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Assumption of US Dominance Has ended; Imperial Decline is Looming

By Danielle Ryan Source: Covert Geopolitics Iran, China, and Russia are challenging the US in the seas and skies. It’s a symptom of America’s declining global influence. In his new book about the decline of US global power, historian Alfred … Continue reading

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Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World’s Population

By Paul Buchheit Source: CommonDreams Last year it was 8 men, then down to 6, and now almost 5. While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with our wealth, and the plague of inequality continues to grow. An analysis of 2016 data found that the … Continue reading

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Trump proposes huge hike in military and police spending

By Patrick Martin Source: WSWS.org The Trump administration sent instructions to federal agencies Monday proposing a $54 billion increase in spending for the Pentagon, the intelligence agencies and the Department of Homeland Security, to be offset by $54 billion in … 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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Seeking the True Path

Robert J. Burrowes One of the more subtle manifestations of the intimate link between (unconscious) human emotions and behaviour is illustrated by the simple concept of choice and how this is so often reduced to a dichotomy between two bad … Continue reading

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Teaching Children How to Think Instead of What to Think

By Will Stanton Source: The Mind Unleashed Right now our education system is doing more to indoctrinate our children than to educate them. In fact, that has been the case for quite some time. Our young minds are being told … Continue reading

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Lament for Humanity: A 50 Year Reflection

By Robert J. Burrowes Source: RINF Deeply affected by the death of my two uncles in World War II, on 1 July 1966, the 24th anniversary of the USS Sturgeon sinking of the Japanese prisoner-of-war ship Montevideo Maru which killed … Continue reading

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The Entire Status Quo Is a Fraud

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Fraud as a way of life caters an extravagant banquet of consequences. This can’t be said politely: the entire status quo in America is a fraud. The financial system is a fraud. … Continue reading

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