Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Intellectuals We Abandon

"One of the many cruelties of corporate capitalism is that it has abandoned the poor and, among them, the gifted intellectuals I teach."

A New Economic Vision That Mixes Together Occupy, Amish Culture, and Startups

What subcultures offer us insight and principles for new ways of organizing?

Main Street Shopping and the Internet

Is the internet going to take it all when it comes to retail?

Pay For Play? The Scandal Is Judicial Watch Misleading Gullible Media

Perhaps it is time for someone in the media to investigate its conduct.

How Consumer Culture Is Killing Citizenship

We live in a society where market values spread without limit, in which we are branding and selling ourselves along with everything else, including public office. How do we stop it?

Is Trump-Bashing Good for the Media?

It seems that a candidate whose words and deeds are so far beyond the pale have finally awoken the press to the truth-squadding that is its job.

Democracy in America Is a Useful Fiction

The civic, patriotic and political language we use to describe ourselves remains unchanged. But the America we celebrate is an illusion.

The Explosive New Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Bill O’Reilly, Detailed

After complaining, a former Fox News host was banned from his show.

Interrupting Trump’s Strut Is Only a Start

Can we now get serious, journalists, about what’s at stake in American politics?

AP Smears Trump

“This AP article is extremely vague about what it is alleging, or who was behind the allegations, but it does provide several hints regarding whether its main sources were from the Trump campaign, or from the Clinton campaign, or both equally.”