There’s no doubt that a certain degree of zealotry has taken hold in our society. Jackson P. Chamberlain wonders if our unreasonable times will require that each of us embrace our own inner zealot to defend what must be defended.
I want to be optimistic. But when I see stories like the one about the couple from Plain City, Ohio who are facing jail time for leaving two small stickers outside their local library, I have to wonder how much farther until we hit rock bottom. It’s incidents like this that best illustrate how deeply the public psychosis about Covid runs.
China has grown into a significant role on the world stage over the past few generations. Now its leader Xi Jinping has released a resolution regarding that nation’s future that some are calling a new Communist Manifesto. Pepe Escobar explains why this is a development worth keeping an eye on.
The most solid currency in most of our lives can be found in our relationships with others. Paul Rosenberg sounds a warning about how our relationships have been defiled and cheapened and what we can do about it.