Anthropocene: Why Don’t We Hear About More Species Going Extinct?

The extinction crisis threatens life all over the planet, but scientists are cautious about declaring a species extinct too quickly by John Platt Scientific American edited by O Society June 18, 2019 e’ve been hearing it for years: The world is in the midst of a biodiversity crisis, with species going extinct at a rate … Continue reading Anthropocene: Why Don’t We Hear About More Species Going Extinct?

The Climate Counter-Offensive: Secrecy, Deception, and Disarming the Green New Deal

by Richard Moser edited by O Society There are things we are not supposed to know and the corporate controlled news industry is not going to tell us. Totally absent from the obedient media is one of the most important stories of all time: war creates climate change.  The story of how this knowledge has been … Continue reading The Climate Counter-Offensive: Secrecy, Deception, and Disarming the Green New Deal

The faux revolution of mindfulness

by Ronald Purser OpenDemocracy edited by O Society May 25, 2019 According to its backers we’re in the midst of a “mindfulness revolution.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, recently dubbed the “father of mindfulness,” goes so far as to proclaim that we’re on the verge of a global renaissance, and that mindfulness “may actually be the only promise … Continue reading The faux revolution of mindfulness

To Be Hopeful In Bad Times

by Kenn Orphan edited by O Society May 12, 2019  “To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness.  What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our … Continue reading To Be Hopeful In Bad Times

The Contented Classes: When Will They Rebel?

by Ralph Nader edited by O Society May 12, 2019 For all the rhetoric and all the charities regarding America’s children, the U.S. stands at the very bottom of western nations and some other countries as well, in terms of youth well-being. The U.S.’s exceptionalism is clearest in its cruelty to children. The U.S. has … Continue reading The Contented Classes: When Will They Rebel?