China is in the news every day now. Today here in Australia we're pretending to be offended because a Chinese tabloid published the accusation that our nation is a "giant kangaroo that serves as a dog of the US", even though we all know that's completely
When Zen teacher Issan Dorsey was asked to describe the essence of Zen art, he answered, "Nothing extra.""Nothing extra" is also of course the essence of Zen living itself: perceiving life as it actually is, as opposed to perceiving it through a bunch of believed narrative
Ten million Americans declare unemployment in two weeks and all your government does is give you a $1,200 "advance" on your tax return while bailing out corporations with the largest wealth transfer ever, and some of you are still shrieking about Russia and China. Pathetic
Snuggle in with us for another Cocoon Session where we give you a really cool and easy trick to hack your anxiety, talk about the way the quarantine is changing the world good and bad, and finally Caitlin has her proof that humans are not
Missing the cute, innocent days of early 2020 when our biggest concern was just that the continent of Australia would burn to ashes and Trump would start a full-scale war with Iran.~Everyone's been primed by years of popular post-apocalyptic movies/shows, as well as a growing
This gig is kinda weird at the moment. I write about what's going on in the world for a living, and there's certainly plenty going on in the world to be written about. But also there's this acute awareness that anything I write about today
In the likely event that you need some news to give you a bit of faith in humanity today, you should know that supporters of whistleblower Chelsea Manning have raised over a quarter million dollars to pay the cruel, draconian fine that was heaped upon
On a CNN panel on Monday, host John King spoke with Politico reporter Alex Thompson about the possibility of Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard qualifying on Super Tuesday for the party's primary debate in Phoenix later this month."I will note this, she’s from Hawaii," King said
Assange, verb. Use: To be assanged.
Meaning: when the nationless alliance of elites imprison a dissident by using their power to manipulate vagaries in the laws of their respective nations.
Eg "I have information on war crimes that I should leak but I don't want
This is a speech I gave yesterday at a demonstration for Assange with the Socialist Equality Party Australia.Tomorrow in the UK a judge will start the process of answering a very important question. It’s a question that many of us knew was the heart of this