Something For Everyone: Mueller Indictment a Boon for Partisan Status Quo

The bipartisan support Mueller’s appointment received is even more telling given that he is the definition of a Washington insider. The power elites across the political spectrum seemed to trust him to, above all, protect their position at the head of the table.

Something For Everyone: Mueller Indictment a Boon for Partisan Status Quo

WASHINGTON – Last Friday, depending on which side of the partisan divide one was watching from, President Trump was either vindicated or his treachery was confirmed. The impetus for these seemingly disparate reactions was

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What Does Nikolas Cruz Have in Common With Other Mass Shooters? Ties to the Military

A mounting number of mass shooters have ties to the military, including Nikolas Cruz, who was a member of his school’s military prep organization, the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

What Does Nikolas Cruz Have in Common With Other Mass Shooters? Ties to the Military

In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in the United States, the internet and broadcast news alike are inundated with commentary about why this keeps happening in America. Some blame guns, others blame mental health, and still others confidently blame false flag events and 

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The Legacy of Billy Graham, America’s Foremost Peddler of Fear

Graham’s message was principally one of fear: fear of a wrathful god; fear of temptation; fear of communists and socialists; fear of unions; fear of Catholics; fear of homosexuals; fear of racial integration and above all, fear of death.

The Legacy of Billy Graham, America’s Foremost Peddler of Fear

Billy Graham was a preacher man equally intent on saving souls and soliciting financial support for his ministry. His success at the former is not subject to proof and his success at the latter is unrivaled. He preached to millions on every ice-free continent and led many to his chosen messiah. When Graham succumbed to various

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Mass Shootings Are a Symptom of a Problem That Gun Control Won’t Solve

School shootings are a symptom of a very large, very dangerous problem. They are not simply a symptom of a need for gun control, or a symptom of a lack of accessible mental health services, or a symptom of an over-medicated, desensitized youth population.

Mass Shootings Are a Symptom of a Problem That Gun Control Won’t Solve

While the outrage and horror being expressed about the most recent mass school shooting that took place on Valentine’s Day in Florida is certainly warranted, the anger is incredibly displaced. Anger, disappointment, fear and sadness are all acceptable and understandable emotions to experience after an event such as this takes place

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Finkelstein on Gaza: Who or What Has a Right to Exist?

“Gaza is about a Big Lie composed of a thousand, often seemingly abstruse and arcane, little lies. The objective of this book is to refute that Big Lie by exposing each of the little lies.”

Finkelstein on Gaza: Who or What Has a Right to Exist?

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom (Verso, 2018),  is an extraordinary book.   It is also a difficult book to read.   In his preface, Norman Finkelstein writes that this work “has been a painstaking, fastidious undertaking born of a visceral

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Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

Sheehan was taken aback by how some prominent organizers of the recent Women’s March were unwilling to express anti-war positions and argued for excluding the issue of peace entirely from the event and movement as a whole.

Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

WASHINGTON – In the last few years, arguably the most visible and well-publicized march on the U.S. capital has been the “Women’s March,” a movement aimed at advocating for legislation and policies promoting women’s rights as well as a protest against the misogynistic actions and statements of high-profile U.S. politicians. The

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The Big Pharma Family that Brought Us the Opioid Crisis

We’re not talking El Chapo or any of his drug-running buddies. We’re talking about the mega-billionaire family behind one of America’s most profitable drug-industry empires, the privately held Purdue Pharma.

The Big Pharma Family that Brought Us the Opioid Crisis

If the devil wears Prada, what do America’s most destructive drug pushers wear? They wear smiles. The drug pushers we have in mind here have caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, enough fatalities to 

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