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THE END DAYS?

The Folly of Empire By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 15, 2013 The final days of empire give ample employment and power to the feckless, the insane and the idiotic. These politicians and court propagandists, hired to be the public faces … Continue reading

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DISASTROUS LONG-TERM THINKING

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 6, 2013 Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change”describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually … Continue reading

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