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Why The Revolution Hasn't Started Yet
2023-09-19 09:00
Why The Revolution Hasn't Started Yetby C.A. Matthews That’s what authentic living is, in my view: meeting life just as it is, without egocentric filters, distortions or manipulat… Read More
The Cure For TDS
2023-09-12 07:00
The Cure For TDSby C.A. Matthews January 6, January 6, January 6, January 6, January 6, January 6, January 6, January 6, Orange man bad, Orange man bad, Orange man bad, Orange man bad, Put… Read More
Fighting Words
2023-09-05 12:59
Fighting Wordsby C. A. Matthews If you’ve ever wondered what people were talking about when they say something like, “The US is essentially an oligarchy,” then welcome… Read More
The Glass Is Refillable
2023-08-29 07:00
The earth looks so beautiful from space. Let's keep it that way. The Glass Is Refillableby C. A. Matthews Most of us reach a breaking point at one time or another in our lives. There&rsqu&hell…Read More
Shades Of Suez
2023-08-22 07:00
Our resident historian and all-around sharp and savvy person, Coast Watcher, returns to the blog with an in-depth look at the recent going-ons in Africa, particularly between Niger and their… Read More
This Is What Empire Looks Like
2023-08-15 07:00
 This Is What Empire Looks Likeby C.A. Matthews...Mark Twain, William Jennings Bryan, and all those early anti-imperialists understood America had a choice: It would be empire abroad… Read More
The Choice
2023-08-08 17:59
The Choiceby C.A. Matthews I attended the Green Party US Annual National Meeting this past weekend. Once again we convened together online to hear what our fellow Greens and others have to… Read More
Fourteen Years And Counting
2023-08-01 07:00
Fourteen Years and Countingby C. A. Matthews  Most of us can remember our “first, real paying job.” For Americans, we were most likely in high school, and a classmate ment… Read More
What Planet Are You On?
2023-07-25 07:00
What Planet Are You On?by C.A. Matthews  Reality isn’t to everyone’s tastes.  This is most evident in the the comment sections of blogs and social media sites like Twit… Read More
Boulder. Together.
2023-07-18 07:00
  Boulder. C.A. Matthews  It’s been difficult, if not next to impossible, to become excited by the American political scene in recent years. The whole elect… Read More
Clusterf*cked: The Cruelty Is The Point
2023-07-11 07:00
  Clusterf*cked: The Cruelty is the Pointby C.A. Matthews Editor's Note: This week we ran into a very interesting person who expresses a very disturbing point-of-view. We asked her what… Read More
Join Team Orca!
2023-06-27 07:00
Join Team Orca!by C.A. Matthews It’s not every day that warming oceans and the detrimental effects they cause make the news in four separate, but not unrelated stories.  One woul… Read More
Impossible Things (Uniting The Left)
2023-06-20 07:00
Impossible Things (Uniting The Left)by. C.A. Matthews “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderla… Read More
Hazy Days Are Here Again
2023-06-13 07:00
Hazy Days Are Here Again by C.A. Matthews Hazy days are here again— Smoky skies and tears to lend The environment is screwed my friend! Hazy days are here again! (*Sung to the tune… Read More
Canceling Free Speech
2023-06-06 07:00
Is this the end of protests?If western governments need to keep ramping up censorship, propaganda and the persecution of journalists in order to defend western freedom and democracy, is it r… Read More
The Unwelcoming Society
2023-05-30 07:00
The Unwelcoming Societyby C. A. Matthews When my mother first got off the ship in the United States of America, I wonder… Did she feel welcomed? It was right before the start of the… Read More
(How Not To Say) Told You So
2023-05-23 07:00
The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.― Joe Klaas  (How Not To Say) Told You Soby C.A. Matthews Seven years ago, if you’d asked me if Hillary Clinton… Read More
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Armageddon
2023-05-16 07:00
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Armageddonby C.A. Matthews Bill, a.k.a. “Bill S. Preston, Esquire”, shuffles into a suburban garage music studio where his friend, Ted &ldqu&hellip…Read More
Behind The Curtain
2023-05-09 07:00
"Pay no attention to the man behind that curtain!"In these weird times, sometimes it's good to take a break and look back into our past and see what all we can learn from those who came befo… Read More
We Know What They're Afraid Of
2023-05-02 07:00
 We Know What They're Afraid Ofby C. A. Matthews Have you ever heard the old expression, When your enemy is making mistakes, don’t stop and correct him? I believe working class Am… Read More
Weaponizing Free Speech
2023-04-25 07:00
This is the dystopia you were warned about. A mind-controlled populace thinking, speaking, shopping, moving and voting in accordance with the will of the powerful. All that's left now is… Read More
The Average Billionaire
2023-04-18 07:00
 The Average Billionaire by C. A. MatthewsHow “average” would I feel if I became a billionaire? Since I’m nowhere close to becoming even a lowly millionair… Read More
Digital McCarthyism
2023-03-14 07:00
Digital McCarthyismby C. A. Matthews It was bound to happen sooner or later. And it did—a self-proclaimed “very important person in government” would impugn the integrity o… Read More
The New Title 42
2023-03-07 08:00
The New Title 42info gathered by C.A. Matthews Editor's note: From the "Just when you hoped things would get better for ordinary people" department comes news of what the Biden Administratio… Read More
Does The US Deserve Redemption?
