Tag Archives: Political Elites

Our Political Parties Are Obsolete

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the parties do finally implode, the general mood will be: good riddance. History informs us that once something is obsolete, it can disappear far faster than anyone expected. While we generally think … Continue reading

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You Should Be Terrified That People Who Like “Hamilton” Run Our Country

The American elite can’t get enough of a musical that flatters their political sensibilities and avoids discomforting truths. By Alex Nichols Source: Current Affairs In 2012, Captain Dan and his Scurvy Crew, a four-man hip-hop ensemble trying to cement “pirate rap” … Continue reading

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Liberation Is Unprofitable

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds 12 examples of how liberation is not profitable and therefore it must be marginalized, outlawed, proscribed or ridiculed. If we had to summarize the sickness of our economy and society, we could … Continue reading

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