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Sickcare is the Knife in the Heart of Employment–and the Economy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We need to change the incentives of the entire system, not just healthcare, but if we don’t start with healthcare, that financial cancer will drag us into national insolvency all by itself. … Continue reading

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America Condemns One Violent Mob While Celebrating Another

Where is the corporate media’s disgust for the courtesans of corporate destruction that wreak violence on Americans daily? By Lee Camp Source: ScheerPost.com Most rational Americans have correctly criticized and denounced the violent insurrection in the Capitol last week. Those … Continue reading

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Government propaganda: deflecting public attention from the most serious crimes of the oligarchy

By Carla Binion Source: Intrepid Report People of the U.S. often fail to notice the methods their own government uses to do what amounts to brainwashing them. The book Manufacturing Consent by Edward S. Hermann and Noam Chomsky details how U.S. corporate-controlled … Continue reading

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American Requiem

However inequitable its bias, capitalist democracy at least offered the possibility of incremental and piecemeal reform. Now it is a corpse. By Chris Hedges Source: ScheerPost.com Well, it’s over. Not the election. The capitalist democracy. However biased it was towards … Continue reading

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The Pandemic Is Accelerating Trends That Are Disrupting the Foundations of the Economy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The problem is the economy that’s left has no means of creating tens of millions of jobs to replace those lost as the 1959 economic model collapses. Fundamentally, the economy of 2019 … Continue reading

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A New World Is Being Born: What Will It Be?

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org We are hearing from many that the world after Covid-19 will be different.  The question is:  Different in what way?  Will it be better or worse? Elites are working to make it better for … Continue reading

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Financial Feudalism

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg “Happy 18th Birthday! Meet your new Daddy,” read one website advertisement. “Do you have strong oral skills? We’ve got a job for you!” cooed another. A message on another billboard directed at the “daddies” … Continue reading

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Costs Are Spiraling Out of Control

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds And how do we pay for these spiraling out of control costs? By borrowing more, of course. If we had to choose one “big picture” reason why the vast majority of households … Continue reading

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