Is an economic collapse being prepared? If so, for whose benefit?

by Richard Clark

“From now on, depressions will be scientifically created.”

— Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh Sr., 1913

What follows is an essay that is largely based on information from an article which recently appeared at Zerohedge.com.

Because we subconsciously associate the continuance of our life with the variable health of the particular economic structure in which we live, we tend to become unwitting devotees to its continued existence — even if an abundance of evidence shows that it is hopelessly corrupt and condemned to failure. We foolishly deny that this corrupt system (and the currency that supports it) is doomed because, even though it has beaten us bloody, we have never known anything else.

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Why political action is not working and what to do about it

by Chaz Valenza

Our government is not yet Fascist. To use this term is hyperbole and counter productive. Calling our current system of governance what it is — a Corporatocracy — is powerful because it is a label that precisely defines our current state of affairs. The term Corporatocracy is simple and descriptive: a form of government controlled by powerful corporations with a veneer of democracy.
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“FREE TRADE’S” Footprint a Decade after Seattle

by Jane Anne Morris

On this Tenth Anniversary of the “Battle for Seattle,” we could celebrate, we should commemorate, but we must evaluate.

Right, then. What seemed so important at the time? It is difficult to even see back to 1999 without becoming lost among other landmark events soon to bask in their own tenth anniversaries.
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Corporate ‘personhood’ must be challenged

by Jane Anne Morris

When the “Hillary Clinton film” case is decided, headlines should declare, “Supreme Court affirms corporate person-hood.” Instead, most media will call it a free speech decision. “First Amendment rights” will play the Trojan horse hauling corporate freight.
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