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You Might Be a Socialist If…

Today I simply want to write something that’s been on my mind.  What’s on my mind is the subtle, evolving and promising language of “the revolution.”  I do not believe there is going to be a sudden, cataclysmic revolution (though there could be).  Rather, I […]


Socialism, The Chief Cornerstone

I was out walking this morning, cool crisp air, thinking in my mind, as the sun began to rise over Montana.  It was quiet of vehicle traffic and the birds were active, chirping and tweeting, and their songs settled on the icy roads and snow-covered […]


The Socialists Ten Commandments

The Socialist Ten Commandments It is not cool to use the term socialism or communism in the United States. Socialism gets a bad rap. Perhaps socialism is not cool because it’s a system that organizes society around humanity, and this, sadly, conflicts with capitalism.  At […]


Opting-out of Capitalism

I don’t agree with the notion of extractive, rogue, exploitative, degenerative capitalism. You know, advancing wars around the world to reward investors, chasing dividends. Earning a reasonable profit in a manner that is sustainable, generative, and humane, I support.  Mom and pop businesses all over […]



What is self-reliance? I want to present a contrarian-perspective of self-reliance that is likely not what the reader is looking for. Matthew B. Crawford is perhaps one of my favorite authors and modern day philosophers.  It’s a bit unfortunate that his work is not readily […]

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Life on a Kibbutz

While visiting Israel I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon at the Yad Mordechai Kibbutz. Israel stressed me out, but for some odd reason, I felt at peace and was fascinated with the kibbutzim.  It was very peaceful, quiet, and green.  It seemed to […]

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