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Returning to the Commonplace | John Michael Greer

Thu, 2018-04-19 20:30
April 18, 2019 ( -- There are times when the twilight of the American century takes on a quality of surreal absurdity I can only compare to French existentialist theater or the better p...

The public perception of Stormy Daniels, “porn stars” and “hookers.” | Mickey Z.

Thu, 2018-04-19 19:32
By DonkeyHotey (Stormy Daniels - Caricature) , via Wikimedia Commons Mickey Z. -- World News Trust April 19, 2018 “The reasons a woman only has to make one porn film to be a ‘porn star’ are similar t...

Nuclear Calendar -- April 17, 2018 -- FCNL

Tue, 2018-04-17 15:04
Nuclear Calendar -- Friends Committee on National Legislation April 17, 2018 April 17 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m, "China and North Korea: Past, Present, and Future," with multiple speakers, United...

It's All Over Now Baby Red, White and Blue | Philip A. Farruggio

Mon, 2018-04-16 13:15
Philip A. FarruggioPhilip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust April 10, 2018 Leave your stepping stones behind there, something calls for you Forget the dead you've left, they will not follow you The va...

You can learn a lot about misogyny from how NY Times 'mourned' Althea Gibson | Mickey Z.

Mon, 2018-04-16 03:55
Photo collage: Mickey Z. Mickey Z. -- World News Trust April 15, 2018 “Gangly Harlem street urchin” Althea Gibson was one of the greatest and most important tennis players of all-time. Btw, she was b...

The Truths We Have In Common | John Michael Greer

Fri, 2018-04-13 16:07
April 4, 2018 (EcoSophia) -- In recent posts here on, I’ve sketched out the way that the era of abstraction in which we’ve all grown up has foundered, following patterns that were old b...

Homeless women need support, not pep talks | Mickey Z.

Mon, 2018-04-09 01:54
CC0 Public Domain Mickey Z. -- World News Trust April 8, 2018 George Bernard Shaw (a very famous and successful white male who married into financial independence and later became legit wealthy thank...

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet | Ellen Brown

Thu, 2018-04-05 20:55
April 4, 2018 (Web of Debt) -- Bayer and Monsanto have a long history of collusion to poison the ecosystem for profit. The Trump administration should veto their merger not just to protect competitor...

TOON: Priorities | Monica Farrington

Thu, 2018-04-05 20:25
Monica Farrington -- World News Trust April 3, 2018 TOON: Priorities. Political commentary by Monica Farrington -- Four panels Panel #1 Panel #2 Panel #3 Panel #4

A 'Bolt' (ton) From the Past | Philip A. Farruggio

Tue, 2018-04-03 15:41
Philip A. FarruggioPhilip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust March 2, 2018 As most people now know, Trump picked John Bolton to be his new National Security Advisor. Many progressive and libertarian ou...

Rim Banna and the Cultural War that Palestinians Must Win | Ramzy Baroud

Tue, 2018-04-03 15:13
Rim Banna. From Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0)Ramzy Baroud -- World News Trust April 2, 2018 Rim Banna passed away at the age of 51. Her death on March 24, after a decade-long battle with cancer, b...

An Astrological Interlude: Aries Ingress 2018 | John Michael Greer

Tue, 2018-04-03 14:32
March 28, 2018 ( -- This fourth Wednesday of the month would normally be an open post for readers’ questions, but I’ve been asked by quite a few people at this point to cast and delinea...

What Shall it Profit a Man.... |  Philip A. Farruggio

Sun, 2018-04-01 17:59
Philip A. FarruggioPhilip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust March 30, 2018 As I write this column it is Good Friday, the most somber day in the Christian religion. This is the day that Jesus of Nazare...

That time my mother got her chain snatched and my father drove on the sidewalk | Mickey Z.

Sun, 2018-04-01 16:26
Mickey Z. -- World News Trust April 1, 2018 I grew up in a very industrial, relatively high crime section of Long Island City/Astoria. My Mom, Dad, older sister, and I lived on the fourth floor of a ...

The Last ‘Peace Process’ Warrior: Abbas Hanging by a Thread | Ramzy Baroud

Wed, 2018-03-28 18:35
Dr. Ramzy BaroudRamzy Baroud -- World News Trust March 28, 2018 The "deal of the century" is a farce. We suspected that, of course, but, upon his return from Washington, Israeli Prime...

Nice Kids: Now March for War & Empire Control! | Philip A. Farruggio

Tue, 2018-03-27 19:28
Philip A. FarruggioPhilip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust March 25, 2018 If anyone channel-surfed TV yesterday, well into the evening, ALL the channels covered the massive demonstrations by our yout...

The CIA takeover of the Democratic Party | Patrick Martin

Tue, 2018-03-27 16:56
March 13, 2018 (World Socialist Web Site) -- In a three-part series published last week, the World Socialist Web Site documented an unprecedented influx of intelligence and military operatives into t...

TOON: Wheel Of Fortune | Monica Farrington

Tue, 2018-03-27 15:16
Monica Farrington -- World News Trust March 25, 2018 TOON: "Wheel Of Fortune." Political commentary by Monica Farrington

TOON: Breaking News, Trump Tweets Truth | Monica Farrington

Mon, 2018-03-26 22:54
Monica Farrington -- World News Trust March 24, 2018 TOON: "Breaking News, Trump Tweets Truth." Political commentary by Monica Farrington

I call BS… on “activism” | Mickey Z.

Mon, 2018-03-26 21:51
Photo credit: Lorie Shaull (Creative Commons Attribution License) Mickey Z. -- World News Trust March 26, 2018 No sooner did the “March for Our Lives” spectacles commence did I start seeing it all ac...