An Open Letter To The Youth: To Prevent Future Regrets and Save The World

How I was shy in the days of High School! I was the kid who was known to say nothing at all. I sat with people at lunch who did not really know me and who I did not really know. Only in the last year or so, or perhaps the second to last year …

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Bicycle Day: The Psychedelic Experience, God, and the Future of LSD

What's all this got to do with LSD? I'll get to that in a minute. Men have forgotten God The old anti-communist Soviet dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn said of the Russian Revolution, "Over a half century ago, while I was still a child, I recall hearing a number of old people offer the following explanation for …

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A Review of The Russian TV Series Троцкий (Trotsky): Historical Negationism At Its Finest

I waited a very long time to see the TV series Russian TV Series Троцкий (Trotsky), created by Russia's Channel One (a large share of the company being owned by the Russian government). The series is a biographical drama dedicated to co-leader of the Russian Revolution, Soviet exile, and founder of the Fourth International; Leon …

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The Small Increase In US Military Budget Between 2015 and 2019 Alone Was Enough To Abolish World Hunger AND Homelessness in The US

Another horrifying statistic: The incremental increase in the US military budget from 2015 to 2019 was enough to abolish world hunger AND homelessness in the United States! Donald Trump, the US President, has increased the current military budget of the United States to 686 billion dollars annually. That's $686,074,048,000. So often today when the social …

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Shameless Utopia: Wild Speculations On The Year 3019

In 1919 if you were to ask an average person, even in the most advanced nations, what the world would look like in 100 years, not even the wildest dreamers could have imagined the year 2019. A smartphone connecting instantly over the World Wide Web to a person on the other side of the globe …

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What Can Rojava Learn From The Hacker Community?

I decided to write this post after reading on the Internationalist Commune website (Rojava), "If you have ideas for new projects to contribute to our work we are happy to hear from you." I decided to write this post because I do have ideas that I believe may greatly increase the freedom of the people …

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What Makes Stalinist State Terror Different From Leninism and Jacobinism?

Article 9 of the Stalinist German Democratic Republic's (GDR) constitution stipulates blatantly, "There is no press censorship."   Of course, anyone familiar with East German protests knows the slogan "Freedom of the press!" was a common one. And naturally, such protests were brutally suppressed by the police. The thing that makes Stalinism and Stalinist terror …

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