Why the textbook was written is an interesting tale of dark money advancing libertarian propaganda. by Dee Maitland Truthout February 22, 2019 The first clue this textbook lacked academic integrity became apparent when the authors, three philosophy and marketing professors, began their section on trade 40,000 years ago, with the claim that the Neanderthals became extinct because … Continue reading Koch Network Pushes Deceitful Textbook on Cash-Strapped Schools Pushing “Libertarian” Greed Agenda
Musical intro: When My Train Pulls In by Gary Clark Jr https://youtu.be/2XITBuWNROk by Nomi Prins TomDispatch Feb 26, 2019 Like a gilded coating that makes the dullest things glitter, today’s thin veneer of political populism sparsely covers a grotesque underbelly of growing inequality hiding in plain sight. And this phenomenon of ever more concentrated wealth and … Continue reading Survival of the Richest: All Are Equal, Except Those Who Aren’t
by Scott Preston Chrysalis and O Society Feb 26, 2019 You’ve probably all encountered the phrase “the New Normal” at one time or another. It’s a belated recognition we’ve entered into some strange, unfamiliar world age once only anticipated in science fiction. Human beings acting strangely. Climate and weather acting strangely. Some will even tell you … Continue reading The “New Normal:” Everything Acting Strangely
The word of the day is procrastibation. procrastibation: 1 masturbation (mental or physical) to kill time when you should be doing something else. 2 a brief masturbatory interlude separating a lengthy period of idle procrastination and a period of productive intellectual functioning. "I engaged in an epic procrastibation spree when I should have been writing a … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion
By Andrew Osborn Reuters February 25, 2019 MOSCOW - Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat … Continue reading Boy, that “Russian Collusion” sure does work wonders! After Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.
Society should not do the wrong thing for the right reason, even though it frequently does the right thing for the wrong reason. by By Doug “Uncola” Lynn Burning Platform History shows us what happens when you try to make society too civilized, or do too good a job of eliminating undesirable elements. It … Continue reading A Clockwork Orange: Waiting for the Sun
More than 100 years since it was last seen by humans, a species of giant tortoise has been found on the Galápagos island of Fernandina. by Matt Binder Mashable Feb 24, 2019 According to the government of Ecuador, an adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, more commonly known as the Fernandina Giant Tortoise, was spotted on Sunday, … Continue reading Galápagos tortoise, feared extinct, spotted for the first time in more than 100 years