If you’ve tossed your hat, and or bandanna (sorry visors aren’t acceptable) into the leftist ring, and share your views publicly, then chances are you’ve had more than a few arguments with folks, over said views. Often these debates unfold via social media, but if you not a shy leftist, then you’ve probably got into it at a pub, coffee shop or, sigh, even the … Continue reading So How Many Times Have You Heard These Tired, Rehashed Arguments Against Socialism?
In recent weeks, I’ve tried to do a better job of reading and watching more content outside my “leftist” bubble. In the past, I used to do so quite often, as 1) it’s important to consider other opinions, 2) yes, you could learn something new, and 3) let’s face it, bias knows no boundaries on the political spectrum (I also should give a tip of … Continue reading So if You Think CNN is “Communist”, You Might be a Moron…
So, it’s February 12th…and this is the first post for the Pinko Rag in quite a while…Yup. Following the U.S. election, some of us, and that includes moi, elected to put their heads in figurative sand, with the help of booze, pointless television shows and a steady stream of sports. But, thankfully, many, many progressives haven’t gone that route, and have been busy resisting; fighting … Continue reading Why The Working Class? Vivek Chibber Hits HR
Adam Curtis forged his reputation as a compelling and talented documentary producer years ago, and the British filmmaker has enhanced that status with his latest release, “HyperNormalisation.” Now sure, not everyone is going to agree with the theories that are spun in the film, but Curtis presents a fascinating backstory to the machinations of neoliberalism, suicide bombings, and the corporatization of cyber reality. Oh, Curtis … Continue reading Must See Viewing: HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis
If you’re looking for something to watch this weekend, but wish to view something that’s, you know, actually important, then you should watch Requiem for the American Dream. In fact, even if you were planning to take a break from electricity, you should do a 180, and watch it. Requiem for the American Dream features renowned intellectual, and one of the most important progressive voices in American history, … Continue reading A Must See: Requiem for the American Dream
The recent release of the “Panama Papers” sparked outrage throughout the enlightened masses, as they’re further evidence of what an effing sham ‘globalization’ (neoliberalism) is. But, as The Undercurrent’s video below outlines, hoarding cash and avoiding taxation, isn’t something corporate interests have to do in the shadows. Continue reading Watch The Undercurrent’s UC007 The Guide to Legal Tax Evasion