We’ve achieved corporate feudalism in our lifetimes. Congratulations.
You must have wanted it. Otherwise, you wouldn’t have bought it. Now that your votes don’t matter but money does, we vote with our dollars, and what we buy rules the world. That’s why our hamburgers are extruded and why they sugar the buns at McDonald’s.
Did you know there was a time when you could get an actually good-tasting burger at McDonald’s? It had real meat and everything. Brilliant (more…)
Some of us are waiting idly at home, distracting ourselves from the gradually collapsing system outside our doors. Some are teleworking, putting in the productivity-free hours we normally would but in pajama bottoms. Some are going out like normal, vaguely afraid they’ll catch a fatal illness but telling themselves whatever they have to in order to get through their day. (more…)