“Dumbed-Down”, Programmed America: “The Doors of Perception: Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything”

{Also see: Here are 410 Movies Made Under the Direct Influence and Supervision of the Pentagon} The following article is very long, so I am just quoting portions of it. The link/source is below, for those who wish to read its entirety: The Doors of Perception: Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything By Tim O’Shea … Continue reading “Dumbed-Down”, Programmed America: “The Doors of Perception: Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything”

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CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: “Americans Live in a World of Economic Lies” (2 Articles)

{Also see: Bankruptcy filings surge among older Americans and Trump administration cuts in rent subsidies compound US housing crisis and Bottom 40 percent of Americans have a negative net income and The Super-Rich and the Rabbit Hole of Military Spending. The Two 500 lb. Gorillas in the Room and Class exploitation and the market: The … Continue reading CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: “Americans Live in a World of Economic Lies” (2 Articles)

Welcome to the United Penal Colonies of America: “The United States Is The Largest Prison Camp In The World”

“Law and order conservatives” have fantasy ideas about US prisoners lounging around watching TV all day, playing sports in the open air, and studying in prison libraries for law degrees—a life of leisure at public expense. Soren Korsgaard, editor of a crime journal, tells us what life inside an American prison is really like... Welcome … Continue reading Welcome to the United Penal Colonies of America: “The United States Is The Largest Prison Camp In The World”

Welcome to the United Penal Colonies of America: “Mass Incarceration in America”

Brutal conditions, dangers, and abuses are commonplace in all prisons. Privately run ones are especially scandalous and extreme because of prioritizing cost-cutting over proper administration and other abuses. Widespread human rights violations occur, compromising the right to life, treatment with humanity and dignity, proper food and medical care, and right to family unity. Abuses by … Continue reading Welcome to the United Penal Colonies of America: “Mass Incarceration in America”