Tag Archives: Plutocracy

Consent that’s manufactured by propaganda is not informed consent

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: Intrepid Report A March 9 Twitter post by Secretary of State Tony Blinken reads as follows: “We will never hesitate to use force when American lives and vital interests are at stake, but we will do so only … Continue reading

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The Number Of Billionaires In America Has Absolutely Exploded During The Pandemic

By Michael Snyder Source: Investment Watch Blog For the wealthy and the ultra-wealthy, happy days are here again.  Even though we have just been through one of the most difficult 12 months in our history, the number of billionaires has increased … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos Embodies the Cruel Autocracy of Neoliberal Capitalism

Amazon CEO and richest-man-in-the-world Jeff Bezos wants you to work as much as he does—for one millionth of the pay By Branko Marcetic Source: In These Times “Is Jeff Bezos a horrible boss and is that good?” That was the question … Continue reading

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With Over $1 Billion Spent, Domestic Dark Money Dwarfs All Foreign Influence on 2020 Election

While unapproved foreign interference is a major scandal, corporations and the ultra-wealthy essentially buying elections is simply (big) business as usual. By Alan Mcleod Source: Mint Press News WASHINGTON — A newly declassified report from the National Intelligence Council (NIC) alleges that a … Continue reading

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The American Terror State

By Donald Monaco Source: Global Research On February 26, 2021, imperial President Joe Biden ordered the bombing of “Iranian backed militias” in Syria. Biden’s action was rationalized as “retaliation” for rocket attacks on American troops in Iraq that killed a mercenary contractor and injured a … Continue reading

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The Raging Twenties: A New Map of Dystopia

Pepe Escobar’s new book Raging Twenties: Great Power Politics Meets Techno-Feudalism tells the story of a new phase of the U.S. empire. By Pepe Escobar Source: Consortium News The Raging Twenties started with a murder: a missile strike on Gen. Soleimani at … Continue reading

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Is the American Dream Still Alive? (Infographic)

Source: Strategic Culture Foundation The post-WWII United States was at the peak of its soft power. One of its pillars was the American Dream. Every American could expect that his children would be better off – better off in every … Continue reading

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Lee Camp: It’s Time for Major Wealth Redistribution — Yes, I Mean It.

No need to be all apologetic about it, either, since we would just be reclaiming the trillions taken by the billionaires. By Lee Camp Source: ScheerPost.org It’s time for wealth redistribution. There, I said it. I know it’s the third … Continue reading

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