Tag Archives: Economic

The concrete roots of capitalism’s magical thinking

Originally posted on Systemic Disorder:
Most people don’t actually like capitalism. Dislike of the jobs we head to each day is quite the norm. Resentment of the power of the corporations we deal with in our daily lives crosses all…

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Dear Wall Street,

I am writing this letter to get some things off my chest that have been, frankly, bothering me for some time now. Ever since this pesky Occupy brouhaha reared it’s ugly head, it seems that Americans have been garnering for … Continue reading

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OMG-CIW-OMG-CIW!!!!

Originally posted on Grant Us Peace:
Oh! My! Gosh! The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) just signed a Fair Food agreement with Wal-Mart!!!!! Came home thoroughly exhausted & ready for bed at 6 pm, but not after reading my e-mail.…

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Yo, Grammy and Gramps, pay up!

John Kreese: “Prepare! What do we study here?” Cobra Kai: “The way of the fist, sir!” John Kreese: “And what is that way?” Cobra Kai: “Strike first, strike hard, no mercy, sir!” John Kreese: “I can’t hear you!” Cobra Kai: “Strike first, strike hard, no mercy, … Continue reading

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Setting the captives free

It is almost Easter Sunday in the land of genetically modified milk and honey, a fitting time as any to speak on a subject that has long been steeping in my consciousness. Its a time rivaled only by Christmas in the … Continue reading

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Free at last

A charismatic leader who had the audacity to hope for a new day for his country and who wasn’t afraid to fight for hope and change for the people he represented and loved dearly has been in the news a … Continue reading

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Fair food nation

“Up, up, with the fair food nation, Down, down, with the exploitation!” by CIW marchers If you want to see what social justice looks like in action check out what the Coalition of Immokalee Workers is up to right now. … Continue reading

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A world in flames

“Them belly full, but we hungry; A hungry mob is a angry mob. A rain a-fall, but the dirt it tough; A pot a cook, but you no’ nough.” by Bob Marley I came across an article recently on the website … Continue reading

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We are all Palestinians

Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it was fun while it lasted. One of the … Continue reading

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New Orleans

Recently, my wife and I left our kids in good hands (kidding) and took a spur of the moment road trip to New Orleans. Unfortunately, the Big Easy is not so amenable for actual residents this week as the city … Continue reading

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