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Disaster Capitalism 2.0

By mike flugennockSunday - May 10th, 2015Categories: Obamarama, environment

Why worry about the expenses of upgrading your fleet and complying with safety standards when you know you can wreck a town and get out of jail free — y’know, like BP?

…and speaking of which, here’s some more Disaster Capitalism 2.0 fuckery:
Spill Baby Spill, April 2010
Plugged At Last, May 2010

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…and, here’s the musical inspiration for this droppage:
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, “Fire”, 1968

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Democratic Party: Graveyard Of Movements

By mike flugennockMonday - April 27th, 2015Categories: 2016 Election, Economy, Globalization, Occupy, Party Animals, elections, environment, liberty, media, war and peace

Alright, US Left, time for a little history lesson – and a cautionary tale. Can any of you out there name a single popular democratic people’s movement for peace, liberty or social/economic justice which wasn’t finally at some point infiltrated, co-opted and bled to death by the Democratic Party? Anybody?

Bueller?

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…and for context, here’s some more Democratic Party movement co-opting tomfoolery:
It’s Going To Be A New Day, November 2006
Wisconsin – Look Out Behind You, February 2011
“Occupy” Movement: Beware the Vampire, October 2011
We Are The 1%, October 2011
Infiltrator, October 2011
Occupy DC Visits Democratic Party Fundraiser, December 2011
“99% Spring”: 100% Bullshit, April 2012
Obama’s March On Washington Anniversary Speech, Condensed, August 2013

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Detroit Everywhere

By mike flugennockFriday - July 4th, 2014Categories: Economy, Globalization, Occupy, environment

Here’s one in solidarity with the nearly 150,000 residents of Detroit whose water is being shut off as part of a water system privatization scheme.

I’m not surprised to hear that the people of Detroit are appealing for United Nations intervention in what is obviously a humanitarian crisis in the making right here in the bad old USA. For me, the question was not “if”, but “when”.

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