Kenn Orphan

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

Feeling Unsafe

If This Isn’t a Picture of Hell, I Don’t Know What Is

It is Time to Stop Mincing Words. This is Genocide.

Good and Evil in the Age of Memes

Israel and the Gaza Prison Break

I Don’t Want to be a Well-Adjusted Corpse

Not The World We Live In

Pat Robertson’s Legacy of Cruelty

Hope is the Thing With Feathers: a Meditation About Empathy on a Dying World

From Iraq to Ukraine

Cop City is the Future They Want

Political Violence is the Currency of Fascism

The Fifth Horseman

The Far-Right Crusade Against Human Sexuality

A Meditation on a Nebula, Deep Time and Us

American Nightmare

Stonewall was a Call for Revolution, Not a Celebration of Conformity

The World Should be Forever Grateful to Shireen Abu Aqleh

Fascism is Intentional

MLK and Unions

Putin and the Church: an Unholy Alliance

They Just Want the Bombs to Stop Falling

No Human is Alien to Us

The Courage of Russian Antiwar Activists is Putting Many Western Leftists to Shame

Fascism is a Fire That Burns Down the Entire House

Thought’s on the Freedom Convoy

A Scream Against the Madness

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