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When It Becomes Serious, First They Lie–When That Fails, They Arrest You

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When lying is no longer enough to gain compliance, then the organs of security are unleashed on dissent and resistance. “When it becomes serious, you have to lie.” Jean-Claude Juncker simply gave … Continue reading

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Social Schizophrenia, Social Depression: What does TV tell us about America?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Dangerous Minds The difference between what we experience and what we’re told we experience creates a social schizophrenia that leads to self-destructive attitudes and behaviors. What can popular television programs tell us about the zeitgeist … Continue reading

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Why Has Classical Capitalism Devolved to Crony-Capitalism?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: OfTwoMinds.com Here is the quote that perfectly captures our era: “People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.” (John Kenneth Galbraith) The trick, of course, … Continue reading

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