"The next time you’re bombarded with over-the-top claims about how our country is doomed or the world is coming apart at the seams, brush off the cynics and fearmongers. Because the truth is, if you had to choose any time in the course of human history to be alive, you’d choose this one. Right here … Continue reading Which Way Out of Neoliberalism: Fascism or Socialism?
virtue signaling (noun): the action or practice of publicly expressing opinions or sentiments intended to demonstrate one's good character or the moral correctness of one's position on a particular issue. ex: "Have you noticed how often virtue signaling consists of saying you hate certain things?" ex: "There goes those patriots virtue signalling again because they're … Continue reading Virtue Signaling: Why Always Sticking to One’s Convictions Sounds Like a Good Idea But Isn’t
by Joel Kotkin Daily Caller edited by O Society September 15, 2019 Despite the media’s obsession on gender, race and sexual orientation, the real and determining divide in America and other advanced countries lies in the growing conflict between the ascendant upper class and the vast, and increasingly embattled, middle and working classes. We’ve seen … Continue reading Neo-Feudalism: The Real Conflict Is Not Racial Or Sexual, It’s Between The Ascendant Rich Elites And The Rest Of Us
https://youtu.be/acLW1vFO-2Q The American Dream by George Carlin edited by O Society August 31, 2019 "There’s a reason education sucks, and it’s the same reason it will never, ever, EVER be fixed… Because the owners, the owners of this country don't want that. I'm talking about the real owners now, the BIG owners! The big wealthy … Continue reading The Big Club
by Christopher Evans edited by O Society August 25, 2019 Throughout American history, religion plays a significant role in promoting social reform. From the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century to the civil rights movement of the 20th century, religious leaders champion progressive political causes. This legacy is evident today in the group called religious … Continue reading The Social Gospel
How fascism works: the politics of us and them by Jason Stanley edited by O Society August 24, 2019 The 10 Pillars of Fascism Number One: A Mythic Past A great mythic past, to which the leader harkens back. "'Made in America. It's not just a slogan but a way of life,' Donald Trump said to … Continue reading The Ten Pillars of Fascism: It Needs a Socialist Menace
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