Kenn Orphan

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

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

Stranger Things, Stranger Times

Now We Know

Normalizing Atrocity

Angst and Madness at the End of Empire

The Belligerence of Empire

We Are All Sandra Bland

To Be Hopeful in Bad Times

Social Media and the Society of the Spectacle

Notre Dame: We Have Always Belonged to Her

A Land Uncharted: the Persecution of Julian Assange

Madonna Plays Apartheid

Grieving in the Anthropocene

The Blindness of Empire

The Global Assault on Indigenous Peoples

The Banality of Empire

Greenwashing the Climate Catastrophe

The Empire’s Propagandists

The Smile of Class Privilege

The Tears of Justin Trudeau

Burning Books, Banning Art, and the Persistence of American Puritanism

Bearing Witness to Extinction

Hard Truths and the ‘Indispensable Nation’

The Power That Must be Resisted

The Legacy of Emmett Till

The Molestation of Earth

The Power of Language in the Anthropocene

American Militarism, a Bi-Partisan Affair

The New Fascism, Same as the Old One

Flirting With the Fires of Hell

What Reporting Looks Like at the End of the World

You Call This Treason?

Humanity vs. the Rule of Law

The Real World

Life, the Sea and Big Oil

Whistling Past the Graveyard

Normalizing Extinction