Posts Tagged ‘conspiracy theory’

A recommendation for Tom Walker’s blog. Here’s some stuff from it: OSLOndon In a late note to editors on the topic of the flaneur, Walter Benjamin discussed the customer’s empathy for the commodity and the commodity’s empathy for the customer. Instead of “work adorning the citizen” (“Arbeit ist des Bürgers Zierde”), in industrial society the […]

A post by Bob from Brockley at Contested Terrain: History is Made at Night tweeted that the Wikileaks revelations would prove that geopolitics is not in fact determined by the Bilderberg Group, Masonic conspiracies or the Israel lobby, but in fact confirms the boring old Marxist materialist theory of history (except he said it wittily in 140 […]

It seems so. Via Terry.



On the Starbucks boycott: Carol Gould at PJM, Paul Pederson via Engage, Eric Trager at Contentions. Note: there are reasons to fight back against Starbucks, which have nothing to do with the conservative crusade against American modernity, nor the idiotic anti-Zionism of the “lobby” conspiracy – namely its appalling treatment of workers. The fight for […]