Here Comes Precrime!

July 17, 2013 Morphizm 0

I got a chatter request from HuffPost Live about the surveillance state — and how none of it so far works or is worth the money.

Cancer’s Cooked Books

April 8, 2013 Morphizm 0

Drop pretty much everything you’re eating if you want to live. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition — featuring the scary title, ” Is everything […]

Happy Anniversary, Surfer Rosa!

March 21, 2013 Morphizm 0

I wrote an earlier version of this autobiographical bow-down to Surfer Rosa in 2003 for Morphizm and PopMatters, when news of the tumultuous band’s longshot reunion started to bubble up. […]

Occupy Hip Hop

November 19, 2011 Morphizm 0

I grew up on hip hop in Long Beach during the ’70s and ’80s, and in Berkeley during the ’90s. Throughout that time, it was packed with party jams but […]

Welcome to Population Overload

November 1, 2011 Morphizm 0

Aptly on Halloween, Earth welcomed its seven-billionth soul. You’d think that it would be hard to spin this alarming factoid into a positive, what with all the resource wars, class […]

Bill Gates Is Not a Great Teacher

December 17, 2010 Morphizm 0

America sniffs the global average when it comes education. And the last thing it needs is lame advice from Microsoft’s Bill Gates. But that’s what it’s getting, according to my […]

The Shaving Racket

November 16, 2010 Morphizm 0

I’ll be totally honest with you. I never really thought much about the intricate working of the mundane razor industry. That is, until AlterNet asked me to look into it. […]

The World Bank Water Grab

November 3, 2010 Morphizm 0

While the myopic are still waking to the reality of peak oil, peak water remains a distant nightmare. But not for long, judging by the World Bank’s disastrous water privatization […]