Monthly Archives: March 2016

An Open Letter to Alberta Canada

Dear Alberta: The CBC says that Albertans think that non-Albertans do not have sympathy for you. Well, I do. But my sympathy goes beyond the masses of people unemployed. My sympathy extends to you in being duped by economists and … Continue reading

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After the Fall: A Post Trump-ist Society

This is an image from the Chicago Tribune that is indelibly burned into my mind. Yet as much as Trump is analyzed, the true object to think about is not the man, but the people. Win or lose, the people … Continue reading

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The Art of denial: 1982 Edition

Sociologists (and others, I don’t mean to pick on one group) are still insisting that people are being forced to work more hours in the exploitation of labor. While this was certainly the case in 1982, a lot has changed … Continue reading

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