How Marketing Reps Get Us All on Drugs

  by Martha Rosenberg edited by O Society August 2, 2019 Ninety-one people a day die from opioids and 1000 visit ERs in the US according to the CDC. How did opioid makers get such a deathly grip on the US population? Recently, the New York Times reported that the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company had … Continue reading How Marketing Reps Get Us All on Drugs

Dormant Butt Syndrome is a Thing & You Might Have It (Echochamber Friday)

Welcome to Echochamber Friday, when we read articles we wouldn't normally look at so we don't become frogs in a well. Today, we are going to learn how to have gluteus maximus fabulous instead of glutinous minimus flatimus. Here we go... by Korin Miller edited by O Society July 12, 2019   Your butt plays a vital … Continue reading Dormant Butt Syndrome is a Thing & You Might Have It (Echochamber Friday)

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

Denise Richards: Her Special Needs Daughter on Echochamber Friday

Welcome to Echochamber Friday where we pop our heads up out of our hole and look around to see what is going on in the real world so we don't become frogs in a well. Today's story randomly pulled from the celebrity news feed is... Denise Richards. Her claim to fame is a movie you … Continue reading Denise Richards: Her Special Needs Daughter on Echochamber Friday

Concord Management and the End of Russiagate?

Don’t look now, but a federal judge in Washington, D.C. just shut down half of Robert Mueller’s Russian-interference case. by Daniel Lazare edited by O Society July 11, 2019 In February 2018, the special prosecutor indicted a St. Petersburg troll farm called the Internet Research Agency along with two other companies, their owner, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and 12 … Continue reading Concord Management and the End of Russiagate?

American Suicide & What Trump Isn’t Doing About It

Those of us who were paying attention knew this before Trump was elected: The Rise of Trump is White America Dying White male American men are dying out from the self-inflicted wounds of opiate addiction, alcoholism, obesity, rage, and gunshot wounds to the head. Think Rush Limbaugh as the poster child, gobbling down Oxycontin, yelling … Continue reading American Suicide & What Trump Isn’t Doing About It

Latest Suicide Data Show the Depth of US Mental Health Crisis

While material well-being improved at the top, America’s emotional distress climbed to crisis levels. by Cynthia Koons edited by O Society July 3, 2019 So many statistics say that life in the U.S. is getting better. Unemployment is at the lowest level since 1969. Violent crime has fallen sharply since the 1990s—cities such as New … Continue reading Latest Suicide Data Show the Depth of US Mental Health Crisis