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Showing posts from September 23, 2018

Orson Welles, F for Fake: Just Sit Down and Watch It

It’s pretty much his finest film, I will venture. Utterly brilliant, but don’t read anything about it beforehand.

Bernie Lays Out the Two Options for Trump and Kavanaugh

That's about the fucking size of it, right there.

Who Is Telling The Truth?

This pretty much sums it up. Fair-minded; unimpeachable.

Kavanaugh Hearings: Toxic Masculinity is 'Endemic' to the Far Right

UK Labour Alarms Elites With Plan to Democratize Workplace, Public Owner...

Here are some damn good ideas that should be business-as-usual in all civilized societies--for starters.

Yanis Varoufakis: Is Capitalism Devouring Democracy?

You'll learn more from this forty-five-minute presentation than from a year of listening to NPR, reading the NYT, or frankly taking a college economics course.

Nothing amazing about it other than the fact that he both knows the basic macro truth of the history and the current situation, and comes out and says it. 
It's really not that hard, especially for mere citizens (theoretically, at least; if we're anything more than consumers) like us.

Jeremy Corbyn with Yanis Varoufakis at the Edinburgh Book Festival, Augu...

Here's Varoufakis's very good organization, DiEM25, Democracy in Europe in 2025.

Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent? Mark Weisbrot and Gerald Epstein

The study mentioned in the intro, The Crisis Next Time: Planning for Public Ownership as an Alternative to Corporate Bank Bailouts (which takes the opposite view), is here and an interview with author, Thomas Hanna, is here.