Category Archives: Uncategorized

Nonviolent Guerrilla Operations in the Overthrow of the Deep State

[Editor’s note: There was a note attached to this “submission,” which said, “This is an absurdist riff on cognitive dissonance. I don’t expect you or any of your literalist lefty loser friends who delude yourselves into thinking you’re the reality-based … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Top Secret Update

This is a message to an exclusive and top secret list of my friends (I mean all of you. Don’t worry about your exposure here–well, to the NSA, of course. I’m sure everyone on this list is politically sophisticated enough … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Drugs and the US Deep State

This is the text of a talk I gave at the Portsmouth NH library on September 7, 2016. The Portsmouth Herald article the next day was headlined, “Activist alleges links between CIA, drug epidemic.” In parenthetical footnotes, ADS refers to … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Drugs and the Deep State

This is the press release for a talk I’m giving in Portsmouth tonight, sent out last week, and as of this morning, still absent from any local paper.     Does the US government itself bear some responsibility for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

From Selma to Charleston

In light of the tragedies of last week, and the continued strength of the Black Lives Matter movement, I thought I’d republish an essay I wrote last year for the Peace and Justice Crier, an annual publication of New England … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Bernie the Realist

Throughout the 2016 presidential race, Bernie Sanders has displayed a cunning ability to shape the narrative—whether on the issues, where Hillary Clinton has tried to become his X-chromosome clone; or in some of the “artful smears” that have come from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Welcome

Twenty years ago, I started writing a weekly column in West Virginia’s oldest newspaper, the Hampshire Review. It was an election year, and the column, “Thinking Locally,” was set up as a dialogue between me—a “liberal” urban transplant to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized