State (of) Capitalist Absurdity: Reflections Before and After Obama’s State of the Union Address

Civility for the Few, Brutality for the Rest. Preparing for a radio interview on Barack Obama’s upcoming State of the Union Address (SOUA) last Tuesday morning, I nearly became overwhelmed by some of the multiple and interrelated Orwellian absurdities at the heart of United States’ reigning media-politics culture….Take the Kabuki drama of peace and harmony planned by U.S. senators and representatives who pledged to sit next to colleagues from the “other” party in the name of post-Tucson civility” during Obama’s speech – read further

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By | 2011-01-28T10:35:38+00:00 January 28th, 2011|Articles|