Category: Activism

Welcome to the Unity Movement

Welcome to the tip of the spear of US politics. As political chaos grows, uncertainty spreads, and new political factions formed, a new movement for unity across the political spectrum has arisen. People from all corners, all beliefs, joining in solidarity. Fighting and hoping against the odds for […]

California’s Future of Pan-Enclavism

By Robert Stark California prides itself on its diversity with race relations that are generally better than many other parts of the nation. However, California, as a beacon for diversity, does have major problems including income inequality and a massive exodus out of the state. Problems with the […]

What Can We Learn from Utopians of the Past?

By Adam Gopnick, New Yorker Michael Robertson’s “The Last Utopians: Four Late Nineteenth-Century Visionaries and Their Legacy” (Princeton) is instructive and touching, if sometimes inadvertently funny. The instructive parts rise from Robertson’s evocation and analysis of a series of authors who aren’t likely to be well known to […]

Intentional Community: Kashi Ashram

Welcome to the premiere episode of the first season of intentional, featuring Kashi Ashram in Sebastian FL. Kashi Ashram is an interfaith spiritual community founded in 1976 by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, their guru who passed in 2012. The teachings of Kashi Ashram are based on kindness, compassion […]

Blue State Secession?

Listen here. You know you are winning when so called “Blue States” want out of the Union. This would have been unheard of nearly a decade ago, but this week, the leftist publication The Nation ran an article calling for the “Blue States” to at least threaten secession. […]

Learning from Venezuela’s Missteps in Building Urban Popular Power: Decentralization, Participatory Budgeting, Communal Councils and Comunes

By María Pilar García Guadilla and  Carlos G. Torrealba COMMUNES in Venezuela, once hopeful experiments in local direct democracy and popular power under the socialism of the XXI century have largely succumbed to the crushing crisis gripping the country. . What can we learn from their demise? READ […]

Kick the Puppy S2: E5

Keith & RJ Study claims vaccines saved 37 million lives mostly children over the past two decades, anti-vaxxers are growing, backlash to over-medicalization, the complexity of the immune system, a long history of human poisonings, paranoia and the American tradition, criticisms of scientism, SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes during […]

The Failure Of The State And The Rise Of Anarchism In Contemporary Anti-Systemic Praxis

By Morgan Gibson The centrality of anarchism to the praxis of contemporary anti-systemic social movements has been well documented. From the alter-globalisation movement to Occupy, many contemporary anti-systemic movements are defined by their commitment to some of the central tenets of anarchism, including the pursuit of decentralized, directly […]