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The Silencing of Dissent

The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, h...   [ continue reading...]

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It's Seems Like BP Have Decided to Come Clean About Their Dirty Practices... or Have They?

BP staff were being surprisingly honest about why the company is sponsoring the British Museum's new Scythians exhibition at its press launch this week. Or mayb...   [ continue reading...]

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Don’t Be Scared About the End of Capitalism—Be Excited to Build What Comes Next

These are fast-changing times. Old certainties are collapsing around us and people are scrambling for new ways of being in the world. As we pointed out in...   [ continue reading...]

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Deliver Us From Venus and Mars: Why Aren’t We Free From Gender Stereotypes Yet?

I was at a dinner party recently when that hoary old topic of loquacious women and laconic men popped up. ‘It’s a known fact: ladies are chatti...   [ continue reading...]

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Guided Meditation for Activists

A guided meditation to support self-forgiveness and compassion for others, especially for people aiming to reduce suffering in the world. Some passages were in...   [ continue reading...]

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Nature Isn't On a Rampage. That Would Be Us.

In 1927, as the muddy waters of the Mississippi River began to recede from what was then the deadliest storm-related flood in American history, blues musicians...   [ continue reading...]

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The Great Flood

How many times will we rebuild Florida’s cities, Houston, coastal New Jersey, New Orleans and other population centers ravaged by storms lethally intensif...   [ continue reading...]

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Show Up, Stand up and Step Up: Bold Action in the Wake of Storms

It is unusual for disasters to garner as much sustained coverage in the media as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have. Authors have been able to explore complex aspe...   [ continue reading...]

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Religion Is Not the Only Reason Rohingyas Are Being Forced Out of Myanmar

Recent weeks have seen an escalation of violence against the Rohingya in Rakhine, the poorest state of Myanmar. A tide of displaced people are seeking...   [ continue reading...]

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Why We Should Love Our Enemies

Why should we love our enemies? The first reason is fairly obvious. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of...   [ continue reading...]

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For More Resilient Cities, Stop Trying to Conquer Nature

When the Aztecs founded Tenochtitlán in 1325, they built it on a large island on Lake Texcoco. Its eventual 200,000-plus inhabitants relied on canals, le...   [ continue reading...]

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Taking the Fight Against White Supremacy Into Schools

As a history teacher, there are times when the past reasserts itself with such force that you have to put aside your plans and address the moment. Charlottesvil...   [ continue reading...]

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Thinking Strategically About Free Speech and Violence

When it comes to neo-Nazis, the most important thing is to stop them from gaining power. We know that, as brutal as they are when wandering the streets bea...   [ continue reading...]

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The Coming Great Transition

Our global civilization is currently undergoing a tremendous set of transitions that will ultimately result in the dismantling of much of the way that we curren...   [ continue reading...]

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We Can't Transform American Politics Till We Understand the Psychodynamics at Play

I’m republishing this article I wrote a few months before the 2016 election because it contains an analysis which is absolutely essential for anyone who w...   [ continue reading...]

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Song From the Forest (2013)

As a young man, American Louis Sarno heard a song on the radio that gripped his imagination. He followed the mysterious sounds all the way to the Central Africa...   [ continue reading...]

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Ever the Land (2015)

For the past 150 years, the relationship between Tuhoe and the New Zealand government has been defined by longstanding grievances over severe colonization exper...   [ continue reading...]

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A Vision for Revolution — Join the People's Congress of Resistance

Read the Manifesto "Society for the Many: A Vision for Revolution"   [ continue reading...]

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Cultural Appropriation: Whose Culture Is It Anyway, and What About Hybridity?

Before I start, I’m going to lay my cards on the table: I don’t fit race and ethnicity boxes very well. Whenever I have to fill in one of those dive...   [ continue reading...]

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How to Smash Neo-Nazi Events

Make it revolve around something seriously fun. Arts, music, food, sports. Get as many diverse people together as possible, doing something fantastic, and empow...   [ continue reading...]

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