Month: November 2016

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Let’s Just Get This Straight

People have been doing a lot of theorizing and philosophizing to cope with the United States’ presidential election and its outcome. Many people couldn’t and wouldn’t believe what they had witnessed. The ideals of authoritarianism and white nationalism were moving into the White House 2017, and Liberals were stunned that a Muslim registry, wall building, waterboarding and rights revoking would… Read more →

Merchants of Doubt

Why if we have 97% of scientist agree with human caused climate change do we still have debate even in the highest levels of government? Why do a small number of high-profile talking heads repeatedly push against scientific knowledge from one industry to another? Know thy enemy, proposes Merchants Of Doubt as it puts a face on the major industry defending “experts.”

Familiarise yourself with this rotating cast of spokes men whose main job is to argue against overwhelming science for big tobacco, big industry and big oil clients. Beyond money, the legacy of US history and ideology play a part in keeping not only ignorance alive but also insuring in-action.
It’s available on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon and Fandango

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Kool-Aide A Coming

We are now in the aftermath of the 2016 Trumpsterfuck. And though I am not really a cynic, I know because the human condition craves peace of mind, people will start to drink the Kool-Aid pretty fast. Normalizing and thus legitimatizing Trump has already begun. “Oh no he’s not going to do what he said, he didn’t really mean that.”… Read more →