We are taught that capitalism rewards innovative individuals. Neoliberal social institutions throughout the United States, especially the media, embody and decree messages that shout, “Hard work and dedication will allow you to achieve anything and live in great comfort!” These messages… Read More ›
I’ve had several thoughts things on my mind today, and I’d like to share those with you. Today after having lunch with my mother we went to Bath and Body Works. I enjoyed looking around at the different products and… Read More ›
This has been a busy and quick month! I was sick with the stomach flu for a week, had a few full days of medical appointments, and have been working on the final parts of my dissertation, as much as… Read More ›
People predicted Barack Obama’s initial election as President of the United States would result in the next major political revolution. Hopes were high. People naively asked: Would racism finally end? Fears were high, too. How would a “Black, Muslim, foreign-born” person act… Read More ›
Unfortunately, capitalism commodifies everything and everyone and imposes conformity with or without consent across all “imagined communities”: Society assigns all texts subjective economic values. Including expressions. All subjectively. Expressions in the form of creating, discovering, thinking, or writing, for example. And… Read More ›
When discussing problems related to racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism, anti-intellectualism, or Donald Trump, for example, you may often renounce these forces as non-existent and/or things that do no real harm, will not actually matter. You might go further and say people make… Read More ›
Humans are, by nature, irrational and illogical That makes them fun. Items relate to capitalism, schools, veterans, global warming, politicians, and much, much more. Please join this conversation.
Has it soaked in that you can never simply give a digital book, movie, CD, or any other kind of electronic item to someone else once you buy it? Amazon, Apple, Google (sorry, Alphabet with Google’s recent name change), and other… Read More ›