This Is Called Walking Two Roads

So he has no use [for categories], but relegates all to the constant. The constant is the useful; the useful is the passable; the passable is the successful; and with success, all is accomplished. He relies upon this alone, relies upon it and does not know he is doing so. This is called the Way. … Continue reading This Is Called Walking Two Roads

On the Human Primate: Three in the Morning & the Golden Rule

As economic inequality increases in many wealthy nations in recent years, a debate develops around the question of why inequality is bad for national economies and bad for citizens. by Frans de Waal edited by O Society July 25, 2019 How often do we see rich people march in the street shouting that they're earning too … Continue reading On the Human Primate: Three in the Morning & the Golden Rule

Panem et Circenses

by Scott Preston edited by O Society July 20, 2019 Historians will often point out grotesque levels of inequality are implicated in the decline and fall of the Roman Empire and the end of the Greco-Roman Civilisation. They also warn we are about to repeat history once more. Let 'em wonder The Roman elite’s policy … Continue reading Panem et Circenses

Workers With Disabilities Make Cents Per Hour and It is Legal

by Jack Delaney edited by O Society July 13, 2019 Imagine making cents on the dollar to toil in a warehouse, separated from the broader society, while repeatedly piecing together widgets or engaging in manual labor for some multinational corporation with which you’ve never interacted. For many Americans, the concept of making nickels and dimes … Continue reading Workers With Disabilities Make Cents Per Hour and It is Legal

The Identarian Hijacking of Left Wing Politics

identarian: adj (comparative more identarian, superlative most identarian) Of or pertaining to the formation of identity. by LeftInNewZealand edited by O Society June 9, 2019 As the days go by, I’m finding it increasingly difficult to declare myself as someone "from the left." Although deep down I know this is where my politics and morals lie. … Continue reading The Identarian Hijacking of Left Wing Politics

A handful of rich white men rule America. How much longer will we tolerate this?

Minority rule is a feature of American democracy. These days, however, it is getting worse... by Nathan Robinson Guardian edited by O Society May 24, 2019 The core democratic principle is people should have a meaningful say in political decisions that affect their lives. In Alabama, we’ve just seen what the opposite of democracy looks … Continue reading A handful of rich white men rule America. How much longer will we tolerate this?

The Contented Classes: When Will They Rebel?

by Ralph Nader edited by O Society May 12, 2019 For all the rhetoric and all the charities regarding America’s children, the U.S. stands at the very bottom of western nations and some other countries as well, in terms of youth well-being. The U.S.’s exceptionalism is clearest in its cruelty to children. The U.S. has … Continue reading The Contented Classes: When Will They Rebel?