Archive for May, 2012

    Latest in Harper’s and the American Prospect

    Monday, May 28th, 2012

    My latest for Harper’s, published in the January issue, is about the normalized criminality of the banking and mortgage industry, as the plundering of the American homeowner continues apace. The American Prospect last December published a piece of mine about Occupy called “The New Populists: The Rise and Fall of Zuccotti Park.” Also in the […]

    Reculer pour Mieux Sauter: Facebook and the Degradation of Personhood

    Monday, May 28th, 2012

    Behold homo sapiens lashed on the wheel of the digital social network: held frozen over a computer which is tied by a cord to a wall wherein the fiberglass cable carries the message; staring into the lit screen, the face pale in the unnatural light; or, with head bent in the street, the appearance sullen, […]

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