Trump’s Ideology

Let’s talk about The Donald. The latest US President (who knows which one) is not a new phenomenon — not really — but the end product of a people being told they can have everything they want, but in the same breath being told to exercise humility, restraint, and obedience. People in the US are being force-fed the American Dream rhetoric, but none of it … Continue reading Trump’s Ideology

Trump not invited to Climate Change Summit

We all know that one guy we don’t want at our party but you have to invite otherwise all hell will break loose in your group and shit will hit the wall. Well, France has taken the bold move have not invited that ‘guy‘! France has decided not to invite the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to the party, or more accurately Climate … Continue reading Trump not invited to Climate Change Summit

TINA

Is there really no other way to assemble society anymore? No alternative…? At what point did “There Is No Alternative” (TINA) ring so true? What was the saturation point in the USSR that ushered in the reforms of Perestroika and Glasnost? What was the tipping point? Can such a point be reached with this dog-eat-dog Capitalism? Have China, Laos, Vietnam, North Korea, and Cuba reached such a saturation … Continue reading TINA

North Korea: Understanding the Pariah State

There’s no country on Earth quite like North Korea. In America and Europe, the reaction to the country, when there’s any reaction at all, is divided fairly equally between nervousness and mockery. It is a controversial force between the myth and reality of what life is really like inside North Korea. Most people would have difficulty naming any city in the country other than Pyongyang. … Continue reading North Korea: Understanding the Pariah State