The Anarchist Library

If you are interested in reading something completely different, take a look at the materials available online at the Anarchist Library.  There are works by Emma Goldman, Kevin Carson and others.  Give your brain a break from coursework, take in a little anarchist reading.

An insightful interpretation of the appeal of Mr. Trump

The blog site entitled "The Archdruid Report" may be highly unconventional, but the author has some very relevant and acute points about who the rich and the poor are, and why many of the wage class supports Trump.  Read John Micheal Greer's January 20, 2016 post, "Donald Trump and the Politics of Resentment" for an … Continue reading An insightful interpretation of the appeal of Mr. Trump

Joseph Stiglitz interview in the Tyee

Joseph Stiglitz, renowned economist and "winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, is the third-most cited economist in the world" according to Research Papers in Economics. In a Friday interview with David Ball of the BC online news source, the Tyee, Stiglitz addressed Canada's housing inequality situation.  Here's a brief preview of the … Continue reading Joseph Stiglitz interview in the Tyee

Fracking on trial– Andrew Nikiforuk’s new book, ‘Slick Water’

In the words of New Yorker environmental journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, Slick Water is "a true-life noir filled with corruption, incompetence, and, ultimately, courage." More specifically, Nikiforuk says, it is a story about "the courage of women."  From the Tyee Online article by Robyn Smith.  The story of how one woman, an oil patch scientist, struggled … Continue reading Fracking on trial– Andrew Nikiforuk’s new book, ‘Slick Water’