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The Cosby Status Quo: A Facade of Wholesomeness Masks Feudal Exploitation

The conviction of Bill Cosby for sexual exploitation/assault serves as a useful metaphor for our entire status quo, which projects a wholesome PR facade (free market capitalism, win-win, democracy, meritocracy, anyone can grow up to win American Idol, etc.) which … Continue reading

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The China Boom Story: Alibaba and the 40 Thieves

I suspect the Alibaba IPO may well prove to be the high water mark of the China Boom Story in more ways than one. We all know the story of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves. Poor woodcutter Ali Baba discovers … Continue reading

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