A co-operative vision for public services
How can we build an economy for people, not profit? It can be done from the bottom up, as new businesses are set up; and it can emerge through…
Don’t Panic! “Experts” Agree – This Is Not 2008
Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, Experts Agree: It Is Not 2008 If someone were to ask us what year it was, we would probably…
Montaigne: War’s fury
==== Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts French writers on war and peace Montaigne: Selections on war ==== Michel de…
This is Donald Trump’s biggest lie: Our politicians have failed — but businessmen may be worse
One of the most ignorant and inescapable clichés of American political discourse is the pervasive idea that what the country most needs is a…
Don’t drink the water: Flint is just the latest in a long line of disposable communities. It’s time to act
The tragic water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has shown how hazardous and unjust water pollution can be. People in Flint are right to protest the…
Check your pantry and shelves
There are two phrases that should compel you to immediately grab an item and throw it in the garbage. If you see them in the store, turn away; warn…
Scalia, Jack Bauer, and Torture
There’s a bomb going off in an hour—Jack Bauer Must find and disarm it, before we all die And just ere the clock reaches zero, our hero Comes…
Give Up Devil-Worship for Lent:Reject U.S. Imperialism (Sunday Homily)
Readings for this first Sunday of Lent tell us that empires arise only with the devil's aid. Does this mean that faithful followers of Jesus must…
GOP Debate Bloodbath
Last night's GOP debate was a bloodbath. Kasich and Carson were the only debaters who did not call their opponents liars. The fire, bile and…