Monday, July 24, 2017

Cable companies want to get rid of net neutrality. Without it, sites like ours could be censored, slowed down, or forced to pay extra fees. We can stop them and keep the internet open, fast, and awesome if we all contact Congress and the FCC, but we only have a few days left. Learn more.

Growing my way out of dystopia

Can we stop feeling quite so helpless and hopeless in a world on the skids?

On July fourth, a message for patriots

On this holiday, and every day, that flag and the promise it symbolizes are not Trump’s supporters to abuse, but belong to a nation that will uphold and someday vindicate them.

Of Caesar, guns and trolls: The evil that men do

The GOP and right wing will use any diversion to distract us from an agenda of cruelty and madness.

After coal, a small Kentucky town builds a healthier, more creative economy

A complex network of local organizations helps neighbors support one another as they rebound from a dying industry.

Stop making excuses for hateful white men

Racism – not mental illness – was behind the killings on the Portland train. Let’s call it what it is so we can deal with it.
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Chris Hedges and Wallace Shawn on politics, playwriting and power

The two discuss experiences working in other countries and how those experiences led them, as Hedges puts it, to “grapple with the reality of empire.”

The artist as prophet

The artist, if true to his or her vocation, recovers the past and explains the present.

‘Real men’ talk: Interviews between Robert Jensen and Barry Doak

As radical feminists/male allies/men we need to take control of the conversation on issues like prostitution, pornography and toxic masculinity.

The people’s Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day let us contemplate the moral injury we do to our nation every day in the never ending wars of the 21st Century.

What a wonderful world

A system produces leaders who reflect the dominant values of its components.