Tag Archives: revolution
Our Leaders Are Psychotic
Leaders like Putin and US tech, finance, and MIC oligarchs are trapped in a psycho-economic maze that leads inevitably to nuclear war. Only we can stop them. Continue reading
Imagining The End Of Capitalism
Capitalism by definition is unsustainable, since it is based on constant change, growth, and progress, always seeking more in a finite world. If there truly were no alternative to it, we must all die, and soon. Fortunately, there are many alternatives both historic and modern. Continue reading
Let go of all your narratives — Capitalism and Socialism, Left and Right, Science and Religion, Good and Evil. Notice how beautiful the world can be Without these stories Continue reading
The Dragon and the Bug
Soon, most of the businesses, jobs, entertainment, and schools that made up Sam’s inner world lay in broken heaps. People who could still work, worked for less, slept in the street, ate what they could. It got harder for Sam to stomp around the world or pretend to be great when its insides were in so much pain. Continue reading
Midnight in the Imperial City
The walls of the imperial city look magnificent
Impenetrable, eternal, stronger than God.
But look closer; they are only video images
Projected on tattered cotton screens. Continue reading
Not Going Back
Scarcity is a lie the rulers tell us to justify their own wealth. Continue reading
Rewriting the Rules of Money
Money puts a number on the worth of all things, on our work, on animals and plants and people. It turns all of Nature and all human talents into commodities. How much money can we get for this forest? How little can we pay these guys to bulldoze it? Continue reading
People would still have to work, but not to survive.
They could help others, grow food, create beauty.
Fix pipes and cables and roads, build things
Like the youth painting murals on boarded up windows. Continue reading