indicter The United States is in a major upheaval. Trump’s cabinet shake-up moves the country into an alarming direction. From the nomination of torturer Gina Haspel as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency to … Continue reading

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Why the West cannot stomach Russians

By Andre Vltchek Source: New Eastern Outlook When it comes to Russia or the Soviet Union, reports and historical accounts do get blurry; in the West they do, and consequently in all of its ‘client states’. Fairy tales get intermingled … Continue reading

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Why We’re Underestimating American Collapse

The Strange New Pathologies of the World’s First Rich Failed State By Umair Haque Source: Information Clearing House You might say, having read some of my recent essays, “Umair! Don’t worry! Everything will be fine! It’s not that bad!” I … Continue reading

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“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets”

By Staff, Anticap.wordpress.com Source: Popular Resistance Chris Rock may be right. Still, Americans are well aware that economic inequality in their country is obscene, even though they often underestimate the growing gap between the poor and the rich. But it’s … 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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The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries … Continue reading

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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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