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EDC 2012: Meet the New Electorate

Jun 10, 2012
I spent Friday night in Las Vegas with an estimated 115,000 young people at the country's biggest dance party. They were there to have fun. I was there to annoy them with questions. Surprisingly, every single baby-faced millennial I talked to was registered to vote and planned to cast his or her ballot in the next election.Surprisingly, every single baby-faced millennial I talked to was registered to vote and planned on voting in the next election.

The Cruelty of Nonlethal Weapons

Dec 9, 2011
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Newt Gingrich's rise and Rod Blagojevich's fall; why nonlethal weapons are being abused; Nomi Prins' new novel; and millennial mishigas.This week on Truthdig Radio: Newt Gingrich's rise and Rod Blagojevich's fall; nonlethal weapons; Nomi Prins' new novel; and millennial mishigas.
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Our Delusions of Grandeur Will Save the World

Oct 17, 2011
It's easy to see that apathy among a subset of middle-class youth is turning to politicization, and the natural form of this politicization is protest against the neoliberal state's slashing of the social benefits that created the modern middle class in the first place. It's kind of true. We’re excessively confident, thinking of ourselves like protagonists in a bildungsroman.