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The Great Looting: A Post-America Obituary on the Road to Revolution

by Kevin D. Annett The wealthy parasites, the pimps, the criminals had all fled like drowning rats to Havana’s docks as the insurgents approached the capital. But ahead of them the dictator Batista had already left the country with the entire Cuban treasury in his pockets, billions of pesos stolen from the people. In their [...]

Loving what we know: William and me

by Kevin D. Annett Wandering into the outback of one’s sixties invariably leaves me, at least, with a persisting sense of exile. Perhaps I’m not alone, if the strained and semi-confused demeanor of other folks my age means anything. The lot of us came of age during the 1960′s, after all, when the tyrants were [...]

The Secret of my Unsuccess, or Cutting Loose from Sodom

by Kevin D. Annett You have to entertain the crowd, which is why fiction always has to make sense. The truth doesn’t. - Eugene O’Neill If only you had have said ten percent of those kids died, maybe I would have believed you. But fifty percent, forget it. - MP Svend Robinson to the author, May 2003 [...]

A Modest Proposal for Dealing with Donald Trump: Eat the President

By Kevin D. Annett “Oh, I could just eat him right up!” - an elderly female Donald Trump supporter, Baltimore, September 2, 2016 In these latter days of planetary hysteria, everyone seems to be the enemy and the real villains keep getting away with their shit cloaked behind a three second sound bite. It’s enough to [...]