It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong; That’s Why I Won’t Do It

by Bob Lansdown All of us do or say the wrong thing from time to time. It’s my belief that what matters most is not the mistakes we make in life, but how we choose to respond after we’ve made them. Refusing to acknowledge our errors is easy: We simply presume that we are correct … Continue reading It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong; That’s Why I Won’t Do It

The Internet Gives Americans a Chance to Make their AOC Derangement Public (Conservative Moral Hierarchy 14)

(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)

Someone Finally Connected the Dots: Russiagate is Helping Trump

  Darius Shahtahmasebi interviews Aaron Maté Jan 4, 2019 Aaron Maté is a journalist known for his work as a host/ producer at the Real News, Democracy Now, and Al Jazeera English. He is also a contributor at the Nation, who dedicates much of his column space to debunking claims the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian … Continue reading Someone Finally Connected the Dots: Russiagate is Helping Trump

It isn’t just the Mercers and Cambridge Analytica – The Koch Brothers Own a Data Mining Company That Gives Your Personal Info to Politicians Too

The Koch Big Brothers Are Watching You https://youtu.be/ao0uFIuF_HQ Cambridge Analytica, owned by Robert Mercer, is in the news, but other companies — like the Koch Brothers’ i360 and Karl Rove’s Data Trust — are far more dangerous, says investigative reporter Greg Palast Republican Candidates are Paying a Fossil Fuels Conglomerate for Voter Data Mining by … Continue reading It isn’t just the Mercers and Cambridge Analytica – The Koch Brothers Own a Data Mining Company That Gives Your Personal Info to Politicians Too

How JUUL Explains What’s Wrong With Our World

by David Dayen Intercept Dec 27, 2018 Twelve years ago, e-cigarettes couldn’t be found in America. Three years ago, Juul didn’t exist. But last Friday, Marlboro manufacturer Altria bought a 35 percent stake in the vaping juggernaut for $12.8 billion. The deal values Juul at $38 billion, a similar market capitalization to that of Target, MetLife, Delta Air … Continue reading How JUUL Explains What’s Wrong With Our World

Failed Neoliberal Policies Caused Low African American Turnout in 2016 – Not Russians

by JEREMY KUZMAROV Counterpunch Dec 21, 2018 The New York Times and other “liberal” media persisted this week with their yellow journalism regarding Russia, giving great publicity to two reports asserting that Russian trolls targeted African American voters over social media in their alleged attempt to elect Donald Trump. The reports were issued by a Cyber Security … Continue reading Failed Neoliberal Policies Caused Low African American Turnout in 2016 – Not Russians

The infantilization of Western culture

What happens when an entire society succumbs to childlike behavior and discourse? by Simon Gottschalk  Conversation If you regularly watch TV, you’ve probably seen a cartoon bear pitching you toilet paper, a gecko with a British accent selling you auto insurance and a bunny in sunglasses promoting batteries. This has always struck me as a … Continue reading The infantilization of Western culture