Old World Disorder?

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Once upon a time, the rallying cry was, “We’re all Icelanders now!” While not having the same impacts, today we’ll proudly cry, “We’re all Scottish now!”

To quote one of the engineers, “The concept of order that has underpinned the modern era is in crisis.” In other words, the “New World Order” is crumbling. Our only thought is, “What took so long?”

Then there’s this: Sweden Projected to Return to Left in Election.

Even though his (Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt) government has won praise internationally for keeping Sweden’s economy intact during Europe’s financial turmoil, at home the perception has taken root that he’s selling out the welfare system to greedy capitalists.

Negative headlines have dominated the Swedish media: privately run schools shutting down because of mismanagement by profit-hungry owners; elderly homes cutting back on adult diapers to minimize costs.

Yes, there are differences, but it sounds eerily similar …

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987)

"The Secret Government is an interlocking network of official functionaries, spies, mercenaries, ex-generals, profiteers and superpatriots, who, for a variety of motives, operate outside the legitimate institutions of government. Presidents have turned to them when ..." (Starting @ 23:21)

"The Secret Government" from CUJourn. A PBS production with Bill Moyers. Further info.

Yet another warning ... *sigh* ...
and it seems not much has changed.

Inequality for All

If you have Netflix, it is available there.
It's well worth your time.

Could You Pass?

The Upside

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