It’s still an incredible world we live in, if you just forget about the politics and strife for a moment. Source: lsleofskye: Galebove Stijene Continue reading
A common criticism of Republicans is that Democratic government programs create more dependence and less independence. Republicans value independence, therefore they oppose such programs because they believe government programs disincentivize people. This is a plausible argument, on the surface at least. But not only is this an extremely cynical reading of human nature, it completely … Continue reading Are government programs good or bad for citizen independence?
After the great Recession, the top 0.1% and the bottom 90% now hold the same amount of wealth for the first time since 1937. Want to live in a feudal society/aristocracy? Vote for the lower taxes, lower wages, less regulations, less workers’ rights, pro-mercenary/privatization of war party. The Unstoppable Rise Of US Wealth Inequality, Visualized Continue reading The Unstoppable Rise Of US Wealth Inequality, Visualized
You don’t need to be an expert to understand economics – and have a well informed opinion about it. Continue reading How to Think About Economics
New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band cover Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” with England’s J-Felix on squelchy 80’s remix duties. Get your feel-good on with this slice of bassline bumping soul. Continue reading Track of the Day
Right-wing blog The Federalist has a post from an anonymous author who claims to be a 30 year old gay man titled I’m Gay, And I Oppose Same Sex Marriage, apparently written by a straight white christian. I was alerted to it by a Facebook friend after the Supreme Court’s historic ruling legalizing gay marriage in … Continue reading Gays Against Gay Marriage
Check out this acerbic satire of generic hip hop videos from the multi-talented Reggie Watts. Continue reading Head Nod…ing Off