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Born in Camden, NJ, now living in Germany, T.M. Elkins is an educator, author, composer, jazz musician and singer, and founder of Christians against Bush. She eschews labels and "isms", is non-denominational and firmly believes in modern secular democracy, and separation of church and state as a means to keeping both religion and politics pure.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, October 8, 2007 Don't Feed the Beast! Ending the cycle of consumerism, credit and crisis
Can consumerism and materialism make you ill? Millions of Americans are drowning in consumer debt, going bankrupt and losing their homes. Meanwhile, activist groups such as Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir have a message of hope- there are alternatives to greed, debt and despair.
SHARE Friday, November 9, 2007 US Economy- another great depression?
Are we in for a replay of the great depression? Startling recent developments in the US economy point towards greater problems as the Bush administration's policies bring the US economy ever closer to a collapse.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 20, 2020 The Hidden Psychology of Pandemics and Conspiracy Theories
Fake News, conspiracy theories and propaganda tend to flourish during pandemics. While times change, people's reactions seem to always follow a pattern. And how people react to a crisis and what they believe gives us startling insight into our own subconscious minds.
SHARE Monday, November 19, 2007 US Prison Industry Turns into "Gulag" Nightmare For Poor and Minorities
A recent report by the JFA Institute calls the US Prison system a "costly, harmful failure" and calls for the Bush administration to make drastic cuts. Meanwhile, the legacy of the CIA's drug dealings lives on, costing millions their lives and freedoms. Bush and his cronies are building soviet-style gulag camps, all at taxpayer expense. Who profits? The very rich, of course. Who foots the bill? Why, you and I, my friend.