About that snake…

Noose left in stall of Bubba Wallace at Alabama NASCAR race by Harriett Tubman edited by O Society June 22, 2020 The North may send the flower of their young men down South, to die of the fever in the summer, and of the ague in the winter. They may send them one year, two year, … Continue reading About that snake…

Churchill, Columbus, and Leopold All Fall Down

Millions of white people glorify mass murderers because their sense of identity and place in society is deeply tied to white supremacy. The Origins of White Supremacy by Margaret Kimberley edited by O Society June 22, 2020 It is important to recognize mass murderers. The perpetrators of crimes against humanity are often elevated to positions of respect … Continue reading Churchill, Columbus, and Leopold All Fall Down

What if the federal deficit doesn’t actually matter much? Modern Monetary Theory explained

https://youtu.be/P6wjaygkfNk If the US government can print new money to bailout corporations and banks and financial markets, why can't it do so for programs which help the average American instead? Stephanie Kelton’s new book, ‘The Deficit Myth,’ argues the path to shared prosperity and achieving progressive goals means no longer asking how we will pay … Continue reading What if the federal deficit doesn’t actually matter much? Modern Monetary Theory explained

How the Federal Reserve Literally Just Makes Money

by William Luther edited by O Society June 17, 2020 Federal Reserve vowed to provide up to US$2.3 trillion in lending to support households, employers, financial markets, and state and local governments struggling as a result of the coronavirus and corresponding stay-at-home orders. Let that number sink in: $2,300,000,000,000. I have a Ph.D. in economics, direct the Sound … Continue reading How the Federal Reserve Literally Just Makes Money

Gaslight by the Ruling Class

by Chris Hedges edited by O Society June 17, 2020 Police take the knee. NASCAR and the U.S. Marine Corps ban the display of the Confederate flag. Nancy Pelosi uses a kente scarf as a political prop. Joe Biden, one of the driving forces behind militarized police, the massive expansion of mass incarceration and the doubling … Continue reading Gaslight by the Ruling Class

Can White People ‘Organize Their Own’ Against White Racism?

“The poor whites' own position - vis-a-vis the rich and powerful - was not improved, but rather weakened by the white-skin privilege system.” ~ Theodore Allen, Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race, 1975 “The ‘white race’ is historically the most general form of class collaboration.” ~ Theodore Allen, … Continue reading Can White People ‘Organize Their Own’ Against White Racism?

Scientists know Covid-19 wasn’t created in a lab so ignore the man-made-up stories

Instead of following false claims like hamsters on a wheel, we should focus our efforts on the areas where the next waves of pandemic are likely to emerge by Peter Daszak edited by O Society June 15, 2020 In a recent interview with the Telegraph, the former head of MI6 Sir Richard Dearlove cited an “important” … Continue reading Scientists know Covid-19 wasn’t created in a lab so ignore the man-made-up stories

The American Press is Destroying Itself

by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society June 15, 2020 Sometimes it seems life can’t get any worse in this country. Already in terror of a pandemic, Americans are bombarded with images of grotesque state-sponsored violence, from the murder of George Floyd to countless scenes of police clubbing and brutalizing protesters. Our president, Donald Trump, is a … Continue reading The American Press is Destroying Itself

Capitalism as Religion: How Money Became God

https://youtu.be/ao-Sahfy7Hg “Where’s the management section?” a man asked the nearest bookseller. My hometown Barnes and Noble’s business and management section is extensive, patronized by the employees in the numerous office parks nearby. The man handed the bookseller a list of titles on a Post-It. She smiled and pointed across the store, but stopped him short. … Continue reading Capitalism as Religion: How Money Became God

Mammon Worship is America’s Own Religion

On Eugene McCarraher’s “The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity,” a fascinating study of the ways in which economics, despite its purported scientific rationality, is really a perverse kind of religion. by Daniel Walden edited by O Society June 12, 2020 One of the few things socialists and capitalists largely agree on … Continue reading Mammon Worship is America’s Own Religion