Monthly Archives: November 2011

The End of History: In Search of Deep Temporality

A Post-Holiday Offering in Memory of American Indian Cultures We Destroyed The end of empire? The end of civilization? The end of life as we know it? As the American hegemony continues its genocidal rampage across the globe, apparently preparing … Continue reading

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The Civilization of Our Discontent…

There is a point in every political rebellion, in every self-conscious effort to reign in hierarchy and rectify the wrongs of hegemony, when the forces of the State and the forces of the Revolution meet head to head on the … Continue reading

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Avarice, Belligerence, Greed: A Reflection On Human Nature

As the occupations, arrests, and harassments continue across our homeland, the faint drumbeat of war echoes ever louder from the big white house in D.C.  And, who is at the center of all this attention, the considered target for military … Continue reading

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БОРЬБА ЗА ДУШУ РОССИИ

    [For my Russian readers, here is a condensed Russian language variant of my post from last month on the Russian Soul and the Collapse of the West, as it appeared in Delavoi Biysk last month] Сибирь и крушение … Continue reading

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Shaking the Foundations: Beyond the Rule of Law

The arrest, Thursday, of Chris Hedges along with fifteen other protesters in front of the Goldman Sachs offices in Manhattan, signals further exposure of the fangs of fascism lurking not-so-stealthily beneath the cover of our self-proclaimed democratic republic. The fraud, … Continue reading

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