‘Sports Illustrated’ model Camille Kostek told to adjust her measurements

by Kerry Justich Yahoo! News May 10, 2019 Now Playing 0:35 Camile Kostek was told to change her measurements Camille Kostek just landed the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. But it wasn’t long ago she was told to change her body if she wanted a chance at a modeling career. A former NFL cheerleader, Kostek struggled to … Continue reading ‘Sports Illustrated’ model Camille Kostek told to adjust her measurements

Consuming Stuff: The Polluting World of Fashion

by Graham Peebles Counterpunch edited by O Society May, 8, 2019 The interconnected environmental catastrophe is the result of a particular lifestyle; a materialistic way of life relentlessly promoted by mass media and governments throughout the industrialized world and beyond. Consuming stuff, most of which is unnecessary, is the key ingredient; excess is championed, sufficiency … Continue reading Consuming Stuff: The Polluting World of Fashion

Neo-Liberalism and the New Normal

by Scott Preston Neo-liberal economics and the so-called “New Normal” are reciprocal and mutually reinforcing processes. Not too many people actually appreciate this, which is one reason we are having a devil of a time with both. The “New Normal”, as we have discussed previously, is characterised by an epidemic of the “four d’s” of … Continue reading Neo-Liberalism and the New Normal

Can the Americanized West Ever Stage a Real Rebellion?

by Jason Hirthler CounterPunch edited by O Society May 3, 2019 The great religious fabulist Billy Graham once crooned to his audience of wide-eyed acolytes, “I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.” The assembled flock then fell into a rousing rendition of, “How Great Thou Art.” … Continue reading Can the Americanized West Ever Stage a Real Rebellion?

Musical Interlude brought to you by Vikings: Heilung (Healing)

How Denmark's Heilung Create "Amplified History" with Human Bones and Throat Singing Experimental folk-metal group talks music on a spiritual quest to conjure the primal wildness of the Viking age https://youtu.be/QRg_8NNPTD8 by Ryan Reed Revolver edited by O Society April 30, 2019 "In order to connect to what was before," says Christopher Juul," you have to … Continue reading Musical Interlude brought to you by Vikings: Heilung (Healing)