2023-02-28 08:00
Hey, I've got a smart idea: let's make laws that require corporations to act like sociopaths, pursuing profit without any consideration for morality or human well-being, then let's allow our… Read More
American Chernobyl
2023-02-21 16:08
 American Chernobylby C. A. Matthews"A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice." --Chris Hedges Ididn’t hear about the t… Read More
Pay For Your Own Wars, Big Oil!
2023-02-14 08:00
Pay For Your Own Wars, Big Oil!by C.A. Matthews Did you get a chance to read Pulitzer Prize-winner Seymour Hersh’s excellent exposé on who and how and when the Nord Stream LNG p… Read More
Why Are We Repeating History?
2023-02-07 08:00
Why Are We Repeating History?  by C. A. Matthews  Happy Black History Month! Last year, we spent several weeks in the month of February discussing various topics that are of… Read More
Targets On Our Backs
2023-01-31 08:00
Targets On Our Backsby C. A. Matthews  Five cops brutally beat up and killed a young black man named Tyre Nichols in Memphis after a routine traffic stop. A large contingent of pol… Read More
The Great Divide
2023-01-24 08:00
The Great Divideby C.A. Matthews    Imagine, if you will, a Great Divide so wide and so deep that it takes hours—if not days—to cross on foot. To get from one side… Read More
Protesting Evil (Be The Peace)
2023-01-16 18:15
Protesting Evil (Be The Peace)by C.A. Matthews The greatest purveyor of violence in the world is my own government. I cannot be silent. —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1… Read More
Who's Really In Charge?
2023-01-10 08:00
Capitalism functions very efficiently without democracy. --Chris HedgesYou'll never stop depraved agendas as long as propagandists can manipulate a critical mass of people into consenting to… Read More
Resolved: Capitalism Must Die
2023-01-03 13:40
Resolved: Capitalism Must Dieby C. A. Matthews     Most New Year’s resolutions aren’t kept for more than a month. Six weeks tops. Those resolutions to lose we… Read More
Heavenly Peace
2022-12-20 08:00
 Heavenly Peaceby C.A. MatthewsSilent night, holy night. All is calm, all is bright.‘Round yon virgin mother and child.Holy infant, so tender and mild,Sleep in heavenly peace!Slee… Read More
Disinformation Wars
2022-11-29 08:00
Disinformation Warsby C. A. Matthews   “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” —Senator Hiram W. Johnson From Caitlin Johnstone’s Newsletter:AP's anonymous… Read More
Lab Rats Of The World Unite!
2022-11-22 08:00
 Lab Rats of the World Unite! (You Have Nothing to Lose But Your Cheese)by C. A. Matthews If you’re thinking this article is about the student teachers, graduate assistants… Read More
What Do These Stories Have In Common?
2022-11-15 08:00
 What Do These Stories Have In Common? We have a guest blogger this week, but before we get to their article, here’s a story that popped up in the news that I felt is very importa… Read More
The Peace Eagle
2022-11-01 07:00
The Peace Eaglewords and original artwork by C.A. Matthews We don't have to submit to this. We don't have to keep sleepwalking into dystopia and armageddon to the beat of manipulative socio… Read More
Why All The Hate For Haiti?
2022-10-25 07:00
US Border Patrol deports Haitians like rustling cattleWhy All The Hate For Haiti?by Coast WatcherAct 1: Once Upon a Time...Toussaint Louveture and the Haitian Revolution inspired millions of… Read More
We Are Smarter Than They Think
2022-10-11 07:00
Apples don't fall far from the tree...We Are Smarter Than They Think (Much Smarter) by C.A. Matthews  Once upon a time there were two farmers.  Farmer A owned a love… Read More
Is This A Dystopian Novel?
2022-10-04 07:00
Is This A Dystopian Novel?(Or Is It Reality?)by C.A. Matthews I’m writing this on the way home from an annual science fiction convention we’ve attended for many years. My hu… Read More
Human Trafficking Isn't Funny
2022-09-27 07:00
photo: Dominic Chavez/Getty Human Trafficking Isn't Funny An open letter by Redd Phlagg Dear Governor DeSantis: You don’t know me, and you probably don’t listen much to… Read More
God Save The King?
