Coronavirus Information from the People Who Know

Unfortunately we cannot trust the information we receive from the American government as distributed though media corporations. Fortunately we can get information from the rest of the world. This is the real deal from China in English. by O Society March 22, 2020 Exhausted from weeding through mountains of misinformation, disinformation, agnotology, propaganda, marketing, and … Continue reading Coronavirus Information from the People Who Know

“The Coronavirus is a Hoax”

https://youtu.be/G5TZ6fTYrsE "The coronavirus is a hoax... no wait, that's my so-called 'presidency.'" ~ Donald J Trump https://twitter.com/NikkiMcR/status/1239648608095526912 We know a family in our neighborhood who are so stupid, they believed Donald Trump when he said the coronavirus was a hoax, just like they believe all his other bouts of verbal diarrhea. So get this, these … Continue reading “The Coronavirus is a Hoax”

A Culture of Cheating?

A companion piece to A Culture of Propaganda? by Lawrence Davidson edited by O Society March 11, 2020 Part I: Cheating as a Perennial Problem Cheating - and the lying which is its constant companion - is probably as old as the human species. Not coincidentally, this is probably also how long we have known these traits … Continue reading A Culture of Cheating?

Cult of Willful Ignorance: Stupidity as a Strategy, Donald Trump, and the Coronavirus Outbreak

by Henry Giroux  edited by O Society Feb 29 - Leap Day - 2020 Trump’s lies, his disparagement of science and scientists, his claim non-political civil servants are part of the deep state out to "get" him, his lack of credibility, his penchant for political opportunism over the needs of the nation, his pathological embrace of … Continue reading Cult of Willful Ignorance: Stupidity as a Strategy, Donald Trump, and the Coronavirus Outbreak

Sanders and Trump are political opposites on the same path to victory

by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society Feb 17, 2020 Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night. Second-place finisher Pete Buttigieg earned 24.4 percent of the vote, while Amy Klobuchar, not long ago polling in single digits, came out of nowhere with 19.8 percent, a classic New Hampshire outlier result. The words “eked” … Continue reading Sanders and Trump are political opposites on the same path to victory

The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

by O Society Feb 9, 2020 Here it is ladies and genteelmen, the moment we've all been waiting for... ...and the Oscar for Best Actor on a White Supremacist Reality TV or Radio Show goes to... This homeless addict who got up from behind the dumpster and walked in off the streets earlier to explain … Continue reading The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

No Class: Where Did the American Middle Class Go?

One of our O Society people asks: America's war on the poor began 40 years ago. Why are the neoliberal bourgeoisie still unable/ unwilling to see it today? by O Society Feb 5, 2020 What's the neoliberal bourgeoisie?   First, let's be clear who/what we mean: What is Neoliberalism? bour·geoi·sie /ˌbo͝orZHwäˈzē/   noun 1. the … Continue reading No Class: Where Did the American Middle Class Go?