Category Activism

The Greatest American Civic Solution Heretofore Unknown to Modern Mankind

There’s an easy solution that will address a few of our modern problems, and it’s all just one click away. Would you like to know more?

Of Economics and Entitlements

The thing about eating the rich is 30 minutes later you get hungry again and want to go right back and eat some more.

The Rent IS too damned high

Jesus, is it ever, and what it fosters! Bad waves of paranoia, madness, fear and loathing, intolerable vibrations in this (or any) place. Get out! The weasels are closing in. We can smell the ugly brutes.

War is Still a Racket

And the Defense Industry will win your shitty little mind over to their cause every time, because they own the psychologists, politicians and talking heads, and know they can trigger you with words and phrases like “patriotism” and “support the troops.”

Trust-Busting Web 2.0; or, Last Stop Before the Guillotines

They’ve taken and profited off your data, wrecked your privacy, flooded the Internet with disinformation. Now it’s time to take something back. Let’s talk regulation of Big Tech.

Boris Johnson once bit my sister

In which we discuss the more underappreciated points of yesterday’s election: a quick-and-dirty spread on how disinformation will make you act against your own interests.

Toy Dog Breeds: A Modest Proposal

I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a healthy toy dog breed well nursed at any age is a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassée or a ragout.

The Second Bill of Rights

Because the first one wasn’t enough, and it’s well past time to organize on behalf of the Labor Class – or as Adam Smith called it “Society.”

Facebook Awareness; or, Mark Zuckerberg is an alien in a human suit.

This is a short one this Saturday morning that just takes a quick spin ’round the track. We discuss how your data, much like your mom, has everyone else’s hand prints ALL OVER IT.

And now… David Koch!

No rest for the wicked, they say. Unless they’re recently dead, then they might be resting, but only if an afterlife exists where R & R is permitted.