CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: “Torture and Abuse in America’s Global Gulag”

{Also see: AT GREAT RISK, PRISONERS SEIZE REFORM NARRATIVE AND ENGAGE IN NATIONAL STRIKE and Cops Shatter 53-Year-old Woman’s Teeth, Fracture Her Skull After She Tried to Film Them and WATCH: Cop Shoots Innocent Unarmed Man in the Face, Plants a Knife—NOT Charged} If you believe the Hollywood version of American prisons, then you need … Continue reading CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: “Torture and Abuse in America’s Global Gulag”

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“Slow Suicide and the Abandonment of the World”

...When genuine experience is denied or mystified (it’s now disappeared into digital reality), real people disappear. Laing wrote: In order to rationalize our industrial-military complex, we have to destroy our capacity to see clearly any more what is in front of, and to imagine what is beyond, our noses. Long before a thermonuclear war can … Continue reading “Slow Suicide and the Abandonment of the World”

What is Wrong with the Big Picture, Mr and Ms ‘Exceptional’ America?! (3 Articles)

The CDC studied relationship problems and losses leading to suicide. While such problems are considered “personal,” the causes are invariably social and economic. Two-fifths of those committing suicide in 2015 had suffered from some type of relationship problem or loss. These included problems with an intimate partner, being the perpetrator or victim of interpersonal violence, … Continue reading What is Wrong with the Big Picture, Mr and Ms ‘Exceptional’ America?! (3 Articles)

“The UN Just Published a Scathing Indictment of US Poverty”

{Also see: 3,026 More People Die from Suicide in America Each Year Than in Car Crashes and US Govt Survey on ‘Precarious’ Jobs–My Critique — by Dr. Jack Rasmus} The conclusions are damning. “The United States already leads the developed world in income and wealth inequality, and it is now moving full steam ahead to … Continue reading “The UN Just Published a Scathing Indictment of US Poverty”

“The fear of success”

Image: http://www.mindshifts.com.au As Thoreau famously wrote: “If a man does not keep pace with [fall into line with] his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” You could call this bravery, you could call this courage, but it … Continue reading “The fear of success”

“UN rapporteur “shocked” by deep poverty in US”

Image: http://www.blogspot.com For the majority of you who will never read the entirety of the following more than disturbing and eye-mind opening article, here are a few selected quotes to read and ponder: Forty million Americans live below the official poverty line, with 18.5 million living in deep poverty. The US infant mortality rate is … Continue reading “UN rapporteur “shocked” by deep poverty in US”