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Thomas Parslow

Thomas Parslow is the Editor in Chief of The Leftist Review. He grew up in Southern California. After completing his military service in the US Army, he received a BS in Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master’s in Physics from California State University, Northridge. He later pursued additional studies in chemistry and history of science. His principal interests are evolution and philosophy.

Russell Brand Interview: Time for Revolution (video)

October 24, 2013
Russell Brand

This gem of an interview with Russell Brand, by British journalist Jeremy Paxman, will likely surprise most. Brand lays out a litany of frank criticisms of capitalism and the status quo, and his ripostes to Paxman’s jibes are incisive to say the least. At one point Paxman insults Brand, yet it is Paxman who...

Mammon On Their Side: The Republican Project

September 26, 2011
Temple of Mammon

It appears the battered working and middle classes are beginning to grasp the true nature of the Republican project.  If the ludicrous and ever-increasing concentration of wealth at the top of the income scale over the last several decades hasn’t awakened their ire, then mounting economic pain and decaying living standards surely must. They...

The Closing of the Western Mind

November 10, 2010

The Ancient Greeks gave to Western Civilization a secular way of seeing nature and a tradition of rationalism, logic, and free inquiry. Those prodigious achievements were undone—virtually erased—by the rise of Christianity and its domination of Western culture.

Evolution: Where to Next?

July 23, 2010
In the Beginning

Complexity and technology are overtaking us--where are we headed?