Tag Archives: Plutocracy

Ransacking the World Economy Until “You’ll Own Nothing.”

Part 1: 5,000 Years Setting the Stage By Robert J. Burrowes According to a video published by the World Economic Forum in 2016, by 2030 ‘You’ll Own Nothing. And You’ll Be Happy.’ See ‘8 predictions for the world in 2030’. Clearly, if … Continue reading

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I Used To Be Disgusted, Now I’m Disabused

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds It’s certainly possible to be disgusted, but being disabused of the fantasy that the system is self-correcting is the healthier perspective. I used to be disgusted, now I’m disabused: beneath all the … Continue reading

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Wokeness is a Product of Neoliberalism

Why don’t more people make this connection? By Chad C. Mulligan Source: The Hipcrime Vocab Substack One thing I haven’t seen people point out anywhere else is how much the current atmosphere of “wokeness” is an outcome of neoliberalism. Let … Continue reading

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Politics Is Dead, Here’s What Killed It

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Representational democracy–a.k.a. politics as a solution to social and economic problems–has passed away. It did not die a natural death. Politics developed a cancer very early in life (circa the early 1800s), caused by … Continue reading

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The Real Threat to Democracy is Corrupting Wealth Inequality

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Imagine a town of 1,000 adults and their dependents in which one person holds the vast majority of wealth and political influence. Would that qualify as a democracy? Now imagine that 100 of … Continue reading

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Corporate Power: Who Owns the World?

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Source: The Herland Report Who Owns the World? A handful of mega corporations — private investment companies — dominate every aspect of our lives; everything we eat, drink, wear or use in one way or another. … Continue reading

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America’s Bottom 50% Have Nowhere To Go But Down

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds One might anticipate that the bottom 50%’s meager share of the nation’s exploding wealth would have increased as smartly as the wealth of the billionaires, but alas, no. America’s economy has changed … Continue reading

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Planet of the Living Dead (Halloween 2021)

By Mickey Z. Source: Dissident Voice The only thing we have to fear… (the dude who signed Executive Order 9066) Halloween is an odd holiday. The ostensible concept — as it has evolved to become — is to shock, startle, frighten, … Continue reading

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