Tag Archive | Poverty

Happy New Year! Who Was The Radical MLK? by The Anti-Social Socialist

The world of the corporate executive in the U.S.: a “booming” stock market; “strong” economic growth; “America” (their version) is great again; an inordinate effect on elections – uh, make that selections; companies that destroy the environment while diverting billions of dollars from the working class to the parasitic class (like Chevron, Halliburton, Kinder Morgan, […]

Cornel West Drops Truth (On Deaf Ears)

This is a quick rant about the incredibly annoying habit the people of the U.S. have of settling for something unworthy of consideration. What’s so annoying is that we do it for important things yet fight and argue incessantly over insignificant details in life. Settling for a different type of soup with dinner or a […]

Nixon’s Guaranteed Basic Income Proposal

This is amazing. I’m actually ashamed of never having read this before despite the fact that I read quite often about history and politics. It’s additional proof of how powerful, and how dangerous, censorship is in the U.S. Richard Nixon was a war-mongering conservative who put corporate interests ahead of the interests of the people […]

Random Observations While Living A Semi-Nomadic Existence In NYC

1) I was standing against a wall in Penn Station (because ever since the attempted awakening of U.S. citizens by the Occupy Wall Street movement Penn Station bathrooms and waiting room are cleaned for 2 1/2 hours every night and no one is allowed to sit on the floor. This goes for customers with tickets […]

The Curse of Infotainment

After the recent happenings in Boston and Texas, my mind started wandering through the cold-hearted landscape of mainstream media. This is where it landed: A section of a U.S. city on lockdown during a huge manhunt for criminals suspected of a bombing. SWAT teams searching everywhere and reporters tripping over themselves to get entertainment – uh, I mean information – out […]