Corporate Donations Prevent Advocacy

Corporate influence over nonprofits through donations is something that is rarely discussed. This is especially true when we consider the influence corporate donations to nonprofits has on advocacy efforts of those nonprofits. While this reality is true for almost every nonprofit, I will use the example of blindness organizations to highlight this point. I’m using… Continue reading Corporate Donations Prevent Advocacy

Individualism Makes Many Hate

There are many reasons why the capitalist class, their politicians, and their media constantly focus on the absurd myth of individualism, but one of the most misunderstood reasons for their devout focus on individualism is the way it encourages people to hate each other. Anyone who knows anything about America knows that individualism only applies… Continue reading Individualism Makes Many Hate

Survival Shouldn’t Depend on a Job

I have to start by making four things clear: Most people aren’t inherently lazy. Most people want to work. Most people want to take pride in what they accomplish through their work. Most people, sadly care way more about their employer than their employer will ever care about them.

Americans Are Tools of Production

The reason why Americans don’t have universal health care, a living wage, free college, and more is American workers are nothing more than tools of production. Sure, American politics is corrupt. Every politician in both parties is a corrupt corporate tool. But the corruption exists to maintain the system of American capitalism that makes us… Continue reading Americans Are Tools of Production

Capitalism Needs Brutal Policing

The verdict for this episode is: we must strike at capitalism first. Loose Transcript Hello, and welcome to Jonathan’s Verdicts. I’m Jonathan Simeone . The title of this episode is: capitalism needs brutal policing. The verdict for this episode is: wee must strike at capitalism first. As always, I don’t edit these podcast episodes, and… Continue reading Capitalism Needs Brutal Policing

Reviewing The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett’s The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic isn’t the first book I have read trying to explain how Hitler came to power, but it’s the best. Reading it as too many Americans pretend that Biden’s victory saved American democracy was particularly sobering.

Unity is a Tool of Oppression

The verdict for this episode is: unity will not result in change. In this episode, I discuss how Biden’s focus on unity is promoting the status quo, refusing to change, and upholding systemic oppression. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/Unity_Oppression.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:36 — 4.4MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts… Continue reading Unity is a Tool of Oppression