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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Sick Of Self-Serving Celebrities, Politicians And Media

Errol Louis patting himself on the back for serving food at a mission on Thanksgiving

My response:

I'm so sick of these politicians, celebrities and media figures using their charity work for these self-serving p.r. opportunities.

Hey Errol, want to help the people you were serving at the mission today?

Stop shilling for the neo-liberal project that fetishizes the market above all and commodifies every part of human existence.

Help build a world where no one has to go to a Bowery Mission on Thanksgiving and have some fevered ego like yourself feed them.

Your ladling out gravy today did nothing in the grand scheme of things except give you the opportunity for some p.r.


  1. Where are they the rest of the year when we are dishing out an education?

  2. I'm really sick of these people tweeting their damned charity photo ops. This just smacks of ego to me.

  3. Yo RBE,

    Speaking of Neo-Liberalism, f you ever listen to podcasts, Ian Welsh, an outstanding blogger, is interviewed below. Ian is always so good I have been sharing the interview in lots of places: