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The Golden Age of Rich People Not Paying Their Taxes

Corporations and the wealthy are the biggest beneficiaries of the IRS’s decay. Most Americans’ interaction with the IRS is largely automated. But it takes specialized, well-trained personnel to audit a business or a billionaire or to unravel a tax scheme

Do Good by Giving Up More: A Vision of Restorative Investing

financial elites are winning by the rules of a rigged game. What is required is a paradigmatic shift in the rules — moving from systemic power imbalance and wealth accumulation to distributing wealth and power equitably.

Abolish Billionaires

When American capitalism sends us its billionaires, it’s not sending its best. It’s sending us people who have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with them. They’re bringing inequality. They’re bringing injustice. They’re buying politicians. And some, I assume, are good people.

How to Form a Radical Feelz Circle

Clearness committees show a type of deep valuing of one another that challenges the logic of capitalism and hyper-individualism. It invites us into a more collaborative and social form of individualism and centers the agency and autonomy of the individual and their knowledge of self.

Bearing Witness to Extinction

The choice, however, is ultimately ours. We can continue to avert our gaze from the looming chaos and believe the lie fed to us that we are separate or even superior to the lifeweb that envelopes this planet. We can sleepwalk toward extinction with a shopping bag in one hand and the latest smartphone in the other. Or we can acknowledge sorrow as a natural response to catastrophe.

The Three Faces of Victim

When we are ready to be accountable, we begin to sort through our genuine motives and feelings regarding our present situation. We become willing to experience our own uncomfortable feelings and we allow others their uncomfortable feelings too, without rescuing them.

Laziness Does Not Exist

If a person’s behavior doesn’t make sense to you, it is because you are missing a part of their context. It’s that simple.

A Unified Theory of Everything Wrong with the Internet

Soon we will reach a technological inflection point, where we will spend more of our time engaged with the digital world than not. The outsize influence of this alternate universe we are building makes it incumbent upon us to think critically and openly about its impact on society.


“Pleasure eases pain; good sex defuses tension; love lessens violence; you can’t very well fight a war while you’re having an orgasm.”

The EcoSexual Awakening

The ecosexual seeks to move toward reunion with all the lost and alienated parts of himself, human or otherwise.

The Language of Labia

Discovery of the Grafenberg spot [G-Spot] was claimed by Ernest Grafenberg first in 1950. He described it as a part of the vagina that upon proper simulation would produce intense orgasms. Once again, it had to be named after the man, right? Well, that’s how we got the fallopian tubes, the bartholin glands, and skene’s glands.

Gwyneth, Ivanka, and the End of the Effortless White Woman

women are rejecting the idea that happiness is an individual responsibility, or that we should aspire to inner peace when the outer world is a catastrophe. Women will be happy when we live in a world that supports women. It’s not individual effort, but collective protest, that will bring that world into being.