Categories Archives: Alienation & Mental Health

The Myths of Capitalism

This article is from the blog buildingarevolutionarymovement. This post lists and challenges, debunks, pulls apart the following myths of capitalism: there is no alternative to capitalism capitalism is the only system that provides individual and economic freedom everything is better under capitalism as capitalism increases the size of the economy, everyone benefits free-market capitalism is … Continue reading The Myths of Capitalism

Dying Normal

Editor’s note: In addition to running away from the unnormal normal this culture has created (which in my understanding means to stop identifying with the culture of empire which most people perceive as normal) we must take bold action to protect our only home, and the future generations who rely on us. Featured image: “Strip” … Continue reading Dying Normal

The Hidden Face of Animal Research

Editor’s note: These kind of frankenstein experiments are another creepy example of this culture’s disconnection and total objectification of nature and our fellow creatures. This article originally appeared in Counterpunch. Featured image: Plum Island. Source: kyselak – CC BY-SA 3.0 BY MARTHA ROSENBERG Animal disease research in government or government-funded labs often flies under the public radar … Continue reading The Hidden Face of Animal Research

Undercover Investigations Expose Brutal Wildlife Killing Contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states. Featured image: Killing contest contestants bring their dead coyotes to be weighed and counted, Williamsport Fire Department, Williamsport, Indiana, December 6, 2020. This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a … Continue reading Undercover Investigations Expose Brutal Wildlife Killing Contests

Listening To Earth

By Rebecca Wildbear I was diagnosed with cancer when I was 21. Scientifically, the odds were that I would die. They could have rolled me aside and let it happen, but doctors and loved ones did what they could to keep me alive. They tried to save my life even though they did not know … Continue reading Listening To Earth

Biden Budget Fails to Address Extinction Crisis

Editor’s note: The Biden administration’s budget to address the extinction crisis for the year 2021 is $22 million ($22,000,000). That is $60,273 per day, $2,511 per hour, and $41 per second. The Biden administration’s military budged for the year 2021 is $705.39 billion ($705,390,000,000). That is $1,93 billion per day, $80,527 million per hour, and … Continue reading Biden Budget Fails to Address Extinction Crisis

The beef with Animal Rebellion and the synthetic meat revolution

Editor’s note: It’s sad and ironic how easily contemporary youth movements like Extinction Rebellion/Animal Rebellion are being coopted by neoliberal capitalism and how easily they are made to believe that big business, big tech and big agriculture can save the world. As Kim Hill points out in this article, they obviously completely lost connection to … Continue reading The beef with Animal Rebellion and the synthetic meat revolution

Alberta women are fighting for their rights in the tradition of the suffragists

Editor’s note: Gender ideology is another form of postmodern insanity becoming a norm in this insane culture. Disguised as Human Rights, this sect-like ideology is even being embedded into the legal system of many countries. It’s also another example of how this culture, and neoliberalism specifically, destroys any form of identification (as a sex-based class … Continue reading Alberta women are fighting for their rights in the tradition of the suffragists

Friday essay: searching for sanity in a world hell-bent on destruction

Editor’s note: This essay reminds me of premise ten from Derrick Jensen’s book Endgame: “The culture as a whole and most of its members are insane. The culture is driven by a death urge, an urge to destroy life.”  Samuel Alexander, The University of Melbourne According to The Parable of the Poisoned Well, there once … Continue reading Friday essay: searching for sanity in a world hell-bent on destruction

We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones

This article originally appeared on Roarmag. Editor’s note: Asking questions, questions that emerge from your empathy if you care for life on the planet, and questions that emerge from your confusion if you see that so many things are going so badly wrong, is a very important, crucial step. We completely agree with the last … Continue reading We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones