Why Liberals Vote For Fascists, by Paul Glover

“Every society, including ours, contains the seed of fascism, ready to sprout from fear and anger. We were taught after World War 2 that “just following orders” made us “good Germans” but bad Americans. We were taught pride in America’s revolutionary history and our obligation to speak against tyranny. We were taught that obedience to […]

Listening To You: Reinaldo Arenas

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  “But regardless, if someone is a true writer—not an opportunist who wants to be in favor with the government of the day—that person is always going to be for freedom. Because the simple truth is that without freedom, the writer cannot exist. And the writer who is for freedom is, by definition, not for […]

What They Said: Lynn Margulis

“The Gaia [theory] is not, as many claim, that ‘the Earth is a single organism.’ Yet the Earth, in the biological sense, has a body sustained by complex physiological processes. Life is a planetary-level phenomenon and Earth’s surface has been alive for at least 3,000 million years. To me, the human move to take responsibility […]

What They Said: Kurt Vonnegut

“There is a tragic flaw in our Constitution, and I don’t know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president.”

What They Said: Michael Moore

Michael Moore is not a Donald Trump supporter, but he is a story teller  and journalist, with powerful talent for hitting heart strings. I just watched this this morning, here in Sweden, and found it breathtaking. Whoever you may vote for on November 8th, at least try not to partake in the classist deformation of […]

The Silver Linings Candidate: Jill Stein

[Republished from Facebook today] Note: Cherished friend Paul Murray is South African, and lives in Australia. A keen observer of global events and even American politics,  he was deeply affected by an article I shared, about falling in political love with Jill Stein. So he wrote this:   The best thing to have come out […]