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The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

By John W. Whitehead Source: A Government of Wolves “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be … Continue reading

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Public School or Prison? Here Are 10 Ways It’s Hard To Tell

By Alice Jones Webb Source: The Mind Unleashed Every weekday morning, from September through June, parents across the country get up earlier than they want to, rush like crazy, wrangle kids into appropriate clothing, and wait in exhausting drop-off lines … Continue reading

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Punishment is Violent and Counterproductive

By Robert J. Burrowes Punishment is a popular pastime for humans. Parents punish children. Teachers punish students. Employers punish workers. Courts punish lawbreakers. People punish each other. Governments punish ‘enemies’. And, according to some, God punishes evildoers. What is ‘punishment’? … Continue reading

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The Fine Edge Between Comedy and Horror: The Millions Interviews Margaret Atwood

By Claire Cameron Source: The Millions The Heart Goes Last — Margaret Atwood’s first standalone novel since The Blind Assassin, which won the Man Booker in 2000 — is a novel that teeters on the fine edge between comedy and horror. The … Continue reading

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The Wickedness of [US] Foreign Policy

By Sheldon Richman Source: Center for a Stateless Society If you want to see how inhumane people can be, just watch those who make and execute foreign policy. We could spend all day discussing the cruelties that politicians and bureaucrats … Continue reading

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Does “Creative Destruction” Include the State?

  By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When do we get to exercise democracy and fire every factotum, apparatchik, toady and lackey in the state who has abused his/her authority? Everyone lauds “creative destruction” when it shreds monopolies … Continue reading

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There is No Pipeline, Schools are Prisons

By Ryan Calhoun Source: Center for a Stateless Society We are told there is a pipeline in the United States that travels from our school system to our criminal justice system. Correct as the data corroborating the pipeline’s existence may be, … Continue reading

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Terrorizing School Children in the American Police State

By Henry Giroux Source: Counterpunch Americans live in an age, to rephrase, W.E.B. Dubois, in which violence has become the problem of the twenty-first century. As brutalism comes to shape every public encounter, democratic values and the ethical imagination wither … Continue reading

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