American Feudalism

"Petty quarrels with neighbours, films, football, beer, and above all, gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult. A few agents of the Thought Police moved always among them, spreading false rumours and marking down and eliminating the few individuals who were judged capable of becoming dangerous; … Continue reading American Feudalism

The Danger of American Fascism

 by Henry Wallace edited by O Society August 7, 2019 On April 4, 1944 the following essay by Henry Wallace was published in the New York Times. Wallace served as President Franklin Roosevelt’s Vice President from 1941 until 1945. Wallace was also a third party nominee for the 1948 presidential elections. This essay is of … Continue reading The Danger of American Fascism

The Disturbing Resilience of Scientific Racism

How racist biases continue to maintain a foothold in research today by Ramin Skibba  Smithsonian edited by O Society May 23, 2019 Scientists, including those who study race, like to see themselves as objectively exploring the world, above the political fray. But such views of scientific neutrality are naive, as study findings, inevitably, are influenced … Continue reading The Disturbing Resilience of Scientific Racism

Hanlon’s Razor Illustrated: Michaels Pence and Pompeo Go To Europe

      Hanlon's Razor: RationalWiki by Patrick Lawrence ConsortiumNews Feb 19, 2019 What a job Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did in Europe last week! If the objective was to worsen an already critical trans–Atlantic rift and further isolate the U.S., they could not have returned to Washington with … Continue reading Hanlon’s Razor Illustrated: Michaels Pence and Pompeo Go To Europe

MAGA Misses the Eurasia Train

While China and Russia solidify their economic and political alliance, the U.S. is missing an historic chance to join a multilateral world, clinging instead to military empire. by Pepe Escobar Consortium News Feb 4, 2019 We should know by now that the heart of the 21stCentury Great Game is the myriad layers of the battle … Continue reading MAGA Misses the Eurasia Train