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A Crisis of Trust in Corporate Media

A Crisis of Trust in Corporate Media

  By Tench Phillips   When Joseph Pulitzer arrived in Boston by ship from Hungary in 1864, he was a penniless 17-year-old mercenary whose passage had been paid by the Massachusetts military recruiters. He immediately enlisted in the Lincoln Calvary and fought with a German immigrant regiment for the duration of the Civil War. After

The Seer: Wendell Berry and the Shattered Soul of Rural America

By Tench Phillips Living here in the greater Norfolk area, we are the beneficiaries of a well-organized urban society. We have cultural events, education, good health care if you can access it, infrastructure and services, and better than average employment thanks to the federally subsidized military-industrial complex. The diversity of peoples that live in our

The Veneer of Civil Society and the Hidden Roots of War

By Tench Phillips How does a civilized society disintegrate into civil war and murder within a short span of time? Throughout the last century, state backed violence has been waged time and again by modern industrial societies against their own citizens. Germany’s descent into fascism is the most notorious example but there’s been many more

The Harvard Psychedelic Society and The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema   “The secret of life is to die before you die and find that there is no death.” – Echart Tolle   It’s been over 50 years since a few intrepid souls on the faculty of Harvard University in the early sixties re-discovered the psychedelic catalysts that were to inspire

FILM: The Battle to Win Personhood Rights for Nonhuman Animals

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema   I live in an interspecies household. We consist of a male and female human, two female canines, and two male felines. Each of us had originally lived solitary lives–some of us having grown up on the streets. We have all been brought together by the forces of fate and