The Human Zoo

As you may remember, true believers, last time we solved the riddle of the plucked chicken, black swan, and vampire duck. by O Society September 7, 2019 The Riddle goes like this: Trump's in it for the Trump, the whole Trump, and nothing but the Trump. So why in the jumpin' green Jehoshaphat would anyone follow … Continue reading The Human Zoo

Postmodernism as the Ideological Embellishment of “Progressive Neoliberalism”

Postmodernism is the ideological embellishment of the brutal neoliberal attack on Western societies' welfare launched in the late 1970s required in order to attain a "human," "liberal," and "progressive" face. Kamran Baradaran interviews Robert Pfaller edited by O Society August 30, 2019 ILNA: What is the role of “pleasure principle” in a world after the Berlin … Continue reading Postmodernism as the Ideological Embellishment of “Progressive Neoliberalism”

Greenland and Manifest Destiny

by Timothy Kruse edited by O Society August 28, 2019 On August 18th, when President Trump first confirmed rumors that he was interested in buying Greenland, the American punditry chattered about it in every news outlet as an absurd joke. Trump himself seemed to play along by retweeting a meme showing a shiny gold Trump Casino … Continue reading Greenland and Manifest Destiny

The Broken Mirror: Intersectionality and the Loss of the Universal

The ‘disarticulation’ of class results in the loss of the possibility of a structural and therefore truly radical critique of capitalism and instead a billion and one private, individualized and antagonistic identities are unleashed. by Tony McKenna  edited by O Society August 15, 2019 Intersectionality is something of a buzzword, both revered and ridiculed. The … Continue reading The Broken Mirror: Intersectionality and the Loss of the Universal

What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Intersectionality What does it mean and does hearing this word make you go berserk? https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by O Society August 15, 2019 In all seriousness, I believe intersectionality refers to the additive effects of being in multiple identity politics groups. For example, women are discriminated against, maybe even hated by misogynists. Black people are discriminated against, … Continue reading What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Necessary to the Security of a Free State

by Angelo Guisado  edited by O Society August 13, 2019 On April 16, 2019, a video surfaced depicting a group of armed white males detaining at gunpoint a large group of purported migrants. Operating in the pitch black of night somewhere in New Mexico, these individuals kidnapped and held captive dozens of Latinx individuals, many … Continue reading Necessary to the Security of a Free State

1500 + 1 Posts: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

by O Society August 1, 2019 Our conversation begins here regarding the idiom: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ^ This ^ one sounds like an identity politics idiom to me because it … Continue reading 1500 + 1 Posts: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle