Race is a Social Construct

  BY ROBERT SUSSMAN Newsweek 1950, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) issued a statement asserting all humans belong to the same species and “race” is not a biological reality but a myth. This was a summary of the findings of an international panel of anthropologists, geneticists, sociologists, and psychologists. A great deal … Continue reading Race is a Social Construct

Can the Working Class Speak?

What my father, and other working people, never say aloud… by Maximillian Alvarez Current Affairs Dec 8, 2018 I regret never really getting to know my dad until after the world broke him. And it’s not like I didn’t know him well before—I did. But not in the way I know him now. I wish I … Continue reading Can the Working Class Speak?

Lessons From Chomsky

Some things I’ve learned from his writings… by Nathan Robinson Current Affairs Dec 7, 2018 It has been 50 years since Noam Chomsky first became a major public figure in the United States, after publishing his essay “The Responsibility of Intellectuals,” which argued that American academics had failed in their core duty to responsibly inquire … Continue reading Lessons From Chomsky

I’m Sorry But This Is Just Sheer Propaganda

Coverage of George H.W. Bush’s death proves Noam Chomsky’s media theory is completely true…   by Nathan J. Robinson Current Affairs Dec 9, 2018 As I read the coverage of George H.W. Bush’s death and funeral over the past week, I kept returning in my head to a quote from Noam Chomsky about the way American media … Continue reading I’m Sorry But This Is Just Sheer Propaganda

Our manifesto to save Europe from itself

We need to reduce inequality within countries, not between them, and invest in the future of all Europeans by Thomas Piketty Guardian Dec 9, 2018 Since the election of anti-European governments across the EU, and with Brexit looming, it is no longer possible to continue as before. We cannot simply wait for the next departures, … Continue reading Our manifesto to save Europe from itself

Tucker Carlson: Trump is not Capable

Weekday nights Fox News Channel star, Tucker Carlson, can be found merrily berating hapless guests, grilling liberal pundits, and defending America’s working and middle classes. Puckish and pugilistic, the 49-year-old insists the Washington elites among whom he grew up despise America’s “normal people.” An ardent fan of Carlson who regularly tunes in to watch the … Continue reading Tucker Carlson: Trump is not Capable

Mueller’s Investigation is Missing One Thing: A Crime

If he had something on Trump, we would be watching impeachment hearings by now. by Peter van Buren American Conservative Dec 10, 2018 A baby born when Robert Mueller started his investigation would be talking by now. But would she have anything to say? We last looked at what Mueller had publicly—and what he didn’t have—some … Continue reading Mueller’s Investigation is Missing One Thing: A Crime