Thursday, November 29, 2012

wake up

Cornel West to Economists: 'Wake Up From Your Mechanistic, Cartesian Dream!'

West and Nobel Prize-winning economist George Akerlof talk markets and morality.

Are people really equal? What does that mean economically? 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Sunday, November 18, 2012

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I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
Mikhail Bakunin

Saturday, November 17, 2012

this is sad i have been to ireland and it is such a nice country i hate to have to join the growing condemnation but my conscience compels me to

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

I swear these angry tea baggers remind me of spoiled eight years olds who did not get what they want on xmas

Saturday, November 10, 2012

one mans freedom fighter is anothers terrorist i call it terrorism

As Campaign 2012 ends, it is clear that perhaps the most profound transformation of American politics in recent decades has been the Right’s successful demonization of the federal government and its role in national life. Tens of millions of voters, especially white men, buy into Ronald Reagan’s dictum that “government is the problem.”

Thursday, November 8, 2012

pants on fire

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer
German philosopher (1788 - 1860)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Don’t Believe the Hype: The Gender Gap Still Favors Obama, Big-time