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Winter Patriot

In almost every action movie made by Hollywood, an intrepid, heterodox hero confronts an evil, authoritarian empire. Even though the odds are stacked against our intrepid hero, he or she somehow manages to overcome the odds through sheer pluck and … Continue reading

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Buying Immortality

I’ve come to realize that philanthropy, at least for the feral elite, is more about public relations and ultimately buying immortality than about doing good for other people. That’s certainly my takeaway from reading Empire of Pain–The Secret History of … Continue reading

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Conscience

Why is it that we are led by sociopaths? If we’re honest about our milieu it’s apparent that the commanding heights of business, politics and media are filled with sociopaths. It’s really not that hard to see and understand; there’s … Continue reading

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Tribal Narrative

I was joking about our putative leaders substituting PR for policy, but only slightly. This is important because our whole worldview is constructed from narratives that we’ve decided are true. The only problem for the powers that be is that … Continue reading

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The enemy within

I wonder why there’s an upsurge in anti-Asian bias, hatred and violence? Maybe it has something to do with the demonization campaign against China that began in the Trump administration and carried into the Biden one? I’m asking, because the … Continue reading

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Do Good

The signs are everywhere. On cars, hats, even face masks, but what does this ubiquitous saying–“Do Good”–really tell us about our milieu? I’m pretty sure that this saying, like pretty much everything else in our world, is public relations (PR)–bullshit. … Continue reading

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Instagram Insurrection

Holy fucking shit! I take a holiday break from blogging and all hell breaks loose. However, the Instagram insurrection can hardly be a surprise to those of us paying attention. With apologies to Gil Scott-Heron, the revolution will be Instagramed. … Continue reading

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The Unknowing

I’ve come to realize that most Americans don’t want to know about the problems that confront our country nor the actors that are responsible. Moreover, they prefer fairy tales, relayed by their tribal corporate media source, that depict their hero … Continue reading

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Decorum

I’ve decided that what really bothers liberals about Trump is his lack of decorum. They claim that oh, no, it’s his policies that they object to but I’m certain that if Biden is elected and continues the very same policies … Continue reading

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Enclosure

  Capitalism requires the enclosure of the commons. The reasons are twofold. The first is straightforward primitive accumulation, whereby the commons (land, and natural resources) are seized through force. This process is essential to the creation of capitalist surplus, or … Continue reading

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