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

The Dysfunctional Functionality of Ruling Class Society

It is sad to watch the deliberate disintegration of the society that has benefited Us so much. “Us” does not refer to the little masses. Oh, no. We’re talking about those of Us for whom the masses labor and sacrifice, we who don’t have to worry about a job or poverty or saving up for … Read more

Links 10/10/18

From Project Veritas to the Tea Party San Francisco Jewish Federation Also Funding Far-right Fringe Groups, Not Just Canary Mission That title says it all. The SF Jewish Federation is part of the Jewish Federations of North America, a massive “charitable” organization that funds all sides of divide and conquer. They give to “anti-Muslim” groups. … Read more

Liberalization is not Freedom

The main illness in first world societies is that they think they have achieved “freedom”. They think they have the best of all possible worlds, flawed as it is and favoring the ruling class as it does. Every revolution that ushered in modern “democratic” capitalism was dominated by interests that had two priorities in mind, … Read more

The Heroes That Saved Democracy

Heroes lurking in the halls of the White House are thwarting Trump’s supposedly unhinged policies, so we are told in an anonymous opinion piece published in the New York Times. Says the unknown author who is probably the New York Times, “The dilemma — which he [Trump] does not fully grasp — is that many … Read more

The Commie Foil of Capitalism

While identity politics (and Russiagate) is crippling the Liberal party. The Conservative party, losing its mojo on race to Liberals, is falling hard for its other bogeyman, namely the communist hordes. The commies are somehow in charge where once there was a capitalist paradise: America The Beautiful. The reality is: society is crumbling under the … Read more