From my grasp

  On our last Mother’s Day together, I took her to the big morning Mass at St. James Cathedral. As I attempted a Houdini maneuver getting her out of the car, up the curb and down the sidewalk to the church door, she somehow slithered from my grasp. My...
The Matrix of Control

The Matrix of Control

Jeff Halper describes himself as an “activist-scholar,” which adopts a controversial self-identification. The conventional stance erects a high wall between scholarship and activism. His activist credentials have been built up over many years. A co-founder...
Reifying Ourselves

Reifying Ourselves

Hey Adbusters, Marcuse predicted it. Debora predicted it. Adorno and Horkheimer predicted it. These cats are only the tip of the iceberg …  Facebook, as a social media platform, is absolutely NOT neutral. Facebook is an ideologically geared profit making machine,...
I think therefore I am capital

I think therefore I am capital

In the worldview of the Cree, life is lived along a trail of experiences. Sharing experience with others is a result of the crossing of two life trails. Life is experienced as a tangled pattern of all beings. In this way, beings do not occupy one world, as in the...
Out-Lefted

Out-Lefted

“How was school today?” It was great. My friends and I talked about Zizek and Lacan. And Marx. And Baudrillard. And, um, Deleuze. As a high schooler, I am not able to understand the complexity and nuance of this scholarship. But who cares? I felt radical...