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Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a … Continue reading

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Are Profit and Healthcare Incompatible?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The only way to systemically lower costs is to make prevention and transparency the top priorities. As I have been noting for a decade, the broken U.S. healthcare system will bankrupt the … Continue reading

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And empires die

Source: Intrepid Report Nothing ever seems to last, everybody changes oh so fast, promises made promises lost and pride is kept at any cost, And flowers die, and children cry, and lonely people carry on. —Palermo & Farruggio 1970 That … Continue reading

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Media’s Grim Addiction to Perseverance Porn

By Adam Johnson Source: FAIR You’ve seen or heard or read the personal interest story a thousand times: An enterprising seven-year-old collects cans to save for college (ABC7, 2/8/17), a man with unmatched moxie walks 15 miles to his job (Today, 2/20/17), … Continue reading

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Radicle and Rhizomati: Notes from a Folk Herbalist

By Lisa Fazio Source: Resilience Hierarchy Power structures establish various systems to ensure the organisation of interrelationships and the distribution of resources throughout a group, community, or ecosystem. In human terms, these systems become our tribes, societies, and civilisations. The … Continue reading

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America’s Real Red Scare

The Slow-Motion Collapse of the American Empire By William J. Astore Source: TomDispatch.com Jump into your time machine and let me transport you back to another age. It’s May 2001 and the Atlantic Monthly has just arrived in the mail. … Continue reading

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Our Hopelessly Dysfunctional Democracy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the system is rigged, “democracy” is just another public-relations screen to mask the unsavory reality of Oligarchy. Democracy in America has become a hollow shell. The conventional markers of democracy–elections and … Continue reading

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Five Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

By Nathan Wellman Source: U.S. Uncut The United States of America is possibly the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. However, many third-world countries actually surpass America in many of the most vital gauges for measuring human development. … Continue reading

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