2022-09-20 07:00
God Save the King? It's More Like God Help the British People!by Coast Watcher Tradition is a strong force in Britain. The "British way of doing things"is often at odds with the rest of the… Read More
Real Representation, Not Celebrities
2022-09-13 07:00
 (We Need) Real Representation, Not Celebritiesby C.A. Matthews  “It’s the real thing!” said a commercial a few decades back. Genuineness was a virtue to rej… Read More
You Can't Make This Stuff Up
2022-09-06 07:00
We live in a time where leftists and communists are being labeled as Nazis and real Nazis are being labeled as freedom fighters standing up against fascism. We can't make this up. --Kris Leg… Read More
Put The US In The Time Out Chair
2022-08-30 07:00
Put The US In The Time Out Chairby C.A. Matthews When you work in a kindergarten, you see a lot of a particular kind of behavior. One kid—sometimes the biggest physically in the… Read More
The 50 Year Apology
2022-08-23 07:00
 The 50 Year Apologyby C.A. MatthewsIt’s amazing how fast your mind can go back in time when you hear a name or see a face that you haven’t seen in almost 50 years. Thi… Read More
The Rule Of Tyrannies
2022-08-16 07:00
The world will never know peace as long as war is profitable. The world will never know health as long as sickness is profitable. The ecosystem will never thrive as long as ecocide is prof… Read More
Whee! Let's Start World War 3!
2022-08-09 07:00
“Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.” -- US Army General Omar… Read More
The Boot
2022-08-02 07:00
People who are ideologically prohibited from seeing capitalism as the obvious source of society's ills are forced to make up other things to blame those ills on like elite pedovore cabals… Read More
The Benefits Of World Hunger
2022-07-12 07:00
Rise, like lions after slumberIn unvanquishable number!Shake your chains to earth like dewWhich in sleep had fallen on you:Ye are many—they are few!~ Percy Bysshe Shelley “T… Read More
Whatever This Is, It's Not A Democracy
2022-07-05 07:00
Did Not Vote is a powerful majority. Why are their voices suppressed?Whatever This Is, It's Not A Democracyby C.A. Matthews Some folks running for office can tell their story much bette… Read More
Convinced Yet? (General Strike Now!)
2022-06-28 07:00
"The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress." --Frederick Douglass "The world is dominated culturally, economically and militarily by a regime tha… Read More
Welcome To The Fascist State Of America
2022-06-14 13:14
Liberals are fascistic tyrants and conservatives are whiny little bitches who run around looking for excuses to get offended. -- Caitlin Johnstone, Study US Foreign Policy By Looking At Oil… Read More
Atrocity Propaganda And Narrative Control
2022-06-07 07:00
Russian propaganda poses a much smaller threat to the western world than the various government agendas that are being rolled out under the justification of fighting Russian propaganda. … Read More
All Guns Are B*stards
2022-05-31 07:00
 All guns are bastards... I was going to entitle this week's posting a bit more politely, but then something got the better of me. There is no such thing as a "good gun" like there's n… Read More
Cognitive Dissonance
2022-05-24 07:00
This week we're all still reeling from the hideous massacre of ten African-Americans by an 18 year old white boy. Shooter Payton Gendron drove three hours to predominantly Black East Buffalo… Read More
Your Obedience Is Prolonging This Nightmare
2022-05-17 07:00
"I don't think that a woman has the sole right to say what should happen to her body." --Joe Biden, 1974Your Obedience Is Prolonging This Nightmareby C. A. Matthews I participated in one of… Read More
The Ministry Of Truth V. Roe V. Wade
2022-05-10 07:00
The Ministry of Truth v. Roe v. Wadeby C.A. MatthewsTwo shocking revelations were made public this past week that, at first glance, may not seem to have anything in common. Yet at second gla… Read More
Brother, Can You Spare $7 Billion?
2022-05-03 07:00
Brother, Can You Spare $7 Billion?by Coast Watcher Once they sent some missiles to UkraineThanks to the folks on the HillOne they sent some missiles, now we're doneBrother, can you spare sev… Read More
Everybody Loves Raytheon
2022-04-26 07:00
"Everybody Loves Raytheon!" An Interview with A. Riche-PerssonEditor's note: We last heard from A. Riche-Persson in 2020 when she told us her perspective on the upcoming elections… Read More
The Business Model Of Empire
2022-04-19 07:00
If you've been following the news about Ukraine but still don't understand that it's the single most aggressively narrative managed and psyop-intensive war in human history, there is a 100… Read More
Critical Thinking Skills For The Masses
2022-04-12 07:00
 Few people sincerely want the truth about the world. Most just want politicians and pundits to whisper reassuringly in their ear, "Don't worry. We've got this. Your schoolteachers to… Read More
Money Is Not Speech (Except When It Is)
2022-04-05 17:18
After a month of posts covering issues surrounding the current proxy war in Ukraine, it's time to take a little break and think about what's really behind all the unpleasantness in the world… Read More
Sitting In The Dock At The Hague...
