A Renewed Discourse on Inequality: Part II

February 5th, 2014 in Musings by Jed Morey

It’s time to embark on a new discussion on the “redistribution of wealth.” It begins with the reclamation of this battered phrase in a way that tunes our collective ear to the sound of justice.

A Renewed Discourse on Inequality

January 31st, 2014 in Musings by Jed Morey

Apathy is a direct corollary of inequality. Most of us are too busy and under too much financial pressure to remove ourselves from the cycle of madness. It’s the capitalist way


August 6th, 2013 in News by Jed Morey

Considering who is about to be in charge of administering LIBOR, the Obama Administration and U.S. regulators might want to pay close attention to how the process unfolds.

The Original Occupy

February 28th, 2013 in Indian Issues by Jed Morey

Americans maintain a somewhat outdated vision of Canada as a nation of tree huggers and environmentalists. To wit, unlike every other industrialized nation in the world, Canada has regressed on climate change initiatives.

From Watergate to Occupy Wall Street

March 21st, 2012 in Journalism by Jed Morey

The men who brought down one of the most toxic administrations in American history were lamenting the toxic state of today’s political environment. That’s pretty terrible.

Philosopher King Wenceslas

December 26th, 2011 in Guests by Dorian Dale

As the playwright’s allegory is a triumph of farce over fear, so too was Havel’s call to “step out of living within the lie” that was the “post-totalitarian system.” By the end of year, Czecheslovakia’s Velvet Revolution had toppled, without firing a shot, a dictatorship that violently suppressed the ‘Prague Spring’ twenty years before.

Time to Chuck Schumer

December 15th, 2011 in OWS by Jed Morey

Chuck Schumer is the honey badger of legislators. He devours campaign cash, microphones and anything else to advance his vainglorious cause. Or, as the narrator in the now-infamous badger video says, “Honey badger don’t give a shit, it just takes what it wants.”

#OWS: America’s Id

December 1st, 2011 in OWS by Jed Morey

Those of us who believe America has been co-opted by greed and fallen victim to radical nihilism view the agitation of the 99% as the manifestation of our nation’s morality, if such a thing can possibly exist.

Remember the Fifth of November

November 3rd, 2011 in OWS by Jed Morey

After everything that went down involving the corrupt practices behind the financial collapse in 2008, I find it amazing that only two people have been found worthy of prosecution thus far. I find it less amazing and more ridiculous that both of them happen to be brown.

#OWS WK4: Kaptur and Gramm and Schumer, Oh My.

October 13th, 2011 in News by Jed Morey

Tying the tubes of banks that have been, ahem, fornicating with the global economy and impregnating speculative bubbles only to watch them burst, will only hasten the inevitable seismic crash that looms around the corner. Breaking up the banks will happen one way or another…either by the law of the land or the law of nature.