Tag Archives: Ron Glotta

HRC

August 26, 2017

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NYT Sunday Review 8/20/17 provides a platform for reflection. Roxane Gay wonders how much better we would be if HRC had won and wishes she had worked harder on her campaign. She admits she was “wildly overconfident” on HRC’s election. She still cannot understand the popularity of Bernie Sanders since so many people she respected supported him […]

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‘Pop’ Capitalism

July 29, 2017

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On 4/18/16, I posted an article on my website on Exploitation. I used the exploitation of Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors to illustrate the exploitation of workers by capitalists. Too often or should I say always, the corporate media conflates oppression and exploitation. Oppression in this country is obvious: mass incarceration, targeting of […]

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This not a game!

July 15, 2017

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In this country, class war by the ruling class against working people is incessant, mean-spirited, strategically directed. There are historical markers. The passage of Taft-Hartley over the veto of Truman. The Powell memo. The racist campaign and election of Ronald Reagan. The union busting of PATCO. The regressive tax of social security combined with tax […]

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Profiling = Diversity + Minority Privilege?

July 10, 2017

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We must always be vigilant in examining the way the corporate media frames issues and does so incorrectly. For instance, the use of the term profiling. It sounds so innocuous, almost mathematical. It is targeting of communities and individuals. Targeting for punishment. That is what we are discussing. The same is true of diversity, although […]

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