Eagle: Charles Hugh Smith on The Dead Give-Aways of Imperial Decline

The Dead Giveaways of Imperial Decline Nothing is as permanent as we imagine–especially super-complex, super-costly, super-asymmetric and super-debt-dependent state/financial systems. Identifying the tell-tale signs of Imperial decay and decline is a bit of a parlor game. The hubris of an increasingly incestuous and out-of-touch leadership, dismaying extremes of wealth inequality, self-serving, avaricious Elites, rising dependency …

Eagle: The Trump Twist — When Madness Passes for Sanity [UK Worst-Case Interpretation]

Donald Trump’s first 100 days: The madder he gets, the more seriously the world takes him Now the ‘flexible’ and ‘pragmatic’ US President is sending a naval battle group to threaten North Korea  The more dangerous America’s crackpot President becomes, the saner the world believes him to be. Just look back at the initial half of his first 100 days: the …

Eagle: Living in a World of Lies, Liars, and Fake News…

We are not living in a ‘post-truth’ world, we are living the lies of others Nigel Farage is not a Nazi and nor is Donald Trump. But what is terrifying – and deeply akin to fascism – is our ability to ‘think’ our way from truth into lies We handed journalism to social media – and the armed men who …

Eagle: How Norway Avoided Becoming a Fascist State (But It Is Still a Vassal State to USA)

How Norway Avoided Becoming a Fascist State Instead of falling to the Nazi party, Norway broke through to a social democracy. Their history shows us polarization is nothing to despair over. The key to avoiding fascism? An organized left with a strong vision and broad support.