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On The Nature Of Self-Defeating Convictions

A missive to an estranged southern friend Although I have resided in New York City for many years, I was born in the Deep South. On a daily basis, I negotiate Manhattan's gridded streets and...

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Living Beyond the ‘Folded Lie’: Part Two

Wall Street is again flush with the electronic facsimile of the stuff once known as money. But this is a Botox Recovery Both economic depression and so-called psychological depression are engendered...

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Tribalism is a luxury

Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize this very week, Lisa Ansell brings a very personal set of convictions to her writing. More than simple commentary, Ansell's own circumstances imbue her politics...

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Living Beyond the ‘Folded Lie’: Part One

Wall Street is again flush with the electronic facsimile of the stuff once known as money. But this is a Botox Recovery Living Beyond the 'Folded Lie': On Life Before and After Collapse Wall...

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Rival Sons: Jay Buchanan Interview

Trebuchet interviews Rival Sons' Jay Buchanan discussing music life and the million of chances in between....

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Reclaiming The Commons: Part 2

Phil Rockstroh follows up on last week's essay, and applies poetic thinking to the quagmire that is 21st century living. Relentlessly, from early childhood on, our hopes and longings are subject...

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Reclaiming The Commons: Part 1

The USA gets its own version of the Criminal Justice Bill, only there are no riots, merely more faces buried in iPhone screens. Reclaiming The Commons: Human Lessons in the Era of Corporatism and...

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On Regaining a Spirit of Defiance: Part Two

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. — T.S. Eliot The vehemence of the imagination motivates. It rages against oppression, as it, in equal...

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On Regaining a Spirit of Defiance: Part One

 'I'm Worried Now but I Won't Be Worried Long' The course of action taken by the present day U.S. political class in addressing the era's rising tide of economic hardship and...

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