Psychotherapy — a system of gimmicks!

We see unacceptable rates of suicide, depression, and anxiety among children, adolescents, and young adults. Narcissism has risen. Empathy has decreased. In our relationships, child neglect in the United States is up while contact time with children has declined as a...

Enough!

Enough! This is and always has been insane. Massive military expenditures have brought on the collapse of history’s greatest empires: Rome, Spain, Great Britain. We’re on our way to being next.   Remember the “peace dividend” we anticipated at the end of the Cold War?...
America’s Shit for Brains

America’s Shit for Brains

By Nina Power The Language of the New Brutality, e-flux From issue #134 This excerpt has been edited and condensed for brevity. Following the defeat of Nazism, Victor Klemperer, a Jewish philogist and professor of romance studies, published an astonishing analysis of...

Alexa stares hopelessly

On the 37th floor of the Samsung Tower Suites, Alexa stares hopelessly at the inky black between her eyelids and the ceiling. Her eyes open, then close. She lays on her stomach, then curls into her side.  Alexa’s been tossing and turning for an hour. The pulsing pain...
Anti-fa

Anti-fa

There’s a new kid on the block, and they’ve come out swinging. Anti-fa, or anti-fascist, groups have exploded around the country to fight back against growing fascism and nazism. Anti-fa doesn’t hold back. As the frontline of the new Left, they are willing to fight...

His name was Kevin Lara Lugo

His name was Kevin Lara Lugo, and he died on his 16th birthday. He spent the day before foraging for food in an empty lot, because there was nothing to eat at home. Then in a hospital because what he found made him gravely ill. Hours later, he was dead on a gurney,...