Tag Archives: Oligarchy

The Acquisitive Self, Minus the Self

By Natasha Vargas-Cooper Source: The Baffler Los Angeles isn’t exactly the place that comes to mind when you think of decorous restraint in the display of wealth, even in the dregs of the Great Recession. Here in my hometown, possibly … Continue reading

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Phantom Democracy in the Age of the Internet

By Nozomi Hayase Source: Dissident Voice After the Electoral College vote, the Trump presidency is now official. As denial and blame games continue, it becomes clear this was not a foreign government coup d’état. The truth is that democracy in America … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Dump the Democrats for Good

By Margaret Kimberly Source: Black Agenda Report “The Democrats were so entrenched in their corruption and self-dealing that they didn’t see the Bernie Sanders campaign for modest reform as the savior it might have been.” This columnist did not see … Continue reading

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Who Lost: A Biased Media, Pundits, Pollsters, Political Parties, Warmongers, the Corporatocracy, Pay-to-Play Grifters, Neoliberals

Editor’s Note: While the parties mentioned may have lost in the short run, it’s likely they’ll soon regroup for future assaults on humanity and the planet. By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Fake Progressives are perfectly fine with … Continue reading

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The real Hunger Games: the Capitalist recipe to maximise profits while ‘having fun’

By Sky Wanderer Source: Investment Watch Introduce a political economy upon the arbitrary axiom that Capitalism is the one and only economic system for mankind, and introduce a narcissistic moral philosophy that you as a Capitalist represent unsurpassable objective moral … Continue reading

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How Does Corporate Media Manufacture False Narratives?

By Nauman Sadiq Source: RINF What bothers me is not that we are unable to find the solution to our problems, what bothers me more is the fact that neoliberals are so utterly unaware of the real structural issues that … Continue reading

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Washington moves to silence WikiLeaks

By Bill Van Auken Source: WSWS.org The cutting off of Internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is one more ugly episode in a US presidential election campaign that has plumbed the depths of political degradation. Effectively imprisoned … Continue reading

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Any Third Party Vote is a Vote for Hillary Clinton

By Peter Breschard Source: Dissident Voice Buddy boy, don’t you get it? This isn’t the year to cast a “protest” vote. If you don’t vote for Trump, you’re really voting for Hillary. Huh? Listen, kid, you just don’t know how all … Continue reading

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