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Is it true that this board celebrates Easter?
I pray to God my niggas gon eat
You heard wrong. It's "eats her".
No, we celebrate Passover.
Niggas gots ta eat fambam

Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy

“Barack Obama and the failure of capitalist democracy”, this film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”, the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd disparities of wealth in the United States, the continuity and escalation of neocon policies under Obama, the insufficiency of mere voting as a path to reform, and differing conceptions of democracy itself.

Original interview footage derives from Noam Chomsky, Michael Parenti, Michael Albert, John Stauber (PR Watch), Sharon Smith (Historian), William I. Robinson (Editor, Critical Globalization Studies), Morris Berman (Author, Dark Ages America), and famed black panther Larry Pinkney.

Non-original interviews/lectures include Michael Hudson, Paul Craig Roberts, Ted Rall, Richard Wolff, Glen Ford, Lewis Black, Glenn Greenwald, George Carlin, Gerald Cliente, Chris Hedges, John Pilger, Bernie Sanders, Sheldon Wollin and Martin Luther King.

Visit http://metanoia-films.org/compilations.php for more info.

"Lifting the Veil is the long overdue film that powerfully, definitively, and finally exposes the deadly 21st century hypocrisy of U.S. internal and external policies, even as it imbues the viewer with a sense of urgency and an actualized hope to bring about real systemic change while there is yet time for humanity and this planet. See this film!" - Larry Pinkney - Editorial Board Member & Columnist - The Black Commentator

Viewer discretion advised - Video contains images depicting the reality and horror of war.
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mewchnon, I hate to tell you this but, all that shit is just make believe. That's not even how the real world works.

research the act of 1871, if you want the redpill. And that's still not the end of the rabbit hole. Rome never fell. We live in Plato's Republic, and Persia runs the banks... Switzerland = Sisterland (look up the Persian pantheon's sister gods) and that's still not the bottom of the rabbit hole.

I've been out the other side. The truth is out there, not "up there".
Is this just "words" or do you also have proof?
>Original interview footage derives from Noam Chomsky
Stopped reading right there
someone whose dick dick dawkins sucks
if you have to be spoonfed, you'll never know. proof is all around you, but if you trust TV / news / politicians to tell you anything of value, you'll remain ignorant of everything forever.

USA is a corporation, elections don't matter the board puts whatever President they want in place, it doesn't go by constitution, but corporate bylaws. Proof is the hall of records of US government.


You'll have to use the information search tools available to you to discover the rest. Some redpills you have to choose to become aware of.

who built the Roman aqueducts in Brazil?

No one "discovered" the Americas a few hundred years ago. It has always been known about since before ancient Egypt. Nomads didn't dredge canal networks and ports hundreds of miles long perfectly straight off the sunken coast of Americas. The remnants of the lost civilization and recent cataclysm are all around you, but aren't in your history books because "school" is a PSYOP indoctrination camp, not a place for smart people. The truth was written out of history during the Reformation & book burnings. The old empire still owns its land in the Americas, that's why no one gave a shit about the land claims of "native American" nomads (cataclysm survivors). Politics is just a show, a play put on to appease the masses. Barry played the part of Barack, derp.

TL;DR: "All the world is a stage."
As observed time and time again, there are certain patterns in dynamics of societies throughout history which repeat themselves, transplanted in all different societies and systems. One such pattern we can observe is how out of the struggle of various smaller states large hegemonies emerge – empires, so to speak – only to be dismantled in a couple centuries. This pattern has been cyclical in some regions, most notably the serial dynasties in Egypt and China, where periods of prosperity exchanged with periods of turmoil, but a feeling of continuity and divinely mandated right to rule was preserved from one cycle to another; but in other places, empires once dismantled became merely a note in history.

One such empire, in a region generally out of the spotlight, was the Bagan Empire, at its peak exerting control over roughly the borders of modern-day Myanmar. It was during this period that Mranma culture became the dominant in the region, thus laying the foundations of the modern nation (though, peripheral regions still belong to distinct ethnic groups).

The city of Bagan was first established as a fortified city by Pyinbya in 849. While traditional chronology holds that Pyinbya comes from a long lineage of local kings, it is more likely that the chronicles were a fabrication to establish legitimacy of the empire, as the city belongs to Mranma ethnicity, and not the Pyu of other city-states in the region. It is thus more likely that Bagan was established as a colony of Nanzhao to the northeast in modern-day Yunnan, who briefly vassalised the Pyu city-states during 9th century. It was from this fusion of Yi culture of Nanzhao (the language related to Burmese) with local Pyu traditions that Mranma culture emerged.

