America’s Social Order is Unraveling, by Charles Hugh Smith

Dr.Bramhall reblogged this on The Most Revolutionary Act and commented:
“America’s social cohesion has been lost, ground under the heel of soaring inequality, a two-tiered economic/political order, systemic unfairness and the elite’s divide-and-conquer manipulation of the political and cultural orders.”

Reblogging this interesting write-up on Aunty Uta!
Robert Gore, thanks very much for sharing!

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

The US is one financial crises and severe economic contraction away from becoming completely unhinged. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com:

The unraveling of America’s social order is accelerating, and denial will not save us from the consequences of the plundering of the social contract.

What kind of nation boasts a record-high stock market and an unraveling social order? Answer: a failed nation, a nation that has substituted artifice for realism for far too long, a nation that now depends on illusory phantoms of capital, prosperity and democracy to prop up a crumbling facade of “wealth” that the populace now understands is largely in the hands of a few families and corporations, most of which pay little to support the citizenry they dominate politically and financially.

The social order sounds abstract, but it is all too real.The social order has two primary components: social cohesion, the glue…

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