Tag Archives: mainstream media

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    Surf’s Up!

    The wave of change is finally here. Are you prepared to ride it?
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, January 10, 2020, 6:07 PM

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    Nothing seems right anymore.

    In whichever direction we choose to look, things are unraveling at a quickening pace.

    Welcome to the Fourth Turning; and with it, a profound loss of trust in institutions and government.

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    Breaking Free From The Captured Media

    Why the mainstream press is freaking out
    by charleshughsmith

    Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:55 AM

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    Why is the mainstream media freaking out right now? 

    For the first time in American history, the entire weight of the corporate mainstream media failed to persuade the citizenry. With advertising revenues sliding along with the citizens' trust, the MSM is flailing about in a self-destructive fit of hubris.

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    The Rise of New Models of Community

    Why they're emerging & what they need to succeed
    by charleshughsmith

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 4:14 PM

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    In my previous series on the erosion of community, I surveyed a number of conventional explanations for this decades-long trend and discussed 10 other potential factors in the decline of social capital. I concluded that economic need would likely be the driver of a resurgence of community—a need that will only become apparent when the Central State and the debt-based, consumerist-corporate system are no longer able to fulfill their implicit promises of welfare, subsidies, endless credit and secure jobs. In this next installment on community, we look at the possibility that new models are arising beneath the mainstream media’s master narratives that Everything’s fine and The Status Quo is both good and eternal.

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    Don’t Worry; Be Resilient

    Reduce fragility and vulnerability
    by charleshughsmith

    Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 2:23 PM

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    At some point, absorbing more information about the unsustainability of the Status Quo yields diminishing returns; it becomes emotionally draining and thus counterproductive.  Part of this exhaustion results from recognizing our powerlessness within the Status Quo, where independent thinking and structural innovation are winnowed out as threats to existing institutions and industries.

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    Daily Digest – July 6

    by Davos

    Monday, July 6, 2009, 2:59 PM

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    • BMW ‘s Electric Mini E
    • IR radiation solar panel uses tiny antennas, has 80% efficiency
    • India Questioning U.S. Dollar Dominance…
    • Ultimate Depression Survival Guide (Video with author)
    • Unemployment Rate % Change (Charts)
    • Zombie Banks Will Need More Money (Video)
    • Speech By Dr. David Bronner CEO Alabama Retirement Systems
    • A day late and 80 trillion short, Sunday Funnies (Humor, in a sad way)
    • Headlines Just Making it to Mainstream Media

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