AMERIKA: ‘Learning For The Sake of Earning’, The Death of Education in America – By W.J. Astore

Source – bracingviews.com – “…Public schools represent one of the bedrock institutions of American democracy. Yet as a society we’ve stood aside as the very institutions that actually made America great were gutted and undermined by short-term thinking, corporate greed, and unconscionable disrespect for our collective future” The Death of Education in America – By…

AMERIKA: Fmr. President Jimmy Carter, US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’

Source – original.antiwar.com – “…Former president says peaceful China ‘ahead of us in almost every way…The only US president to complete his term without war, military attack or occupation has called the United States “the most warlike nation in the history of the world” Jimmy Carter: US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’ …

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Fixed Fight’, The 1% Playbook – By Paul Buchheit

Source  – commondreams.org – “…One of the themes of the superb writing of Henry Giroux is that more and more Americans are becoming “disposable,” recognized as either commodities or criminals by the more fortunate members of society. There seems to be a method to the madness of winner-take-all capitalism. The following steps, whether due to greed or…

NEO-CONNED: ‘Last Straw’, After Assange Arrest is it Time to Jump off the Trump Train?

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…The same entities (Deep State, permanent government, the oligarchy, the Borg, whatever term you like) that targeted Trump with the phony Russia collusion narrative want Assange’s scalp nailed to the wall…An essential role in Assange’s betrayal by Moreno was played by Trump’s Veep Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.…

COVER-UP: ‘American Dystopia’, Jussie Smollett Allowed To Walk Free But Not Manning or Assange – By Paul Craig Roberts

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “The Obama regime’s protection of a black criminal has enraged the Chicago Police who are demanding a federal investigation into (Kim Foxx) Cook County’s top prosecutor for dismissing the case after being contacted by Michelle Obama’s aide…According to a Breitbart news report, the Zionist Jew George Soros helped  with a $408,000…

AMERIKA: ‘Under The Influence’, 1% Politics & the Scandals of A New Gilded Age – By Rajan Menon

Source – tomdispatch.com – ‘…Vast numbers of lobbyists and eye-popping amounts of lobbying money now are at the heart of the American political system. In 2018 alone, the 50 biggest lobbying outfits, largely representing big companies, business associations, and banks, spent $540 million, and the grand total for lobbying that year alone was $3.4 billion”…

BACK TO THE FUTURE: ‘American Idiocracy’, 50 Years Later, We’re Still Stranded in the Twilight Zone – By John W. Whitehead

Source – wakingtimes.com – “…The Twilight Zone was…a show that captured imaginations; challenged moral hypocrisy and societal prejudices; and railed against inhumanity, racism, prejudice, the mechanization of human beings by way of their technology, tyrants of all shapes and colors, a passive populace, war, injustice, the surveillance state, corporate greed. Fifty years later, with so…

AMERIKA: ‘Hostile Takeover’, How Corporations Took Over the First Amendment – By Joe Pinsker (Flashback)

Source  – theatlantic.com – “…Supreme Court Powell was well known as a proponent of corporate interests…a confidential memo he wrote that went public the year before began serving indicates as much. “The time has come,” he wrote to the director of the Chamber of Commerce, “for the wisdom, ingenuity and resources of American business to…

AMERIKA: ‘From Two Step to Goose Step’, Toto, I Don’t Think We’re In Kansas Anymore – By Jeff Thomas

Source – internationalman.com – “…America” as a concept, no longer exists in the USA…Over the last century, the Deep State, which is corporatist in origin, has grown and has done a first rate job of introducing a combination of socialism and fascism, a bit at a time. This has slowly destroyed the economy, education and…

AMERIKA: While the Nation Fragments Socially, the Financial Aristocracy Rules Unimpeded – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…The citizenry that vowed never to be ruled by an aristocracy that controlled the government and finance as a means of self-enrichment, is now so distracted by social fragmentation that the citizenry is blind to their servitude to a new and formidably informal financial aristocracy” While the Nation Fragments Socially, the…

AMERIKA: College Was Once Free and For the Public Good—What Happened?

