Category Archives: Revolution

Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

By Ben Case Source: ROAR Magazine The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back. Broken windows, mass arrests and one well-timed punch marked Donald Trump’s inauguration alongside massive … Continue reading

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Love, Western Nihilism and Revolutionary Optimism

By Andre Vltchek Source: Dissident Voice How dreadfully depressing life has become in almost all of the Western cities! How awful and sad. It is not that these cities are not rich; they are. Of course, things are deteriorating there, … Continue reading

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The Choice: Traitor to Empire, or Traitor to Mankind

By John Rohn Hall Source: Dissident Voice I envy you. You North Americans are very lucky. You are fighting the most important fight of all. You live in the belly of the beast. — Dr. Ernesto “Che” Guevara A birth … Continue reading

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Are We (Collectively) Depressed?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We need to encourage honesty above optimism. Once we can speak honestly, there is a foundation for optimism. Psychoanalysis teaches that one cause of depression is repressed anger. The rising tide of … Continue reading

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Deep State, shallow politics, dumb economics

By Frank Scott Source: Intrepid Report In 1965, the USA had 780,000 people in prison, jail, on parole or on probation. By 2010, that population had grown by more than nine times, to 7 million and the prison business was … Continue reading

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Luddism and Economic Ideology

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Smithsonian Magazine has a very good feature on the Luddites, well worth a read. There are many elements you just don’t read in many economic histories; for example, the 40-hour work week was not brought down … Continue reading

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A dystopia in real time

By Dave Lefcourt Source: OpEdNews.com Let’s come straight out with it, to the US government, We the People are the enemy. If you’ve read John W. Whitehead [1] regularly you’re already aware of that. The tell-tale sign: surveillance camera’s seemingly … Continue reading

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The Price of Resistance

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com In the conflicts I covered as a reporter in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans, I encountered singular individuals of varying creeds, religions, races and nationalities who majestically rose up to defy … Continue reading

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