Ignorance Is No Excuse For Wrongdoing, Unless You’re A Cop December 17, 2014
“[I]f the individual is no longer to be sovereign, if the police can pick him up whenever they do not like the cut of his jib, if they can ‘seize’ and ‘search’ him in their discretion, we enter a new regime.”—U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, dissenting in Terry v. Ohio (1968)
It’s Time To Stop International Human Rights Day
If International Human Rights Day is to achieve any tangible significance, its elimination from the anniversary calendar should be advocated for as a refusal to subscribe to imperialist schemes of false remembrance.
The Southern Democrat Will Rise Again
The South today is not what it was, and the South of tomorrow will not be what it is today, so don’t count the Southern Democrat out just yet.
Hillary Clinton Lends Credibility To Zionist Colonialism At Saban Forum
Clinton recently participated in a forum hosted by a U.S. foreign policy think tank discussion that largely revolved around U.S. support for Israel and the so-called “two-state solution” -- a discussion that took place within narrow Zionist parameters.
Like Eric Garner, We Are All Caught In A System Designed To Fail Us
Like the cop who choked out Eric Garner, our corrupt, unjust and unbalanced system is crushing the life out of the economy for everyday working people, who are increasingly falling behind and becoming ever more insecure as time goes on.
New UN Report Sheds Light On America’s Human Rights Problem
Who or what can stop the U.S. from committing human rights violations in its own backyard and around the globe with what seems like absolute impunity? Certainly not the U.N. which is more of conspirator than a watchdog.
How I Was Censored By The Guardian For Writing About Israel’s War For Gaza’s Gas
The Pulitizer Prize-winning newspaper, The Guardian, which styles itself as the world’s leading liberal voice, casually engaged in an act of censorship to shut down coverage of issues that undermined Israel’s publicised rationale for going to war.
We Are The Enemy: Is This The Lesson Of Ferguson?
Ferguson matters because it provides us with a foretaste of what is to come. It is the shot across the bow, so to speak, a warning that this is how we will all be treated if we do not tread cautiously in challenging the police state, and it won’t matter whether we’re black or white, rich or poor, Republican or Democrat.
Are ‘We the People’ Useful Idiots In The Digital Age?
In an Orwellian age where war equals peace, surveillance equals safety, and tolerance equals intolerance of uncomfortable truths and politically incorrect ideas, “we the people” have gotten very good at walking freely into the slaughterhouse.
Tracing America’s Legacy Of War From Atlanta To Aleppo
Union Army Maj. Gen. Sherman understood the full extent of the cruelty, atrocities and death that are required to “win.” Looking now toward the Middle East, it’s important to consider to what extent we’re willing to take our actions to succeed.