Snowden acknowledges ineffectiveness of organized opposition

Snowden acknowledges ineffectiveness of organized opposition

Dec. 11, 2014 by

I recently wrote a couple of posts about why organized resistance in the form of demonstrations no longer work.  It seems I have good company, because Edward Snowden agrees.  Here’s what he said in a recent interview in The Nation: Edward Snowden: I believe

Capitalism’s velvet fist: job retention

Capitalism’s velvet fist: job retention

Jun. 23, 2014 by

Popular iconography is “velvet handcuffs”. It’s that place you don’t like or even hate, but the benefits are so good you can’t  quit. Or, you’re so much in debt, you can’t “afford” to. Better term: velvet fist. Get outta line and