Category Archives: JOE BAGEANT, Editor Emeritus

Joe Bageant: The Great American Media Mind Warp

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AN ETHANOL-PROPELLED BUS IN BRAZIL. MANY CLAIM THAT ETHANOL IS “THE” SOLUTION TO AMERICA’S ENERGY PROBLEM, BUT MORE SOBER MINDS QUESTION SUCH PROPOSITION. // “A while back I saw a video clip of an ethanol-fueled automobile driving past waves of grain with the Rockies in the background and a rippling American flag ghosted into the sky. These four elements of the clip, food grain fields, the automotive industry, the natural beauty of the Rockies and the national emblem have not much to do with each in the natural world, but they have everything to do with one another in the context of corporate empire…”

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Only in America Could Misery Be Turned Into a Commodity / By Joe Bageant

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“Psychological practice and its institutions benefit greatly from this. After all, they are in the alienation business. It is entirely in the profession’s best interests that it treats us as if our lives are lived in a vacuum, our loneliness and despair are entirely our own, as if there were no such thing as context, much less American society’s corrosive and toxic environment in which so many of us live out our lives.”

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Bageant unbound

Bageant: irrepressible witness to a whole alienated culture. REVIEWS OF REVIEWS | My friend in the UK sent... Read More →

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