Tag Archives: Noam Chomsky

Manufacturing Consent

  While our neoliberal elite have been more than willing to offshore traditional manufacturing, they’ve kept the manufacturing of consent right here in America. Though western countries claim to be democracies, they all suffer from income and wealth inequality, with many … Continue reading

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Member the Maine?

  Member? I member a South Park episode entitled Member Berries, which are small purple berries that utter nostalgic, so-called historical phrases, where I thought I would pee myself laughing. The focus on American citizens shallow, superficial, Disneyfied version of history, was … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  The US is an empire, in case you hadn’t noticed. The political/economy of the US empire is the deep state. The deep state in America is largely composed of the military/industrial/complex, the oil and gas industry, and Wall Street. The … Continue reading

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You’ve Come a Long Way Baby

  I know that Hillary’s pretty bloodthirsty, but is the Clinton campaign in such distress that they’d let the mask slip? Of course, I’m talking about Madeleine, Special Place In Hell, Albright Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of … Continue reading

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Ahmed

14 years since 9/11 and we’re still so deathly afraid of terrorists that we freak the fuck out and arrest and handcuff a teenage honor student for making a clock and bringing it to school. To no ones surprise, his name … Continue reading

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We’re All Greeks Now

Who needs an army when you have economists and central bankers? This is the reality we face in an era where debt and austerity are the weapons wielded by modern imperialism. In the aftermath of the Greek referendum rejecting austerity, … Continue reading

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The Threat of a Good Example

The political and economic elite in the US is threatened by an alternative model for organizing society. This is the perverse flip side to Margaret Thatchers admonishment–“there is no alternative.” However, the constant repetition of the this free market dogma … Continue reading

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