Bagan gradually grew in prominence for the following two centuries, but not yet displaying true expansive ambition. But this changed with Anawrahta (r. 1044-1077) seizing the throne from his adoptive brother (his father, Kunhsaw Kyaunghpyu, on taking the throne, married the previous king's wives, two of which were pregnant) by taking advantage of a rebellion and using it to challenge him to personal combat. He ambitiously started organising the territory over which Bagan exerted influence into a centralised state: he constructed weirs and canals to form backbone of an irrigation system, established new villages and organised his army. This is the Age of Pioneers of Bagan Empire.

The Age of Conquests followed shortly thereafter, starting during the 1050s. He started by expanding into Shan hills to the northeast, establishing forts in the region and demanding local chiefs to pay tribute. This was followed by a southern expedition, seeking to vassalise the Mon states in Lower Burma. In 1057, Anawrahta's army seized the city of Thaton, then a major city-state. By demanding tribute from Mon states further to the east, he came in conflict with then well established regional power, Khmer Empire, and successfully defended against a punitive expedition. He also ventured west into Rakhine, raiding its capital Pyinsa, and a northern expedition in 1060s into Dali (successor state of Nanzhao), to secure the border. After his death in 1077 the conquests came to a stop; his successors Saw Lu (quickly deposed) and Kyansittha (r. 1084–1112) had to deal with Mon uprisings but didn't proceed with conquests.

The religious foundations of Bagan Empire were also laid down by Anawrahta, when he converted to Theravada Buddhism. That way, he took direct control over clergy, taking away power from Ari Buddhist monks, as well as being able to invite scholars from conquered Mon states, and also Ceylon and mainland India overseas (where Buddhism was at the time losing prominence). He has begun construction of the famous Bagan Pagodas, in a display of wealth, power, as well as Buddhist relics plundered from Mon and Rakhine. Kyansittha and his successor Sithu I (r. 1112–1167) continued with economic development of the realm, building colonies and forts to further the influence, expanding irrigation systems to increase land productivity, and supporting religion by constructing further pagodas. Sithu I also took on many travels, visiting Malaya, Bengal and Dali. This was the Bagan Empire's Age of Commerce.

After brief period of rule by Narathu (who murdered his father and elder brother to claim the throne) and his son Naratheinkha, came the reigh of Sithu II (r. 1174–1211), also son of Narathu (Naratheinkha being murdered by a general in his service). If during previouos periods Pyu and Mon were still prominent cultures, Mranma language and script completely took over during his reign. Pouring immense wealth into the clergy and constructing more and more pagodas, his reign is generally regarded as the zenith of Bagan Empire's prosperity. If not during Sithu I's reign, Sithu II's reign can generally be regarded as the Age of Affluence.

Sithu II's successor, Htilominlo (r. 1211–1235) was a scholar and a devout Buddhist. His reign definitely marks the Age of Intellect, started during Sithu II's reign. Apart from construction of further pagodas, he barely did any day-to-day governing, leaving those duties to the Hluttaw, a council of senior officials. The expansive efforts of colonisation and irrigation stalled during his rule, but the grants to the clergy didn't. More so, the grants to the clergy started by Anawrahta, were tax-free, so the income to royal treasury started declining. This came to spell an economic disaster. His successor Kyaswa (r. 1235–1251), a scholar as well could not even afford continuing construction of pagodas. He attempted to save the situation by seizing some lands from monasteries not belonging to the officially sanctioned Theravada sect; but he faced serious backlash against such action and was forced to rescind it.

