They’re coming for poor people’s windows.
Journalists continue to take corporate America’s “labor shortage” pretext at face value.
The ‘Not Surprised’ Guy—and his close cousin, the Well, That’s Just How It Is Guy have come to dominate liberal commentary.

February 2023

Concerned reporting, feigned outrage, more fines—then back to business as usual.
What is and isn’t “activism” depends entirely on how conservative the activism is.
The disaster is being covered by corporate media here and there as straight news, but it’s absent from any political debate.
Was it a “spy balloon” at all? To US media outlets it didn’t matter, what matters is something Bad And Dire and Sinister has happened and we must all…

January 2023

A phoned-in editorial shows that elite consensus makers aren’t even bothering to run through the motions of substantive reform.
Both are costing the public hundreds of millions of dollars, but only one generates outrage and cries for crackdowns.
We cannot name the hate campaign against LGBTQ people, because to do this we would have to acknowledge it’s not simply a “gender issue”—but a campaign…

December 2022

Our system is set up to create mutual antagonism between members of the working class. Meanwhile, faceless corporate executives remain shielded like mob…
The past few days shows how undisclosed influence by weapons makers and Gulf despots defines the foreign policy “think tank” world.