Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why Have School?

The capitalist market necessarily creates pyramid-like inequality, not only in the pocket, but in the mind. http://www.counterpunch.org/2010/09/07/why-have-school/ Advertisements

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Chris Cutrone Responds To My Criticism Of His “Theory and practice reconsidered: the role of ‘critical theory’ “

[I was unable to post my comment at the website linked below, so its editor has been relaying (I don’t say refereeing) the exchange. He sent me Chris’ response, which I reproduce unaltered. I will comment upon it when I … Continue reading

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Theory and practice reconsidered: the role of ‘critical theory’

Another moribund Marxist dickfight is underway: http://philosophersforchange.org/2014/03/18/theory-and-practice-reconsidered-the-role-of-critical-theory/. [I was unable to post this comment at the website as WordPress wouldn’t allow it.] So this is “scientific socialism”? Does anyone really believe, can anybody believe, that the idiosyncratic academic musings above … Continue reading

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Kropotkin: Celebrating Bakunin’s Anniversary

Nice short piece. http://robertgraham.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/kropotkin-celebrating-bakunins-anniversary/

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Was mom given dangerous drugs in the nursing home? It’s part of Big Pharma’s marketing plan – See more at: http://www.intrepidreport.com/archives/12413#sthash.61cWTiIs.dpuf

Was mom given dangerous drugs in the nursing home? It’s part of Big Pharma’s marketing plan – See more at: http://www.intrepidreport.com/archives/12413#sthash.61cWTiIs.dpuf

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The Tao Of Toolbox (Violence/Non-Violence?)

Nice piece by Mickey Z http://www.countercurrents.org/mickeyz190314.htm

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Is Fast-food Business Model Based on Wage Theft?

In a word-yes. The fast-food business model is based on wage theft. That’s the thrust of seven lawsuits that hit McDonald’s in three states last week.   Employees are cheated out of overtime.   They are forced to clock out … Continue reading

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