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masaccio

About Me:
I read a lot of books.
 
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About Me:
I read a lot of books.

Holding Politicians Accountable

By: Sunday September 28, 2014 12:47 pm

We have only one way to hold politicians accountable. If we vote for the lesser of two evils, we are not holding either accountable.

Borrow From the Rich for Wars That Benefit the Rich

By: Sunday September 21, 2014 12:30 pm

Are you wetting the bed about ISIS? Just let Mama Government bomb them for you. And have some nice consumables while you watch on your TV.

Letting the Rich Take All The Money

By: Sunday September 14, 2014 11:15 am

Someone should think about how we can make life better for everyone, even if it means the rich don’t get all the money.

The Best Hope for the Future

By: Sunday September 7, 2014 11:19 am

The best hope of the future: the brave people who take action in the face of misery.

The Supreme Conservatives

By: Sunday August 31, 2014 11:01 am

Welcome to the Serf World under the Big Five Conservative Supreme Court hacks.

Studies Confirm Huge Wealth Loss of Middle Class

By: Tuesday August 26, 2014 4:05 pm

Three recent studies using different data sets and methodology show the horrendous losses inflicted on what used to be the middle class by the Great Crash. In March, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman presented a preliminary report on net worth showing a loss among the bottom 90% from about 36% of total house wealth to about 25% between the peak in 1984 and 2013. The Russell Sage Foundation estimates that the median net worth was worth about 20% less in 2013 than in 1984. A report From the Census Bureau says that the median household net worth fell nearly 7% between 2000 and 2011. These findings confirm the work of Edward Wolff in a 2012 study.

Discipline and Punish Dissidents

By: Sunday August 24, 2014 12:15 pm

Healing doesn’t help. It validates the status quo. And it’s the status quo that’s sick.

Domination in Ferguson

By: Sunday August 17, 2014 11:26 am

Using differential law enforcement to separate them from us is an old trick.

The Panoptic Effect

By: Sunday August 10, 2014 11:08 am

Who benefits from the regimentation of our lives? Who benefits from the all-seeing eye?

Discipline for the Benefit of the Rich

By: Sunday August 3, 2014 11:14 am

Ideas chain people to the worst punishment, submission to the will of others.

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