Tag Archives: Oligarchy

Assets of world’s “high net wealth” millionaires surged to $70 trillion in 2017

By Barry Grey Source: WSWS.org The concentration of the planet’s wealth in the hands of a narrow financial elite is growing by leaps and bounds. A new report published Tuesday reveals that the wealth of the world’s 18.1 million “high … Continue reading

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How Interlinked Corporations Rule The World

By Kris Kanthan Source: Activist Post Globalism is just like the mafia, but with lot more complexity and respectability. If you have watched mob films such as The Godfather, you can understand how the world works. For example, in Godfather II, a … Continue reading

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America is Disneyland

By Chris Kanthan Source: Activist Post Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth! Millions of families visit the theme park every year to enjoy the magical place of rides, spectacular shows and cheerful cartoon figures. Everything is clean, perfect and … Continue reading

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The ‘Values,’ ‘Vision,’ and ‘Democracy’ of an Inauthentic Opposition

Average Americans, whose economic survival is threatened, have no political party to represent them, including deceptive Democrats who claim to be their champions and blame others when their deception fails, says Paul Street. By Paul Street Source: Consortium News Never … Continue reading

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US Technological Transformations and the Narcotic-Fueled Genocide of American Workers

By James Petras Source: The Unz Review Introduction During his recent visit to New Hampshire on 3/20/18, President Trump declared once again that the US is facing a ‘drug epidemic’. This time he advocated the death penalty for criminal drug … Continue reading

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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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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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A Stock Market Primer, in Six Easy Steps

By William Kaufman Source: CounterPunch What is the stock market? 1) It’s not real economic activity—it’s a form of mass hysteria or mass psychosis. 2) Stock prices reflect a mass-hysteria impression of the worth of a piece of paper you … Continue reading

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