Opioids and the Crisis of the White Working Class

By KEVIN MACDONALD 

An Abridged Version  by Lasha Darkmoon

LD:  Kevin MacDonald’s important article, complete with charts and scholarly footnotes, can be read in its entirety HERE. This abridged version of Professor MacDonald’s original 5000-word essay is followed by a short video I have added as an afterthought, together with an extended reflection of my own arising out of reading MacDonald’s brilliant exposé of the dark forces at work in the background of this human tragedy enfolding before our eyes: “The Opioid Epidemic and the Jewish Family behind it.” [LD]

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Landscape of Despair: America’s Opioid Epidemic

By HOWARD KUNSTLER

THE  OPIOID  EPIDEMIC:
WHAT CAN HAPPEN IN A FEW MONTHS

While the news waves groan with stories about “America’s Opioid Epidemic” you may discern that there is little effort to actually understand what’s behind it, namely, the fact that life in the United States has become unspeakably depressing, empty, and purposeless for a large class of citizens. I mean unspeakably literally. If you want evidence of our inability to construct a coherent story about what’s happening in this country, there it is. (more…)