Into the Unknown

https://youtu.be/FcDYP0oDB5A It’s Okay To Be Uncertain Of What’s Happening And Where All This Is Going by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society March 31, 2020 There was a kids’ game show on Nickelodeon in the early nineties called Get the Picture where contestants would be shown an image  obscured in some way, slowly made more clear. First one to guess the … Continue reading Into the Unknown

Having It Easy in the Beginning, Tough in the End: How My Dad Predicted the Decline of America

by William Astore edited by O Society March 31, 2020 My dad was born in 1917. Somehow, he survived the Spanish Flupandemic of 1918-1919, but an outbreak of whooping cough in 1923 claimed his baby sister, Clementina. One of my dad’s first memories was seeing his sister’s tiny white casket. Another sister was permanently marked by scarlet fever. … Continue reading Having It Easy in the Beginning, Tough in the End: How My Dad Predicted the Decline of America

Murder Most Foul: Musical Interlude with Bob Dylan

https://youtu.be/3NbQkyvbw18 by Bob Dylan edited by O Society midnight March 27, 2020 https://twitter.com/bobdylan/status/1243389605451198465 Lyrics [Verse 1] It was a dark day in Dallas, November '63 A day that will live on in infamy President Kennedy was a-ridin' high Good day to be livin' and a good day to die Being led to the slaughter like a sacrificial lamb He … Continue reading Murder Most Foul: Musical Interlude with Bob Dylan

Coronavirus Is God’s Vengence Because Homosexuals and Freaks

by David Rosen edited by O Society March 27, 2020 Steven Andrew is pastor of the USA Christian Church in San Jose (CA) who warns, “Obeying God protects the USA from diseases, such as the coronavirus.” He goes on, Bible thumping, “Our safety is at stake since national disobedience of God’s laws brings danger and diseases, … Continue reading Coronavirus Is God’s Vengence Because Homosexuals and Freaks

The President is Crazy

by Al Franken  edited by O Society March 27, 2020 The president is crazy*. We see it every day. But he is the president. He won the election – technically speaking. So, we just have to live with it – we have a president who is clinically insane*. There is a diagnosis – malignant narcissistic personality … Continue reading The President is Crazy

If You Believe in Nihilism, What Do You Believe?

Nihilism is one of those concepts we are all pretty sure we know the meaning of unless someone asks us to define it. What is Nihilism? What Nihilism is Not The risk of nihilism is it alienates us from anything good or true. Yet believing in nothing has positive potential by Nolen Gertz  edited by … Continue reading If You Believe in Nihilism, What Do You Believe?

Our Leaders are Terrified. Not of the Virus – of Us

by Jonathan Cook edited by O Society March 26, 2020 You can almost smell the fear-laden sweat oozing from the pores of television broadcasts and social media posts as it finally dawns on our political and media establishments what the coronavirus actually means. And I am not talking about the threat posed to our health. The … Continue reading Our Leaders are Terrified. Not of the Virus – of Us

 Nationalization and Debt Forgiveness are the Way to End Our Financial Crises

Comrade Britney says redistribute the wealth and strike! by Paul Craig Roberts  edited by O Society March 25, 2020 After Blowing $4,500,000,000,000 on Share Buy Backs of Their Own Stocks - Now Airlines Want Bailout For Their Sockholders The US airline companies bankrupted themselves by buying back their stock in an enrichment scheme for CEOs and … Continue reading  Nationalization and Debt Forgiveness are the Way to End Our Financial Crises

COVID-19: America Prepared for the Wrong War

'After All Man’s Defenses Had Failed, Slain By the Humblest Thing Put Upon This Earth’ by Joe Lauria edited by O Society March 25, 2020 In Orson Welles’ radio broadcast of H.G. Wells’ science fiction fantasy, War of the Worlds, all the military spending and preparedness by the United States could not defend the American people … Continue reading COVID-19: America Prepared for the Wrong War

The UK’s coronavirus policy may sound scientific. It isn’t

by Nassim Taleb & Yaneer Bar-Yam edited by O Society March 25, 2020 When, along with applied systems scientist Dr Joe Norman, we first reacted to coronavirus on 25 January with the publication of an academic note urging caution, the virus reportedly infected fewer than 2,000 people worldwide and fewer than 60 people were dead. The … Continue reading The UK’s coronavirus policy may sound scientific. It isn’t