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Without Stories

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

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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

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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

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Not Going Back

Scarcity is a lie the rulers tell us to justify their own wealth. Continue reading

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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

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Shutdown Forever

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

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Can Class Solidarity Beat Racial Division?

What made Paul Robeson and Fred Hampton so dangerous? They were able to unite people of different races and ethnicities on the basis of class, the unity our rulers fear more than anything else. Is anyone speaking like them now? Yes. Bernie Sanders. Continue reading

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