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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Why are the billionaires laughing?

It’s easy to laugh when the corporate press treats you as a glorious success instead of the epitome of a broken social order. Billionaires laugh because they know the corporate media prefers to fawn over them rather than hold them to account.

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Camillo Mac Bica

Camillo Mac Bica

Camillo “Mac” Bica, Ph.D., is an author, activist, and Professor of Philosophy at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. His focus is in Social and Political Philosophy and Ethics particularly as it applies to war. Mac is former Marine Corps Officer, Vietnam Veteran, long time activist for peace and social justice and coordinator of Veterans For Peace Long Island. He can be contacted through his website at

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Futile Dialogue: What Would Socrates Do?

I am committed to remaining optimistic (at least somewhat), to looking for the best in people.

Camillo Mac Bica ·

A Celebration of Killing and Dying

I have realized that I and many others who claim the title of Marine have had our selflessness, dedication, and patriotism exploited; asked, better compelled, to make sacrifices fighting in wars that were (are) ill-conceived, unnecessary, unjust, and immoral

Camillo Mac Bica ·

Reclaiming Armistice Day: A Day to Perpetuate Peace

As a veteran, I will not be misled and victimized once more by the militarists and war profiteers.

Camillo Mac Bica ·

Homily for the Slain

Memorial Day is a facade, a misrepresentation.

Camillo Mac Bica ·

Rationalizing Genocide

It’s long past time for the United States to end its complicity with Israeli war crimes.

Camillo Mac Bica ·

"Why I Won't Give Up My AR15" . . . And Why You Should

Want to wear camouflage and be a warrior, then join the military.

Camillo Mac Bica ·

I Am a Teacher, Not an Instrument of Violence

I will not carry a weapon in the classroom. I will sacrifice my life, if need be, as other teachers have done, on behalf of my students, but I will not kill.

Camillo Mac Bica ·

“Thank You for Saving My Son From All the Grief and Pain!”

Life amid the violence, death, horror, trauma, anxiety, and fatigue of war erodes our moral being

Camillo Mac Bica ·

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