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The Fall of the American Empire

By W.J. Astore Source: Bracing Views Why do empires fall?  Sometimes, it’s easy to identify a cause.  Whether led by the Kaiser or by Hitler, Germany’s Second and Third Empires were destroyed by world wars.  Germany’s ambition was simply too … Continue reading

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The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries … Continue reading

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Why Fear and Self-hatred Destroy Human Sharing and Solidarity

By Robert J. Burrowes As our world spirals deeper into an abyss from which it is becoming increasingly difficult to extricate ourselves, some very prominent activists have lamented the lack of human solidarity in the face of the ongoing genocide … Continue reading

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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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$21 Trillion of Unauthorized Spending by US Govt Discovered by Economics Professor

Source: Covert Geopolitics he US government may have misspent $21 trillion, a professor at Michigan State University has found. Papers supporting the study briefly went missing just as an audit was announced. Two departments of the US federal government may … Continue reading

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“The Richest Nation On Earth” Why Are Many Americans Broke?

By Timothy Gatto Source: OpEdNews.com I’m going to talk about some things that many people take for granted and that most writers not will write about. I’m going to throw a lot of information and figures out in this article … Continue reading

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The Superpower That Fought Itself — And Lost

By William Astore and TomDispatch Source: TomDispatch.com After 19 al-Qaeda militants armed only with box-cutters and knives hijacked four American commercial airliners, the U.S. military moved with remarkable efficiency to rectify the problem. In the years since, in its global … Continue reading

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The Dance of Death

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and degrade the ecosystem to feed … Continue reading

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