Tropical Storm Sandy: Natural or Political Disaster?

“The impregnable Wall Street re-locates inland; its move financed by the impoverished upstate municipalities’ massive tax write-offs to the billionaires!” The world-famous New York Philharmonic can play a “Requiem for the New Atlantis” as more waves inundate lower Manhattan. Meanwhile, the impregnable Wall Street re-locates inland; its move financed by the impoverished upstate municipalities’ massive […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 4

Recovery & Resistance: Sandy, Obama, and the Fight for Health Care The past ten days have seen the utter devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the triumph of Barack Obama. From ignoring heavily affected poor and working class communities to framing Obama’s victory as a triumph for democracy, the media has shown, once again, its subservience […]