Category: Pop Culture

Stephen May: Lest We Forget

One of the great American self-trained painters of the 20th century. Ralph Fasanella was a consummate New Yorker and self-taught artist who represented the very best of American ideals

Noam Chomsky: Why Americans Know So Much About Sports

The following is a short excerpt from a classic, The Chomsky Reader, which offers a unique insight on a question worth asking

Potent Whisper: Potent Whisper Ft. Floetic Lara – Just Wondering

Official video for Potent Whisper Ft. Floetic Lara – Just Wondering

Noam Chomsky: On “Zombies and Apocalypse”

Interview on the cultural preoccupation with “the zombie apocalypse” in United States

Christopher Phelps: “We Shall Overcome”: Honoring Pete Seeger

Now so familiar as to risk seeming clichéd, “We Shall Overcome” was the paramount song of the civil rights movement

David Swanson: The Thugs of Halftime

I don’t recall the exercise of one’s rights under the First Amendment requiring an invitation

Michael Albert: Twitterific

The going wisdom is that Twitter is becoming a major platform for people to get news and to interact with ideas. Seriously?

Dawson Barrett: King of the Outcast Teens: Kurt Cobain and the Politics of Nirvana

This April marks twenty years since the death of Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain, one of the most iconic cultural figures of the late 20th century

: The Horrors of Reality: Moments & Perceptions of Imperial Civilized Life

The Horrors of Reality: Moments & Perceptions of Imperial Civilized Life Jonathan Gillis 23 June 2013 Cultural Supremacy & Cultural Supremacists One example of the horrors of reality engineered by dominant culture is that a conservatively estimated 3.1 million children, nearly half of who are under 5, die every year because of malnutrition.[1] What can Read more…

: Origin in Loss

Origin in Loss Jonathan Gillis 8 May 2013 Drowning in an ocean of noise. Completely alone, yet surrounded, by strangers. Psychologically tortured in the auditory madness of this psychopathic imperial world. The humming, buzzing, beeping, vibrating, clanking, clashing, crunching, splashing, thudding, reverberating, commotion, hammering, crashing, clattering, pattering, stomping, creaking, dripping, jangling, ringing, whistling, whispering, talking, Read more…

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