DIGITAL APARTHEID: How The End of Net Neutrality Created Internet Classism (UPDATED)

DIGITAL APARTHEID: How The End of Net Neutrality Created Internet Classism (UPDATED)

Over two decades have passed since Netscape went public in 1995, triggering the revolutionary ability to browse websites. It also spurred the multi-billion dollar investments by companies like Global Crossing in the creation of undersea and underground fiber-optic telecommunications cable networks, which in-turn drove down the cost of data transmission to nearly zero. Browser wars … Continue reading

What In The World Is “Buddhist Rock”?

What In The World Is “Buddhist Rock”?

Buddhist rock band darshan Pulse (dP) was born in the musically rich community of Missoula, Montana, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. After publishing a concept album called Panopticon in the spring of 2010, dP worked continuously on a second concept album: Olive Moksha (OM). This ambitious project was crafted with the intention of guiding … Continue reading

When You Wish Upon A Death Star

When You Wish Upon A Death Star

Disney has given itself to the dark side. I don’t say that as another outraged fan boy irritated by nerdy expectations, but as an historian who understands the profound inspirational power of art. I’m also astounded by the lengths that America’s imperial bread and circus brigades have proven willing to go to direct our ever … Continue reading

Death Becomes the Fakestream Media

Death Becomes the Fakestream Media

CNN continues reeling from its propagandistic Russia coverage as the network plummets into international disgrace, losing three prominent journalists. Thomas Frank, Eric Lichtblau, and Lex Haris all resigned after the network was forced to retract and apologize for yet another baseless accusation of illegal Trump/Russia collusion. This comes as The New York Times simultaneously retracts … Continue reading

The Power To Tax Is The Power To Destroy

The Power To Tax Is The Power To Destroy

April 15th has come and gone, and you know what that means. Either you’re recovering from a hangover caused by celebrating Seth Rogan’s birthday, or you were likely stressing to meet the IRS deadline to file your income taxes – unless you’re one of the tens of millions of Americans who choose not to. This … Continue reading