“What Do You See?”

Image: http://www.relatably.com All three of the following videos are short. But if you only have time for one, then I suggest choosing the second one: What Do You See? Published on Thursday, 17 November 2016 We live in the Matrix - what we see and hear is contrived and manipulated. Post US election "fever" is … Continue reading “What Do You See?”

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“The Illusion Called Medical Journalism: The Deep Secret”

Image: http://www.quickmeme.com “It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England … Continue reading “The Illusion Called Medical Journalism: The Deep Secret”

The End of Capitalism

The Most Revolutionary Act

The End of Capitalism

David Harvey (2016)

In The End of Capitalism, geography and anthropology professor Anthropology David Harvey makes the case that economic crises and inequality are part and parcel of capitalism and can only be ended by dismantling the capitalist economic system.

He begins by examining the cumulative “perception control” by the corporate media that has made it virtually impossible (except perhaps in Iceland) to look at any alternative economic systems despite the deplorable performance of capitalism since the 2007 global economic crash.

Quoting from Volume 2 of Marx’s Capital, he goes to demonstrate that growth and debt are structural components of capitalism – how the amount of debt created always equals the amount of capital growth created. In fact, repaying all government debt (as many conservatives advocate) would end capitalism faster than a workers revolution.

He also quotes Reagan advisor David Stockman and former vice…

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