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Bread and Circuses in Rome and America

W.J. Astore

Back in June 2013, I wrote the following article on “Bread and Circuses in Rome and America.”  It flashed through my mind this morning because of Robert Lipsyte’s post today at… 819 more words

US Politics

Ignore conflict, these shiny stones will catch your attention

And newspapers wonder why an increasing number of readers (and former readers) view them with incredulity.

Eleven of the top 12 stories in the online version of my local paper are eclipse related, the astronomical event that area media has been hyping for months. 297 more words

History

Coping with the news media in America.

I have been following current events for many years.  You could actually say that it has been an active hobby (addiction) of mine since my first current events course in high school that I took around 1982 or 1983.   237 more words

Unreal, Baby!

Virtual reality.  The term itself is an oxymoron.  How can something be virtual—that is, not physically existing—and at the same time real—that is, actually existing? 751 more words

Musings

Tau Cross Premiere New Song "Bread And Circuses"

Tau Cross have premiered a new song titled “Bread And Circuses,” via cvltnation.com. This song is from the band’s new album “Pillar Of Fire” which will be released on July 21. 8 more words

News

TAU CROSS Release New Song “Bread And Circuses”

Multinational punk / heavy metal collective TAU CROSS has the official audio for “Bread and Circuses” off the impending Pillar of Fire full-length album. Listen now via Cvlt Nation  287 more words

Int. News

#20- Violence Brings Down A Society (50 Things I've Learned From Star Trek)

It’s possible to argue that some wars are just and necessary. I’m not here to argue for or against that premise. I’m not here to talk about specific isolated events of war and violence. 576 more words

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