Slavery 2.0

by Albert Bates The Great Change (June 08 2012)     Our new consumerist aspirations drawn from Disneyesque utopian imagineering compel us to stop and ask, what comes next? How will we support the gains that have made? Can minorities be accorded equality of opportunity in a shrinking job market with a burgeoning de-skilled labor … Continue reading Slavery 2.0

Is Barack Obama Morphing Into Dick Cheney?

Four Ways the President Is Pursuing Cheney's Geopolitics of Global Energy by Michael T Klare {1} TomDispatch (June 21 2012) As details of his administration's global war against terrorists, insurgents, and hostile warlords have become more widely known - a war that involves a melange of drone attacks, covert operations {2}, and presidentially selected assassinations … Continue reading Is Barack Obama Morphing Into Dick Cheney?

Myth of Perpetual Growth is Killing America

Commentary: Everything you know about economics is wrong by Paul B Farrell, MarketWatch The Wall Street Journal (June 12 2012) Yes, everything you know about economics is wrong. Dead wrong. Everything. The conclusions of economists are based on a fiction that distorts everything else. As a result economics is as real as one of the … Continue reading Myth of Perpetual Growth is Killing America