“The Sexual Passion of Winston Smith”

...Of course the hermetically sealed world of 1984 is not the United States. Orwell created a society in which escape was impossible. It is, after all, an admonitory novel – not the real world. Things are more subtle here; we still have some wiggle room – some – although the underlying truth is the same: … Continue reading “The Sexual Passion of Winston Smith”

CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: American society would collapse if it weren’t for these 8 myths – Lee Camp — RT Op-ed

{Also see: US wasted $15.5bn of taxpayer money in Afghanistan – govt watchdog No money for healthcare or fixing the infrastructure, but plenty of money wasted on waging war, so a few inbred/insane elite-pigs can play rulers of the planet!} We are less free than a dog on a leash. We live in one of … Continue reading CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: American society would collapse if it weren’t for these 8 myths – Lee Camp — RT Op-ed

“Land of the Free”: “More and More of What We Do Depends on Government Permission”

{Also see: Legalized Kidnappers and the American Heracleidae} More and More of What We Do Depends on Government Permission ANDREW CHEETHAM 'Do you have permit for that? If you want to keep that permit, you'd better do as you're told. Increasingly, that's the theme of modern America. More and more of what we do is … Continue reading “Land of the Free”: “More and More of What We Do Depends on Government Permission”

CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: “‘Poverty Is Criminalized, Wealth Is Immunized’: Report Shows Corporate Crime Enforcement Has Plummeted Under Trump”

{Also see: How Consumer Rights Are Denied While Oppressive Vested Interests Legislation Gets Passed} "When it comes to large corporations, the supposedly 'tough-on-crime' Trump administration is undertaking an epic retreat from law enforcement—slashing fines, declining to bring cases against corporate wrongdoers, and cutting enforcement programs," Public Citizen president Robert Weissman said in a statement on … Continue reading CAPITALISM IS A CURSE: “‘Poverty Is Criminalized, Wealth Is Immunized’: Report Shows Corporate Crime Enforcement Has Plummeted Under Trump”