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The Audacity of Hopelessness – Only We the People Can End “Futilism”

“Just because the Republicans are Snidely Whiplash doesn’t make the Democrats Dudley Do-Right.” — Swami Beyondananda   Six years ago, I visited Washington, D.C. the week after Barack Obama was elected President. The mood was joyful and ebullient, like the … Continue reading

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America’s Tiananmen Square — Confronting Not-Seeism

“Not‐Seeism:  A dangerous state of denial where, despite all of the evidence, people insist on not seeing the obvious truth.”  — Swami Beyondananda’s Political Dictionary The upwising continues, and the “irony curtain” is becoming more transparent than ever.  The veils … Continue reading

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Our Choice for 2012: Obama or Oh, Bummer

“Of course there’s a difference between the two political parties.  The Republicans bend over backwards for corporations and special interests.  The Democrats are exactly the opposite.  They bend over forward.”                                                                                                                — Swami Beyondananda By Steve Bhaerman Well, here we … Continue reading

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