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Dystopia Isn’t Sci-Fi—for Me, It’s the American Reality

By Cadwell Turnbull Source: Wired Imagine a city where a group of people have managed against all odds to carve out prosperity for themselves, at least for a little while. These people used to be owned by other people. Now, … Continue reading

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America’s Death March

By Chris Hedges Source: Mint Press News The terminal decline of the United States will not be solved by elections. The political rot and depravity will continue to eat away at the soul of the nation, spawning what anthropologists call … Continue reading

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America Has Always Been a Dystopia

Too many of us just haven’t been paying attention By Bryan Merchant Source: OneZero “Trump’s American dystopia has reached a new and ominous cliff,” warns a CNN opinion headline. “The last two and a half months in America have felt like the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Faces of the Enemy

Description from California Newsreel: As relevant today as when it was first released, Faces of the Enemy follows social psychologist Sam Keen as he unmasks how individuals and nations dehumanize their enemies to justify the inhumanity of war. Using archival … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Past Will Always be Repeated

By Robert Fantina Source: CounterPunch “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So said George Santayana. It is difficult today to look at many, many situations in the world and not see some of the worst events in history being … Continue reading

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It’s really very simple

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov There are times when a loud cry of “The emperor has no clothes!” can be most copacetic. And so, let me point out something quite simple, yet very important. The old world order, to … Continue reading

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When the state is unjust, citizens may use justifiable violence

By Jason Brennan Source: aeon If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black horticulturalist wrestled down on the streets of New York City in 2014 – you might choose to pepper-spray them … Continue reading

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America Is on the Brink of a Nervous Breakdown

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must … Continue reading

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