https://youtu.be/cg0TQyjdHJ0 Old Norweigan—————————————————--English translation Kven skal syngje meg—————————————Who shall sing me i daudsvevna slyngje meg———————————into the death-sleep sling me når eg på Helvegen går————————————When I walk on the Path of Death og dei spora eg trår er kalde, så kalde—————and the tracks I tread are cold, so cold Eg songane søkte——————————————-I sought the songs Eg … Continue reading Musical Interlude with Vikings: Helvegen (Path of Death)
by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota May 5, 2019 edited by O Society Joe was standing before St. Peter at the gate. St. Peter asked him, “What have you done for the good of humankind?” “I’ve made people rich,” Joe responded, “wealthy beyond their wildest dreams. I helped them buy expensive cars, homes around the world, … Continue reading Judgement Day: Our Digital Dystopia
Because we all know "Leave it all to the markets." is a damned lie Eoin Higgins Common Dreams edited by O Society May 5, 2019 https://youtu.be/fzDlqMA9iu8 News coverage of the climate crisis can no longer rely on the false pretense of objectivity, writer and activist Naomi Klein said Tuesday. "There is a confirmation bias among the … Continue reading The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage
Editor's note: Let's back up a second here. First off, the public is lied to consistently by the American government. This isn't new. There are moments when the damn lying is so egregious, we can help but see it, even if we don't want to see it. It's the dog who peed on the rug … Continue reading An Attorney’s Thoughts on Barr and the Mueller Report
Practising the Greek virtues of wisdom and courage is one thing. But being cheerful the American way borders on psychosis by Mariana Alessandri Aeon edited by O Society May 5, 2019 I once ended up at a Boy Scout ceremony in the northeast United States, where I inhaled the American spirit unfiltered. The boys’ uniforms had Stars-and-Stripes … Continue reading Cheerfulness Cannot be Compulsory No Matter What the T-shirt Says
by Jason Hirthler Dissident Voice edited by O Society May 5, 2019 Once during the Q&A session of a lecture, Noam Chomsky was asked when it was okay to trust one’s own government. Without a moment’s hesitation, he replied that you could and should never trust one’s government. Never. At the time, I thought perhaps … Continue reading Destabilization, Inc.
by Jeffrey St Clair CounterPunch edited by O Society May 3, 2019 https://youtu.be/MwL_wohIEMw His momma was weeping by now and Willie knew it. That’s why he couldn’t tell her, couldn’t look Miss Daisy in the eye and let her know he was leaving for Chicago. It would hurt too much—him more than her, maybe. So … Continue reading Willie Dixon Refused to Serve Anything but the Blues: Musical Interlude