Over and over I see people asking the question of what a journalist is, then attempting to define it for us. Don't do it. Please. Haven't we learned anything? by O Society April 15, 2019 Over and over the case is made: either Julian Assange is a journalist or else he's an "activist" or an … Continue reading What is a Journalist?
edited by O Society April 11, 2019 Julian Assange Dragged Out of Ecuadorian Embassy and Arrested by British Police https://youtu.be/stTMt1tLT4g UK Government official take: "We can confirm that Julian Assange was arrested in relation to a provisional extradition request from the United States of America." “He is accused in the United States of America of … Continue reading Julian Assange Dragged Out of Ecuadorian Embassy and Arrested by British Police
by Maj. Danny Sjursen Truthdig edited by O Society April 8, 2019 I spent last week at Angelo State University in remote central Texas as a panelist for the annual All-Volunteer Force (AVF) Forum. It was a strange forum in many ways, but nonetheless instructive. I was the youngest (and most progressive) member, as well … Continue reading Was Ending the Draft a Grave Mistake?
John Siman interviews Michael Hudson Naked Capitalism edited O Society April 8, 2019 TABLE OF CONTENTS Part 1: The Collapse of Antiquity Part 2: Mixed Economies Today, Compared to Those of Antiquity Part 3: The Inherent Financial Instability in Western Civilization’s DNA Part 4: A New “Reality Economics” Curriculum is Needed Yves here. Classicist John … Continue reading The Delphic Oracle Was Their Davos
The Oscar-winning director presents a sympathetic portrait of the Silicon Valley CEO who fooled the world into believing she built a better blood test by Julia Carrie Wong Guardian edited by O Society Mar 17, 2019 Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos and subject of the film The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. … Continue reading Americans’ Fascination with Fraudsters: on the Fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes
written by Ivy Blonwyn PsychCentral Mar 8, 2019 edited by O Society In the film-making industry, there’s a technique called ‘in the camera.’ I first learnt of it when an old boyfriend screened the old English movie I Know Where I’m Going for me on date night. In one scene, the romantic lead played by Roger … Continue reading The Real Michael Jackson and the Ostrich Effect
Democrats' upcoming fight to uncover Trump's financial dealings could reveal how the rich abuse the law—and help sink him. written by Harry Cheadle Vice News edited by O Society Mar 7, 2019 For a man who played a cartoonish business titan on TV and ran a successful presidential campaign on the promise he'd bring private-sector expertise … Continue reading Exposing Trump’s Tax Returns Is Way More Important Than His Impeachment