Media Revolution: Why the mass media is almost universally trash; and why this must change, and is changing

Corporate and state ownership, dependency on advertising money, careerism, group think, staffing cuts, hyper-concision, syndication bastardization and non-democratic hierarchical power structures: need we say more? * The majority of people are now highly sceptical of the mass media, as well as corporate and political elites and all of our major social institutions, as global polls […]

American cities starting to fail in droves: Charles Ferguson explains the roots of the economic crisis and the oligarchy of economic elites

    CHARLES FERGUSON, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF THE MOVIE ‘INSIDE JOB’,  SHOWS WITH RARE CLARITY JUST HOW THE ‘SECURITIZATION FOOD CHAIN’, THE MORTGAGE LENDING ‘CRISIS’ (BETTER KNOWN AS THE BANKSTER’S CRIME SPREE) WORKED AND HOW THE MATERIAL AND IDEOLOGICAL CONDITIONS OF NEO-LIBERAL CAPITALISM WERE PUT INTO PLACE TO LEAD US TO THIS ‘BREAKABLE’ MOMENT.  WITH […]

“Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!”

by Robert P. Abele These immortal words of boxing ring announcer Michael Buffer will arguably be apropos to the situation in which the United States finds itself today. With unemployment high and wage reduction continuing, with cuts to social spending and education ongoing, with the looting of the U.S. Treasury of the taxpayers by the […]