In the Reality-Based World, Russia-gate is Dead. In the World of Political Theater, it is Still the New 42

https://youtu.be/N_dUmDBfp6k by Craig Murray edited by O Society August 12, 2019 Douglas Adams famously suggested the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42. In the world of the political elite, the answer is Russiagate. What caused the electorate to turn on the political elite, to defeat Hillary Clinton and to rush to Brexit? … Continue reading In the Reality-Based World, Russia-gate is Dead. In the World of Political Theater, it is Still the New 42

The Climate Crisis Proves the Ruling Class Failed Us

by Richard Moser edited by O Society August 8, 2019 The climate crisis is proof positive that the ruling class is an utter failure — but it will not fall on its own. Can the working class rise to the challenge? It sure will help if we understand that our class interests are not merely … Continue reading The Climate Crisis Proves the Ruling Class Failed Us

Fascist Violence Goes Mainstream

by Anis Shivani edited by O Society August 7, 2019 As repulsive as it might be to take the manifesto of the El Paso murderer seriously, we must tos abjection aside and take a close look at it. For a 21-year old, it’s quite well articulated, beyond the reach of most American college students in terms of linking … Continue reading Fascist Violence Goes Mainstream

The Danger of American Fascism

 by Henry Wallace edited by O Society August 7, 2019 On April 4, 1944 the following essay by Henry Wallace was published in the New York Times. Wallace served as President Franklin Roosevelt’s Vice President from 1941 until 1945. Wallace was also a third party nominee for the 1948 presidential elections. This essay is of … Continue reading The Danger of American Fascism

How to End Gun Violence

I know how to end gun violence in the US immediately: by O Society August 7, 2019 *Buy every single African American male in the United States membership in the National Rifle Association.* The NRA organization could not survive without its all-white constituency; hence, it would fold. The madness would end. We could have responsible … Continue reading How to End Gun Violence

Pay Back for the Oligarchy

What is Trump and Russiagate for? Yes, I call them "one thing" instead of "two things" because they are simply different faces of the same coin. Heads/Tails   Obverse/Reverse  Athena/Her Owl On a Tetradrachma of Athens, struck c. 490 BC, the head of Athena, (left), is regarded as the obverse because of its larger scale and … Continue reading Pay Back for the Oligarchy

Eternal Fascism

by Umberto Eco edited by O Society July 29, 2019 So we come to my point: There was only one Nazism. We cannot label Franco's hyper-Catholic Falangism as Nazism, since Nazism is fundamentally pagan, polytheistic, and anti-Christian. But the fascist game can be played in many forms, and the name of the game does not change. The notion … Continue reading Eternal Fascism