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Co-ops: Economic Democracy
One day, a few years ago, I was walking in San Francisco’s Mission district and looked up and saw a sign that said: “Arizmendi Bakery. Worker owned and operated.” This...
The Abolition of War
The famous words: “They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks, nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war no...
The Open Veins of Venezuela
Historically, Venezuela has been an ATM machine for U.S. corporations. Located on the northern coast of South America with a population of 32 million, Venezuela is rich in natural resources: diamonds, bauxite,...
The Dream of Revolution
In some ways Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered twice. First by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis and then by killing his revolutionary message. Today, King is largely remembered...
Lilly Adams, Bruce Amundson
Preventing Nuclear Apocalypse
You may know Apocalypse as a Marvel Comics supervillain. It is a word of Greek origin, meaning the catastrophic final destruction of the world. The use of nuclear weapons would...
Notes from the Psychedelic Underground
The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and Canada is making headline news. The study of the medical uses of psilocybin (and other psychedelics) does not. Academic research of psilocybin...
Arjun Singh Sethi
The Politics of Hate
There is a stench in the air. Hate is out in the open. The number of hate crimes has dramatically escalated in the last couple of years. Recall Dylann Roof...
Why the 2020 Census Matters
How important is the 2020 census? Very. Its repercussions are profound. It’s about power and money. The census in theory should be neutral, an objective collection of data, but like...
Guns & White Nationalism
The founding of the United States was based on the ideology of white supremacy, the practice of slavery, land theft and genocide. The mass murder of indigenous people by Euro-colonizers was...
Economic Inequality Kills
Given that people in the U.S. spend more money on health care than the rest of the world combined, then logic would dictate that we have the best health outcomes....
How Hitler Happened
The post-WW1 Weimar Republic in Germany was the height of European civilization. Its scientists and scholars led the world. Its Bauhaus architecture was the rage. Its arts featured such luminaries as...
It Takes An Acorn
David Barsamian travels the country raising the rabble to organize independent community radio stations. On an October barnstorming through Oregon, David delivered this talk to benefit KXCR, Florence.
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