Facebook, Enemy of Free Speech
This summer, our “White House Siege” raised the hackles of the far right, provoking a rabid reaction on social media. But not long after it launched, Facebook censored the campaign's main hashtag, hobbling our efforts to resuscitate American democracy.Read more
History's Largest Protest Just Happened . . . and Farmers Led the Charge
November 25th marked the largest protest in human history — over ten times the size of demonstrations that erupted in the wake of George Floyd's murder at the hands of police.Read more
Pandemic or Not, Capitalism Marches Onwards toward Techno-barbarism
As Western Nations continue to grapple with the pandemic, it is apparent that Covid-19 has landed the death blow to the Neoliberal Capitalism that has dominated the global political and economic landscape of the last few decades.Read more
Subversive Smiley Cracks Singapore’s Ridiculous Facade
Think of a symbol of resistance. What comes to mind? A Guy Fawkes mask, a raised fist, an anarchist circle-A? How about a smiley face?Read more
Will Autocracy Die or Thrive?
We're caught up in a pivotal moment. The American people await the president's concession. The country — along with the rest of the world — could be thrown in one of two directions.Read more
Biden Won. What's Next for the Left?
The greater of two evils has been ousted. That's reason enough to breathe a long-held sigh of relief. But for the next four years, America will be stuck with only the lesser of the tawdry two.Read more
Could he be the man who heals America?
Joe Biden. Could he be the man who heals America?Read more
The Monster Fox News Created
Turning on their maker, Trump supporters chanted "Fox News sucks" and "Shame on Fox" outside a vote-counting facility in Arizona.Read more
Our Planet Is Out of Options. Does Anyone Care?
The earth is getting measurably hotter, each year breaking records set the year before, while Arctic sea ice continues to thin. Wildfires are growing hotter, more frequent, more widespread and more deadly.Read more
So let's keep playing
Times like this, indeed. 2020 is a rupture year. Local markets are imploding, economies are in the brink of collapse. The spectacle of politics seems to offer no solution but only adds to the reigning chaos and uncertainty.Read more