A Brief Explanation of State Socialism, Libertarian Socialism, Anarchism, and Communism, and Why They Were Redefined by Capitalist Empires

Socialism, communism, and capitalism are widely misunderstood ideologies, along with many others that involve the economy. These terms have been redefined by deceptive propaganda to keep the majority of us […]

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Collective Ownership, Worker’s Control, Autonomy, Anarchism, Communism, the Spanish Revolution, and their Suppression by Capitalist Empires

By the 1950s, America’s corporations and government began to take full advantage of the lack of resistance to their practices. The American government had spread its hegemonic empire to defeated […]

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“I Feared For My Life” and Other Excuses Cops and the FBI Use to Get Away With Murder, Terrorism, and Entrapment

“He was reaching for his waistband,” “He was holding something,” and “He lurched towards me” are also popular. Of course, it doesn’t matter what the dead victim was reaching for […]

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Childhood Psychiatry, the Side-effects of Antipsychotics, and Rethinking Mental Disorders, Brain Diseases, their Relationship with Bodily Diseases, and For-profit Psychiatry

Along with most mental disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are diagnosed far too often. From 1994 to 2003, the estimated number of children diagnosed with bipolar increased by more than […]

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Rethinking Normality, Insanity, Mental Wellness, the Insanity Defense, and the Distinction Between Acceptable and Unacceptable Forms of Violence

Psychology is a young and developing field of study. Psychology literally means “study of the soul” and is derived from the Greek ψυχή or psukhē, meaning “soul” or mind and […]

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The Mental Health Industry, Involuntary Commitment, the Rosenhan Experiment, Psychiatric Medication, Overmedication, and Holistic Alternatives

According to a survey conducted by the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association, there were 319,918 seriously “”mentally ill” people in prison, making up 16% of the total […]

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Legalizing Drugs To Reduce Harm and Reforming Rehabilitation Programs like “The Twelve Steps”

Many people believe legalizing drugs would increase usage and addiction, but this does not have to be the case. It could reduce both if they were legalized, controlled, and distributed […]

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A Brief History of the Criminalization of Cannabis in the United States

Since cannabis possession, use, and sale are the most most common reasons Americans are locked up in prison and jail, understanding why this plant became illegal in the US is […]

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