Must Listening These Days: Billy Bragg’s “Between The Wars”

In recent weeks, I’ve found myself particularly drawn to articles, discussions, and songs, pertaining to class struggle and the labour movement…Yes, more than the usual. Why’s that? Well, as we watch Donnie’s horror show unfold in the U.S., a lot of intelligent folks have been arguing, and rightfully so, that the left has not been focusing enough on issues tied to the working class. Well, Bernie … Continue reading Must Listening These Days: Billy Bragg’s “Between The Wars”

Why The Working Class? Vivek Chibber Hits HR

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

Must See Viewing: HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis

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 Didn’t Read Bernie Sanders’ Op-Ed, You Have Some Homework…

The world is still buzzing and shaking from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, as leading up the referendum, polls indicated ‘Brexit’ wasn’t going down…Now that it has, corporate talking heads, intellectuals and even your average Joe Sixpack, have been debating and speculating on how this could have happened. Well, one of the more insightful and compelling responses that’s been offered, came courtesy Mr. … Continue reading If You Didn’t Read Bernie Sanders’ Op-Ed, You Have Some Homework…

A Must See: Requiem for the American Dream

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

Watch The Undercurrent’s UC007 The Guide to Legal Tax Evasion

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

Thank You Thomas Mulcair, But it Was Time…

If you live in the Great White North, or keep apprised of world politics, then you’ve likely heard that Canada’s New Democratic Party has decided to end the leadership run of Thomas Mulcair. In a development that quickly made headlines throughout Canada, only 48% of NDP delegates wanted to keep Mulcair as the party’s leader. Observers knew that Mulcair was navigating through treacherous waters heading into the … Continue reading Thank You Thomas Mulcair, But it Was Time…

AI Sounds Alarm on Saudi Arabia, Primaries All Quiet

Yes, while terrorism and radical Islam, mixed with a healthy dose of bigotry, have frequently been brought up during the U.S. primaries, we haven’t heard much about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record? Hmm. Wonder why that could be? If you’ve been watching the various debates and town halls, you know that terrorism and security has been a key issue. Understandably so. But yet, while Donnie ‘T-Bone’ Trump has … Continue reading AI Sounds Alarm on Saudi Arabia, Primaries All Quiet