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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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The ‘Hidden Mechanisms’ That Help Those Born Rich to Excel in Elite Jobs

When two sociologists interviewed highly paid architects, TV producers, actors, and accountants, they encountered work cultures that favor the already affluent. By Joe Pinsker Source: The Atlantic Over the past five years, the sociologists Daniel Laurison and Sam Friedman have … Continue reading

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The 4 Greatest Enemies of the State

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “It’s no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~Krishnamurti How do we know that our society is profoundly sick? 1.) Our society pollutes the air it needs to … Continue reading

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Human Beings are Destroying Life on Earth but Deluding Ourselves that We are Not

By Robert J. Burrowes It is easy to identify the ongoing and endless violence being inflicted on life on Earth. This ranges from the vast multiplicity of assaults inflicted on our children and the biosphere to the endless wars and … Continue reading

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Who is Really Mentally Ill?

By Kelly Brogan Source: Waking Times Hallucination (huh-loo-suh–ney-shuh n) : a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to certain toxic substances, and usually manifested as visual or auditory … Continue reading

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America’s Social Depression Is Accelerating

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We need to value honesty above optimism. Once we can speak honestly, there is a foundation for optimism. Beneath the rah-rah statistics of “the greatest economy ever,” the social depression is accelerating. The … Continue reading

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDIA

By John Scales Avery Source: Blacklisted News The superficiality of today’s television Social critic Neil Postman contrasted the futures predicted in Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World in the foreword of his 1985 book “Amusing Ourselves to Death”. He wrote: … Continue reading

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