Tag Archives: Austerity

Revolutionary love

Times are hard and only getting harder. There’s so much trouble and heartache in the world, sometimes, we all need to just tune in to some good music and tune out the noise. It’s been a privilege working on this … Continue reading

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The imperial city

Wizard of Oz: “As for you, my galvanized friend, you want a heart. You don’t know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.” Tin Woodsman: “But I still … Continue reading

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My name is my name

It’s spring time in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo. March may be coming in like a lion but the American people are going out like lambs. While Ukraine and Venezuela have been rocked by internal unrest and … Continue reading

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The Nazis Even Hitler Was Afraid Of

Originally posted on Libya 360°:
By George Eliason EU politicians that supported the Maidan Revolution are voicing concerns bordering on fear about how much control Ultra Nationalists have over the government in Kiev. Chancellor Merkel’s government is telling her she can…

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Long may we run

I had a song stuck in my brain recently and went looking for a take of Neil Young doing his stirring ballad, “Long May You Run”. At some point, I realized I was looking in the wrong place. Instead of … Continue reading

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Takeover

Originally posted on Philosophers for Change:
by Steven Miller Capitalism in the 21st Century is no longer based largely on profits resulting from a real economy productive process, windfall financial gains are acquired through large scale speculative operations, without the…

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A nation at-risk: They ain’t heavy

“While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.” -Eugene V. Debs As America wrestles the last … Continue reading

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Hallelujah

Man, I hope I’m this suave when I’m 80-years-old. Leonard Cohen’s brilliant paean, Hallelujah, makes reference to the biblical narrative of King David’s affair after he spotted Bathsheba, his neighbor Uriah’s wife, on the rooftop in her Sunday best. The king saw fit to … Continue reading

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Gatekeepers 2.0

“If the structure does not permit dialogue the structure must be changed” -Paulo Freire Well, dear readers, it appears that the architects of austerity are nothing if not consistent. It seems that wherever the neoliberals go these days, mass protests … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ Pipelines to Hell: Reflections on the 2012 Education Policy Throwdown

Originally posted on Creativity Not Control:
On March 1, 2012, uplifted by the spirit of Occupy, a group of us picked a fight with the largest private foundation on the planet.    Two years later, we are now facing the…

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