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Baselines for Activism: Brecht’s Stance, the New Science, and Planting Seeds

Published online at Countercurrents, Dissident Voice, Counterpunch, Nov. 15-16, 2018. I’ve often wondered about the limits of activist’s reach and the lack of coherent, organized progressive social movements in the US. Does it come down to the precarious nature of our … Continue reading

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Old Essay: The Reawakening of Tribal Consciousness

(Hey everyone, I thought I’d post this older essay from 2016 on my site for readers who may be unfamiliar with it. It’s included in my ebook as well as the 3rd edition of A Beautiful Resistance, the journal of Gods … Continue reading

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Reason Bowl Radio: Jobs: The Normalized Exploitation of the People

I spoke with my friend Jason Holland recently about the nature of compulsory/wage work in today’s world. One of our inspirations for this episode is Bob Black’s great essay, “The Abolition of Work” https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/bob-black-the-abolition-of-work Please comment and share this video … Continue reading

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Review: American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism by Henry Giroux

Published 8/15/2018 at New York Journal of Books. As one of the greatest dissidents and public intellectuals of our time, Henry Giroux continues to excoriate the declining state of US politics and civic life in this new work. As an … Continue reading

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From Frankfurt with Love

From Frankfurt with Love By William Hawes (Scene) Axel Honneth paces in a lavish office on an upper floor of a building overlooking the Main. In the middle of the room, a Ouija board sits on a table next to … Continue reading

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Ecology: The Keystone Science

Published online at CounterPunch.org, Dissident Voice, and Countercurrents.org, July 2018 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 … 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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