Russel Brand’s Revolution
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Russel Brand’s Revolution

Russel Brand recently made an appearance on BBC’s Newsnight that seems to have struck a tone across the internet. He talks about revolution, political corruption, social transformation, and humor. The interview is really good to watch. I offer some analysis and thoughts below. First, the video: Second, the article: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/10/russell-brand-on-revolution And now, my criticisms. He … Continue reading

The Fiscal Cliff – Austerity as Shared Sacrifice and the Specter of Imminent Doom
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The Fiscal Cliff – Austerity as Shared Sacrifice and the Specter of Imminent Doom

The United States economy stands on the edge of a so-called “fiscal cliff”, peering into a perilous chasm. The narrative of this “fiscal cliff” hangs over the nation as an omnipresent specter promising death and destruction on economic systems. The hype of impending spending cuts and lapsing tax breaks, part of a commitment following last … Continue reading