How the CIA Invented Conspiracy Theories

Hopefully everyone is up to speed after the first part of this never-ending story: Who Shot JFK? This part is exactly how it happened for me as well.  People talking on the JFK conspiracy hot line were kooks... until I became a "kook" too, just by asking questions: None of us have expertise in all … Continue reading How the CIA Invented Conspiracy Theories

Who Shot JFK?

And now, for something completely different. Today is Conspiracy Day. WOOHOO! Anybody remember that '80s show, Dallas? My folks used to watch it religiously. We're all from Texas. Now most folks down there religiously watch this TV confidence man called Joel Osteen. Can't tell which one is cheesier and steals more money: JR or JO? … Continue reading Who Shot JFK?

Democratic Socialism/ Social Democracy: The same thing or different?

Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. It is characteristic of such a situation that individuals feel indifferent or even hostile toward the group, small or large, to which they belong. In order to illustrate my meaning, let … Continue reading Democratic Socialism/ Social Democracy: The same thing or different?

Time to use the “F” Word: What is Fascism?

Of all the unanswered questions of our time, perhaps the most important is: ‘What is Fascism?’ One of the social survey organizations in America recently asked this question of a hundred different people, and got answers ranging from ‘pure democracy’ to ‘pure diabolism’. In this country if you ask the average thinking person to define … Continue reading Time to use the “F” Word: What is Fascism?

What is Anarchism?

  "Anarchism is not a fixed, self-enclosed social system but rather a definite trend in the historic development of mankind, which, in contrast with the intellectual guardianship of all clerical and governmental institutions, strives for the free unhindered unfolding of all the individual and social forces in life. Even freedom is only a relative, not … Continue reading What is Anarchism?