A Guide for the Perplexed in 2020

by John Walsh edited by O Society August 1, 2019 The current round of presidential debates is packed with plans, programs, promises, claims and counter-claims. The question, as always, is which candidates are we to believe. The closer we get to an election, unscrupulous candidates tailor what they say to what the voters want to … Continue reading A Guide for the Perplexed in 2020

A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

One of our readers asked about the recent Democratic primary debates. These debates are terrible because the people who set them up at CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, etc make them terrible on purpose. These mainstream media outlets benefit from keeping the status quo simply because they are corporations. Someone like Bernie Sanders scares corporations because he … Continue reading A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

Selling Identity: That Little Girl Was Me

by O Society July 8, 2019 Despite the Biden hype, I believed from the outset the Democratic party would find a candidate to fuse their last two presidential candidates into one, thus mining both identity groups for votes simultaneously. Here's what they think is their winning identity formula: Obama + Hillary => Kamala Harris Kamala … Continue reading Selling Identity: That Little Girl Was Me

Marianne Williamson is a superstar in the world of woo. Is she also the next US president?

The bestselling self-help author and Democratic nominee generates much hilarity. But if 2016 taught us anything, it’s a joke can win an election by Arwa Mahdawi edited by O Society July 3, 2019 Marianne Williamson is a household name – if you live in the sort of household that collects healing crystals. The bestselling self-help author … Continue reading Marianne Williamson is a superstar in the world of woo. Is she also the next US president?

10 Ways the Democratic Party Will Fustercluck This

by Paul Street CounterPunch May 17, 2019 David Cay Johnston was right to title his 2018 book on the Trump presidency “It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration is Doing to America.” Trump is a creeping fascist train-wreck – an authoritarian disaster whose lawyer recently argued in federal court that Congress has … Continue reading 10 Ways the Democratic Party Will Fustercluck This