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?

Americans Vote Emotionally Based on Their Own Identities, Not Logically Based On a Candidate’s Policies

by O Society June 02, 2020 Bernie Sanders’ Policies are Mainstream, Normal, and Popular No Matter How Often He’s Called a “Socialist” If Sanders' policies are popular in America, why does he lose (twice if we count both 2016 & 2020)? Here are Sanders' official policy positions: Bernie Sanders On the Issues which can be … Continue reading Americans Vote Emotionally Based on Their Own Identities, Not Logically Based On a Candidate’s Policies

It’s time to reject the gods of commerce: America is a society of people, not an “economy”

America is about people, not profit margins. It must be, if our nation is to redeem itself in this crisis by David Masciotra edited by O Society May 13, 2020 The "economy" does not exist. Human beings exist. The economy is a social construct. What nearly everyone understands - except the same old politicians and economists … Continue reading It’s time to reject the gods of commerce: America is a society of people, not an “economy”

Unplug from the American Golden Dollar Dream

https://youtu.be/paUgY6SGlgY Max Blumenthal interviews Michael Hudson edited by O Society April 30, 2020 MAX BLUMENTHAL: I think it’s a good transition point to talk about another kind of scam you’ve identified. There’s a really hilarious aside in the second preface to your book Super Imperialism (PDF) where Herman Kahn, who is, I think a founder of … Continue reading Unplug from the American Golden Dollar Dream

Doubt is essential for scientists – Yet for politicians, it’s a sign of weakness

People are searching for certainty about coronavirus. This is the opposite of what leads to scientific breakthroughs by Jim Al-Khalili edited by O Society April 22, 2020 As a regular social media user, I choose the people and organisations I follow online carefully. And therein lies my problem. On social media, we are more likely to … Continue reading Doubt is essential for scientists – Yet for politicians, it’s a sign of weakness

Americans Who Do Not Vote Are Not Privileged – Nonvoters Are Dissatisfied With Both Parties

In the 1960s, when Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere was accused by the US of running a one-party state, he replied, "The United States is also a one-party state but, with typical American extravagance, they have two of them." Nonvoters Are Not Privileged. They Are Disproportionately Lower-Income, Nonwhite, and Dissatisfied With the Two Party Duopoly. https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1250418920554520579Continue reading Americans Who Do Not Vote Are Not Privileged – Nonvoters Are Dissatisfied With Both Parties

 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

How We Stay Blind to the Story of Power

by Jonathan Cook edited by O Society Feb 28, 2020 If there is one thing which drives me to write, it is the urgent need for all of us to start understanding power. Power is the force which shapes almost everything about our lives and our deaths. There can be no more important issue. Understanding … Continue reading How We Stay Blind to the Story of Power

Flood the zone with shit: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

header image: an antidote to the Shit Zone by Sean Illing edited by O Society Jan 20, 2020 No matter how President Trump’s impeachment trial plays out in the Senate, one thing is certain: Despite the incontrovertible facts at the center of the story, the process will change very few minds. Regardless of how clear … Continue reading Flood the zone with shit: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

The Power of Anarchist Analysis

2020 Vision: If Nobody’d Run, They’d Have Won! by Nathan Robinson edited by O Society Dec 13, 2019 "Question everything.” I always liked this phrase, and might claim to be among those who indeed question everything. But if I am being honest, for a long time it was more like a coffee mug cliché. It … Continue reading The Power of Anarchist Analysis