Tag Archives: Oligarchy

Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

By Ellen Brown Source: Web of Debt BlackRock is a global financial giant with customers in 100 countries and its tentacles in major asset classes all over the world; and it now manages the spigots to trillions of bailout dollars … Continue reading

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The System Is Rigged: Qualified Immunity Is How the Police State Stays in Power

By John W. Whitehead Source: Mint Press News The system is rigged, the government is corrupt, and “we the people” continue to waste our strength by fighting each other rather than standing against the tyrant in our midst. Because the system … Continue reading

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Why America’s “Revolution” Won’t be Televised. No one is Aiming at the Empire

By Pepe Escobar Source: Global Research The Revolution Won’t Be Televised because this is not a revolution. At least not yet.  Burning and/or looting Target or Macy’s is a minor diversion. No one is aiming at the Pentagon (or even the shops … Continue reading

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We’re in the Thick of It Now – What Happens Next?

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I sit down to write today’s post. Although widespread civil unrest was easy to predict, it doesn’t make the situation any less sad and dangerous. We’re in … Continue reading

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That Change You Requested…?

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com All the previous incidents of white cops killing blacks were just too ambiguous to seal the deal. Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (a murky business); Tamir Rice in Cleveland (waving the BB gun that … Continue reading

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Re-Opening the Economy Won’t Fix What’s Broken

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Re-opening a fragile, brittle, bankrupt, hopelessly perverse and corrupt “normal” won’t fix what’s broken. The stock market is in a frenzy of euphoria at the re-opening of the economy. Too bad the … Continue reading

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Get Ready for an Unacceptable New Normal

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org At times like now, ideas lying around dormant on the shelf become reality. Economic and other crisis conditions are times when most people can be convinced to accept unacceptable policies they’d likely reject otherwise. During … Continue reading

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Private gain must no longer be allowed to elbow out the public good

By Dirk Philipsen Source: aeon Adam Smith had an elegant idea when addressing the notorious difficulty that humans face in trying to be smart, efficient and moral. In The Wealth of Nations (1776), he maintained that the baker bakes bread … Continue reading

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