Feigned indignation is the only kind left where decency is a threat to the raison d’etre of profit, an impediment, bred out of the masses as much as possible. And a well-established lust for flesh plus professional perception management will make cannibalism as acceptable as neoconservativism, especially when the product is processed. The objection it’s
The indocrination of children into the culture of corporate capitalism begins even before they enter school, when their own parents, in effect, bind the feet of their morality by having them join in the guilty and tasty pleasures of murder. The ABCs of Atrocity sow the seeds of future perversity. Animals are the means we use to
Feb 1, 2012: SumOfUs posts a popular image used by media outlets today to reflect the worker conditions at Chinese “sweatshops.” “Ethical capitalism” is a fantasy embraced and fetishized by the liberal/professional left. New Delusion for 2012: SumOfUs …Like all good Imperialists, the Philanthropoids set themselves the task of creating and training an international cadre that believed
We have yet to have an open discussion in America about the preferential tax treatment given to the ownership class. They’re not “job creators”, a meme the 1% is desperately trying to rehabilitate, so we can no longer afford to protect them with the enforced decorum of not asking the obvious questions of fairness.
GOP politicians have no policy answers which don’t result in more money flowing into the hands of the already rich. And all they can think of in terms of messaging is to fall back on their tired history of dividing Americans. But it’s not working this time.
From Naomi Spencer’s “Notes on the Social Crisis in America” at the World Socialist Web Site: Philadelphia robberies attributed to hunger Philadelphia police report that three men and a teenaged boy arrested in connection with multiple robberies said they committed the crimes because they suffered from hunger. None of the suspects, aged 38, 21, 19,
One of the main stories about the Occupy movement is the corporate media’s initial ignorance, and subsequent dismissal, of the protests. There are clear economic reasons for this: Unlike the “tea parties” (of which events featuring only a few dozen people routinely made for lead stories on mainstream news sources), the Occupy movement presents a
As you may recall, I work as a marketing consultant in the downtown area of the Financial District. As such, on occasion, I am called upon to attend health fairs at various businesses in the Wall Street area. This week, I happened to be in the Trump Tower around its wealth, opulence and grandeur. I
It has been an eventful weekend for the tens of thousands of economic protesters around the United States, and for the tens of millions of poor and working class people those protesters represent. Although Occupy Wall Street has been underway for some weeks now, recently it has caught the attention of leading activists and public
Evo Morales is Bolivia’s first-ever Indigenous president. In his January 2006 inaugural speech, Morales’s focus was the years of discrimination against Indians, and he compared Bolivia to apartheid-era South Africa. Morales hailed the election as the end of the Colonial and Neo-Liberal Era. In October 2009, Morales was named “World Hero of Mother Earth” by