Catching A Glimpse Of America’s Future In Ferguson
The demographic, cultural and economic changes unfolding in America will eventually leave the country looking a lot like Ferguson today: divided between a rich, white minority establishment and a largely disenfranchised, multi-racial majority.
Analysis: The Fifth Caliph And ISIS: Looking To History To Understand The Present
Could ISIS be the carriers of black flags and people with “hearts of iron” Muslims were warned about centuries ago? History may provide more insight than the talking heads who seem bewildered by ISIS’ bloody campaign of terror.
Investing In Junk Armies: Why American Efforts To Create Foreign Armies Fail
You may not believe in the supernatural, but it’s still a certifiable fact. Your tax dollars are paying for ghosts.
Why Conservatives Have Turned Against Education Reform
Conservatives are approaching Common Core as if it were some kind of communist plot intended to put a nail in the coffin of the notion of American exceptionalism by teaching U.S. schoolchildren the facts about history and, worse, science.
Should We Just Follow Orders? Rules of Engagement for Resisting the Police State
“Let your motto be resistance! resistance! Resistance! No oppressed people have ever secured their liberty without resistance.”—Abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet
Declassified Docs Reveal US Intent To Retaliate Against Cuban Internationalism
When Cuba lent support to Angola during the former Portuguese colony’s struggle against imperialism after gaining its independence, the U.S. was not pleased, fearing opposition and anti-colonial sentiment might continue to spread around the world.
The US And ISIS May Have Much In Common
Though their ideologies and goals are fundamentally different, experts and analysts are drawing striking conclusions regarding a shared methodology between the United States and its latest foe, ISIS
Hong Kong: Now The Hard Part, Kick US Out, Build National Consensus
When protests in Hong Kong exploded, knowledgeable people looked for US involvement. It was not hard to find.
Failure Is Success: How American Intelligence Works in the Twenty-First Century
"While taxpayer dollars flowed into your coffers, no one considered it a problem that the country lacked 17 overlapping outfits bent on preventing approximately 400,000 deaths by firearms in the same years; nor 17 interlocked agencies dedicated to safety on our roads, where more than 450,000 Americans have died since 9/11"