When Amazon was first founded in 1994, its name was not a reference to the world’s largest river, but instead “Cadabra”, an allusion to the pronouncement by a magician in … Continue readingAmazon’s Colonial Allusions: How Bezos Turned Seattle Into A Colony
Originally Published Nov 10, 2017 It seems like everyone is a conspiracy theorist now. From the ever present marching band of insecure males gulping down Alex Jones’s neutropics talking about … Continue readingOur Most Conspicuous Russia Conspiracy
What a year. We have seen the rise of fascist nerds and woke jocks. We have seen left-wing organizations like Black Lives Matter and Democratic Socialists of Americabegin their transformation from spontaneous movements and loose … Continue readingJeff Flake’s Beltway Bullshit Show
You don’t need to be perfect to deserve to be an American I have long suspected, even before he was elected on that fucking awful day last November, that Trump would … Continue readingDACA Is For Everyone
Monopoly Capital Is Swallowing The Middle-Class To continue on the trend of generational competition and analysis that brought you the baby-boomer and the gen-x soccer dad, the business press … Continue readingChain Restaurants and the Disappearing Middle-Class
When is philanthropy just PR? Living in Seattle it is incredibly easy to fall prey to the myth of the benevolent corporation. This is the home of Starbucks and Microsoft … Continue readingAmazon’s Homeless Shelter: Can The Cause Be The Solution?
White Liberalism Dot Jpeg We live in an era of peak political comedy. The President of the United States is a Donald Trump, a savage idiot hellbent on everything and … Continue readingWe Meed More Than Cake
Originally Published July 24, 2017 This week, the New Republic published two very challenging and illuminating pieces exploring the future of left politics. In one, The Return of Monopoly, Matt Stoller … Continue readingCivility and Political Disarmament