A New Home

Hello Everyone! Well, you might have noticed that the old Mad Sociologist Blog page is a bit under the weather. For quite some time now I've wanted to change the blog URL to one less..."spammy" as it was called. Well, in my attempt to do just that I really jacked up the original. Just as... Continue Reading →

Following the Money and the Military Budget

Those who are familiar with this blog know that my knew on-line playground is opensecrets.org.  So after my blog yesterday regarding slashing the military budget I thought I would take my own advice for an explanation and follow the money.  Below are the top five military defense contractors.  The graphs show how much the they... Continue Reading →

Agitate: Volume 2 Number 9: A Corporate Command Economy

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Good Investment in Banking

I've always been taught that if you want to understand the truth about an issue the first thing you should do is follow the money.  Some might say this is cynical, even counter-sociological, and I would not suggest that a sociologist should follow the money and stay there.  It is, however, a very telling enterprise.... Continue Reading →

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