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Founder Update: Charles Shaw on Police Brutality

Newtopia founder Charles Shaw has been hard at work on various projects through his company Nomad Films. One of his key efforts lies in exposing the truth about police brutality in America. According to Shaw: 500 innocent Americans are murdered by police every year (U.S. Department of Justice). 5,000 since 9/11, equal to the number … Continue reading

ARCHIVES: Building the Greenest City in America

(This article by Charles Shaw was originally published in the Summer 2004 issue of Newtopia Magazine.) Chicago is sprinting into the 21st Century as the model urban habitat. With an Administration full of Green Initiatives, including a Department of the Environment and the city’s first “Green Czars”, the city has ceased its long standing war … Continue reading

ARCHIVES: The Crude Truth

(This article by Charles Shaw was originally published in the July/August 2003 issue of Newtopia Magazine) World trade is now a game in which the US produces dollars and the rest of the world produces things that dollars can buy, like oil. This is the story of the Petrodollar, the true Governor General of the … Continue reading

ARCHIVES: The Bush Empire

(This article by Charles Shaw was originally published in the July/August 2003 issue of Newtopia Magazine) How four generations of arms, oil, fascism, and US Govt. defiance made America’s First Family. “Almost everybody knows that George W. is the son of the 41st President. But fewer know that the family has wielded power in corporate … Continue reading

ARCHIVES: The American Empire and The New Mainstream

(This article by Charles Shaw and Colin Shea was originally published in the July/August 2003 issue of Newtopia Magazine) “In the Third millennium after the birth of Christ one nation bestrode the world like a Colossus: The United States of America. Its culture was the world’s culture, and its armies garrisoned the Earth. It truly … Continue reading

The Church of Random Rab

Editor’s Note: A special thank you to Charles Shaw and Reality Sandwich, where this article appeared first, for the right to reprint here. Photo by Mario Covic (mariocovic.com) It’s one night after the Winter Solstice in the self-evidently progressive Northern California town of Sebastopol. The air is crisp and cold and not at all diluted … Continue reading