Pathocracy: Tyranny at the Hands of a Psychopathic Government

“Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/ psychopathy/ antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this. The realization a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to … Continue reading Pathocracy: Tyranny at the Hands of a Psychopathic Government

Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism

C.J. Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society April 2, 2020 COVID-19 takes the world by storm. Hundreds of thousands are infected (possibly many times more than the confirmed cases), the list of dead is growing exponentially longer, and capitalist economies have come to a standstill, with a global recession now virtually inevitable. The … Continue reading Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism

How Trump Is Going to Get Away With a Pandemic

There are many ways for the Trump administration to cook the books to hide the extent of the coronavirus outbreak—in fact, it already is doing so. by Sonia Shah edited by O Society April 2, 2020 In the early days of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, the Trump administration and right-wing commentators were only too keen … Continue reading How Trump Is Going to Get Away With a Pandemic

The Cult of the Shining City Embraces the Plague

by Jared Sexton edited by O Society April 1, 2020 Those who see Trump as a messianic figure believe the coronavirus will put a fallen world right again. Trump answers questions Tuesday afternoon for a Fox News virtual town hall (most watched in history) surrounded by a frame of graphics. In the lower right-hand corner, a … Continue reading The Cult of the Shining City Embraces the Plague

Into the Unknown

https://youtu.be/FcDYP0oDB5A It’s Okay To Be Uncertain Of What’s Happening And Where All This Is Going by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society March 31, 2020 There was a kids’ game show on Nickelodeon in the early nineties called Get the Picture where contestants would be shown an image  obscured in some way, slowly made more clear. First one to guess the … Continue reading Into the Unknown

Having It Easy in the Beginning, Tough in the End: How My Dad Predicted the Decline of America

by William Astore edited by O Society March 31, 2020 My dad was born in 1917. Somehow, he survived the Spanish Flupandemic of 1918-1919, but an outbreak of whooping cough in 1923 claimed his baby sister, Clementina. One of my dad’s first memories was seeing his sister’s tiny white casket. Another sister was permanently marked by scarlet fever. … Continue reading Having It Easy in the Beginning, Tough in the End: How My Dad Predicted the Decline of America

Murder Most Foul: Musical Interlude with Bob Dylan

https://youtu.be/3NbQkyvbw18 by Bob Dylan edited by O Society midnight March 27, 2020 https://twitter.com/bobdylan/status/1243389605451198465 Lyrics [Verse 1] It was a dark day in Dallas, November '63 A day that will live on in infamy President Kennedy was a-ridin' high Good day to be livin' and a good day to die Being led to the slaughter like a sacrificial lamb He … Continue reading Murder Most Foul: Musical Interlude with Bob Dylan