Category Archives: Sociology

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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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Is a Hero Only The Military-Industrial Complex Could Create

By Jonathan Cooke Source: TruePublica For a while I have been pondering whether to write a review of the newly released Wonder Woman, to peel back the layers of comic-book fun to reveal below the film’s disturbing and not-so-covert political … Continue reading

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Why War? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

By Robert J. Burrowes In 1932, Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein conducted a correspondence subsequently published under the title ‘Why War?’ See ‘Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature’. In many ways, this dialogue … Continue reading

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Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World’s Population

By Paul Buchheit Source: CommonDreams Last year it was 8 men, then down to 6, and now almost 5. While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with our wealth, and the plague of inequality continues to grow. An analysis of 2016 data found that the … Continue reading

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Fake Everything — Confronting Our Ideological Hegemony

By Janet Phelan Source: Activist Post The recent invocation of “fake news”—notably being levied by those on both sides of the political fence—points to more than allegations of conspiratorial efforts to sway the opinions of John Q Public. What we … 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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A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

  By Robert J. Burrowes It is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the international system, despite the effort following World War II to abolish it … Continue reading

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