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William T. Hathaway is a Special Forces combat veteran now working to overthrow the empire he previously served. He is the author of Radical Peace: People Refusing War, which presents the true stories of activists who have moved beyond demonstrations and petitions into direct action: helping soldiers to desert, destroying computer systems, trashing recruiting offices, burning military equipment, and sabotaging defense contractors. Noam Chomsky called it, "A book that captures such complexities and depths of human existence, even apart from the immediate message." Chapters are posted at http://media.trineday.com/radicalpeace.
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.
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.
Monday, November 23, 2015(2 comments)
The Karma of Terror
We are the top terrorist, armed to the teeth with weapons of mass destruction.
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.
Monday, March 16, 2015(2 comments)
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.
Shattering Myths Can Be Dangerous
Gaither Stewart shows that the USA is invading countries and building foreign bases in order to weaken its chief rivals, Russia and China, and to prepare for war with Iran.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012(1 comments)
You Are God
Reality is different in different states of consciousness.
Stemming the Tides of Protest
The friendly mask that capitalism wore in the USA and Europe has been stripped away, revealing the predatory beast beneath.
Sunday, March 11, 2012(3 comments)
Strategies of Deception
The liberal media are trying to deceive us into voting for Obama. They claim a Republican president would be much worse. In fact, the differences between Republicans and Democrats are mostly a matter of image and style.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Einstein's sociological predictions just before WWII were as accurate as his scientific predictions. He opposed the establishment of a Zionist state in Palestine, and argued for a socialist economy to break the chain of violence between countries and men.