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Life-Hacks of the Poor and Aimless

On negotiating the false idols of neoliberal self-care By Laurie Penny Source: The Baffler Late capitalism is like your love life: it looks a lot less bleak through an Instagram filter. The slow collapse of the social contract is the … 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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Truth or Delusion?

By Robert J. Burrowes One inevitable outcome of the phenomenal violence we all suffer as children is that most of us live in a state of delusion throughout our lives. This makes it extraordinarily difficult for accurate information, including vital … 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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The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Rights aren’t rights if someone can take them away. They’re privileges. That’s all we’ve ever had in this country, is a bill of temporary privileges. And if you read the news even … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Throw a Monkey Wrench into the War Machine

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “When a public is stressed and confused, a big lie told repeatedly and unchallenged can become accepted truth.” ~George Orwell One of the biggest lies told is the false notion that in order to … Continue reading

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4 Theses on Depression and Radical Praxis

By Sophie Monk and Joni Cohen Source: The Fifth Column Depression is political. As mental health service funding is steadily cut and suicide and substance abuse statistics rise, it is becoming increasingly obvious that depression is a condition of the … Continue reading

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Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

Nonviolent action is extremely powerful. Unfortunately, however, activists do not always understand why nonviolence is so powerful and they design ‘direct actions’ that are virtually powerless. I would like to start by posing two questions. Why is nonviolent action so … Continue reading

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