Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Losing Faith

One of my favourite youtubers is theramin trees, his videos are always coolly narrated and punctuated with slick visual animations that always manage to highlight how incredibly toxic religion is.   He recalls how his questions got him in trouble… and the terror of growing up as curious child.  So many alarm bells with this ...

Dead Wild Roses: Women Hating: Submission

Hi All! Bleatmop here. I’ve recently been asked by Arb to fisk an article that I guess needed fisking. Since I haven’t contributed here in a while I didn’t want to pass this opportunity up. Unfortunately fisking isn’t really my style. Therefore I thought I would respond to the blog in my own way. The ...

The Disaffected Lib: "In America truth is offensive, If you tell the truth, you are offensive."

So writes former U.S. deputy treasury secretary, Paul Craig Roberts, in his column for CounterPunch, America, Land of the Lost.  Roberts recently published the e-book, The Failure of Laissez-Faire Capitalism, reviewed on this blog three weeks ago.   Plenty of offensive truth-telling there.   Now, Roberts confronts the shrill unacceptability of being both honest and open in ...

Art Threat: Call for participation – Resistance Strategies – Digital book looking for proposals on Mayan resistance

The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics is calling for contributions for a “digital book” to focus on historical and contemporary Mayan strategies of resistance and their impact on the work of artists and activists in Mexico and beyond. The publication will be edited by Diana Taylor and developed using Scalar, an authoring and publishing ...