The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  ~ James Baldwin by Richard Moser edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Climate change is the apex crisis of all time and the US military is the prime crisis multiplier.   As we approach the horizon of climate … Continue reading The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos

Truth Vanishes Beneath a Cloud of Poison Gas

edited by O Society May 20, 2019 Press Report In April last year, Syrian opposition groups claimed the Syrian government launched a chemical attack in the last opposition stronghold near Damascus. The US, France, and Britain responded with a shower of cruise missiles against Syria. Now a leaked report by engineers from the Organization for … Continue reading Truth Vanishes Beneath a Cloud of Poison Gas

Crazy is the New Normal: HyperNormalisation

by O Society May 19, 2019 There are many different levels from which to look at our society, the media, and how it all works. Each of us has our own level of understanding, which is dependent upon how much time is spent in the kiddie pool and how much time is spent in the … Continue reading Crazy is the New Normal: HyperNormalisation

Our problems are deeper than “capitalism” (and “socialism” alone can’t solve them)

by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Complaints about “capitalism” have become more common the last few years in the United States. This has been a welcome development. Anytime the collective perspective is widened, it’s beneficial to at least some degree. In a complementary way, calls for “socialism” have also become more … Continue reading Our problems are deeper than “capitalism” (and “socialism” alone can’t solve them)

How Many Times Do I Have to Explain This?

How Many Damn Fucking Times Do I Have to Explain This? by Arthur Sibler Once Upon a Time... edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Please give your serious consideration to my profoundly upsetting personal dilemma. I am basically a serene, tranquil soul, trying my utmost best to navigate successfully (and serenely, and tranquilly) through … Continue reading How Many Times Do I Have to Explain This?

Twitter, Trump, and Sisyphus: The United States of Absurd

The idea of absurdism attempts to describe the human condition, but it can also help us understand our current social climate by Kameron McNair Daily Beast edited by O Society May 18, 2019 It’s hard for any person to log into social media without seeing something that makes them do a double take—maybe it’s a puppy … Continue reading Twitter, Trump, and Sisyphus: The United States of Absurd