CRT? What is it?

So much smoke and so many mirrors! The mainstream media and dumb politicians bark incessantly about “critical race theory” and never take a moment, not even a small moment, to define what it actually is. I mean, if they’re looking to help the citizenry, wouldn’t that help? Well, maybe they don’t even know. Do you?… Continue reading CRT? What is it?

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Blowing Facebook’s Whistle

Finally we get some testimony that cuts through the mis-directing conversation about censuring Facebook to get to the real and very serious problem the social media platform presents. A former Facebook staff person named Frances Haugen went before Congress last week to explain what Facebook does that is most harmful to us. For years now,… Continue reading Blowing Facebook’s Whistle

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The China Syndrome

Perhaps because it spends so much time wringing its hands over the “threat from Russia” (a second-tier power with a small, struggling economy and almost no international pretension) our beloved media presents a portrait of China that is superficial and distorted and increasingly dangerous. It’s dangerous because it casts China as an existential military threat… Continue reading The China Syndrome

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Article on “Pegasus”

Melanie Bush, Hamid Khan and Ken Montenegro and I (all May First leaders), have written a piece on the Pegasus nightmare surveillance software for the on-line journal Radical Ecological Democracy called We Thought It Was Fiction. And I recommend a read. 🙂 Love working with those folks…some of my faves.

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Elizabeth Holmes and the unread memo

There’s a fascinating trial taking place now the Silicon Valley town of San Jose involving a super-star tech entrepreneur named Elizabeth Holmes. If you are familiar with the case, it could well be because of her looks, personality, background and reflectiveness of…well…the way we view women in this society. The story’s pretty simple. Holmes was… Continue reading Elizabeth Holmes and the unread memo

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The Cuomo Saga

Today is the day that Andrew Cuomo finally admitted what every else was saying: he can’t govern New York State anymore. The long and vomit-inducing list of gropes, creepy comments and sexualized one-way behavior that was a part, albeit a significant one, of the intimidation and abuse that was Cuomo’s universe, has brought him down.… Continue reading The Cuomo Saga

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