Tag Archives: Sociology

Inside the Submissive Void

Propaganda, Censorship, Power, & Control By Greg Maybury Source: OffGuardian Nothing appears more surprising to those who consider human affairs with a philosophical eye, than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few; and the implicit submission, … Continue reading

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Let us now stop praising famous men (and women)

By David V. Johnson Source: aeon.com After the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris nearly burned down in April, the French luxury-goods magnate François-Henri Pinault was celebrated for committing €100 million to reconstruct what he called ‘this jewel of our heritage’ and … Continue reading

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The Global Climate Movement is Failing: Why?

By Robert J. Burrowes It has been satisfying to note the significant response to two recent climate campaigns: the actions, including the recent Global Climate Strike, initiated by school students inspired by Greta Thunberg and the climate actions organized by … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan: Is Community Engagement the Key?

By Robert J. Burrowes I have just read a superb book by Mark Isaacs, an Australian who has documented several years of effort by a group of incredibly committed young people in Afghanistan to build peace in that war-torn country … Continue reading

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Comparative Political Leadership: Gandhi vs. Contemporary Leaders

By Robert J. Burrowes On 2 October 2019, it will be the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas K. Gandhi in Gujarat, India. I would like to reflect on the visionary leadership that Gandhi offered the world, briefly comparing … Continue reading

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The Humans Are Waking Up

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com You run into a lot of despair in this line of work. The more you learn about the mechanisms of power, the more hopeless things seem at first glance. The political system is totally locked … Continue reading

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Me, Me, Me – The Neurotic Satisfactions of the Selfie Generation

By Julian Rose Source: Waking Times We humans are rather curious creatures, I’ll admit. So many sides to our nature, so many colours to our emotions, so many journeys of our imaginations. But the question must arise, do we learn … Continue reading

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Our Vanishing World: Glaciers

By Robert J. Burrowes Something is causing the world’s glaciers and mountain ice fields to melt. And, despite your first thought, it is not the ongoing climate catastrophe. It does not matter where on Earth the glaciers and mountain ice … Continue reading

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