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

Is Donald Trump an Asteroid?

Honestly, This Could Get a Lot Uglier By Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch Jan 6, 2019 Sixty-six million years ago, so the scientists tell us, an asteroid slammed into this planet. Landing on what’s now Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, it gouged out a crater 150 kilometers wide and put so much soot and sulfur into the atmosphere that it … Continue reading Is Donald Trump an Asteroid?

The Trump Administration’s Climate Nihilism

Trump administration officials now admit that climate disaster is real and on its way soon — they just don’t care. by Branko Marcetic  Jacobin October 4, 2018 When it comes to terrifying dystopian realities, it’s hard to top our current world’s combination of extreme wealth and income inequality, with an impending ecological collapse that’s being entirely ignored by … Continue reading The Trump Administration’s Climate Nihilism