Category Archives: feral elite

The language of control

  In a recent interview Matt Stoller confirmed something that I long suspected. Stoller, the author of Goliath: The 100 Year war between Monopoly Power and Democracy, describes economics as the language of the aristocracy, or oligarchy, if you will. He … Continue reading

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In the news

  We can hold our politicians accountable through elections but how do we hold the corporate media accountable? I ask this in the wake of the invasion of Iraq, Russia-gate, and now the Ukraine-gate, impeachment circus, where the actions of … Continue reading

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Not Natural

  It would be nice if our sociopathic elite would dial down the war rhetoric for the holidays, but I’m not holding my breath. While Americans have been led to believe that our president is a secret Putin-controlled double agent, … Continue reading

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A Political Project

  Now that that America has entered an end-of-empire death spiral our feral elite are either studiously ignoring our predicament, or blaming the victims. By death spiral I don’t mean Trump, he’s only one of the more grotesque symptoms, but our whole … Continue reading

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Pattern Recognition

  William Gibson writes dystopian science fiction, where he imagines the future by closely studying the present. In his post 9/11 novel Pattern Recognition, he discovers that the present is just as weird and dystopian as any future he might imagine. I’ve … Continue reading

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Situational

  I always thought that the war on terror was an artificial construct, put in place to continue using the military/industrial/complex as a way to organize the US economy after the fall of the Soviet Union. The whole thing seemed … Continue reading

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Market Failure

  I never though I would feel nostalgic for the Cold War but in retrospect it’s apparent that the contest between the two superpowers over which system delivered more comfort, freedom, and happiness to its citizens was a golden era. … Continue reading

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