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Category Archive for 'Class War'

In the ranks of our elite, natch. Because once you reduce females of your own class to mere game pieces, it becomes that much easier to exploit lower-class people in every other way. That’s what makes you a “leader”! Bookmark It

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R.I.P. Julian Bond

Julian Bond, 75. Bookmark It

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Religion is patriarchy, and patriarchy is female oppression. Always. QADIYA, Iraq — In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to explain that what he was about to do was not a sin. Because the preteen girl practiced a religion other than Islam, the Quran not only […]

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Yesterday in New Hampshire: BlackLivesMatter activists who planned to disrupt a Hillary Clinton event in Keene, New Hampshire, on Tuesday afternoon were denied entry to the event by U.S. Secret Service because the event was at capacity, according to CNN’s Dan Merica. Clinton reportedly appealed to the agents to let the activists in, but to no […]

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Bill Maher took apart America’s obscene worship of extreme wealth in this Friday’s New Rules segment: Bill Maher excoriates the rich, ‘What about the sick culture of wealth?': Bill Maher went after the excesses of the rich on this week’s Real Time. He started the segment with the dentist who paid over fifty thousand dollars […]

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Unless you’re one of the highly-sought-after higher brackets, like her, and then it’s perfectly okay! The woman who destroyed HP makes me cringe: Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina said Sunday that she would oppose a government requirement to give workers in the private sector paid maternity or paternity leave. “I don’t think it’s the role […]

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This is the very conservative 5th Circuit, which indicates that SCOTUS is likely to uphold. Just in time for next year’s election! A federal appeals court struck down Texas’ voter ID law on Wednesday in a victory for the Obama administration, which had taken the unusual step of bringing the weight of the U.S. Justice […]

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Our original sin is exposure

I don’t know how you get people to love each other if they can’t learn things beside one another: Housing discrimination continues to keep black families out of communities with quality schools, according to a 2013 St. Louis housing study. The most affluent black families in Normandy, then, often opted out of the local school […]

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So either they’ve gone full-on clickbait, or one of the Times muckety-mucks is on the same charity board as one of the Koch brothers: The New York Times published a fawning front-page profile of the Koch brothers last Friday. The article never mentions their efforts to secure unfettered fossil fuel consumption, which would destroy humanity’s […]

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If you’re a longtime reader, you know I’ve been saying this for ten years or more. The alleged STEM jobs shortage is merely a plan to suppress wages. Michael Hiltzik of the L.A. Times has the details: Alice Tornquist, a Washington lobbyist for the high-tech firm Qualcomm, took the stage at a recent Qualcomm-underwritten conference […]

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