Monthly Archives: March 2013

All-American Oligarchy

Deconstructing “free-market” economic ideology is why I started blogging. It was hard to miss that economic ideology was being employed much like religious dogma in an effort to justify conservative neo-feudal policies. These neo-feudal policies, best exemplified by the bi-partisan push … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogy

Is our children learning? Yeah. They’re learning to be passive, non-critical thinking consumers who don’t know anything about history. As radical intellectual Noam Chomsky, notes. “Our kids are being prepared for passive obedience, not creative, independent lives.” This is not … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back–Continued…

The recent election was quite illuminating in understanding neo-feudalism. There’s always been a tension inherent in the vision of America democracy.   On one hand are the Jeffersonians who see democracy as the natural trajectory. On the other hand, are the … Continue reading

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Liberation Theology

The 1960’s brought momentous changes, both to the US and to the third world. Fledgling democratic governments were formed in the wake of European colonialism, and reform was the order of the day. Hierarchy and status quo were on the … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back

I discuss neo-feudalism at CK a fair amount. Okay, a lot. Going forward, I want to explore how Neo-feudalism came to be our reality. My decades of research have convinced me that this was no accident; shaped by benign, external forces. … Continue reading

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The Road to Neo-Feudalism

Every single day I read articles that solidify my belief that we’re headed at full speed towards neo-feudalism, with the American people asleep in the back seat. Fasten your seat belts. “The President’s “sequester” offer slashes non-defense spending by $830 … Continue reading

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