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Suicide Under Capitalism and Thoughts of A Better World

I definitely think that in a better world, there would be significantly less suicide and thoughts of suicide.  By better world, I’m referring to a non-capitalist/anti-capitalist, anti-greed, ecologically focused world in which people were not forced to slave away for … Continue reading

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OCCUPY THE VOTE! Oliah’s Interview with Andy Fahrenwald regarding the imperative need for the Occupy Movement to become Actively Involved in the upcoming Elections

A recent facebook debate with some Tea Party sympathizers sparked my reaction to their claims that Paul Ryan’s budget is sensible.  They argue that Obama’s healthcare plan would end decent healthcare in this country, and that Obama’s plans will not … Continue reading

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Book Review : Public Secrets by Ken Knabb

REVIEW OF PUBLIC SECRETS Of the few books I’ve read recently, I was particularly intrigued by Ken Knabb’s Public Secrets: Collected Skirmishes of Ken Knabb 1970-1997. I was drawn to this book by my interest in Situationist theory. Knabb has … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Speech by Slavoj Žižek

“Don’t fall in love with yourselves, with the nice time we are having here. Carnivals come cheap—the true test of their worth is what remains the day after, how our normal daily life will be changed. Fall in love with … Continue reading

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No Nukes! : We are all Downwind of Fukushima

In the wake of the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, as Japanese workers struggle desperately to stabilize six nuclear reactors at Fukushima, the United States government has not reconsidered the safety and environmental hazards of nuclear energy. Instead, President … Continue reading

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To the People of Egypt and Beyond

Dear People of Egypt, We, the people of the U.S. (many of us but unfortunately not all), support your inspiring and tremendous stand for true democracy!  Thank you for bringing to light yet another example of the hypocrisy of the … Continue reading

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BP : We’re all Downstream

We are all down-stream of BP’s toxic oil disaster. This should be a wake-up call that there is a very pressing need for serious social change. Continue reading

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