Tag Archives: elite corruption

Hall of Mirrors

Within the cacophony of ill-informed, partisan and self-serving punditry relating to events in Afghanistan, we urge careful consideration of several lucid posts by Sarah Chayes, distinguished author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security and On Corruption In America — And What Is at Stake.

An excerpt from the most recent post below; image is by artist Kabir Mokamel, whose blast wall art (dating from 2015) scrutinized widespread corruption among both Afghan officials and foreign “contractors”.

 

 

 

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How the Fish Rots

That is : from the head!

Amidst all the hysterical and self-serving post-Brexit commentary squeezed out like cheap vinyl caulk from the various tubes of the mainstream media, we discovered a sensible, accurate analysis from the Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald, excerpted below. Images are from the gallery of Eli Levin.

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CLASS SYSTEM ALTARPIECE

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PRAISE THE LORD, EAT SHIT AND DIE

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