The Confederate Memorial. Arlington National Cemetery. Source

A Culture of Exploitation

An exploration of American values

When the United States is described in charitable terms, one tends to employ concepts like opportunity, equality and human rights. Such notions promote a rosy rendition of American culture, a Hollywood-style, happily-ever-after backdrop where the good guy wins, evil is frustrated, and everybody can succeed if they just play along and follow the rules. While this narrative is well…




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J. Bradley Chen

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Exploring American politics from the view of an engineer.

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