U.S. diplomacy with Tehran will only work if it is based on the same foundations...– Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett, “The Soft Side of Regime Change: Trita Parsi’s A Single Roll of the Dice.” (via bostonreview)
The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may...– The Plague by Albert Camus (via neusdadt)
Failing upwards: Living in a bureaucratic world -... →
theyoungradical: New York, NY - There are three main frames people use to understand why the world is the way it is. Each has truth in it, and each can be found among intellectuals as well as ordinary folks. A fourth way has a more underground existence, and is rarely seen as the key to the big picture. The first frame is economics. Why do things happen the way they do? The answer is to be...
Solitary Forager: Rocky for President: For peace,... →
rockyanderson2012: Most of us are fed up with the one-party political system in which both Democrats and Republicans are controlled by the same corporate and defense interests. We believe that the leadership of this country should be non-partisan, not bought, and thereby fully representative…
It was the new politics of ambiguity - speaking for the lower and middle classes...– Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States
Unfuck the World: Sisters and brothers of the 21st... →
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99% Serbia: Noam Chomsky - 10 strategies of... →
occupyonline: 1. THE STRATEGY OF DISTRACTION An essential element of social control is the strategy of distraction, which is to divert public attention from problems and important changes decided by the political and economic elites. Through the technique of flooding, constant distractions and trivial information the mind becomes more docile and less critical. The strategy of distraction is...
Reading literature endows us not just with a model of expression and thought,...– Victor Davis Hanson
Nowhere in the Constitution of the United States, or the Declaration of...– Jimmy Carter (Why Not the Best?)
Socialism as a social or moral philosophy was based on the ideal of human...– What Is Left of Socialism by Leszek Kolakowski (via stillmindstillcosmos) No, socialism is collective control over the means of production. What books has this guy even been reading!? (via philosophy-of-praxis) Reblogged for commentary. And those tags, my god. (via paxamericana) its true -...