ESPN projection of NFL draftees amounted to racist propaganda

“Mom Camilia fought drug addiction.” was listed on a chart outlining the background of Tee Higgins, and projected on to the screens of the record setting audience that viewing the 2020 NFL draft. Social media took issue with ESPN’s insistence on getting in folks’ business, while the mainstream press kept mainly silent. This occurred because…

The NFL draft: pimps players and the plantation

  So what do Tee Higgins mother’s struggles have to do with his entrance into the National Football League?  After all, his mother’s struggles are not a stat for the world to peruse they are her business. But upon close examination her business is a part of the NFL’s business as they seek to promote…

Quacks, hacks, the whacked and the importance of sacrifice

The right wing  including religious fanatics, pro gun fanatics, hard core racists, libertarians and hard core Trump supporters who protested state lock downs around the country last week are on to something.  They understand that the capitalist gods require blood sacrifice.  They are misguided of course, but they are right about one thing; change requires…

US/corporate response to COVID-19 crisis a crime against humanity

Last week it was revealed that an election judge, Revall Burke of Chicago died from COVID-19 April first, only weeks after he had been worked the Illinois primary. He like many of the other victims of this novel coronavirus did not have to die! But his death and the deaths of tens of thousands and…

The great betrayal: Capitalism as Judas

If you work for a living and are on the front lines having to show up for work during this coronavirus crisis you don’t have to be religious to identify with Jesus, who went to the cross not because God deemed it so, but because he was sold out by Judas: for money! Like Jesus,…