Tag Archive | Integrity

The Necessary (R)evolution Will Not Be Televised

Capitalism is oppression. It’s oppression delivered through racism, patriarchy, intolerance of “others”, religious zealotry and other tools of dividing us – basically the spreading of hate, greed and fear. It’s neatly wrapped and sprinkled with the sugar (and spice and everything nice) of patriotism, socially acceptable responsibility (working “hard”) and more ignorance & greed, then […]

So Strange…

Life is so strange. We have people in prison for decades whose minds are free to roam the universe and who appreciate the simplest truths and the natural beauty of the world. Then, we have people whose bodies are free to go anywhere and experience virtually everything this world has to offer yet they choose […]

Tom Hayden

Upon hearing about the death of Tom Hayden, I decided to write a little something about him. He was a person who spent his entire adult life trying to help his fellow citizens – not just fellow citizens of the U.S., but fellow citizens of the planet. Mainstream history (besides being mostly fabrication and White-washing) […]

Cornel West Drops Truth (On Deaf Ears)

This is a quick rant about the incredibly annoying habit the people of the U.S. have of settling for something unworthy of consideration. What’s so annoying is that we do it for important things yet fight and argue incessantly over insignificant details in life. Settling for a different type of soup with dinner or a […]

Hillary Clinton For President?

Really? Hillary Clinton deserves to be president simply because she’s smart, extremely ambitious and has been in politics for so long? And because she’s been attacked viciously by simple-minded cheerleaders in the republican party for years? And because it’s time for a woman to be president of the United States? While I agree wholeheartedly with […]

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 […]