Private Prisons and Modern American Slavery Set to Thrive Under Trump Presidency

March 27, 2017 staff 0

With Trump’s plan to expand the use of private federal prisons, and his executive order to increase the number of immigration officers and escalate deportation enforcement raids nationwide, those private prisons are guaranteed a constant, plentiful supply of ICE detainees to occupy their cells — and even more so, to profit immensely from their barely paid, compulsory labor.

Chris Hedges: The Dance of Death

March 24, 2017 staff 0

The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and Read More…

Past Masterpiece of the Week [+Bonus Record!!] (Mar 1-11, 2017): The Mummies – Shitsville 7″ (1990) + Never Been Caught (1992)

March 3, 2017 staff 0

The Mummies were an American garage punk band from San Bruno, CA. Formed in late 1988, they exhibited a defiantly raw and lo-fi sound, dubbed “budget rock.” The Mummies, with their unique sound coupled with their rebellious attitude and distinctive performance costumes, established themselves as a major influence on garage punk and garage rock revival acts later in the decade, as well as in the 1990s.