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Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/study-us-foreign-policy-by-looking-at-oil-reserves ❖ None of the world's worst people are in prison. Most of them are fabulously wealthy and widely esteemed. Our systems are not set up to reward beneficial action and punish wrongdoing; at the scale that really matters, they are

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/billionaires-only-come-to-the-rescue-in-movies-and-comic-books ❖ Twitter has done an about-face and sold the company to the richest person in the world for $44 billion.Rightists are having a merry old time making fun of the melodramatic reactions from high-profile liberals who fear Elon Musk's purchase

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/our-rulers-are-not-rational-creatures ❖ We survived the nuclear horror of the cold war only to see our rulers turn around and start another one for no legitimate reason, this time against two nations simultaneously. And almost no one objected.The first cold war was

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-oligarchic-empire-is-actually-simple-and-easy-to-understand ❖ If you're like me and spend entirely too much time on Political Twitter you may have recently observed a bunch of people saying you shouldn't post your opinion about the Afghanistan situation unless you're an expert who has studied

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/our-rulers-have-all-the-power-and-none-of-the-responsibility ❖ As the world burns, as ecosystems die off, as the insects vanish, as the forests disappear, as soil becomes rapidly less fertile, as extinction takes over, as the oceans gasp for air and become lifeless deserts while continents of plastic form in