“You’re on the side of THE EVERYDAY PEOPLE OF THE WHOLE EARTH, right?” “I think so. Who is on the other side?” “Well, there are the top 1/2 percent or so who control a huge share of the planet’s resources and who, over the last generation, have benefited most from the way the global market system is rigged. Many of these people got born into a sweet...
…the main difference between the Left and the Right lying in its orientation...– After the Future (via azspot)
More Americans die of lack of health insurance than terrorism, homicide, drunk...– Medicare for All: Yes We Can (via azspot)
The congressional legislation intended to defund ACORN, passed with broad...– Whoops: Anti-ACORN Bill Ropes In Defense Contractors
Help Rep. Grayson Find Fraud →
The House of Representatives just passed a law to prohibit Federal funds from going to organizations that commit fraud against the government, in the form of Section 2 of the ‘Defund ACORN Act’ (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h3571/text). Congress has five days to put down a legislative history around this bill to help judges and lawyers interpret the law. This gives us an...
Community service, Limbaugh explained, was something that should be done by...– Daily Kos: Sociopahty on the Right by Tim Wise
Pierre Bourdieu, Tim Geithner, and Cultural... →
France in the 1960s and 1970s was the source of a tremendous amount of new philosophical, literary, and critical thinking – Foucault, Derrida, Lévi-Strauss, Baudrillard, Barthes, etc. But in my opinion, the most important member of that intellectual generation was the sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. In Distinction, Bourdieu’s best-known work, he described how economic class is reinforced by cultural...
Public Option Petition Update →
by: Chris Bowers Thu Sep 17, 2009 Yesterday, we launched Open Left Action with a petition to Harry Reid to keep the public option in the Senate version of the health care bill when it is brought to the floor. I didn’t know what would happen when we launched this new endeavor, but what did happen blew me away: in less than one day, 15,688 of you signed the petition. On Monday, CREDO action...
Activision is responding to queries regarding the...
Guitar Hero secured the necessary licensing rights from the Cobain estate in a written agreement signed by Courtney Love to use Kurt Cobain’s likeness as a fully playable character in Guitar Hero® 5. Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, the two surviving members of Nirvana, have no say whatsoever in the usage of Kurt Cobain’s likeness.
Dear Followers, To celebrate 9/11 I’d like to recommend a new blog being...– NOTANAZI
notanazi: Tony Harris introduces Mark Williams.
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1967 proved to be a turning point for the Beatles—the overwhelming lack of...– Chuck Klosterman Repeats The Beatles | Music | A.V. Club You should read it. It’s funny! (via dalasverdugo)