Tag Archives: Third World

The USA Is Now a 3rd World Nation

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds I know it hurts, but the reality is painfully obvious: the USA is now a 3rd World nation. Dividing the Earth’s nations into 1st, 2nd and 3rd world has fallen out of favor; apparently it … Continue reading

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OUR NEW, HAPPY LIFE? THE IDEOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

By Charles Eisenstein Source: Waking Times In George Orwell’s 1984, there is a moment when the Party announces an “increase” in the chocolate ration – from thirty grams to twenty. No one except for the protagonist, Winston, seems to notice that … Continue reading

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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund … Continue reading

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