For a Society without Jobs

No More Work: Why Full Employment Is a Bad Idea by Bernard Marszalek http://dissidentvoice.org (February 12 2017) To refer to economists as a priesthood has become a commonplace. Economists practice "a religion couched in the language of mathematics and statistics", says Yanis Varoufakis {1}. Their church, to carry the symbolism further, has a magnificent gold … Continue reading For a Society without Jobs

You Are Not in Control

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (February 14 2017) https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-4tJPK9jSVkU/WKICLdQAnUI/AAAAAAAAHYM/bGbwoyU_uYkmJn_X_LxO3x0Y3YspTBMPACLcB/s200/outofcontrol.jpeg My recent book tour was very valuable, among other things, in gauging audience response to the various topics related to the technosphere and its control over us. Specifically, what seems to be generally missing is an understanding that the technosphere doesn't just control technology; it controls … Continue reading You Are Not in Control

The Conflictual Relationship (II):

Between Donald Trump and the US "Deep State" by Federico Pieraccini http://www.strategic-culture.org (February 21 2017) In just two weeks as president of the United States, Donald Trump has left traces of how he intends to tackle various international political situations. The previous article dealt with a series of possible sabotage efforts suffered by the Trump … Continue reading The Conflictual Relationship (II):

The Conflictual Relationship (I):

Between Donald Trump and the US "Deep State" by Federico Pieraccini http://www.strategic-culture.org (February 14 2017) In just two weeks as president of the United States, Donald Trump has given indications of how he intends to tackle various international political situations. So far we have observed the controversy over Iran, the events related to Nato, rapprochement … Continue reading The Conflictual Relationship (I):

Rogue Elephant Rising

The CIA as Kingslayer by David Price CounterPunch (February 17 2017) http://uziiw38pmyg1ai60732c4011.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/dropzone/2016/12/Y296DZY-1.jpg With members of the CIA and NSA leaking materials on Michael Flynn's communications with Russian officials, we are witnessing a slow boiling domestic coup that will transform American governance and the Executive Branch's relationships with intelligence agencies. It remains to be seen whether … Continue reading Rogue Elephant Rising