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On Revolution, Theory or Ideology?

Humans understand and explain through stories, and the stories we in the US tell about why people rebel against their governments usually revolve around deprivation and injustice. 833 more words

Protests And Popular Uprisings

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Greetings Space Cadets!

Welcome to March and the next turning of the great Earth wheel in its trip around the Sun. We move now into the quickening times of Spring and the Vernal Equinox for those of us dwelling in the Northern Hemisphere (North of the equator, for faster reference) and the more retiring and slumbering times of the Autumnal Equinox and the fall season for our fellow space travelers dwelling south of the Equator here on Spaceship Earth. 1,893 more words


The Catalyst: Radical Departures and Major Course Correction-Reflecting on the Uranus-Pluto Years of the early 21st Century

The implications of the Uranus-Pluto years will be played out over the ensuing centuries, with significant implications, below are some possible avenues for development, and one of the longer term outcomes. 2,049 more words



Lucia, displaced. Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico 2013.

Elvira, 10 years, discplaced. Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico 2013.

Jacinto, displaced. Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico 2013.


The brilliant “Selma” and after. Of Elliott Gould, movements, authenticity and… feminism

Please see this excellent and important film.  Covering a few vital months in the history of the US Black Civil Rights struggle in the mid-60s, it sweeps you along, forcing you to think, feel and hope. 944 more words

Social Movements

Ghost Developments Research Sketches [1]

What follows is a series of research sketches, avenues, questions and ideas. The post is intended to be fairly open-ended as many of these research interests are in their infancy and will be built-upon or continue to be addressed in future posts. 4,107 more words

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