Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The Dilbert Question: Corporate Alien Friend or Foe?

For many years, I've endorsed the Dilbert cartoon by Scott Adams because I figured it represented a voice against corporate abuse. After reading Bob Lim's article, I realized that this might not be the case. I even began to ask myself questions like: Why do many corporations allow Dilbert posters in employee cubicles but strongly object, sometimes even to the point of dismissal, if an employee dares to put up a Union poster?

Don't get me wrong, I still believe that Dilbert can bring laughter to the overworked cubicle dweller, but he may only be a tool of corporate aliens and not their enemy. To get more insight into the subject, read Bob Lim's article.(Article opens new window.)

Categories: Dilbert, Scott Adams, Norman Solomon, Corporate Aliens

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Our Struggles

While walking down the street here in Chicago, I noticed a woman displaying a sign to cars stopped by a red light on the street corner. It looks like more and more people are taking to the streets looking for help from their fellow man.
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Categories: Middle Class, Lower Class, Corporate Aliens, Politicians