Source -yesmagazine.org – “…In 1927, John D. Rockefeller began campaigning for charging students the full cost it took to educate them. Further, he suggested that students could shoulder such costs through student loans”: College Was Once Free and For the Public Good—What Happened? – By  Students didn’t have to worry about tuition and debt until…

AMERIKA: How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it (Archive)

Souce –  stuartjeannebramhall.com – “…Victoria’s Secret – Female inmates in South Carolina sew undergarments and casual-wear for the pricey lingerie company. In the late 1990’s, two prisoners were placed in solitary confinement for telling journalists that they were hired to replace “Made in Honduras” garment tags with “Made in USA” tags”: How Prison Labor is…

CORPRO-FASCISM: Engineering War, The US Used to Make Bullets to Fight Wars – Now They Make Wars to Sell Bullets

Source – whatreallyhappened.com  – The US has been at war some 222 years of its 239 year existence, which is 93% of the time. We have the most powerful military in the world, bigger and more powerful than the next 14 countries combined, most of which are our allies. (Graph): Wars are created as a…

CROSSROADS: Terence McKenna’s on Mass-Consumerist Culture – What it is and What it Could be

Source -desultoryheroics.com – “…We have to create culture, don’t watch TV, don’t read magazines, don’t even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe”: (Terence McKenna’s Disillusioned Perspective on Mass-Consumerist Culture Since Terence McKenna’s passing on April 3…

AMERIKA: ‘Dystopia’, The World to Come – By Chris Hedges

Source – truthdig.com – “…The mass media will become nakedly Orwellian, chatting endlessly about a bright future and pretending America remains a great superpower. It will substitute political gossip for news—a corruption already far advanced—while insisting that the country is in an economic recovery” The World to Come – By Chris Hedges The ruling elites…

SHADOW GOVERNMENT: Is Trump Beholden to the Establishment Puppet Masters, Or in Fact, The Real Deal?

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…If Trump truly were just another political cutout in the Republican-Democrat, two-party dichotomy, the mainstream media would not be so fiercely committed to destroying this man and everything he stands for. It’s no exaggeration to say that never before in US history has a political leader attracted so much vitriolic, spleen-bursting…

DEEP STATE: The ‘ENVELOPE AFFAIR’, Foreshadowing a Major Series of Radical Events About to Befall the ‘Deep State’?

Source – stateofthenation2012.com – “…There is no denying that the American people are witnessing an epic fight to the finish. There are two sides that have stacked up against each other to wage what is essentially the War of the Titans—the 3rd Millennium version, that is” “THE ENVELOPE AFFAIR”: Bush Funeral Service Foreshadows a Major…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: Sardonic Straight Shooter Rich Hall – Sigmund Freud in a Cowboy Hat

Source – thetimes.co.uk – “…The system, he told us, is simple: if your name is on the building where you work you’re rich, if your name is on your desk you’re middle class, if your name is on your shirt you are “f***ing poor” Rich Hall’s Working for the American Dream (2018) Rich Hall, the US…

WITH CRIMINAL INTENT: ‘The Wanta Files’, How China Went High Speed Rail, Which Thieves Deny Americans – By Gordon Duff

Source – veteranstoday.com – “…The money is real, much of it has been diverted and stolen for years, leading to a battle that began with George H.W. Bush ordered the kidnapping and rendition of Ambassador Wanta and years of torture and imprisonment” The Wanta Files: How China Went High Speed Rail, Which Thieves Deny Americans…

CORPRO-FASCISM: ‘Blood Of The Land’, The Government and Corporate War Against the American Indian Movement – By Rex Weyler (Flashback)

Source – kirkusreviews.com – “… At the center of the drama is the 1972 Oglala Sioux occupation of Wounded Knee (scene of the 1890 massacre of their Sioux ancestors)…counteracted by the FBI’s massive “”Garden Plot””–a “”counterinsurgency”” plan involving the FBI, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Federal Marshals Service, Highway Patrol, SWAT teams, and…

AMERIKA: The American Economy Is Rigged (…And what we can do about it) – By Joseph E. Stiglitz

Source – scientificamerican.com – “…When those who run gambling casinos or bankers suffering from moral turpitude make a zillion times more than the scientists and inventors who brought us lasers, transistors and an understanding of DNA, it is clear that something is wrong” The American Economy Is Rigged (…And what we can do about it)…

DAS KAPITAL: The Dynamics of Decadence – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source -.oftwominds.com –  …“First and foremost, the aristocratic financial and political elites secured their position at the expense of social mobility by erecting barriers that protect them from competition and accountability. In effect, they eliminated the risk posed by change by rigging the system to their benefit” The Dynamics of Decadence – By Charles Hugh…

REBEL YELL: Old Hickory & Honest Abe – By Dean Henderson

Source – hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com – “…Populism prevailed and Jackson was re-elected. In 1835 he was the target of the first assassination attempt on a US President.  The gunman was Richard Lawrence, who confessed that he was, “in touch with the powers in Europe”. [839]  Still, in 1836 Jackson refused to renew the BUS charter.  Under his…

NARCO-POLITIK: A True Story about Barry Seal & the CIA – By Daniel Hopsicker

Source – madcowprod.com – “…If he HADN’T been assassinated 16 years ago on orders from George Herbert Walker Bush in a professional hit during which they were directed– all three cartel hit men convicted of Seal’s murder told their attorneys– by an anonymous U.S. military officer who they very quickly figured out was Oliver North….Because…