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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, Sarah Palin and Glen Beck are gathering thousands of right-wingers¬†near the Lincoln Memorial. It is somewhat ironic, given that they are equating their cause (free market fascism) to the civil rights movements of the 60’s. Palin, an ex-governor, and … Continue reading

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Anarchy – Mission, Feasibility, and Implimentation

I remember when I first realized that the notions I had regarding politics and social affairs could most closely be called Anarchy.¬† I was in one of my Spanish literature class (to my delight my second major, Spanish, was filled … Continue reading

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Why Obama Matters

Egypt and global Islam – The battle for a religion’s heart I normally hate The Economist for its condescending, pro-capitalist slant – even this article shows the lengths that this publication is willing to go to present the “other” as … Continue reading

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The Verifiably Impossible

Day by day I find that our biggest problem as humanity is the disconnect between experience and the value we accord the verifiably impossible (see post). It’s funny that the biggest problem in creating a so-called better world – that … Continue reading

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North Korea

Why are they the enemy? Why is it wrong when they test missiles? The act of developing missiles itself is not wrong, because we ourselves do it. But when a poor nation tests weapons, this is wrong. An example: less … Continue reading

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Malatesta – Anarchy Part III

This is a continuation of Anarchy Part I and Anarchy Part II, which Errico Malatesta called his greatest work… “…We know well how in social economy theories are too often invented to justify facts, that is, to defend privilege and … Continue reading

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The Future of the American Dream

This is an article I just read in The Nation which reflects many of the concerns and values in The Age of Humanity and proposes a socio-economic approach to kick America forward. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090525/greider

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