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New Podcast! The X-Cast Season 11 #35 - Barbara Beaumont and the Cult ("Nothing Lasts Forever")

The second of three podcasts looking at the penultimate episode of what might be the final season of The X-Files, Nothing Lasts Forever. 92 more words

The X-Files

Loneliness #2 (part two)

I understand that aloneness is a rich state to be in, but it is no excuse for the endemic loneliness at the heart of modern culture. 520 more words

Corporate consolidation by brand

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This picture is but a drop in the ocean of corporate consolidation. When you read about an increase of M&A (mergers and acquisitions) it is usually an indication that rich people (using the corporations they own) have just stolen a great deal of money from you, legally (because the rich write the laws) and/or illegally. 120 more words


I don't care.

“I don’t care if Trump slept with a porn star.

I care about my loved ones who are getting harassed by racist, sexist, homophobic, bigots. 371 more words


Must Try Harder

If ever there was a good week to smuggle out an announcement of a conference with a few diversity issues, it’s this week; unless you have Jordan Peterson and Steve Bannon as keynotes and put on a minstrel show as part of the evening entertainment, there’s no way you could look worse than the… 311 more words

Research In Progress

British-American democracy hijacked: Professor Luis Suarez-Villa

Professor Luis Suarez-Villa (Social Ecology and of Planning, Policy and Design at the University of California, Irvine) wrote in the FT recently:

American democracy was hijacked long ago by money and powerful interests, turning it into what amounts to a system of legalised corruption. 348 more words

Corporate Political Nexus

Karl Marx's Alternative to capitalism part 25 - forces and relations of production 8

For Marx in the 1859 Preface “the material productive forces of society come into conflict with the existing relations of production or – this merely expresses the same thing in legal terms – with the property relations within the framework of which they have operated hitherto. 873 more words