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Amazon’s CEO is the richest person in the world and makes $230,000 a minute — roughly four times what the average American worker makes in a year. Meanwhile, thousands of Amazon employees rely on public assistance to make ends meet. How absurd is that?...

Today is an important anniversary for former intelligence chief James Clapper. No it is not his marriage anniversary or conventional milestone.  Clapper can celebrate the running out of the statute of limitations on his alleged perjury before Congress — five years and...

The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations. Aaron Swartz    

Nationalism of one kind or another was the cause of most of the genocide of the twentieth century. Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use to first shrink-wrap people’s brains and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury the dead. Arundhati Roy...

Change the way you see things and the things you see will change. Wayne Dyer    

Why is it easier to imagine the total destruction of mankind, from nuclear war to a climate catastrophe, than to work on changing the system of relations spawned by capitalism? Pepe Escobar