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Consumerism ‘Softens’ The Reality Of Powerlessness

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Consumerism is a simulacrum of real economic agency. There is perhaps no better metric of class in America than personal power–what is known as agency: the power to influence or transform one's circumstances in a a self-directed manner. Those with agency have power, those without agency (or […]

“Why I’m Hopeful”

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Why am I hopeful? the Status Quo is devolving, and a better way of living lies just beyond the corrupt, wasteful, ruinous consumerist debt/financial tyranny we now inhabit. Readers often ask me to post something hopeful, and I understand why: doom-and-gloom gets tiresome. Human beings need hope just […]