You can’t miss either of the two operative buzz-words being bandied around like so much meaningless noise in the last few months. The media rails about it, politicians whine over it, activists shout it….
One of the terrible things about being a long bastion of bomb-throwing, fire-starting, up-against-the-wall-fascist-killing type of Anarchism is you have to mingle and jive with the enemy.
Capitalism as we know it in the modern world is based on the assumption that there must be infinite growth, which on a finite planet means total consumption, total exhaustion of all resources that can be monetized.
In a country with a youth unemployment rate of 23.50% some unknown proletarians brought home the terror and degradation they face on a daily basis to one of the most despised creatures ever to crawl out of the cesspool that is the “celebrity scene.”
There are bad ideas and then REALLY fucking bad ideas. Take for instance my recent habit of chasing whiskey with beer. I’ve fucked up, gotten lost, and even blew off quality time with the family to discuss reincarnation with my town’s homeless population.
As Chang points out, no market is actually a free market. There are always regulations and rules that change the market considerably, and we just unconditionally accept a lot of the existing limitations. Free market economists who claim that people trying to put limitations on the market are politically motivated are equally politically motivated.
On Friday, June 24th, 2016, a majority of people voting in a referendum in the United Kingdom chose to leave the European Union.
Standing on one corner of an intersection on a main drag in Eugene, Oregon, a young man with earbuds dances around while waving and twirling a “Little Caesars” sign in the shape of an arrow that’s pointing toward the restaurant.
Lately, I’ve recalled a conversation a friend of mine had with me several years ago, back in Texas. He wondered why I even bothered studying Marxism
With thousands of advertisements seen by Americans everyday, and a corporate media that reinforces the needs of Empire, propaganda in the U.S. is more pervasive and effective than ever before.
This year, Food Banks Canada announced that food prices are set to rise 2-4 per cent after a 4 per cent increase last year which some attribute to climate change and speculation…
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The newest publication from Gods & Radicals “A Beautiful Resistance: The Fire is Here” will be released very soon. Here is the introduction, written by editor and poet Lorna Smithers. Information on ordering is…
Despite a concerted effort by the U.S. Empire to snuff out the ideology, a 2016 poll found young Americans have a much more favorable view of socialism than capitalism.
Media coverage of Obama’s visit has repeatedly focused on the Ladies in White organization, which protests weekly in Havana in support of political prisoners in Cuba.
Some new device will come out, something which, for hours on end, will dull the bodily rage we feel after a third-of-day’s labor.
In 2014, we marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To those who were born later, it is hard to convey how earth-shattering this was. The fall of “the Wall” was one of those events that profoundly changed my conception of the world.
“When the stories a society shares are out of tune with its circumstances, they can become self-limiting, even a threat to survival. This is our current situation.”
Pope Francis addressed the crowds at the Vatican this morning saying that the Catholic Church does not want dirty money.
Religion will continue to influence the course of progress, and creation of a galactic civilization may depend upon the emergence of a galactic religion capable of motivating society for the centuries required to accomplish that great project.
In the modern Heathen movement everything is alive. From the breeze at our backs to the ground beneath our feet we live in a world filled with spirits. Oceans roar, forests stretch, and electricity hums every second as life dances through it all.
Louise Kapp Howe wondered whether increased access to paid work had, in fact, much improved women’s lives.
(This post was originally publish on Gods & Radicals) Like gods and people, plants exist for themselves — and as part the complex ecologies from which they emerge. Many contemporary magical practitioners approach them simply…
A deep-green/deep-time, highly cerebral discussion of the environmental crisis, The Cross of the Moment attempts to connect the dots between Fermi’s Paradox, climate change, capitalism, and collapse. Interviews with top scientists and…
It’s an odd conundrum, and I’m not one to just say that psychedelic drugs are the answer to all the world’s ills. Clearly they’re not, the problem is our workaholic culture in the first place