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Christopher Ketcham is a New York based reporter who has written for VICE, Harper’s, Vanity Fair, GQ, Salon, and many other magazines. He can be...

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Denunciation and Disruption: The Vision That Drives Occupy Wall Street


AP / Mary Altaffer

The occupiers have made it known in a most disrespectful manner that the parasite class is not welcome anymore. That’s a good start.

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Why You Should Eat Yak Instead of Beef


AP / Jae C. Hong

Cows are terribly destructive creatures, the cause of species extinction, topsoil loss, deforestation and desertification. There’s an alternative you’ve probably never considered.

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God Bless Cantankerous Old Men


Jon Rawlinson (CC-BY)

When Michael Jackson died a few years ago, my father, who is 72, called me to complain. “What the hell is this Max Jackoff business?”

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The American Scream: Going Hoarse Without Speaking


AP / Julie Jacobson

It is clear that nowhere in American commercial life, save perhaps the graveyard, is there a space not polluted by electronic voices.

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Intellectual Prostitution and the Myth of Objectivity


fotologic (CC-BY)

The news-clown jabbers on screen, says this or that is so ... and, lo, it is so. More likely it’s “All the News That’s Shit to Print.”

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No Laws, No Secrets: The Anarchist Creed of Julian Assange


AP / Akira Suemori

About the only intelligent thing the U.S. government has said to date about Julian Assange is that the man is an “anarchist.” What they don’t seem to get is that he is channeling Thomas Paine.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011 READ MORE
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