Tag Archives: Consumerism

Henry A. Giroux | Anti-Politics and the Plague of Disorientation: Welcome to the Age of Trump

 In the age of Trump, truth becomes the enemy of governance and politics tips over into a deadly malignancy.

Noam Chomsky: “then the powerful can do as they please…”

Why Are So Many Americans So Crazy?

 The idea is very simple, classic really. The system is in crisis, social inequality is widening and hardening, so stimulating paranoia and racism is a simple and effective way of keeping people from thinking about things like taxing the rich in order to get good public schools, affordable health care and other such Bolshevik twaddle. […]

(Video) Chris Hedges> We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance

 TheRealNews Published on Jul 18, 2013 In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us – Pt 3 of 7 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS […]

Nonviolence Is Creative> Reverend Billy

Nonviolence Is Creative  Posted by Reverend Billy Talen  November 24, 2011  AlterNet Consumerism is violent. The apologists for ads and products, life styles and brought-to-you-by media are disastrously wrong. The thousands of marketing confrontations that a person must get through daily are not persuasive, clever, or normal. The 50 foot-tall actor wearing a watch and grinning at […]

#OccupyWallStreet bleeds and leads, by Nathan Schneider

#OccupyWallStreet bleeds and leads by Nathan Schneider September 25, 2011, 5:01 pm  Reader Supported News What this article does not mention is the incredible sexism of the photo, including violence against women. A bit after 10 p.m. on Saturday night in occupied Liberty Plaza, there was a celebration around the media tables. Photocopied facsimiles of Sunday’s […]