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…
(Originally posted on Gods & Radicals) For a couple of hundred years we have been telling ourselves that we can dig the midnight black remains of other life forms out of the…
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
Intellectuals, academics and artists play a unique role in society: they preserve and defend both freedom of expression and the morality of choices.
The oil industry is a powerhouse with control over land, resources, politics and more. In this episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin uncovers big oil’s strong-arm reach–its growth, its crimes, its power and its impunity.
Abby Martin interviews Dr. Deepa Kumar, professor of media studies at Rutgers University and author of *Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire*, about the roots of this alarming situation. From confronting right-wing…
On this week’s episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin interviews American political figure Ralph Nader about the 2016 presidential race—from the “Brown Shirt” Trump movement to “corporate criminal” Hillary Clinton—and the…
It’s Christmas time! Which means the Right will soon be rolling out the tired meme of a supposed “War on Christmas” along with talk of how far we’ve fallen as a nation….