Monthly Archives: May 2016

José Mujica: Live with What is Necessary and Fairest

“Human nature is constructed in such a way that you end up learning much more from suffering than from a life of ease.” José Mujica, nicknamed Pepe Mujica, was President of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. A former Tupamaros freedom … Continue reading

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Voting for Empire and Permanent War

(Photo manipulation courtesy of Imgur) By Peter Phillips The presidential primaries offer a single choice for both Democrats and Republicans to vote for empire and permanent war. This year’s entertainment spectacle, what we call democratic elections, is a particularly gross … Continue reading

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Snowden: Whistleblowing is an Act of Political Resistance

(Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Below, a short excerpt from Edward Snowden’s article in The Intercept: Whistleblowing Is Not Just Leaking — It’s an Act of Political Resistance. “A single act of whistleblowing doesn’t change the reality that there are significant … Continue reading

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