‘Mad’ Magazine Told the Truth About War, Advertising, and the Media

https://youtu.be/dGEjbJkxFhs Patti Smith: “After Mad, drugs were nothing.” By Jeet Heer edited by O Society In the summer of 1954, almost any American kid who had the wherewithal to scrounge up a dime could walk into a drugstore and buy the sharp satire on Senator Joseph McCarthy found in the pages of Madcomics #17. The Army-McCarthy … Continue reading ‘Mad’ Magazine Told the Truth About War, Advertising, and the Media

The Climate Counter-Offensive: Secrecy, Deception, and Disarming the Green New Deal

by Richard Moser edited by O Society There are things we are not supposed to know and the corporate controlled news industry is not going to tell us. Totally absent from the obedient media is one of the most important stories of all time: war creates climate change.  The story of how this knowledge has been … Continue reading The Climate Counter-Offensive: Secrecy, Deception, and Disarming the Green New Deal

10 Ways the Democratic Party Will Fustercluck This

by Paul Street CounterPunch May 17, 2019 David Cay Johnston was right to title his 2018 book on the Trump presidency “It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration is Doing to America.” Trump is a creeping fascist train-wreck – an authoritarian disaster whose lawyer recently argued in federal court that Congress has … Continue reading 10 Ways the Democratic Party Will Fustercluck This

Glenn Greenwald interviews Tulsi Gabbard

https://youtu.be/iYgfj0OcHjk   Glenn Greenwald interviews 2020 Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Ever since Tulsi Gabbard was first elected to Congress in 2012, she has been assertively independent, heterodox, unpredictable, and polarizing. Viewed at first as a loyal Democrat and guaranteed future star by party leaders — due to her status as an Iraq War veteran, a telegenic and … Continue reading Glenn Greenwald interviews Tulsi Gabbard

Bernie Sanders Shines on Fox News

No, really, you read that right. “Democratic socialism, to me, is creating a government, and an economy, and a society which works for all, rather than just the top one percent. It means ending the absurd inequalities that exist today. And I want to lay this out, because you’re not going to hear this much … Continue reading Bernie Sanders Shines on Fox News

The Children Are Coming, The Children Are Coming…

...and they are pissed! Adults refuse to fix the world's glaring problems, so the kids stand up for themselves Common Dreams edited by O Society Mar 20, 2019 Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old whose protests outside the Swedish parliament spurred a massive global movement of young people striking from school to demand bold action on the … Continue reading The Children Are Coming, The Children Are Coming…

What is Modern Monetary Theory MMT?

by Bill Black Naked Capitalism Feb 1, 2019 Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) continues to advance rapidly.  We are past the first phase of reaction (first they ignore you), deeply into the second phase (then they attack you), and expanding the ranks of the third phase (then you win).  We are very early in the third … Continue reading What is Modern Monetary Theory MMT?