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  • March 2015 Calendar 14 Dec 2017 14:55 Change Links Mar 1 – Sun: George Washington and the Founders’ Religion: 11a, Hollywood . $8. Center for Inquiry/LA, 4773 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood. 323.666.9797. <la@centerforinquiry.net>. <centerforinquiry.net/la>. Whom do government nuclear …
  • Chomsky: Is Socialism on the Rise in America? 27 Nov 2017 06:04 Alternet Noam Chomsky Photo Credit: Luis Astudillo C./Cancillería del Ecuador/Flickr CC We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political …
  • ‘Before, we were invisible:’ How Minnesota’s most prosperous Indian tribe became a powerhouse in Washington 20 Nov 2017 23:52 MinnPost MinnPost photo by Bill Kelley A sprawling complex anchored by a 150,000 square foot casino and a tower with 586 hotel rooms, the Mystic Lake Casino boasts a 70,000-square foot conference and events space, an 18-hole golf course, and a 2,000-seat concert …
  • Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation 19 Nov 2017 15:47 truthout We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality, the rise of …
  • The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online 19 Oct 2017 11:48 Pewtrusts Experts are evenly split on whether the coming decade will see a reduction in false and misleading narratives online. Those forecasting improvement place their hopes in technological fixes and in societal solutions. Others think the dark side of human …

Empowering Public Wisdom

Is there such a thing as ‘public wisdom’ beyond the mob consciousness present in politics beyond reason today? Who is actually making sense common among the political activities? Beyond the […]

Our Worst Nightmare

We Need Solutions What do we do when the actions of large corporations are proven to be harmful to the health of thousands, if not millions, of people and they refuse […]