Monthly Archives: August 2015

Robert Reich on the new populism

See his post here. Much of it crosses traditional political party lines and is not so much about left v. right but about populism v. the establishment of both Parties. Here’s 6 issues from the post the neo-populists share. See … Continue reading

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Capitalism v the Commons

Here‘s Robert Reich’s post on this, only he frames it as authoritarianism versus democracy. Same difference. “The key to understanding the 2016 election is American’s indignation about what the establishment has done and failed to do. Trump’s indignation is aimed … Continue reading

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The spin and the reality on the rich

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Philosophy news network

See this cartoon. Here’s what I got from it: I agree with the cyborg that we need to end something, but not human life. How about the end to useless philosophy that has virtually no impact on human life because … Continue reading

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Good point Oliver

I guess because we don’t make any money on lone dark foreign terrorists, but we do make plenty on lone white domestic terrorists.

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Denmark’s wind power

See this article. On a particularly windy day they generated 144% of their country’s electrical needs and gave the surplus to other countries. Granted it was a good day, and it will be a while before such countries generate 100% … Continue reading

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The Quran and the Bible

Just saying…

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Sanders compares himself to Clinton

See this link for the video. An excerpt: “I think that the business model of Wall Street is fraud. And I think these guys drove us into the worst economic down turn in the modern history of America. And I … Continue reading

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Megyn Kelly has had enough

And she’s not going to take it anymore.

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The populist and the fascist

See this Salon article by Paul Rosenberg. Both Trump and Sanders are labeled populists, but they are a different kind of populist. Trump’s type is based in imaginary fears of dark-skinned others couched in nationalistic fascism, as well as delusional … Continue reading

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