Category: CULTURAL SAVAGERY

We’ve Let Capitalism Kill the Planet

by CHRISTIAN SORENSEN Oceans suffer greatly. They cover over seventy percent of Earth’s surface and are integral to the prosperity of all known life. Anthropogenic climate change is killing fish stocks and fundamentally changing marine ecosystems. Human activity is depleting oxygen in the oceans. Plastics are everywhere. Humans route roughly 150 million tones of plastic into the oceans each year.Continue reading

Is This How the World Ends?

by DAVID MACARAY Photo by Ramesh Lalwani | CC BY 2.0 As extravagant or melodramatic as that statement may appear at first blush, it is nonetheless true. Having once lived in Punjab, India, and traveled to parts of Kashmir, I can attest that relations between India and Pakistan are unbelievably poisonous, and that the northwest region is regarded as so dangerously unstable,Continue reading

ROME: THE  MAVERICK STATE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

By GAITHER STEWART ROMANS AND THE ITALIANS ong before the Nibelungen mythology spread in Teutonic lands, legends and semi-legends abounded in the ancient and isolated lands south of the Alps, legends that say a lot about how these peninsular Italic peoples today think and dream. Etymologists explain that the Latin word, legend, deriving from ancient Rome’s spoken Latin language, meansContinue reading