As always, with economic situation of an empire worsening, the disillusionment grows and thus starts the Age of Decadence. Uzana (r. 1251-1256) was already the regent for a part of his father's reign, but he didn't care much about the day-to-day problems of governing a falling empire either. He reportedly spent more time hunting elephants (ultimately the cause of his death) and drinking. His son, Narathihapate (r. 1256-1287), was not much different, remembered for being arrogant and wrathful, as well as incapable of solving his empire's economic situation. in order to construct a pagoda to mark his rule, he even resorted to forced labour.
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Hmm. Thanks to the somewhat isolated situation, with no other powers around it, it certainly won't be divided by any external powers. Canada's power and potential to expand is laughable, Mexico itself has been decaying for last 100 years already (itself being a fragment of Spanish Empire that managed to not fall apart, like late Roman Empire that remained well after their Age of Decadence occurred thanks to nobody dismantling them), and who else remains? China, Russia? Perhaps a newly reinvigorated western European power? Brazil which currently is in a similar state as Mexico? American culture is dominant enough, there are no real well-formed ethnic minorities on its territory, in that sense USA is similar to the Chinese dynasties, where Han culture was clearly dominant. Still, another question is, will USA remain a single empire, or will we, perhaps, in a couple centuries see the territory split between three different empires (two on East Coast, and one centered on California), with perhaps some smaller buffer states in-between (Utah, Texas, perhaps even Diné Bikéyah and Lakotah Oyate?) China has been split into northern and southern dynasties for some time as well. I'd say, unless USA takes way too long in decay before the next cycle, allowing serious regional cultures to properly form, there is no way to fragment USA as thoroughly as Roman Empire was, splitting Europe into enough small states that there was no real chance to unite anything for the next millenium, and even after then twice without success. In order for USA, a power so well-isolated and homogenised through the concept of an openly artificial American identity, to collapse with no chance of rebirth, something seriously unexpected needs to occur, if you ask me.
>history is cyclical
it was slovborg tier
too autistic and tl;dr
bronnen tier reply
Hey you know what we should do?

We should all take a trip to Japan and go backpacking through Japan like the ronin used to do...
>no more captchas
People aren't sweating or barely sweating.Feeling hot and sick?The soaps are the cause.The nerve and skin damage.People aren't tanning.People are dying.
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tfw sweating like a pig and tanner than some niggers
back to /pol/, 8gagger
*cleaning people
Could you not use the n-word? I find it extremely offensive.
Ignore those two faggots bro you are my nigga.
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> British soldiers grapple with sex toy glued to army HQ, find it hard to get off (VIDEOS)

> 'Grab her by the p***y’: Alleged rapist quoted Donald Trump before assaulting woman
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Waiting for the confirmation that it was a towelhead-related incident
well dailymail already claims:
<A Sudanese immigrant known to police
<Salih Khater, 29
corbyn confirmed islamic terrorist
bridge down in genoa

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<Aerial view of the collapsed bridge on the A10 highway in Genova, NW Italy yesterday, August 14. The bridge collapsed during a severe thunderstorm. At least 26 confirmed fatalities, while at least 15 people survived the 90 m plunge. The bridge was 51 years old.
<Interestingly, this is apparently not an isolated occurrence - reportedly several bridges in Italy of about the same age have recently collapsed. The director of Institute for Construction Technology for Italy’s National Research Council is reported to have said that much Italy's infrastructure needs careful re-examination because much is at the end of its useful life span.

>In 2016, the bridge was characterised by Antonio Brencich, a Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Genoa, as a "failure of engineering", mainly due to high maintenance costs.

Another construction engineer spoke on Slovenian media about bridge constructions. He mentioned that the bridge was monitored closely since 1980, and renovated in 1993 and 2016 (I actually passed that bridge that year). Instead of the usual cables of this bridge construction type, Riccardo Morandi used prestressed concrete blocks; and connections of those blocks with bridge surface and pylons were in decay. But when the bridge collapsed, the pylon itself failed. He also mentioned that modern-day bridges are built to last 100-120 years. Hmm.
Jap baseball is so cool

The African brings their insane ideology of "race war" to the United States and raises their children to be "race warriors".
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>In my reasoning, I say...."Well wasn't WW2 a 'race war'?"

>In Germany's defense I say that if it was it was the only race war in Germany's history, probably.

>Furthermore it may just be Western propaganda, especially Jewish propaganda that tries to make WW2 appear as a "race war".

>"Race war" is of course a hot topic in Jewish culture, especially since it is one of the most famous elements of the Old Testament.
It's funny because Hutu and Tutsi aren't even different ethnic groups, they're just two castes of the same nations (Rwanda and Burundi, I think there were some other nations nearby that had the same two castes too but didn't get to keep their own states into modernity).
It was not a race war, it was a class struggle.
Wow, very interesting.

I have not researched it intensely, personally. I trust your judgement slav-friend.

Nor have I seen the movie "Hotel Rwanda"....I am only familiar with African character from my interaction with them here in the U.S. and my study of various other facets of African history.
Even their phenotypical differences (touted by British and Belgian colonial overlords as proof of racial superiority of Tutsi over Hutu) actually mirror the differences observed between the commoners and nobility elsewhere – including Europe.
So people with big noses are intelligent

My mom was right all along