We need to take a look at what forces in American society are preventing people from being able to resist tyranny and dehumanization.
Bruce E. Levine @ ChelseaGreen
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The films Revolutionary Road and A Beautiful Mind both portray mathematicians turned mental patients who create havoc for their families. But the similarity ends there.
In director Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind (2001), the facts of the real-life recovery of Nobel prize winner John Nash are fabricated to create a politically-correct version of mental illness — [...]
Eli Lilly & Company's rap sheet as a public menace is so long that for Lilly watchers to overcome the "banality-of-Lilly-sleaziness" phenomenon, the drug company must break some type of record measuring egregiousness. Lilly obliged earlier this year, receiving the largest criminal fine ever imposed on a corporation.
If Americans [...]
This article was originally published in Z Magazine.
At a giant Ikea store in Saudi Arabia in 2004, three people were killed by a stampede of shoppers fighting for one of a limited number of $150 credit vouchers. Similarly, in November 2008, a worker at a New York Wal-Mart was trampled to death by shoppers intent [...]
"Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive." — C.S. Lewis
Psychiatry's "shock doctrine" is quite literally electroshock, and its latest victims are - I'm not kidding - young children.
On January 25, 2009, the Herald Sun, based in Melbourne, Australia, reported, "Children younger than four who [...]
"Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through." - Jonathan Swift
After reading "The Neurontin Legacy — Marketing through Misinformation and Manipulation" in the January 8, 2009 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, one may conclude that (1) America's prisons would be put to better use [...]