2022-03-29 07:00
 Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and others like him never need worry about going to prison for committing war crimes. Must be nice.The Hague Invasion Act and the Hypocrisy of… Read More
Manufacturing Consent For The Apocalypse
2022-03-22 07:00
Sometimes I'm not sure what presents a greater threat to humanity, nuclear war or the colossal stupidity that has made it possible. --Caitlin JohnstoneManufacturing Consent for the Apocalyps… Read More
Now They'll See Us
2022-03-08 08:00
Now They'll See Uswords & peace demo photos by C.A. MatthewsIt's been a tiring week. I'm still recuperating from a recent surgery, but I felt it was important to attend a local peace dem… Read More
Stop Pretending
2022-03-01 08:00
I was anti-war while you cheered for bombing Iraq.I was anti-war while you cheered for bombing Syria.I was anti-war while you cheered for bombing Libya.I was anti-war while you cheered for b… Read More
Uncomfortable Truths: Critical Race Theory
2022-02-22 08:00
Uncomfortable Truths: Critical Race Theoryby C. A. Matthews This is the third and last article in this series highlighting Black History Month. (You can read the first article here and the… Read More
Why Not Reparations?
2022-02-15 08:00
 Why Not Reparations?by C.A. Matthews In my continuing series honoring Black History Month, this week I'm tackling another issue that is little understood and is totally ignored by… Read More
What's It Like To Be 3/5 Of A Person?
2022-02-08 08:00
What's It Like To Be 3/5 of a Person?by C.A. Matthews February is Black History Month. I thought I'd explore topics linked to the African American experience. One thing that's always been a… Read More
The Eleventh Reagan Administration
2022-02-01 08:00
 The Eleventh Reagan Administrationby C.A. Matthews My predictive skills are uncanny when it comes to what politicians will do next. Sometimes I even amaze myself. I'm almost never surp… Read More
The Blame Game
2022-01-25 17:51
 The Blame Gameby C. A. Matthews The lights come up on a TV game show set. EMCEE: Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the midterms election year Blame Game, a game where Democratic Par… Read More
Exploited People
2022-01-18 08:00
Exploited People... Living In The Modern Day Slave Stateby Coast WatcherA recent meme posted on social media summarizes the nature of modern industrial relations. In the meme—a re… Read More
To Die On The Job Is To Die For America
2022-01-04 08:00
To Die On The Job Is To Die For Americaby C. A. Matthews The only things certain in life are death and taxes--and dying struggling to make ends meet while paying those taxes. Okay, I made u… Read More
RIP Freedom Of The Press
2021-12-14 08:00
RIP Freedom of the Pressby C.A. Matthews Is this the final nail in the coffin? Or does it just feel like it? Either way, the freedom of the press was dealt a severe blow at the reading of t… Read More
How To F#ck Up A Country In One Tory Lesson
2021-12-07 08:00
Our armchair historian and openly British blogger reveals what he really thinks about Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his current government in the UK...How to F#ck Up a Country in One Tory… Read More
When Political Ignorance Is Fatal
2021-11-30 08:00
When Political Ignorance Is Fatalby VegematicIt's been horrible. We've witnessed a corrupt judge do everything in his power to insure a blubbering, young, racist murderer walked free in the… Read More
Let Us Be Thankful For Each Other
2021-11-23 08:00
  I wrote the following essay a couple of weeks before the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict came in. These were the contest specs: Every year for Thanksgiving, the Wall Street Journal features… Read More
COP-Out 26
2021-11-16 08:00
Greta Thunberg speaks up for the planet at COP26. Too bad Big Oil puts its hands over its ears. oil and gas industry has known that we’re destroying the… Read More
Is This Squid Game?
2021-11-09 08:00
Is This Squid Game?by C.A. Matthews I've never seen the TV series, but I've read about it. Most viewers express sympathy with the characters and at least a passing familiarity with the prem… Read More
2021-10-26 07:00
Exposing The Lieby C.A. Matthews I never quite fell for the lie.  And, perhaps, that's been a saving grace.I never quite believed what my ninth grade Civics teacher told us one day in c… Read More

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