Oregon Pilgrim

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Rails Against the System

A Dickensian Christmas

  Charles Dickens is sometimes credited as the man who invented Christmas -- not, of course, the celebration of the birth of Christ, but the modern phenomenon of Christmas as we know it. Before A Christmas Carol, December 25 was just another... Continue Reading →


Cultural Disobedience

And now the forces marshaled around the concept of the group have declared a war of extermination on that preciousness, the mind of man. By disparagement, by starvation, by repressions, forced direction, and the stunning hammerblows of conditioning, the free,... Continue Reading →

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