Learning To Carry On Anyhow

HEALING

HEALING I’ve been thinking about health lately and started jotting down my thoughts on it – ideas about the health of individuals as well as the health of society as a whole and the relationship between them. I guess to think about health in this way is somewhat of a holistic way of looking at […]

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM: Unbossed And Unbought

As the current presidential campaign appears destined to present the United States with its first woman president, few people mention the heroic actions of a strong woman with uncompromising morals who made history many years ago while paving the way for women to seek “the highest office in the land.” This woman is Shirley Chisholm. […]

I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun

From 1971 by Rotary Connection, starring Minnie Riperton, one of the greatest songs EVER… Thanks to Funknroll   Sorry about the ad…

SOCIALISM: What You DON’T Know Can Hurt You

“The real purpose of Socialism is to precisely overcome and advance beyond the predatory stage of human development.” – Albert Einstein That predatory stage of development mentioned by Albert Einstein in the above quote has brought the invention of a cannibalistic system based on greed, control, exclusivity and a suspension of morality to human society. […]

March Against Monsanto – May 23, 2015

If you care about eating healthy food, having a real choice in what you eat and want to see something done about the disturbing increase in incidents of cancer and other debilitating diseases; take part in this event. If you don’t like the idea of an obscenely wealthy corporation which has made a large fortune […]

RAINBOW WARRIOR: Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow

This is a story of inspiration… RAINBOW WARRIOR: Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow.

Deadbeat Dad Or Another Victim of a Cruel System?

John Doe grew up in a working class family in a working class neighborhood. He was fairly ordinary. He received average grades in school, was well-liked though not very popular and basically blended into mainstream life without standing out in any way. Upon graduating high school, he muddled through a variety of jobs until landing […]

A Voice In The Wilderness

The American Dream is an illusion. It’s a creative illusion, but an illusion nontheless. The concept of “American exceptionalism” is about as sane as walking naked through Alaska with a small oil lamp in the middle of a tempest and expecting to stay warm. To believe in this pathetic illusion of American exceptionalism is to […]

Actions And Words

People love slogans. Some are clever, some disingenuous. The disingenuous slogans are given plenty of “air time” by corporate media. They are usually manufactured (as opposed to “created”) by parasitic people to help push an agenda which opposes cooperation and enhances subtle (and not-so-subtle) forms of  violence.  However, this essay is about the slogans that […]

Bill Hicks: It’s Just A Ride

Bill Hicks was labeled a comedian. We are a society obsessed with labels. Everybody  is something – a plumber, a teacher, an engineer, a worthless bum. Many of us seem to think that our “occupation” (interesting word) is what we are. Not only are we not not our “occupation”, we are not our mind – […]