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The American death spiral
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Fifty-four years ago, standing at the pulpit of Riverside Church in New York City, Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his now-famous "Beyond Vietnam" sermon. For the first time in public, he expressed in vehement terms his opposition to the American war i ...[Read more]
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Profiting From COVID Desperation: Oxygen Tanks Become an Underground Market in Mexico
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Water became a commodity traded on Wall Street in December amid fear of scarcity, and now oxygen is being speculated on in Mexico. With most hospitals full, many Mexicans are battling COVID-19 at home. Oxygen tanks and oxygen concentrators (devices that ...[Read more]
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Is American Society Collapsing?
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Twenty-five years ago, when the high-tech Second Industrial Revolution had just begun, I made a bet with an editor from Wired magazine that global society led by the United States would collapse in the year 2020 from a confluence of causes created by mode ...[Read more]
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Who Profits from the Pandemic?
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But now, with the world-system collapsing at breathtaking speed, neoliberalism is at a loss to deal with the next stage of dystopia, ever present in our hyper-connected angst: global mass unemployment. Henry Kissinger, anointed oracle/gatekeeper of the r ...[Read more]
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