Author Archives: William Hawes

Ecology: The Keystone Science

Published online at CounterPunch.org and Countercurrents.org A missing piece from most critiques of modern capitalism revolves around the misunderstanding of ecology. To put it bluntly, there will be no squaring the circle of mass industrial civilization and an inhabitable Earth. … Continue reading

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Radio Interview on Keeping Democracy Alive

Today I was interviewed about my essay “American Rage” by radio host Burt Cohen on his live show, Keeping Democracy Alive. It was a lot of fun and Burt is a really knowledgeable guy, with lots of experience in activism … Continue reading

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American Rage

  “The Bonaparte dynasty represents not the revolutionary, but the conservative peasant; not the peasant who strikes out beyond the condition of his social existence, the small holding, but rather one who wants to consolidate his holding; not the countryfolk … Continue reading

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What We’ve Been Avoiding: Ramblings on Apocalypse, ’60s Counterculture, Antifa

 “In a society that has abolished all adventures; the only adventure left is to abolish society.” –slogan in France, May 1968 Apocalypse: We can see what’s coming, the Truth will be Unveiled What we don’t want to face: maybe it … Continue reading

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Global Weirding

Published online at CounterPunch and Countercurrents.org, 4/20/2018   Oh, what fun it truly was to experience the “bomb cyclone” in January in New England: the snowfall gave a sense of peace and calm, the winds were less strong than predicted, and the snow, … Continue reading

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Review of “The Great Unraveling” by Jean-Paul Baquiast

Journalist Jean-Paul Baquiast has reviewed my essay “The Great Unraveling” for the French website Mediapart.fr as well as his own site Europesolidaire.eu Here is the link: https://blogs.mediapart.fr/jean-paul-baquiast/blog/261217/planetary-vision-par-williams-hawes-livre-electronique-2017 (It is in French but Google Translate does a pretty good job converting to English) Baquiast … Continue reading

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Review: Humanity: The World Before Religion, War & Inequality

Originally published at NYjournalofbooks.com, March 20, 2018, also at Countercurrents, Dissident Voice, and Counterpunch In this groundbreaking work, author Barry Brown has managed to definitively prove humankind’s natural tendencies to be peaceful, cooperative, and egalitarian. Barry takes the reader on … Continue reading

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