Kenn Orphan

Kenn Orphan is an artist, sociologist, radical nature lover and weary, but committed activist. He can be reached at

How a Battle for a Piece of Forest in Nova Scotia Echoes the Global War for Our Biosphere

The Language of Violence

Thoughts on “Don’t Look Up”

Distinguishing Radical Liberation From Liberal Authoritarianism

The Dangerous Myth of Woke Left Fascism

Censorship, the Myth of Free Data and the False Solutions on the Table

Toward an Undiscovered Country

Critical Race Theory in Real Time

Capitalism is Dying, But Don’t Expect the Patient to Accept the Diagnosis

Legacy of Shame: Colin Powell’s Blood-Soaked Service to the Empire

A Time of Plague in an Era of Corruption, Mistrust and Irrationality

9/11: a Personal Reflection After 20 Years

A Letter to Americans About Afghanistan

The Myth of Empire and the Real Message of Dune

The War on Wokeness

Why the Ruins of a Little Village Called Lifta Still Matter

A Ten Minute Joyride: Capitalism’s Endgame and a Radical Imagination for the Future

In the End, It’s the Embrace That Matters Most

Defending the Shame of Apartheid

The Spotlight on Israel Apartheid Must Not Fade

How the Pandemic Laid Bare the Cruelties of Capitalism

Humans, Nature and the Illusion of Separateness

The Amazon Chernobyl is a Warning for Us All

Limbaugh and the Echoes of Hatred

Corporate Decision

Warnings From Weimar

When the Symptom Has Been Removed, But the Disease Remains

Trump Was Never the Real Problem

A Plastic-Coated World

RBG and America’s Priestly Class

American Imperialism and the Murder of Jennifer Laude

Fascism and the Quickening of History

The Empty Theater

We Do Not Live in the World of Before

The Tactics of Terror in Portland

Running the World, Since 1776

George Floyd and Casting Shadows

The Sadism of American Power

A Pandemic and a Plague of Absurdity

Portent of Pandemic

The Message of COVID-19

The Ruling Class Will Stop at Nothing

Towards Zero Hour

Missiles, Lies and Assassinations

As the World Burns, the Powerful Go on Holiday

The Language of Erasure

The Myth of the Scandal-Free Presidency

One Warm Day in September: the Climate Strike and Its Meaning for Activism

Apartheid Had Always Been the Plan

The War on Indigenous People is a War on the Biosphere Itself