Joe Biden on the Relaunch Pad: He’s Worse Than You Think

When I went to college, do you know who my freshman English teacher held up as an example of who *not* to be? Actually, he said if Joe Biden was his student, he’d put his foot so far up Joe Biden’s ass, they’d have to expel Joe Biden to get him to come back on … Continue reading Joe Biden on the Relaunch Pad: He’s Worse Than You Think

The Narcissism of Capital

by Mawr Gorshin Infinite Ocean edited by O Society Mar 13, 2019 Photo by Carlos Herrero on Pexels.comIntroduction Analysis of the 1944 film adaptation of Gaslight, leads to a recognition of ‘political gaslighting.' In abusive interpersonal relationships, the abuser fabricates, denies, and distorts the truth to disorient the victim. The super-rich, as well as the … Continue reading The Narcissism of Capital

We Thought We Were Searching Google, But Google Was Searching Us: Age of Surveillance Capitalism

From the very first page, I was consumed with an overwhelming imperative: everyone needs to read this book as an act of digital self-defense. Amy Goodman interviews Shoshana Zuboff  Democracy Now! Mar 1, 2019 Corporations created a new kind of marketplace out of our private human experiences. That is the conclusion of an explosive new book that … Continue reading We Thought We Were Searching Google, But Google Was Searching Us: Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Cities across America should unite against big corporations

New York’s resistance to Amazon’s HQ2 is a model for a new kind of politics for cities to follow by Julia Salazar and Shaun Scott Guardian Feb 26, 2019 We are from New York City and Seattle respectively. What unites us – and other major cities across the country – is that we are forced to make … Continue reading Cities across America should unite against big corporations

Extinction Rebellion

The word of the day is procrastibation. procrastibation: 1 masturbation (mental or physical) to kill time when you should be doing something else. 2 a brief masturbatory interlude separating a lengthy period of idle procrastination and a period of productive intellectual functioning. "I engaged in an epic procrastibation spree when I should have been writing a … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion

Economics After Neoliberalism

Contemporary economics is finally breaking free from its market fetishism, offering plenty of tools we can use to make society more inclusive. by SURESH NAIDU, DANI RODRIK, GABRIEL ZUCMAN Boston Review Feb 15, 2019 We live in an age of astonishing inequality. Income and wealth disparities in the United States have risen to heights not seen … Continue reading Economics After Neoliberalism

Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

Nancy Pelosi is actively working to discredit and sideline the most popular domestic political proposal of the century. The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from extreme embarrassment by ignoring the issue. by Glenn Ford Black Agenda Report Feb 15, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority … Continue reading Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice