Corporatism is about the cult of the self by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Dandelion Salad
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April 11, 2011 Continue reading

Happy as a Hangman by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Dandelion Salad
Truthdig
December 6, 2010

Innocence, as defined by law, makes us complicit with the crimes of the state. To do nothing, to be judged by the state as an innocent, is to be guilty. It is to sanction, through passivity and obedience, the array of crimes carried out by the state.

To be innocent in America means we passively permit offshore penal colonies where we torture human beings, some of whom are children. To be innocent in America is to acquiesce to the relentless corporate destruction of the ecosystem that sustains the human species. Continue reading