The Occupy movement has prided itself on being non-partisan and non-hierarchical in its quest to transition the world into a Post-Consumer Age from the current political, economic, and cultural paradigm that is American capitalism. There is a stubborn fear within Occupy of co-option, whether by the Democratic Party or MoveOn.org or the unions. This fear, while warranted to a certain degree, quite frankly obstructs progress.
The debacle over President Obama’s free contraceptive mandate within the Affordable Care Act came to a head this week with Rush Limbaugh calling birth control advocate and former president of Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice Sandra Fluke a slut and a prostitute.
Video Shame is the first in what will hopefully be a long series of music video parodies dealing with social and political issues mixed with pop culture references. In this video, based on Lana Del Rey's "Video Games," I sing in a fat su