Monthly Archives: February 2014

Capitalism’s Mugshot

Can be found here: http://thecharnelhouse.org/2014/02/27/history-and-the-bomb/   Advertisements

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Seattle Times Hits New Low

The $15/hr minimum wage campaign is a joke. It is designed to garner political capital for those who conceived it. No doubt true-believers as well as opportunists support the initiative, and they are to be lauded, but there is no … Continue reading

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Interpreting The Climate Impasse: A View From Indo–America

The two countries I know best are India and the US. I spent the first 22 years of my life in the former, and the following 24 in the latter, where I continue to live. Recently I returned home, after … Continue reading

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Adam Smith, Revolutionary

Interesting look at Smith. http://platypus1917.org/2013/11/01/adam-smith-revolutionary/

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An anarchist perspective on the protests in Venezuela

Nice piece. [I recommend his book Revolution as Spectacle on Chavismo.] http://roarmag.org/2014/02/anarchist-perspective-protests-venezuela/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+roarmag+%28ROAR+Magazine%29

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Venezuela: The Real Significance of the Student Protests

Despite claims that social media ‘democratises’ the media, it is clear that in Venezuela it has had the opposite effect, exacerbating  the trend towards disinformation and misrepresentation, with overseas media groups and bloggers reproducing – without verification – opposition claims … Continue reading

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85 Billionaires and the Better Half

https://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/02/18-5

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