Article references Chris Hedges’ 2010 book “Death of the Liberal Class”
Read that years ago and found it insightful
One thing I remember is that Fred Smith, the founder and CEO of FecEx got a rider on a US Senate bill that they didn’t have to unionize. And Fred Smith was one of Obama’s hero CEO’s.
After Obama won the 2012 election, Chris…[Read more]
I also wandered over there
Am still with 5 bars trusted user
Occasionally post comments there, mostly in the morning at the Pundit Roundup article and when people we know, like Sabir, Jamess, TomP who continue to try and nudge them in the Bernie direction
The latest DNC fundraising hits another low. Article from WA Times, right wing…[Read more]
Election integrity is so quaint!
When the goal is maintaining the establishment and the power of oligarchs and corporations
Jim Crow GOP Steals Another Election As Brain Dead Democrats and Media Say Nothing
The Jim Crow GOP has stolen yet another Congressional election, this time in Georgia. As always, the media and Democrats are saying…
crap from Matt
have not followed him for years
he used to go to Netroot Nation and word high top tennis shoes and was on his laptop
Bruno Latour, No Issues, No Politics
The Jim Crow GOP has stolen yet another Congressional election, this time in Georgia. As always, the media and Democrats are saying nothing about it.
And now the US Supreme Court will allow secretaries of state to completely trash the ballots of anyone they…
In a reflective piece of fiction set after the War in Iraq concludes, then-Major General David A. Fastabend outlines a strategy for victory: He said the Un…
Go for it! Establishment fighting to hold onto power.
Soils Conference in UK
Our local progressive radio had a show recently about soils. A critical issue. Here is the bio of but one speaker at the conference
What have the earthworms ever done for us?
Earthworms are the most abundant animal, by biomass, in most soils and benefit manged environments by providing several e…
Nazneen Rahman: ‘Science and music are mediums in which I create’:
The scientist at the Institute of Cancer Research – and a singer-songwriter with two albums – reflects on her two loves and motivating forces
As I am writing this, I wonder if I am forcing these connections, if they are a post-hoc construct that allows me to give a more pleasin…
the link error corrected, I hope
SYRIAN ARCHIVES ADD NEW DETAILS TO HENRY KISSINGER’S DISASTROUS MIDDLE EAST RECORD
The article title from The Intercept might have had some strange stuff with it, like a hyperlink, that messed things up. As I do sometimes, I copied the title to WORD and took out extra stuff and changed font.
I probably s…[Read more]
More on facts
Latour points out that facts are outside of both space and time
that is a truly remarkable accomplishment!
He makes the point many places that holding the globe in our hands is a view from nowhere. We live in a thin skin on earth. Down a kilometer and up a few kilometers. That is why he calls us earthbound.
In other…[Read more]
David Sirota and the role of journalists and the need to go beyond Trump the person and focus on the issues. Journalists role is to tell the truth, follow the facts, not be subject to propaganda.
David Sirota: The Role of Journalism in the Age of Trump
There is also text of the…[Read more]
Kissinger in the news
The truly outstanding book “Kissinger’s Shadow” laid out a case that he has been on the same path his entire career and has successfully changed to work within the political system to carry out his destruction
His name came up when Hillary came out full support of him and we learned that he vacations somewhere, an…[Read more]
correction, earthbounds, not the word earchbounds – that sounds like “lurch” but saying that is only an excuse for my typing error
and why wouldn’t I want to rationalize my mistake rather than standing before you, naked, a failed typists and a failed speller
God have mercy on me
David Suzuki explains rationally that as humans we should be working on the climate issue
Talk given March 2016
From Bruno Latour and other sources realized why this doesn’t work.
It is so rational, how could anyone not accept this argument and charge…[Read more]
Watched part of Bernie’s speech from the People’s Summit – saw the part where he called out the failure of the democratic party
Naomi Klein said he might have been more forceful because of UK election
The establishment democratic party has been outed, big time. Inteesting to see how long they can hold on to their strategy of anti trump and…[Read more]
Yes. Nothing to see here.
We are the city on the hill
When we kill people it is for the good of humanity
Sherlock Holmes explains the outcome of the UK election
Sherlock Holmes pointed the way in The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet in 1892: “When you have eliminated the impossible,” he said, “whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”
If you believe the evidence of the US Democratic Party, the Director of Central Intelli…
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sanctions have a way of making life worse for the powerless and leaving the powerful relatively unscathed. I can see why they’re bipartisan
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