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In a highly indebted world, austerity is a permanent state of affairs

By Mark Blyth Source: Aeon By 2010, everyone had heard the ‘austerity’ rallying cry. Immediately following the 2008 financial crisis, especially in Europe, it resounded: ‘Stimulate no more, now is the time for all to tighten!’ And tighten governments did, … Continue reading

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Stop Pretending the Rich Care About You

By Dr. Bones Source: The Conjure House One of the terrible things about being a lone bastion of bomb-throwing, fire-starting, up-against-the-wall-fascist-killing type of Anarchism is you have to mingle and jive with the enemy. Like a Seminole off the reservation … Continue reading

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Washington’s Global Economic Wars

By James Petras Source: Axis of Logic Introduction During most of the past two decades Washington has aggressively launched military and economic wars against at least nine countries, either directly or through its military aid to regional allies and proxies.  … Continue reading

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The Mainstream Has Failed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is there is a way to avoid failure and stagnation: avoid the mainstream like the plague. The mainstream became mainstream because it worked: the mainstream advice to “go to … Continue reading

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And the Beat Goes On: Mega-rich get richer. Society Crumbles

By Robert De Filippis (OpEdNews.com) While most of us have been taking our kids to Little League games, betting on the Super Bowl, taking an occasional vacation and waiting for the American Dream to become a reality, we haven’t noticed … Continue reading

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For Purely Technical Reasons

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov It is tempting for us to think that our technological choices—whether we choose to live in a city, a suburb or out in the country; whether we want to drive a pick-up truck, a … Continue reading

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Either Reverse All the Perverse Incentives or the System Will Implode

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Every perverse incentive is the cash cow for a vested interest or cartel. I hope it’s not a great shock to discover all the incentives in our status quo are perverse: those … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Dump the Democrats for Good

By Margaret Kimberly Source: Black Agenda Report “The Democrats were so entrenched in their corruption and self-dealing that they didn’t see the Bernie Sanders campaign for modest reform as the savior it might have been.” This columnist did not see … Continue reading

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