The Tea Party Omerta!

THE TEA PARTY IS THAT WHICH MUST NOT BE CALLED BY NAME I can't help but notice one more interesting facet of the Boehner resignation that, I don't believe, anyone else is really talking about. That is the unwillingness to mention the Tea Party, or the right wing of the conservative right, in its role... Continue Reading →

On John Boehner and Dr. Moreau

THE TEA PARTY BEASTS STILL HAVE TEETH Just over two years ago, the last time the Republican Party jumped on the "let's hold the government hostage to get what we want" scheme, I wrote a series of blogs elaborating what I called the Dr. Moreau Theory of Republican Politics. That is the corporate elite reinforced... Continue Reading →

Jim Crow 2.0

OUR CHILDREN ARE GROWING UP IN A NEW AGE OF SEGREGATION I like to use an educational technique that I call The Serendipitous Curriculum. I've been ribbed about it by administrators in the past, but I believe it is one of the most powerful tools in education. The process is simple. Whenever an unplanned opportunity... Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget the Meaning of Labor Day

REAL PEOPLE FOUGHT AND DIED FOR LABOR RIGHTS IN THIS COUNTRY In 1877 workers for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad shut down the rails to protest multiple pay cuts and exploitative working conditions. Their anger spread throughout the nation, as far away as San Francisco. The militias of ten states were called in to break... Continue Reading →

American Meat Production and Democratic Surveillance

CHRISTOPHE HAUBURSIN OF VOX.COM EXPLORES UNDERCOVER REVELATIONS ABOUT AMERICAN MEAT PRODUCTION Other Featured Voices Include: https://madsociologistblog.wordpress.com/2015/08/05/elizabeth-warren-on-planned-parenthood/ https://madsociologistblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/ezra-klein-interviews-bernie-sanders/ https://madsociologistblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/10/act-out-from-occupy-com/ https://madsociologistblog.wordpress.com/2015/06/19/jon-stewart-has-no-more-jokes-on-gun-violence/ https://madsociologistblog.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/chris-hayes-on-the-problems-of-white-culture/

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