Category: Pop Culture
Noam Chomsky talks about the gladiatorial spectacle before us, re-lives his early love affair with baseball, talks about the phenomena of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, and his Super Bowl pick
When one understands that the Oscars were founded as pro-capitalist, then a certain disparity becomes obvious
Finding Donald Trump’s appeal through “The Apprentice”
Policymakers are quite willing to endanger American lives in pursuit of their petro-imperial and geo-strategic objectives in the Middle East, Africa, and Southwest Asia
Words may not be violent, but they exhaust us and help internalize our oppression. Fight back with solidarity
The latest entry in the Daniel Craig reboot of the James Bond film franchise, Spectre , turns Bond into more muscular version of Edward Snowden, as he takes down a vast 9-nation attempt at electronic surveillance and information-sharing that would also benefit a criminal cartel. Tooling around the reviews, it strikes me as remarkable that Read more…
The escalating rhetoric of the crazies is very concerning
“You gotta hand it to Stalin…When he wanted to control you, he threw you in the Gulag…. Nowadays, they give you a 30-year mortgage.”
Running a classic ZNet article to honor the birthday of Mikis Theodorakis, who is 90 today.
Is it so impossible to marry great purpose to a lived ordinariness?