Dead Wild Roses: Chris Hedges’ 2003 Rockford College Commencement Address – Speaking Truth to Power

Let us take a good look at how free speech and competing idea’s are treated at a American College.  You wonder why so many people just roll their eyes when the words American and enlightened are mentioned in the same sentence. What gets me is that these are the supposed emerging ‘educated class’… the new ...

Dead Wild Roses: ‘Losing’ the World:American Decline in Perspective

Seeing history from a different perspective is often an enlightening experience.  Noam Chomsky is a excellent guide to a historical narrative that makes sense and fits the facts of the situation, as opposed to what we are told by approved sources.  It is a long read,  somehow sadly classified as a radical perspective, but well ...