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Ask Beatty – 07.10.17

Are you tired of relationships that go nowhere? Are you frustrated and disappointed of always ending up with Mr./Ms. Wrong and don’t know why?  I hear from women and men all the time that they were so certain that they found their perfect match and partner for life.  Then suddenly without warning, they discover that their relationship is in shambles.  …

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A Bowl of Soul – 07.07.17

Hey, Hey Pretty Baby – Dave Dixon – R&B/Blues – 1961Doo Wah Diddy – The Exciters – R&B/Pop – 1963You’ve Got To Earn It – The Temptations – R&B – 1964Too Late – The Delfonics – R&B – 1972Run On Home – Brother Jack McDuff – Soul/Jazz – 1968Smokey Feeling – The Organization – Funk – 1974Look At You – …

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Maurice Webster – Machiavelli, Then and Now 2016 Reflections on The Discourses of Niccolo Machiavelli

Book One, Part One: Discourses 1 through 32 Part 1 of a Series of 6 articles for OpEdNews Over the last forty years public education has stopped teaching about the responsibilities required of citizens living in a republic. Voting has become a right that one can choose to exercise instead of a civic necessity and duty. The study of government …

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Visionaries – 10.24.16

“Bill Katavolos.” Futurist William Katavolos is a professor in the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn New York. He is an innovative futurist, designer, architect, and teacher, and one of the most imaginative minds of our time. His work and thinking range from chairs in New York’s Museum of Modern Art to 240 mile tall buildings; from furniture made from chemicals with memory to buildings made from water. Find more at: http://www.pratt.digitalfutures.info/william-katavolos-the-new-palladio-poesis-versus-noesis-part-1-of-12/

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Henry Giroux – American Dystopia

In spite of their differing perceptions of the architecture of the totalitarian superstate and how it exercises power and control over its residents, George Orwell and Aldous Huxley shared a fundamental conviction. They both argued that the established democracies of the West were moving quickly toward a historical moment when they would willingly relinquish the noble promises and ideals of …

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RON JACOBS – Homophobes Don’t Have Any Religion Other Than Homophobia

What pisses me off about the ongoing fallout from the massacre in Orlando is this: non-Muslims who hate LBGT folks are pretending that their homophobia and its presence in the entire social system in the US is somehow not responsible for these murders and/or is somehow different from the homophobia of the killer because he has a Muslim name. Tangential …

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John Pilger – Eerie Silence about a New World War

Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. It was a baptism in the American way, along with the salivating violence of the Chicago police at …

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Celeste McGovern – Big Pharma’s Dirty Little Secret: Vaccine-Induced Autoimmune Injury

Scientists reveal how a hyperactivated immune system can unleash disease Bobby Hunter was 10 years old when his mother noticed her usually energetic boy was struggling to stay awake and he looked exhausted all the time. Then he began collapsing. Eventually Bobby was diagnosed with narcolepsy, a lifelong incurable condition where victims suddenly drop into deep dream sleep, sometimes a dozen times …