Stereotypes, once established, influence public opinion and are used by lawmakers in their bid for re-election. That goes for the needy, but what about the greedy?
I.F. Stone: “All governments lie and nothing they say should be believed.” Especially when going to war. That’s when, more than ever, we need whistleblowers to refute the official line.
Why should 3/4ths a $billion of US tax dollars be lent, especially at low interest, to a hugely profitable corporation?
Why silence low-level workers? What are the banking bosses trying to hide?
Government now has its monitoring stations placed away from busy thoroughfares and other sources of contamination. What you don’t know doesn’t hurt?
You can rely on official stats if you take them with a grain of salt. What officials don’t measure says more than what they do.
It’s hard to enjoy a sports broadcast without enduring a plug for state violence. Where’s the equal time for peace, tolerance, and rational analysis?
You cause a sinkhole, you pay no more to limit your liability than do the companies playing it safe.
Instead of laughing at a great idea, Portlandia’s press praises it.
For the cutting-edge news that matters, you can’t waste time on the mainstream, you must rely on sites like this.
Progress the Past Week Here Our most popular article, by far, was the one on Bitcoin with nearly 5k views; it was Tweeted by several others. Still in second place is our home page and archives, and within archives is […]
We see in nature a pattern, like the roots of a tree, that occurs in physics, biology, and human society. This structure maximizes the work done, relative to the inputs of matter and energy.
Do you do work that does not really grows the pie but just makes you money? Funny how all those labor-saving devices have not eliminated total labor at all. They can’t. Only justice can.