Saturday, January 1, 2011

2011: A Brave New Dystopia

Source: Truthdig

George Orwell’s “1984” and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” are two of the most gloomy fictional views of the future. This article by Chris Hedges draws many frightening parrallels between present day events and the corporate totalitarianism described in these classic novels.
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Supreme Court becoming a tool for corporate interests

Source: Raw Story According to the Northwestern University study, commissioned for the New York Times, the Roberts court has sided with business interests in 61 percent of relevant cases, compared to 46 percent in the last five years of Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who passed away in 2005.
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