America today

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

In the pantheon of visual metaphors for America today, this is the money shot. pic.twitter.com/09COuDutBC — David Simon (@AoDespair) September 7, 2017 David Simon is right. The image is not doctored in any way, if you are thinking of that.

Kykuit: Rockefeller replicas

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

I think this is a quite apt double-edged metaphor of the entire Rockefeller experience.

Chomsky’s preface to Michael Albert’s new “Practical Utopia”

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

This is a great read, the start to a new book; this preface is written by Noam Chomsky and covers very recent events.

It’s wrong to think Trump acted well when he got rid of TTP

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

A few lines from Naomi Klein, explaining why Trump seemed like he was acting well by getting rid of the TTP, but really acted in his own best, personal interest.

Neoliberal love: an excerpt from Naomi Klein’s “No Is Not Enough”

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

A simple quote from Naomi Klein’s brand-new book from Haymarket Books, on resisting Trump. Get it!