Tag Archives: Failed State

When America Became The Roman Empire: Wars, Social turmoil and Economic Decline

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused – preferring greatness to power and justice to glory George W. Bush By Timothy Alexander Guzman Source: Silent Crow … Continue reading

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What’s the future of U.S. democracy? More inequality, polarization and violence

It might have been irrelevant whether Biden or Trump won this election. Yes, the problems are that bad By Ramzy Baroud Source: Information Clearing House In January 2017, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index downgraded the state of democracy in the United … Continue reading

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We’re in the Thick of It Now – What Happens Next?

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I sit down to write today’s post. Although widespread civil unrest was easy to predict, it doesn’t make the situation any less sad and dangerous. We’re in … Continue reading

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Nationwide Uprising Against Failed State Triggered By Police Killings

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Source: CounterCurrents.org The nationwide uprising sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other recent racially-motivated events is a response to the bi-partisan failed state in which we live. It comes in the midst … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Becoming a Third World Nation?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is a chart of an informal kleptocracy which cloaks itself in the faux finery of democracy and a (rigged) “market” economy. Back in the day, nations that didn’t qualify as either … Continue reading

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The USA Is Now a 3rd World Nation

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds I know it hurts, but the reality is painfully obvious: the USA is now a 3rd World nation. Dividing the Earth’s nations into 1st, 2nd and 3rd world has fallen out of favor; apparently it … Continue reading

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