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William T. Hathaway is the author of eight books and was a Fulbright professor of creative writing at universities in Germany, where he currently lives. His environmental novel, Wellsprings: A Fable of Consciousness, tells of an old woman and a young man triumphing over the corporations that control our shrinking water supplies. Chapters are available at: https://www.johnhuntpublishing.com/cosmicegg-books/our-books/wellsprings. His peace novel, Summer Snow, is the story of an American warrior falling in love with a Sufi Muslim and learning from her that higher consciousness is more effective than violence. Chapters are available at http://shattercolors.com/fiction/hathaway?summersnow01.htm.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, December 12, 2016 Trump is the fulfillment of an ancient Chinese curse
"May you live in interesting times" was a curse the ancient Chinese hurled at their adversaries, wishing them strife, oppression, and struggle. It applies to us now because for all the uncertainties a Trump presidency holds, it will certainly be an interesting time, filled with opportunities for resistance and perhaps revolution.
SHARE Monday, January 25, 2016 A Long-War Strategy for the Left
Bernie Sanders' "long game" campaign is really only a game similar to that of his reformist predecessor, Dennis Kucinich, designed to keep us in the "big tent" of the Democratic Party. Capitalism, although resilient, is willing to change only in ways that shore it up, so before anything truly different can be built, we have to bring it down.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, November 23, 2015 The Karma of Terror
We are the top terrorist, armed to the teeth with weapons of mass destruction.
SHARE Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Jump out of the pot!
We are saturated with art and entertainment that tell us to shun the social deterioration surrounding us and focus instead on romance, violence, and the shimmers of our interior zones, while outside the heat is gradually turned up and the conditions of our lives degraded.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, March 16, 2015 The Realpolitik of Revolution
The defeat of NATO in the Mideast is a prerequisite for revolution in the West. Only the fanatics of ISIS, al Qaeda, and Taliban have the strength of arms and faith to defeat NATO.