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2014_06_03

Fare Well with Welfare: How to Survive Welfare by Rolf Auer Dedication: For my friend Karen. I owe you, big time. “Own yourself. It doesn’t cost anything.”–Rolf Auer, 2013 Section 1: Where is my money going? Let’s say you arrive cold … Continue reading

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2014_01_28

Corruption: Escalating Habit of Neoliberal Savagery Rolf Auer, 28 January 2014 In Brazil, police have been going into poor neighbourhoods and murdering people. From 2003 to 2008, in Brazil’s two largest cities—Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro—more than 11,000 citizens … Continue reading

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2014_01_16

Civil Disobedience: Because It Works! Rolf Auer, 16 January 2014 Is civil disobedience effective? Is it relevant today? Here, a student asks these questions of MIT Professor Noam Chomsky (1): Student: “How effective do you feel civil disobedience was during … Continue reading

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2014_01_08

Let’s Fix Economic Inequality Rolf Auer, 8 January 2014 In my opinion, the primary defining characteristic of this age is gross economic inequality. The vast income disparities around the planet are inexcusable and egregious (1). Let us put aside whichever … Continue reading

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2014_01_01

Give It Up For Whatever by Rolf Auer, 31 December 2013 So, you still believe that your vote counts for something? Ahh, sweet naivety, let me lose myself in unending ignorance, which is bliss! Of course, “Soma” will not be … Continue reading

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2013_12_18

CPC MP James Moore – The Unbearable Slighting of Beings Rolf Auer, 18 December 2013 Is James Moore representative of the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC)? I claim Prime Minister Stephen Harper is the face of the CPC, its kernel, … Continue reading

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2013_12_13

P.M. Harper and His CPC Are Pathological Liars Types of Lies             Explanation                                            Weight 1. error                        honest mistake                                          (1) 2. omission                 leave out relevant information                 (2) 3. restructuring a. distortion           misrepresent the truth                                  (2) b. minimization     diminish the truth                                        … Continue reading

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