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

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?

There’s No Scientific Basis for Race Because It’s Made-Up Labels

Defining and separating people into "Us" and "Them" is a great American pastime. Yet the social concept of race is not grounded in genetics. DNA reveals what skin color obscures: We all have African ancestors. By Elizabeth Kolbert edited by O Society June 7, 2020 In the first half of the 19th century, one of America’s … Continue reading There’s No Scientific Basis for Race Because It’s Made-Up Labels

The Treason of the Rulers

by Chris Hedges edited by O Society June 5, 2020 The rulers no longer have legitimacy. They destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state. What the Roman philosopher Cicero called a commonwealth, a res publica, a “public thing” or the “property of a people,” is transformed into an instrument of naked pillage … Continue reading The Treason of the Rulers

Cornel West: Neo-Fascist Gangster Trump and Neoliberal Democrat Fraud Expose America as a Failed Social Experiment

https://youtu.be/90G_QdxqqJs https://twitter.com/meaganmday/status/1266549289494274049 Cornel West: "And now our culture so market-driven, everybody for sale, everything for sale, you can't deliver the kind of really real nourishment for soul, for meaning, for purpose. So when you get this perfect storm of all these multiple failures at these different levels of the American empire, and Martin King already … Continue reading Cornel West: Neo-Fascist Gangster Trump and Neoliberal Democrat Fraud Expose America as a Failed Social Experiment

Meditations On Whiteness

by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society May 28, 2020 You’ve probably seen the footage of a white police officer named Derek Chauvin cheerfully suffocating a black man named George Floyd to death with his knee while Floyd pleaded for his life. This went viral around the same time as another viral video where a white woman in … Continue reading Meditations On Whiteness

The Cult of the Shining City Embraces the Plague

by Jared Sexton edited by O Society April 1, 2020 Those who see Trump as a messianic figure believe the coronavirus will put a fallen world right again. Trump answers questions Tuesday afternoon for a Fox News virtual town hall (most watched in history) surrounded by a frame of graphics. In the lower right-hand corner, a … Continue reading The Cult of the Shining City Embraces the Plague

MLK and the Black Misleadership Class

https://youtu.be/zrFOb_f7ubw by Glen Ford edited by O Society Jan 20, 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is the greatest sheer spectacle of hypocrisy and historical duplicity of the year, as Black misleaders take center stage to claim his mandate and mission on behalf of a corporate party. While Dr. King rejected an alliance with the … Continue reading MLK and the Black Misleadership Class