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Chris Hedges: Elites “Have No Credibility Left”

Chris Hedges and David North via TruthDig.com, On Monday, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North interviewed Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, lecturer and former New York Times correspondent. Among Hedges’ best-known books are War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, The Death of the Liberal Class, Empire of Illusion: the End of Literacy and the […]

People Ignore Facts That Contradict Their False Beliefs

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The more people there are who ignore facts that contradict their beliefs, the likelier a dictatorship will emerge within a given country. Here is how aristocracies, throughout the Ages, have controlled the masses, by taking advantage of this widespread tendency people have, to ignore contrary facts: What social scientists call “confirmation bias” […]

Bernie Sanders Releases The “Teen Guide To Political Revolution”

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is releasing a book for teens interested in progressive politics, called "Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution." The book, designed as a how-to guide for students eager to begin work as political activists, is out on August 29th… ironically, just in time for Labor Day. In a forward to the book, […]

How Will The Empire End?

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at It was back in the early 1800’s that the Brits left the sodden, miserable shores of their murky island, grabbed their trumpets, tucked their trousers into the socks, and began conquering the world with the cunning use of flags.   Like all good conquerors, they had a backup plan in the event flags didn’t […]

Ray Dalio Warns We May Be On A Path To “Dictatorships And Wars”

Ray Dalio’s fatalism took another quantum step higher this afternoon. Having made his displeasure with Trump – of whom he initially spoke quite fondly when he predicted it would be “glorious to be rich” – clear, the founder of Bridgewater (for whom James Comey worked before joining the FBI) has repeatedly hinted that the market, […]

Five Reasons Why America Is About To Become A Very Conservative Country

Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, For generations, we’ve seen the political landscape in this country teeter back and forth between the Left and the Right. Usually about every 8 years or so, whichever political party is dominating Congress, the Executive Branch, and the state legislatures, is kicked out by voters and replaced with the […]

CNN Host Fareed Zakaria Destroys ‘Tolerant’ Liberals: “Freedom Of Speech Is Not Just For Your Warm Fuzzy Ideas”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The alternative media has, for good reason, slammed CNN time and again for fabricated news stories, untruths and left-leaning propaganda. But the following opinion report from CNN’s Fareed Zakaria is a must-watch, as it touches on the very core of the purported tolerance among liberals. As progressive Evergreen State […]

Why Politicians Win (And Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Authored by Hans-Hermann Hoppe via The Mises Institute, Socialism leads to the politicization of society. Hardly anything can be worse for the production of wealth. Socialism, at least its Marxist version, says its goal is complete equality. The Marxists observe that once you allow private property in the means of production, you allow differences. If […]

Six Dangerous Leftist Concepts

Authored by ReturnOfKings.com via The Burning Platform, The left is intrinsically conflict-mongering. It always existed against a particular state of thing, whether real or fantasized. Early on, though, it dissimulated its conflictive essence by posing as positive or “progressive.” To this end, generations of leftists twisted language to give themselves a good appearance whereas the […]

Portland Anarchists Begin Fixing Roads & Potholes (Because the Government Won’t)

Authored by Derrick Broze via TheAntiMedia.org, “Who will build the roads?” The question is a common response to the proposition that human beings can coexist peacefully in the absence of a government or even the concept of a State altogether. Anarchists often claim that in the absence of an institutionalized State, people will voluntarily organize […]