The Empire continues to collapse and the ruling class is getting ever more nervous. The masses may start asking questions. “Western democracies are in trouble, grappling with rising inequality, lost confidence in government, fraying social fabrics, and intense political divides. What has brought on this crisis?” asks G. John Ikenberry in a Foreign Affairs review […]

The Liberal tradition is the heart of Western society. It is the foundation of the freest societies on Earth. “Rights”, individuality, voting, “privacy”, and political — that is — social “self-determination” have been the basis of modern freedom unmatched anywhere in the world or at any time in history. That is Liberalism for the lower […]

With mass shootings having become a regular feature of American life, few Liberals/Conservatives seem interested in why they occur or how to prevent them. Indeed, they don’t seem to be too disturbed at what society has come down to. The laughable corporate media and their political colleagues stick to the binary trope of guns/anti-guns. This […]

The Great Disparity The fundamental underlying condition of all ruling classes regardless of culture, geography, time, political and economic systems, is that of social wealth and power disparity, namely the rich powerful few versus the unprivileged many. This difference is what We call the Great Disparity. It works the other way around as well. A […]

Sometimes-bronze-sometimes-blonde-sometimes-oranged-headed president Trump gave his State of the Union. It was a speech replete with hubris, warmongering, the traditional brain-dead applause, with the added near-fascistic wrinkle of chants of USA! USA! But the real news occurred several days ago when Trump attended The World Economic Forum — Our once low-key gathering of the global ruling […]

In 1862, Charles Hazzard, an “agent” of London “capitalists”, sent a letter to New York “capitalists” associates. This explosive little document became publicly known as the Hazzard Circular in 1886, and was reprinted in The Little Statesman, “A Middle-of-the-Road Manual for American Voters” in 1895

Racism and identity politics is one of the most fundamental and effective tactics of divide and conquer in the world since the beginning, and particularly the United States. As the American empire dies down lower order divisions will be amped up.  Identity politics is being pushed by the Established Order as never before. Traditionally the […]