Tag Archives: politics

Conjuring Up the Next Depression

By Chris Hedges Source: TruthDig During the financial crisis of 2008, the world’s central banks, including the Federal Reserve, injected trillions of dollars of fabricated money into the global financial system. This fabricated money has created a worldwide debt of $325 … Continue reading

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What We Threw Away

By Patrick Armstrong Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Forty years ago I was quite impressed by the books of Jean François Revel in which he argued that The West was pretty much doomed because it was messy and indecisive. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Why We’re Blind to the System Destroying Us

By Jonathan Cook Source: Information Clearing House I rarely use this blog to tell readers what they should believe. Rather I try to indicate why it might be wise to distrust, at least without very good evidence, what those in … Continue reading

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The U.S. is ruled by the worst among us

By Carla Binion Source: Intrepid Report Is it possible for the human race to evolve beyond war, extreme income inequality, corporate money’s control of political systems, and other anti-democratic trends? Some people say even hoping for such evolution is too idealistic, … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Defenestration and the Overton Window

By Stephen Martin Source: CounterPunch ‘It is difficult to get Artificial Intelligence to understand something, when the Research and Development funding it depends upon its not understanding it’– Paraphrase of Upton Sinclair. defenestration  (diːˌfɛnɪˈstreɪʃən) n the act of throwing a person or thing  out … Continue reading

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Disarming the Weapons of Mass Distraction

By Madeleine Bunting Source: Rise Up Times “Are you paying attention?” The phrase still resonates with a particular sharpness in my mind. It takes me straight back to my boarding school, aged thirteen, when my eyes would drift out the … Continue reading

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American Public Troubled by ‘Deep State’

By John V. Walsh Source: ConsortiumNews.com “Public Troubled by Deep State” is the headline that the Monmouth University Polling Institute tags to its recent poll.  Acknowledging that polling about the term “Deep State” is problematic because “few Americans (13%) are … Continue reading

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8 Signs of a Mind Infected by Political Malware

By Jordan Bates Source: High Existence Your mind is similar to a computer. Your brain is the hardware, your worldview the software. The operating system you’re running is heavily influenced by your culture, upbringing, education, and many other factors. Arguably, a well-functioning mind is … Continue reading

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