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WHY WE’RE A CULTURE OF ADDICTS

By Leslie Garrett Source: Waking Times If there’s one constant among addicts of all types, it’s shame. It’s what makes us lie and hide. It’s what keeps us from asking for help – though we don’t think we need it … Continue reading

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SHENPA AND THE TIBETAN ART OF NOT GETTING HOOKED

By Azriel ReShel Source: Waking Times Shenpa is the Tibetan word for attachment. According to Pema Chödrön, shenpa would better be translated as “something that hooks us”. There are two levels of shenpa, the reaction to a pain that surfaces within us and the escaping … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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The Dystopian Future of Facebook

By Mark Kernan Source: CounterPunch This year Facebook filed two very interesting patents in the US. One was a patent for emotion recognition technology; which recognises human emotions through facial expressions and so can therefore assess what mood we are … Continue reading

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Another Reason Young Americans Don’t Revolt Against Being Screwed

By Bruce E. Levine Source: CounterPunch “8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance” was originally published in 2011, then republished on several Internet sites, and has become one of my most viewed articles. The … Continue reading

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Why We’re Underestimating American Collapse

The Strange New Pathologies of the World’s First Rich Failed State By Umair Haque Source: Information Clearing House You might say, having read some of my recent essays, “Umair! Don’t worry! Everything will be fine! It’s not that bad!” I … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Stare Into The Lights My Pretties

Source: https://stareintothelightsmypretties.jore.cc/ Logline A film about screen culture and its implications. While the world burns, where are we? Introduction We live in a world of screens. The average adult spends the majority of their waking hours in front of some … Continue reading

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America’s Painful Self-delusion

By Allen Marshall Source: Information Clearing House America is the only nation brought forth by a set of beliefs, and those beliefs, captured so eloquently in our founding documents, are some of the most powerful and inspiring ever conceived. We … Continue reading

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