The Fight For Reality

In the times of social decay, the differences between establishment “reality” and true reality become acute and starkly visible to anyone who cares to see. The fight for “reality” has never before been on display as it has been the last few years. Reality, fabricated and otherwise, is viewed as differently as there are egos … Read more

Ruling Class Society Vs. Human Instinct

Watching the collapse of the status quo is an astonishing thing if you let it sink in. Society turns into a madhouse. Impending disasters of all kinds are converging upon us and Washington has been dominated by the Get Trump Show for his entire presidency. Pursuit of Trump is the only conflict liberals and conservatives … Read more

Of Racism Past And Present

A Washington Post opinion bearing the title Dear fellow white people: Here’s what to do when you’re called racist made its appearance recently. It makes a great companion piece to the grotesquely condescending 2015 New York Times opinion piece by George Yancy, Dear White America. The same lessons of subservience being taught in the five … Read more

To Nazify

To Nazify — To turn one group or faction of society into an existential threat to the rest of it, “requiring” the suppression rights and liberties in order to defeat it. Nazification is a late stage phenomenon of a decaying society. Ever since Trump’s “go back to where you came from” tweet — an obvious … Read more

“I Can Pay One Half Of The Working Class To Kill The Other Half”

So said Gilded Age robber baron Jay Gould. Watching politics today, one might think divide and conquer was a well kept secret. The masses don’t seem to understand how they are being played, goaded and prodded into fighting each other. The liberal and conservatives herds, oblivious to the manipulation they are subject to, bash their … Read more

Pakman Does Socialism — The Swedish Syndrome

Tube show host David Pakman unsurprisingly mentioned Sweden as the model of Social Democracy. Socialism by itself, he said, is authoritarian but within the frame work of capitalism, as it is in Sweden, it is useful. This is Social Democracy. Like most individuals, he understands the label of Sweden as the most balanced and successful … Read more

Pakman Does Socialism — Authoritarian Tendencies

Socialism continues to have a renaissance. Last year, liberal youtube talking head David Pakman did a series of videos on socialism. Pakman himself is a capitalist. He supports Social Democracy, and please do not mix that up Democratic socialism. The Preservation Society has pressed upon those who want to defend capitalism that they must honestly … Read more

Libertarian Ideologues Admit Socialism is Natural

Libertarian radio show host Tom Woods posed a question (32:24), why does socialism have such enduring appeal, despite its supposed failures? His guest, economist Dr. Kristian Niemietz responded, Niemietz: Well there’s a lot to be said for the theory that socialism is hardwired into us. That our economic intuitions are all fairly socialist. We often … Read more

When There’s A Fork In The Road Take It — Part 2

see part 1 here. Preventing the masses from seeing paradise is a full time job for the establishment. There is no paradise. True happiness, we are told, is not possible, just ask academia. Recently, professional “thinkers” Slavoj Zizek and Jordan Peterson had much anticipated intellectual masturbationfest. It was a debate called Happiness: Capitalism vs. Marxism. … Read more

When There’s A Fork In The Road Take It — Part 1

In times of crisis, when authority breaks down, the masses encounter a fork in the road and an opportunity: throw off the ruling class or continue life under its heel. One finds throughout history at these pivotal moments individuals abandoning establishment norms to think for themselves. Do we go on with the ruling class or … Read more

The Masters are Frightened

The masters are frightened. The First World’s terminal decline continues unabated. There is no surer sign of the anxiety of the ruling class than Trump giving center stage to socialism at his State of Union by proclaiming the U.S. will never be socialist. When has that ever happened? Conservative NY Times columnist David Brooks felt … Read more

The Undeserving Society

From the bottom view, ruling class society is above all a society of deprivation, insecurity and constant toil. They are the undeserving society, while We in the ruling class are the deserving class. Recent events have demonstrated this reality. Finland has just concluded its first year of a universal basic income experiment. Two thousand unemployed … Read more

The Insanity Of Healthy Ruling Class Society

The fundamental object of a “balanced” democratic society is presumably the well-being and liberty of its inhabitants. Theoretically no one should have much more power than anyone else. But a society that is imbalanced cannot have such an end. A society that displays an obvious disparity in wealth and power — the Great Disparity — … Read more

The Dominant Theme of a Dying Ruling Class

A reader recently noted in the comments section of a Truthdig article that its writer Paul Street inadvertently admits the real reason why Trump won the election: “Ultimately, Trump is the first man to ascend to the post-WWII U.S. presidency from outside the global consensus. In and of itself, that has been an incredible development, bothersome … Read more

The Unity Principle

Michael Hudson has given us another ground-breaking book: …And Forgive Them Their Debts, exploring debt forgiveness and the dubious morality of making unpayable loans in ancient times. It also gives us insight into the relationship between the ruling class and its masses. We must admit that the members of the Preservation Society have not yet … Read more