Tag: politics

What. The. #%@*.

If business hasn’t already ground to a halt due to this free-falling economic crisis, it surely is slowing rapidly in the waning weeks of 2008 and the imminent onslaught of the holiday season.? But just because none of us can afford to travel, buy gifts for our loved ones, or even ship the re-gifts we’ve […]

Brand: Obama

November 4th 2008, after what has been a seemingly endless political struggle of over two years, is fast approaching.? We’ve little over five days – yes, five days – until what may very well be one of the most important, far-reaching elections of the majority of our lives.? So, with only five days left, everything […]

The Shock Doctrine

THE SHOCK DOCTRINE – The Rise of Disaster Capitalism “At the most chaotic juncture in Iraq’s civil war, a new law is unveiled that would allow Shell and BP to claim the country’s vast oil reserves. Immediately following September 11, the Bush Administration quietly out-sources the running of the “War on Terror” to Halliburton and […]

Social Judgement Theory

Food for thought: Want to know how to be effectively persuasive? I’ll let you in on a few tips. The premise here is the way we perceptually judge our own attitudes and compare them to attitudes of others. Think of any subject that is controversial, and take note of where you stand on this issue. […]