The More Things Change … Creative Destruction

Thought Off 45

Yeah, this looks about right.

The Commercial Vampire: 1898

The onslaught of department stores drove small businesses or ‘mom and pop shops’ out of existence, in 1898. Turning the corner, we’ve been saying the same thing in recent years about the likes of Amazon, Walmart, “direct-from-the-manufacturer” outlets, internet resellers, and many other “big box” chains.

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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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