Dealing with “humankind’s most grievous cancer”: An ultimatum for ‘Mad Dog’ Israel

UK Channel 4’s Jon Snow wrote a heart-breaking piece on his recent journey to Gaza that concludes with pleas for a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, “whatever the cost”. Good, strong words. Despite toeing the party line on many issues, Snow has consistently made a stand with respect to Israeli barbarity. He wrote: This is […]

“Unbelievable brainwashing”: The gaping blindspot in Western liberalism

Check out this Young Turks discussion about how “unbelievably brainwashed millions of North Koreans are”: Unbelievable, eh? Now, let’s turn the mirror around… You wouldn’t believe how much psychological work it takes to undo Western brainwashing. It’s something I grew up with. From day one, they were putting it in my head. I was taught […]

Psychopaths in power: The Parasite on the Human Super-organism

I was reading another devastating commentary by American author Chris Hedges on the overbearing tyranny of the State, and it got me to thinking about this popular notion of “rising up against” oppressors. Hedges’ analysis is on target, but I feel that his conclusion that we must “tear it down” in order to escape it […]