Category Archives: Socialism

National distractions: Does draconian democracy deconstruct the administrative state

By ann summers Like Caliguila’s horse, Draco (not the Harry Potter one) ordered death penalties for cabbage theft, but had no cure for a leader who also had the mind of one. The Trump Cabinet continues to surprise us with … Continue reading

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like Trotsky opening up a taco truck in front of Trump’s Walk of Fame star.

  By ann summers The millennials’ remake of “up from socialism” might be embodied in the call to “Abolish ICE”.  The question is for whose cause is it more effective. If one believed in the lessons of GOP marketing, “Abolish ICE” has … Continue reading

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Life has always been socialized even as death is solitary

By ann summers Ultimately it’s never a choice between socialist death and capitalist death. It is about actions that become necessary as we suffer this century’s latest strategy of tensions. Life and death is easier for some psychopaths. Worse now … Continue reading

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Will the Democratic party recuperate from Late Capitalism’s biggest joke

  By ann summers Because you voted for Trump and regret it doesn’t mean you should disavow politics in the future and there may be hope for some transformational movement and/or candidates. Assuming you believe in an emancipatory left, you’ve stuck it … Continue reading

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Buddhism and violence

  By ann summers “All problems must be solved through dialogue, through talk. The use of violence is outdated, and never solves problems.”[61][62] http://www.lionsroar.com/… Many Asian Buddhists may hold views that clash with Western visions of religious pluralism. For many … Continue reading

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Goodbye Person of Interest, gone but forever prescient

Despite appearances, I am not that avid a Person of Interest fan, I just like the strength/flaws of Shaw/Root…a symphony.  The program was basically the problem of machine intelligence and the role of human ethics in its construction with a … Continue reading

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From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social-media battle/alliance

 By ann summers From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social media battle/alliance to come or will Bernie’s youth followers vote their real interests. It’s more than Hillary’s gaffe about the need to redirect coal producing communities but to make sure that the … Continue reading

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Elon Musk & Aeon Flux: will Mars be only for the 1%

A million folks on Mars could be the Earth’s Plan B Continue reading

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John Barron-Miller: Harbinger of a V for Vendetta Business Plot

Thomas Cole (1801–1848) Destruction from The Course of Empire. 1836 painting  39 ½ x 63 ½ in (100.33 x 161.29 cm) New-York Historical Society   By ann summers November 8, 2016 could signal the end of the Republic when the American … Continue reading

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Frisco Flix Fascist Nix

By ann summers Hollywood North is not San Francisco South, nor North Hollywood or South San Francisco. But maybe in an age of media crime fascination there can be high-tech tours of location specific cinematic crime, something better than the Alcatraz … Continue reading

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