What is Neurodiversity?

by Moheb Costandi edited by O Society September 17, 2019 I couldn’t help feeling a little apprehensive before my meeting with Thomas Clements. The British 30-year-old has what used to be called Asperger’s Syndrome, and describes himself as ‘slightly autistic’. Until our meeting in London, I’d had few close encounters with autistic people, so I wondered … Continue reading What is Neurodiversity?

What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Intersectionality What does it mean and does hearing this word make you go berserk? https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by O Society August 15, 2019 In all seriousness, I believe intersectionality refers to the additive effects of being in multiple identity politics groups. For example, women are discriminated against, maybe even hated by misogynists. Black people are discriminated against, … Continue reading What the Hell is Intersectionality?

The Second Amendment and Madness

by Robert Parry edited by O Society August 10, 2019 The Right’s powerful propaganda apparatus sold millions of Americans on the dangerous and false notion the Framers of the U.S. Constitution incorporated the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights so an armed population could fight the government the Framers had just created. As a … Continue reading The Second Amendment and Madness

Verity: The Simple Truth

by Evan W edited by O Society August 8, 2019 There's an uncomfortable truth haunting our country these days. We've known it for a long time though it seems we are becoming more accustomed to brushing it off than considering its ramifications. It leaves the feeling of being violated and feeds a growing sense of … Continue reading Verity: The Simple Truth

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

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

Here is Exactly Why Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Crisis, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else

https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by Ted Rall edited by O Society August 7, 2019 I’m from Dayton so I’m thinking about this today: Why hasn’t Congress done anything to address our national epidemic of mass shootings, namely reviving the assault weapons ban? People—Democrats and not a few Republicans—ask me that all the time. I bet all left-leaning pundits get that question. The … Continue reading Here is Exactly Why Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Crisis, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else