Tag Archives: United States

The Systemic Risk No One Sees

The unraveling of social cohesion has consequences. Once social cohesion unravels, the nation unravels. By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds My recent posts have focused on the systemic financial risks created by Federal Reserve policies that have elevated moral … Continue reading

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Israel, the Big Lie

Israel is not exercising “the right to defend itself” in the occupied Palestinian territories. It is carrying out mass murder, aided and abetted by the U.S. By Chris Hedges Source: ScheerPost Nearly all the words and phrases used by the … Continue reading

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Killing Democracy in America

By William J. Astore Source: Strategic Culture Foundation The phrase “thinking about the unthinkable” has always been associated with the unthinkable cataclysm of a nuclear war, and rightly so. Lately, though, I’ve been pondering another kind of unthinkable scenario, nearly as nightmarish … Continue reading

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America’s Despair

By Vladimir Odintsov Source: New Eastern Outlook More and more people in the United States are feeling let down by American capitalism, and the population is being plunged into depression. This was the alarming conclusion reached by two researchers from … 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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EMPIRES ARE A SECRET UNTIL THEY START FALLING

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Source: Popular Resistance In the past, we have written about the 2020s as a decade when the United States Empire will end. This is based on Alfred McCoy’s predictions (listen to our interview with him on Clearing the … Continue reading

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The Great Unraveling Begins: Distraction, Lies, Infighting, Betrayal

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is renewal becomes possible when the entire rotten status quo collapses in a putrid heap. There are two basic pathways to systemic collapse: external shocks or internal decay. The two … Continue reading

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The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges Source: Truthdig The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. The illegalities, embraced by the Ecuadorian, British and U.S. governments, in the seizure of … Continue reading

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