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Colin Kaepernick is an asshole (thank god!)

The recent sports protests illustrate a lesson for our time: don’t be afraid of being an asshole. It took a real asshole to ruin the Kumbaya of the Obama era by pointing out that no, having a black man in … Continue reading

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Debunking “Lost City” Debunking

“Mysterious underwater ‘lost city’ made by microbes, not ancient civilization” This strikes me as a somewhat curious attempt to explain away quite startling images. If these “formations” supposedly took 5 million years underwater to form, given their shallow depth, one … Continue reading

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Never Forgive, Never Forget the War Crimes of George W. Bush

Yesterday, George W. Bush was paid $175,000 to speak about leadership to various Riverside County public officials at Casino Morongo in Cabazon. Occupy Riverside, Occupy Coachella Valley, Answer LA, Veterans for Peace, and various other community organizations and members came … Continue reading

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I wish I was more irrelevant

It’s been a funny night. As the sun started to set, I stepped out of the house in order to see that the first print copies of my new book Economies of Whiteness had arrived. As a physical object, it does indeed … Continue reading

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Falsifiability anyone?

Ask a neoclassical economist this: Take any actually existing economy. What action would your model recommend and what result would make you abandon your model? Southern Europe was told by these intellectual clowns that their economy would magically heal once … Continue reading

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Michael Hudson “Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is”

The invaluable Michael Hudson illustrates the political economic consequences of the conversion of the American working class into a rent-servicing one: “When it comes to analyzing comparative advantage among nations, the key no longer is food or prices for other … Continue reading

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On Ecstatic Consent

I’ve been thinking a lot about sex positivity lately and I feel that from that perspective there’s still some conceptual work to be done as far as refining our idea of consent. I’ve learned a lot from the idea of “enthusiastic consent” … Continue reading

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