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Alex Jones and Great Doubt

Alex Jones and Great Doubt

Sometimes when I read something by some revered spiritual teacher of the long dead past I feel like I’m reading the preserved blog posts of some ancient Alex Jones. Alex Jones, in case you don’t know, is probably the most out-there of the current crop of conspiracy theorists who occupy space on YouTube and elsewhere. […]

This would have been better to go with my previous article, but I only just rediscovered it. A flier for my band Zero Defex circa 1983.

Everyone is Marginalized

I had a recent exchange on Facebook that I would like to share here. One of the authors of the Lion’s Roar article, Stand Against Suffering responded to my piece about that article and to my previous article here. He said: Dear Brad, I hope you are well. While I hear your concern here, while […]

Resistance? What Resistance?

Resistance? What Resistance?

It was a different time when Zero Defex first started. The movement was truly underground. Scene magazine, the local Cleveland/Akron free rock paper, rarely listed our shows because they were too underground to interest even their minuscule readership. You know how nowadays even CNN and Hillary Clinton are part of “The Resistance”? There was not […]

Why I Am Not Freaking Out About the Paris Climate Agreement

Why I Am Not Freaking Out About the Paris Climate Agreement

Please note that this article is titled “Why I Am Not Freaking Out…” and not “Why You Should Not Freak Out…” What you do is your own business. I don’t go on Facebook much anymore. But after Trump said he would pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, I took a look-see and […]

Manchester

Manchester

Over the past few years I’ve spent a substantial amount of time in Manchester, England. I was first invited to lead an event there about seven years ago by Matt Ryan of Yoga Manchester. I’ve come to Manchester almost every year since then. I’ve walked through the area where the bomb went off last night a […]