Archive for March, 2011

The Politics Of Truthiness and the Internet

Posted by Jonathan Peizer on March 14th, 2011

Truthiness is about having the right to one’s own opinions and facts. It becomes a problem when objective facts diverge from the opinions of supposedly trusted sources promoting their perspective as the truth. When Stephen Colbert exercises truthiness (a term he takes credit for coining) he is doing so on Comedy Central and framing it […]

Baby Boomers, J’accuse!

Posted by Jonathan Peizer on March 8th, 2011

My late French grandmother is smiling down from heaven now that I have finally used her mother tongue, and for social commentary no less… On Sunday night (March 07) 60 Minutes did an extremely disturbing heart-wrenching piece called Homeless children: the Hard Times Generation. It described 2 million more kids in the U.S. (about 16 […]