The American elite can’t get enough of a musical that flatters their political sensibilities and avoids discomforting truths, says Alex Nichols at Current Affairs: In 2012, Captain Dan and his Scurvy Crew, a four-man…
We believe in and stand for so many different things that they functionally cancel each other out. In effect, we believe in and stand for nothing but winning. The chosen major political candidates reflect that reality back at us.
A common refrain I hear in many Pagan spaces, both online and off, is “this is a non-political space”. In light of the recent toing and froing around this issue in the Pagan blogosphere, this has been on my mind again.
Ian Gutoskie is a comedian. Not too long ago he was diagnosed as Bipolar II. Since then, he has incorporated mental health information into his act and website.
Slavoj Žižek is one of the most interesting, influential Marxist philosophers living today. If you’ve never heard of him, here’s a video of him explaining why The Sound of Music is racist….
Thai grew up in a small(ish) town in Arizona. He is Mexican and Gay. He is no stranger to discrimination. His outspoken style has, at times, found him at odds with members of the LGBT community and others, even costing him work.
For almost a decade UK police have been operating a vehicle mass surveillance system that stores the details of vehicle movements in a centralised police database for at least two years
As a practicing Occultist since I was 16 I have seen many, many things, but I have never seen anything quite as disgusting, quite as torrid, as the mental gymnastics some Bernie supporters are pulling out of thin air to somehow justify the defeat of their “political revolution.”
Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer is a Bum: Disrespecting the Petty Bourgeoisie and Other Vulgar Uses of Power
Watching the fury of the Bernie crowd made me flashback to the loss of my own faith as a Democrat. I knew the pain they were feeling. I knew that some of those in the crowd were realizing the party doesn’t care about what is fair.
What could possibly be wrong with making fun of Donald Trump? “Nothing.” Might be the first answer that comes to mind, or perhaps “absolutely nothing, what on Earth could be wrong with mocking such an unfailingly mockable walking farce of a human being.”
Raja Michael is an activist who has traveled to different parts of the world and worked for various NGOs and non-profits. While she has had many positive experiences, she has also experienced racism, sexism, and corrupt flaws in various systems.
Making matters worse for the “Stop Trump” movement, the upcoming primaries do not look promising for Cruz or Kasich.
The notion of natural hierarchies is very problematic, and it hides the fact that hierarchies are created through power and political process.
In 2009, he returned to the US after an 18 month apprenticeship with the painter Odd Nerdrum in Iceland, Norway, and Paris. Molesky’s work has been featured in numerous museum exhibitions including:…
The Heavenly States are a rock band out of Austin via the Bay Area. They are the first rock band to ever play Libya.
Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.”
(From Gods & Radicals) “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” -Evelyn Beatrice Hall Apiece on this site about the…
Stepping is based on a long and rich tradition in African-based communities that use movement, words and sounds to communicate allegiance to a group.
Clinton campaign requests that the Sanders campaign “tone it down” before she will accept the offer for a debate in New York.
“US elections got poor grades because experts expressed concern about the quality of the electoral laws, voter registration, the process of drawing district boundaries as well as regulation of campaign finance.”
News2Share’s Ford Fischer took advantage of the opportunity to ask Trudeau about something that has rapidly gained popularity now that a Trump nomination appears increasingly likely.
Arizona held its primary elections yesterday, and the win went to Hillary for the DNC, and Trump for the GOP. Those results might be marred in the minds of the voters…
Perhaps only his sense of humor and of irony can save him when he hears the most powerful nation of the world speaking of aggression as it drops thousands of bombs on a poor, weak nation more than eight thousand miles away from its shores.
The Trump campaign has unveiled their plans for the first term of his presidency in order to make America great again.
Hillary has been a consistent war-hawk in Washington. She claims to care about human rights, but like most American politicians human rights=American rights only. Typically, only Americans with power in foreign countries to be specific.