Skewed News — It’s apparently not enough that you consume all our hours and energy, squeezing us so hard that we turn into miserable wrecks just so you can stuff your face with gourmet food and pay your golf club membership. It’s not enough that we that we work so hard at your crappy jobs that we become dry exhausted […]
Why are Donald Trump’s poll numbers constantly increasing? Because he has streamlined the electoral process.
A controversial photo of a 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned on a beach in Turkey obscured an uncomfortable fact about the Syrian refugee crisis. There wouldn’t be a war in Syria right now if President Obama hadn’t armed and funded the Free Syria Army, a branch of which eventually became ISIS.
Donald Trump is leading in the polls, but Republican Party leaders are trying to get rid of him because they don’t want him to be the Republican nominee for President. Whatever happened to democracy?
Skewed News — Last week an alcoholic stood up in a sweltering meeting hall and promised his fellow workers that he’d stop drinking, so he could participate more effectively in the class struggle. He asked them to hold him to account, and they agreed to do so. The pain of living under capitalism is bad. The eviction notice, the shocking […]
Now let’s talk about Iraq.
Skewed News —When they’re not terrifyingly militarized Terminator-style, robots are marketed as amazing and cool, even cute and cuddly. The prevailing myth was that they’d perform tasks and chores we don’t enjoy while we’d sit by the pool sipping margaritas. But what no one told us was that our lives of leisure would be spent without any money to pay […]
Skewed News —“There should be a law…to keep all them I-talians from comin’ in and takin’ the bread out of the mouths of honest people.” – Irish woman in the US, 1892. “We just don’t like you illegal bitches coming to our home trying to fuck it up like you did Mexico.” – Facebook comment by a scaffold builder in […]
The Capitalist Pincer Strategy: Smothering the Working Class Between Two Butt-Cheeks in the Same Rotten Pair of Pants
Skewed News — The stagnation of the global economy isn’t a passing phase. It’s structural. Everything capitalists do to try to overcome it just makes it worse. From Greece to Puerto Rico to China to the US to many other places, its weakness is spreading. Easing credit has failed to spur growth, as has the lowering of interest rates to […]
The LAPD likes to brutalize civilians. But it doesn’t like cartoons that call them out. So it had the LA Times fire me.