07 Dec 2014

Meaningless Human Life in Neoliberal America

It’s bad for the market, for property, and that’s the only kind of bad that matters in the neoliberal US.

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30 Nov 2014

Welcome to the Sixteenth Century

The age of demons and witches is upon us.

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30 Nov 2014

Welcome to the Sixteenth Century

Please don’t murder us in the streets. We work hard so we should be paid a living wage. Bankers should be treated as equal before the law. Please stop spying on us. We’ve lived here all our lives, don’t deport us to a foreign country. Please stop killing people everywhere

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23 Nov 2014

No Bribery Equals No Corruption

William Dudley, former Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs, is going to keep Goldman Sachs from setting the financial world on fire, with lots of input from his friends at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase….

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16 Nov 2014

Happy Days Are Here Again

The party of fat, dumb and happy refuses to consider any changes in their dismal trajectory.

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16 Nov 2014

Happy Days Are Here Again

Last week I asked who the Democrats should fire. This week we got the answer: no one. Everything’s coming up roses for the Party of the People, no need to change anything. Senate Democrats stuck with the flaccid leadership team of old white loser guys, Harry Reid and Dick Durbin,

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09 Nov 2014

Who Should the Democrats Fire?

A circular firing squad is the only thing that will save the Democratic Party.

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09 Nov 2014

Who Should the Democrats Fire?

Who are the Democrats going to fire after that mid-term debacle? The excuses are piling up in every corner of the media. They range from the stupid, like blaming Mark Udall’s defeat on his vocal support for women’s issues, to the utterly foreseeable, like failure of millenials to turn out.

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02 Nov 2014

Frankenstein Promises to Save Net Neutrality

Monopoly control over the internet with enormously expensive barriers to entry: What’s not to like, say Comcast, Time Warner and the rest of the exploitation crew.

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02 Nov 2014

Frankenstein Promises to Save Net Neutrality

On the day before Halloween, late at night, Igor called the Wall Street Journal to whisper that the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission favored a hybrid plan for regulating internet carriage of communications. Igor the Leaker said that Tom Wheeler, spookily attired in a costume as lobbyist for cable

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