Whale songs sound so sad.I wonder, did they used to sound happy?Before we butchered their ancestors, and filled their oceans with plastic?And I wonder what they're doing with all that brain matter? The sperm whale has the largest brain of the animal kingdom; it doesn't
The US government's armed goon squad executed a 13 year-old special ed student whose hands were empty and in the air and they're telling Americans to worry about Russia and China.
The word fascist gets thrown around a lot, but if admitting you support police executions
UFOs have been in the news again. Routinely seeing headlines about this phenomenon in mainstream news outlets would have been unthinkable a few short years ago, but now it just shows up as one more feature on our continually expanding haunted hayride into infinite weirdness.So
Back in the good old days, when things were more innocent and simple, the psychopathic Central Intelligence Agency had to covertly infiltrate the news media to manipulate the information Americans were consuming about their nation and the world. Nowadays, there is no meaningful separation between
Exactly zero percent of the world's worst criminals are in prison. Imperialists. War profiteers. Ecocide profiteers. The very worst of thieves are financial elites. The system isn't designed to protect us from society's worst, it's designed to protect society's worst from us.
I don't write much
A new "threat assessment" by the US intelligence cartel has named China the number one threat to the United States today, followed by Russia, Iran, and North Korea. This has of course led to blaring news headlines like "China poses the biggest threat to the U.S.,
I saw a line in a recent New Yorker article about America's endless wars, and it's been been rattling around in my head ever since:
"In Syria, McKenzie visited the Green Village, a community of decrepit apartment blocks near a bombed-out oil facility that served as
The planet is ruled by a tyrannical oligarchy which uses governments as weapons to destroy disobedient nations while churning out news stories about how those nations needed to be destroyed because they were tyrannical and undemocratic.
The British royal family are murderous imperialists living on stolen
"Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women's rights," blares a new headline from CNN."Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women's rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if
Aspire to greatness,
but not the kind they teach you about in school.
Not the kind where you can all be astronauts and presidents when you grow up
so long as you "apply yourself" (whatever that means)
and other such nonsense.
Not the kind where you get good grades