When black and brown people are over-policed and arrested and accused of crimes at higher rates than others, and then forced to pay for their freedom before they ever see trial, big bail companies prosper. This pre-incarceration conundrum is devastating to families. One in 9 black children has an incarcerated parent. Families are forced to take on more debt, often in predatory lending schemes created by bail bond insurers.
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This piece was published right before Macron’s win in the French 2017 presidential elections. It nevertheless presents some very interesting predictions for the future of France and the EU, by one of our economically liberal voices (« Liberal » here is used in its true sense, i.e, proponents of free-market policies against Statist control of the economy).
One of these masterful journalistic pieces one keeps for reference. Published in April 2016. – « As this newspaper first reported when the treasure became available, one memorandum dated July 26, 1950, reveals a campaign to promote a full-fledged European parliament. It is signed by Gen William J Donovan, head of the American wartime Office of Strategic Services, precursor of the Central Inteligence Agency. »
« The more aggressive the Americans are the sooner they will see the final collapse of the dollar as the only way for the victims of American aggression to stop this aggression is to get rid of the dollar. As soon as we and China are through with the dollar, it will be the end of the United States’ military might. »
Warning: This is not a politically correct piece. Extremely funny, but not politically correct. Enter here at your own peril.
« Despite Western media demonization of North Korea as some kind of crazy rogue state, the people there are not fools. They know from family histories the atrocious cost of American war. And they know that any nation perceived as weak by Washington will be bombed back to the Stone Age. »
« To many in the general public, Soros retains a reputation as a benign do-gooder but the Senators charge that the US Mission in Macedonia has “intervened in party politics of Macedonia, as well as in the shaping of its media environment and civil society” through USAID funds given to Soros’ foundation as one of the “implementing agencies”; they make mention of other interferences in other countries. »
As opposed to what that piece retrieved from Zerohedge says, of course there is an end in sight. One could even call it a silver bullet: just ban the medical prescriptions of opioids nationwide, save for life-threatening conditions, like in every sane country.
That is not what the USA considers because it is not « good business ». So the US will just carry on with their phoney « War On Drugs » while people will be high and hooked on legal prescription meds all over the country. And then, when cured and no more able to get their dose on medical grounds, striving to get their high in the street.
The Trap is a ‘must see’ documentary for everyone in the West, no less.
By Jacques R. Pauwels, historian, political scientist, author of The Myth of the Good War: America in the Second World War (James Lorimer, Toronto, 2002). Together with personalities like Ramsey Clark, Michael Parenti, William Blum, Robert Weil, Michel Collon, Peter Franssen and many others, he signed “The International Appeal against US-War”.