You muddle through as best you can.Every morning you slide into a society you had no hand in constructing and don't really understand, like an awkward introvert arriving late to a party full of strangers who all know each other.You interact with the whole thing
As we just discussed, some major news stories have recently dropped about what a horrible horrifying menace the Russian Federation is to the world, and as always I have nothing to offer the breathless pundits on CNN and MSNBC but my completely unsatisfied skepticism. My
I have said it before, and I will say it again, and I will keep saying it and saying it until it becomes mainstream conventional wisdom: it is the US intelligence community's job to lie to you.In an article for The Nation dated July 11,
In America they build flying war robots, but you can't drink the water. America is where the empire keeps its billionaires and bombs.Giant wars left Europe a mess many years ago, so America rose to the top. Now it's where many rich and powerful influencers
What do you know for certain? For absolute certain?It's funny how rarely this question comes up. In a world full of feuding ideologies, belief systems versus belief systems, wars of information, narratives and counter-narratives, you'd think the question of what can be known with absolute
Birds do it.
Bees do it.
Transatlantic thieves do it.
Let’s do it.
Let’s fall in love.When two people fall in love, they grab at one another’s flesh and write poems about each other’s eyes.They each go out into the wild and find their favorite animal, and then they
Once a little boy told his mum that he reckoned there shouldn't be any more wars, and that people ought to take care of each other and make sure everyone gets enough to eat. She smiled, patted his head and told him he was a
As usual, Glenn Greenwald has been catching heat all over Centrist Twitter, this time for conducting a brief interview for Russian state media outlet RT after a panel appearance in Moscow. RT, in typical fashion, titled the interview "Greenwald: I came to Russia to combat
I want to try something a little different, just to see how people like it. I’ve made four printable mini-zines of a few of my recent non-time sensitive essays; all you have to do is print them out, cut and fold them as illustrated in
One year ago today I wrote an article titled "Lefties Need To Stop Being Shy About Working With The Anti-Establishment Right", and Left Twitter exploded. To this day there are still some social media echo chambers in which this article is the primary thing I am known