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self-love, universal love, and this material existence: a valentine to humanity

i want to talk a bit about love and what it means to me on this day for lovers. love, to me, is inherent to the structure of this universe. hell, even the multiverse potentially, but this universe for sure. i say this because we are able to exist here. the laws of physics arranged […]

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Source: NewsOne

“Change from within” is a myth: revolutionary movements and the incrementalist trap

Representation and participation in the existing political and economic system, for oppressed peoples, will not produce lasting change no matter how many of us manage to infiltrate it. In struggles for liberation of oppressed people, some of us choose to do a portion of our work within existing systems, such as academia or government. Those […]

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Source: NESRI.org

Holistic healthcare reform and the last days of the ACA

As a Western society, we here in the U.S. are prone to viewing health in a compartmental manner. Even most religious folks buy into the Western model of medicine, save for a few who turn to prayer when disease strikes rather than accept medical interventions. Allopathic medicine is deemed to be rational and science based. Other […]

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Delegates hold up signs and cheer during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

At Bitch: What’s the Republican recruitment strategy? Racism, plain and simple

Trump successfully leveraged white fragility to become the Pied Piper of bigots, leading the members of the Republican Party, who are so inclined, away from the clutches of the establishment and into a brighter future, where white supremacy is secure and the dream of American exceptionalism hasn’t been tarnished by the reality of American imperialism. Since […]

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