(Editor's note: O Society readers will recognize this as just another manifestation of the Conservative Moral Hierarchy . The reason this manifestation is so acute the specific case of AOC is her presence in Congress violates the CMH in multiple status categories: race, sex, age, wealth...) Laura Basset Yahoo! News Jan 11, 2019 Conservatives’ bizarre, … Continue reading The Internet Gives Americans a Chance to Make their AOC Derangement Public (Conservative Moral Hierarchy 14)
The inside story of how, in just one year, Sandy the bartender became a lawmaker who triggers both parties By Eliza Relman Insider January 6, 2019 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a bartender when she pulled together a scrappy populist campaign for US Congress and stunned the political world by unseating a powerful incumbent Democrat. Her combination … Continue reading The Truth About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
by Angela Nagle American Affairs Before “Build the wall!” there was “Tear down this wall!” In his famous 1987 speech, Ronald Reagan demanded the “scar” of the Berlin Wall be removed and insisted the offending restriction of movement it represented amounted to nothing less than a “question of freedom for all mankind.” He went … Continue reading The Left Case Against Open Borders
by JIM KAVANAGH The Polemicist Dec 19, 2018 Something’s happening here… Class Act The “yellow vest” (gilets jaunes) movement has upended French politics, at least. It has delivered a sharp and refreshing smack in the face to the smuggest of smug, entitled neoliberal brats, Emmanuel Macron, forcing him to retreat on substantive tax and minimum wage … Continue reading For What It’s Worth: The Yellow Vests and the Left
by Nathan Robinson Current Affairs Dec 20, 2018 Wikipedia is now so good that we don’t tend to think about how good it is. It’s just there, and it feels as if it’s always been there. “Oh yes, the vast free repository of human knowledge, what about it?” But Wikipedia is remarkable. Astonishing, really. … Continue reading Toward The Wiki Society
Global Research “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.” — H. L. Mencken Cultural Marxism is a strange catch-all term being thrown around a lot these days. Why is it … Continue reading What the Hell is Cultural Marxism?
You could listen to the pundits or you could listen to your heart. Bernie Sanders should run for president. by Ben Beckett Jacobin Dec 12, 2018 Hamilton Nolan is one of the few class-struggle-oriented journalists writing for a mainstream publication in the U.S. today. For that reason, it is surprising and disappointing to see him use … Continue reading Run Bernie, Run