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A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat a US Military Invasion of Venezuela

By Robert J. Burrowes To the People of Venezuela Recently I wrote an article explaining how you could defeat, using nonviolent strategy, the US coup attempt that is taking place in your country. See ‘A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the … Continue reading

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Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times

Read his works to understand how we’ve been caught in technology’s nightmarish hold. By Andrew Nikiforuk Source: The Tyee By now you have probably read about the so-called “tech backlash.” Facebook and other social media have undermined what’s left of … Continue reading

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Learning from Gandhi

By Robert J. Burrowes Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869: 150 years ago this year. There will be many tributes to Gandhi published in 2019 so I would like to add one of my own. This reflects … Continue reading

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Human Beings are Destroying Life on Earth but Deluding Ourselves that We are Not

By Robert J. Burrowes It is easy to identify the ongoing and endless violence being inflicted on life on Earth. This ranges from the vast multiplicity of assaults inflicted on our children and the biosphere to the endless wars and … Continue reading

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Hyperreality (or What Not There Isn’t to Believe?)

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘The attraction of the void is irresistible.’ ~Jean Baudrillard If you feel like you are unsure of what is real and what is unreal then you are not alone. Our materialistic mode of … Continue reading

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On Becoming Free – What Are We Really Freeing Ourselves For?

By Gary Z. McGee Source: Waking Times “I must create a system or be enslaved by another Man’s.” ~William Blake Becoming free is creating your own virtuous system despite being outflanked by unvirtuous systems controlled by unvirtuous men. It is … Continue reading

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The Lonely American

By Sean Posey Source: The Hampton Institute In 2015, psychotherapist Traci Ruble started a “community listening project” in San Francisco dubbed “Sidewalk Talk.” The project sends trained volunteers to meet strangers on the street and listen to them discuss their … Continue reading

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Human Delusion and Our Destruction of the Biosphere: We Aren’t Even Trying!

By Robert J. Burrowes Have you heard the expression ‘climate change’? That lovely expression that suggests a holiday in a place with a more pleasant climate. Unfortunately, only the rarest individual has the capacity to see through the elite-promulgated delusion … Continue reading

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