snot replied to the topic Bernie Sanders Mittens called "White Privilege" by Privileged Twit Ingrid Seyer-Ochi in INSANE Article in the forum General Discussion 3 weeks ago
when there are so many much better examples of white privilege.
at least from some sources?
snot replied to the topic Dr. Abdul-El Sayed on 'Medicare for All – A Citizens' Guide' in the forum Multimedia 4 weeks ago
“Take away the employer-run health care system, and businesses would… have to provide livable wages to attract workers [and] the military would lose one of its major mechanisms to acquire its cannon fodder.”
snot replied to the topic Kurt Andersen: The True Billionaire Conspiracy To Screw The Working Class in the forum Multimedia 4 weeks ago
that were either legalized or invented along the way:
Speculative credit derivatives (CDO’s, CLO’s, etc.)
High frequency trading
Consolidation of depositary and speculative investment banking
Revolving door between Wall St. and its regulators
Lax SEC enforcement
Lax antitrust enforcement
Lax enforcement of paper markets for met…[Read more]
snot replied to the topic Send This to Anyone Who Wants to Know WTF Is Up With GameStop Stock in the forum General Discussion 4 weeks ago
however sound DeepFuckingValue’s original analysis of the stock may have been, it’s now in a huge bubble. And a lot of investors in hedge funds being squeezed may be pensions or the like. This is not to argue that the Redditors shouldn’t do what they’re doing; what I mean to argue is that the whole system is totally f—ed. It should never ha…[Read more]
snot replied to the topic The moderator of the Wall Street Bets subreddit just sent a savage letter to CNBC in the forum General Discussion 4 weeks ago
“We want to see the loss porn.”
The Fed has created a monster. Unfortunately, the rest of us will be caught in the cross-fire.
snot replied to the topic A second police officer has committed suicide after responding to the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol in the forum General Discussion 4 weeks ago
the possibility of “suicided” is being investigated (were the victims distressed about their own conduct, or did they know too much about others’?)
snot replied to the topic Militiaman Who Plotted to Kidnap Gretchen Whitmer Pleads Guilty, Turns on His Pals in the forum General Discussion 4 weeks ago
at least one of the men involved disavowed support for either party and did have connections to antifa.
I really think there are a lot of people who are pissed off about both the increasing incursions on our personal liberty and the looting of our economy. And elites in both parties keep telling us that the rowdiest among us are working for the…[Read more]
snot replied to the topic THR – Jimmy Dore Seems Confused About Who the Left’s ACTUAL Allies Are in the forum Multimedia 4 weeks ago
there are too few voices critiquing establishment elites of any stripe.
You need to provide the context.
snot replied to the topic All a Gig-Economy Pioneer Had to Do Was “Politely Disagree” It Was Violating Federal Law and the Labor Department Walked Away (ProPublica) in the forum General Discussion 1 month ago
Just adopt rules to the effect that employers must provide the same benefits or cash equivalent thereof to every employee and independent contractor or free-lancer, prorated for hours worked.
So if a free-lancer is hired to work 50% of the hours of a full-time employee, the free-lancer should get the higher of either 50% of the actual benefits…[Read more]
snot replied to the topic Sanders Says Democrats Will Push Coronavirus Relief Package Through With Simple Majority in the forum All Things Bernie / Our Revolution 1 month ago
Call your congresscritters and make noise!
snot replied to the topic Biden Urged to Fire Entire Postal Service Board for Complicity in 'Devastating Arson' by Trump and DeJoy in the forum General Discussion 1 month ago
They’re doing an amazing job considering the circumstances.
And they remain the most private means of communication short of meeting on a park bench.
snot replied to the topic Indian Muslim comic in jail for weeks for jokes he did not tell in the forum Foreign Affairs 1 month ago
should we not object to oppressive behavior here?
snot replied to the topic Trumper Freak That Threatened AOC With Violence Now in Custody in the forum Multimedia 1 month ago
When does it say that? Or another source? Details please!
Hedges is the intellectual and is I think wiser; but I like how Dore pushes him on the practicalities – like, yes, what about a third party? Hedges dodged that question, or did I miss something?
snot replied to the topic Rep. Espaillat is the 10th member of the 117th Congress to test positive for Covid-19, and the first to have confirmed receipt of both doses of the vaccine in the forum General Discussion 1 month ago
i.e., to keep ICU beds from overflowing. They won’t necessarily protect you from getting the virus, or prevent you from transmitting it once you have it. That’s why, until most people are vaccinated or have acquired antibodies by getting the disease, we should still mask and socially distance, to reduce the spread to grandmas & other vulnerable…[Read more]
snot replied to the topic Krystal Ball: How $2k Checks OBLITERATED Zombie Reaganism in the forum Multimedia 1 month ago
The problem is that the Fed’s been flowing geysers of cash into Wall St. while Congressional actions and inaction have been steadily strangling Main St. $2k checks would even things up a little bit, and it’s likely to do more for the real economy than the trillions pumped into Wall T; but both are expenses that must eventually be paid on way or another.
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