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Middle Class Poverty

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Now this says it all doesn't it folks? In an election year, especially, the relative well-being of the middle class is a political football. Republicans accuse Democrats of painting a bleaker picture than reality warrants. But James Wright, director of the Institute for Social & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Central ...

National Self-Examination Day?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

The NY Times posted this intriguing story about why we human beings inflict pranks, humiliation, and degradation on each other, the varied motives we have ranging from malice to a fond spirit of fun, and the different ways we react to being on the receiving end running the gamut from ...

Revolutionary Consciousness

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

We like to demonize revolutionary consciousness as some sort of Marxist nation building concept. The idea of conscious choice to revolution, framed by communist concepts, must be bad, since everybody learned at the knee that commies were unsavory. Of course, the epitome of revolutionary consciousness was Jesus Christ. Now, there's a guy ...