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

Social Media and the Society of the Spectacle

by Kenn Orphan CounterPunch edited by O Society May 2, 2019 “The reigning economic system is a vicious cycle of isolation. Its technologies are based on isolation, and these contribute to the same isolation. From automobiles to television, the goods the spectacular system chooses to produce also serve it as weapons for constantly reinforcing the … Continue reading Social Media and the Society of the Spectacle

Americans Celebrate Needing “Guns, Lots of Guns” as We Kill Each Other, Again

by O Society May 1, 2019 https://youtu.be/d6QwoY6r7rU We give Keanu Reeves $14 million to say I need "Guns, lots of guns." over and over and over. His "John Holmes-length magazine extension" really does it for us, doesn't it? Keanu Reeves' Guns Lots of Guns has our panties so wet, John really dips his wick, don't he? Did … Continue reading Americans Celebrate Needing “Guns, Lots of Guns” as We Kill Each Other, Again

Greta Thunberg teaches us about as much about autism as climate change

The young environmental activist shows us being different is a gift. Yet too often, people with autism still face cruel treatment by Ian Birrell Guardian edited by O Society April 23, 2019 ‘She admitted her passion was partly down to viewing the world in stark terms.’ Greta Thunberg addressing a climate protest in Rome, April … Continue reading Greta Thunberg teaches us about as much about autism as climate change

How to Believe and Respond

One of our O Society people asked for a take on the Mueller report. Keep in mind, the Steele report and Brennan ICA are the origin of our story, and away we go... by O Society April 27, 2019 Here is the Mueller report in redacted full 448 page form: Mueller Report Here Hillary Clinton … Continue reading How to Believe and Respond

Russiagate was journalist QAnon

  The Mueller report reveals three years of news coverage as insane conspiracy theory by Matt Taibbi Untitledgate edited by O Society April 23, 2019 The final revelation, tabbed MUELLER DAY, was a national emergency for most news organizations. Most every reporter and editor with profile was recalled to man barricades on the morning of … Continue reading Russiagate was journalist QAnon