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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.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 25, 2011 Comrades in Arms
After a woman soldier was raped by a fellow GI in Iraq, her commanding officer refused to prosecute the rapist and threatened her with disciplinary action if she "made trouble."
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.
(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.
(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.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Comparing Evils
A gay Afghan refugee compares the Taliban to the US Army.
(18 comments) SHARE Monday, April 7, 2014 Understanding Marx
An excellent introduction to Marx and a useful guide to overcoming our current plight.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, August 29, 2011 Keep On Rockin'
When her friend returned from Iraq crippled, a young woman became an enemy of the state.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 26, 2014 Transcending Death
Experiencing the timeless field of the transcendent overcomes our fear of death.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 11, 2012 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.
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.
SHARE Wednesday, December 19, 2012 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.
SHARE Monday, April 23, 2012 Patriot's Game
Patriotism is an instrument of control that's cultivated in us as children.
SHARE Thursday, October 28, 2010 Sabotage on the Rise
Despairing with conventional politics, peace activists are turning to sabotage.
SHARE Monday, January 27, 2014 Saga of a dropout doper
I finally realized I needed to get out of that whole scene if I ever wanted to do any good writing.
SHARE Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Einstein's Prescience
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.