The only way to rebuild a Common Good is to radically decentralize political, financial and media concentrations of ownership and power.
American Society and Culture
These trends are hurting the ESPN revenue stream.
Is California going to wage drug war or not?!
"... employees are apt to work more efficiently and collaboratively when operating remotely..."
Who is Chuck OChelli and what is he trying to do?
David Stockman presents his perspectives on why America needs to end the war on drugs.
Trump has a golden opportunity to strike a major blow for civil rights...
why America needs to end the war on drugs
Chris Hedges speaks at the women's march.
The Left has substituted social justice movements for economic opportunities and security.
Why the drug war has been counterproductive to its goals.
The war on drugs is a massive counterproductive failure.
Censorship is not helpful to democracy--rather, it is the death of democracy.
In a democracy, trust must be earned. It cannot be imposed.
Why has this been a year of fear and even mass panic?
With thousands of advertisements seen by Americans everyday, and a corporate media that reinforces the needs of Empire, propaganda in the U.S. is more pervasive and effective than ever before.
The manipulation of public opinion through suggestion can be traced back to the father of modern propaganda, Edward Bernays, who discovered that preying on the subconscious mind was the best way to sell products people don't need, and wars people don't want.
It is shocking and sad to see what is happening to Richard Simmons.
British documentary filmaker Louis Theroux goes to Vegas to study the gambler.
Look at this disturbing image carefully, because it is a window into the sick reality of the mass media culture we live in.
Fad consumer stocks and restaurant stocks have benefited from millennial consumer spending, but they save no money and put nothing into the stock market.
Watch this trailer for the upcoming Money Monster movie.
"...tuning out Facebook for weeks at a time is commonplace, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, which found that a majority of the current Facebook users it surveyed have at one time or another tired to the point of avoiding the social-networking site."
"...here’s a list of the top 10 careers with the most psychopaths working in them. There are some surprises—the biggest of which is that politician isn’t number one."
We discussed a series of posts Smith has made about changes in the American economy titled The Changing World of world.
"A thousand people at City Hall became an unprecedented outpouring of community resentment. Anything could happen! Stay tuned!"
“Stop the Wars on Drugs and Terrorism” featured an all-star lineup of three dynamic speakers: Ron Paul, Glenn Greenwald, and Radley Balko.
President Barack Obama and David Simon, the creator of HBO’s The Wire, sat down to talk honestly about the challenges law enforcement face and the consequences communities bear from the war on drugs.
Talk by Radley Balko explains why the days of Andy Griffin style policing are over and how the machine gun cop became the norm.
Nintendo is now bringing Super Mario to your phone so that you will be able to stare at your phone for hours on end watching him run from left to right.
"Ever wonder why side-scrolling video games from the 80's and 90's almost always scroll in a single direction—left to right?"