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Politics and rhetoric

What is so funny about politics? Among many, politics has become a level playing field for everyone, the best and the worst, the real and the counterfeit alike. 1,008 more words

Religion

Limerick Roughs: the Political Killing of young John Hubbel

John Philip Hubbel, son of a German snuff maker and roughly nineteen years old, was shot and killed at a half-past ten o’clock the night of 12 October 1859 in front of Jackson Hall. 957 more words

Native Plant Restoration: "Someone Pays and Someone Profits"

The article below was first published on April 1st on MillionTrees.me – a site fighting unnecessary tree destruction in the San Francisco Bay Area. Though it references mainly the widespread tree destruction planned for the East Bay, the same principles apply broadly.  

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Environment

Ecological "Restoration": "Someone Pays and Someone Profits"

The article below was first published on April 1st on MillionTrees.me – a site fighting unnecessary tree destruction in the San Francisco Bay Area. Though it references mainly the widespread tree destruction planned for the East Bay, the same principles apply broadly.  

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Environment

Charleston's Hibernian Hall

I recently visited Charleston, South Carolina, for the first time, and anyone with an interest in Irish history or architecture cannot help but be struck by the massive, Greek-columned Hibernian Hall on Meeting Street. 409 more words

History And Travel

The Predictable Trump – Part I: A New Era of Neoliberalism

In the synchronous rise of Donald Trump and nativist movements around the world we are dealing not with a crisis of neoliberalism but with neoliberalism’s changing venues and appearances – a mutation of neoliberalism. 1,393 more words

France: the choice

It’s only a week to go before the first round of the French presidential election and it seems that the race is wide open.  Only two candidates can take part in the second round in May.  1,589 more words

Capitalism

Amar Diwakar reblogged this on Splintered Eye and commented:

Given the stress that French capital is under, and Thatcherite François Fillon's tarnished candidacy, heterodox economist Michael Roberts argues that political upstart and centrist Emmanuel Macron is the only viable presidential candidate that can secure a pro-EU, pro-neoliberal order amongst the anti-systemic alternatives. Some valuable pre-election analysis: