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Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Anna Hunt – Student tuition debt is astronomical in the US, and Germany announces free higher ed for all…

By October 11, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
How Higher Education in the US Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps

How Higher Education in the US Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps

Debra Leigh Scott, AlterNet Waking Times Higher education is not what it used to be, and that’s no accident. A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public education by saying, “In 1920 H.G. Wells wrote, ‘History is becoming more and more a race between education and catastrophe.’ I think he […]

By September 2, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
4 Hard Truths That Will Jolt You Awake

4 Hard Truths That Will Jolt You Awake

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Contributor Waking Times Can you see the “Truth”? “The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.” –Gloria Steinem Are you tired of floating around in that pink goop of the Matrix? Are you ready to slough off the illusion like it was an old hat? Has the […]

The Metaphysics of World Collapse

The Metaphysics of World Collapse

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times “…movement and change are actually prized for their own sake…outward action…fleeting…dispersion…a tendency toward instantaneity, have for its limit a state of pure disequilibrium, which…would coincide with the final dissolution of this world; and this too is one of the clearest signs that the final phase of the Kali Yuga […]

The Matrix of Conformity – Top 9 Traps for Today’s Youth

The Matrix of Conformity – Top 9 Traps for Today’s Youth

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times More than ever our world needs a new generation of youthful and caring people capable of comprehending the problems we face, while maintaining the clarity of mind and compassion needed to seek and find creative solutions to this morass. For this, our youth need to be healthy, energetic, and free […]

By February 13, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
Conspiracy Theorist vs. Coincidence Theorist and The Importance of Alternative Media

Conspiracy Theorist vs. Coincidence Theorist and The Importance of Alternative Media

Alen Mischael Vukelić, Contributor Waking Times The impact and significance of alternative media continues to grow every day. Critics from the mainstream like to discard it as an outlet for conspiracy theories and amateur journalism. Is it really this simple? Or is the mainstream media becoming aware of this fast-growing underground movement that seems to […]

By January 27, 2014 10 Comments Read More →
Debt, Foreclosure and Forgiveness

Debt, Foreclosure and Forgiveness

Uwe Blesching, Contributor Waking Times Make no mistake, bankruptcies or foreclosures, are a serious crisis. The sustained mental and emotional stress commonly experienced during the months or years of bankruptcy or foreclosure process is toxic stress. This type of stress has been shown to increase the risk of developing chronic de- generative diseases such as […]

By January 7, 2014 9 Comments Read More →
Usury – The Root of All Evil?

Usury – The Root of All Evil?

Peter Russell, Spirit of Now Waking Times The love of money is the root of all evil. — 1 Timothy 6:10 Why do people value money so much? There is, after all, nothing very attractive about grubby pieces of paper, dirty metal discs, or digital records in a database. Money gives us the ability to obtain […]

By April 15, 2013 19 Comments Read More →
Casualties of Debt – Selling America’s Students to the Banks

Casualties of Debt – Selling America’s Students to the Banks

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times In today’s America, debt is a regular part of life. It drives our economy and enables our culture. Due to the expense of higher education, rising cost of living, consumerism, and the ongoing dollar crisis, it is becoming evermore difficult to live in the United States without accruing considerable […]

By March 20, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
Tiny Houses – Taking On the Matrix of Consumerism

Tiny Houses – Taking On the Matrix of Consumerism

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Imagine changing your life in such a way that you drastically reduce your debt, rid yourself of clutter and make a statement against consumerism! Super-size Me Over the last six decades, industry and emerging culture have over-inflated the American dream. What started as a vision of modest comfort has […]

By February 21, 2013 21 Comments Read More →
What is Freedom?

What is Freedom?

Konstantin Eriksen, Guest Writer Waking Times  Today I’d like to talk about a subject that I’ve been thinking about for many years and to share my current thinking on the topic: What is freedom? The reality is that no matter how much I thought about the meaning of freedom and how much I read about it, […]

By February 21, 2013 34 Comments Read More →
Occupy Homes, One Year On And Growing Daily

Occupy Homes, One Year On And Growing Daily

Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times  Occupy Homes MN supporters march down Portland Avenue to reclaim a vacant foreclosed house in Minneapolis. Photo credit: MrBrownPhoto.com via Occupy Homes MN. “We are about to take this house over, okay?” shouted Reneka Wheeler, speaking slowly and emphasizing each word as she stood in front of a […]

By December 28, 2012 6 Comments Read More →
Five Steps Toward Decolonizing Gaia and Rewilding Mankind

Five Steps Toward Decolonizing Gaia and Rewilding Mankind

Z, Contributing Writer Waking Times  The cosmos will always be greater than our microcosmic perspectives can possibly allow, but allow it we must. “It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” –Mark Twain “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent… It is […]

By September 22, 2012 7 Comments Read More →