CRONY CAPITALISM: ‘The Age of Disintegration’, Political Disunity and Elites At War – By Charles Hugh Smith

Finally, some words of truth from between the ongoing mindless meme and rhetoric; people, wake up; conceding power is not an option for the elite; know thy enemy; know thyself; in peace

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Source – oftwominds.com

“…The fading elite will render the nation ungovernable rather than concede its power, wealth and global influence. This is the inevitable result of profound political disunity, which arises when The Ruling Elite Has Lost the Consent of the Governed“:

(The Age of Disintegration: Political Disunity and Elites At War – By Charles Hugh Smith)

In this war of the rising and fading elites, there is no common ground or incentive to compromise.

Historian Michael Grant identified profound political disunity in the ruling elite as a key cause of the dissolution of the Roman Empire. Grant described this dynamic in his excellent account The Fall of the Roman Empire.

The chapter titles of the book illuminate the complex causes of profound political disunity in the ruling elite:

The Gulfs Between the Classes: a.k.a. soaring income/wealth inequality: check.

The Credibility Gap: The Mainstream Media…

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