Monday, June 24, 2019

Nonviolence and trust

This week I joined others from my town in a State Department initiative called City Pair; in this case, "pairing" Portland, Oregon...

A report on economic impacts of climate change by norvergence

Scientists have been doing comprehensive research over the past decade about the impact of climate change on economies of different countries. Till...

Brooklyn, Spring/Summer ’69- On Neighborhoods and War

You live in the burbs, or what they call so many small cities nowadays. Strip malls, shopping centers and it seems a...

The Various Shades of Black… and Green

The hit film of 2018 was Peter Farrelly's Green Book. The film takes place in 1962, and was based on a true story...

Serving the Empire & NOT the People!!

Eric Holder, former Attorney General under President Obama, was being interviewed by that 'bulldog' of a reporter Chris Cuomo on his CNN ...

Clean Hands, Dirty Hands… No Hands!

Seven years ago Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick wrote a book (and Stone followed with a 10 part series on The Showtime...

Global rebellion to Save Our Planet

“The greatest threat to the Earth is thinking someone else will save it.” The responsibility is ours; politicians and governments are complacent,...

Spectators, Shoppers and Voters… NOT Citizens!!

I begin my column with the profound words from the great anti-empire documentarian Paul Edwards, at the end of his fine new...

Environmental Activists Being Killed Globally: Why Are World Leaders Still Silent?

“Planet earth is a beautiful place and worth dying for” This is not a quote; this was a belief...

The War Racket Continues.. 84 years later!

On this Memorial Day weekend, all Amerikans should look back to the great essay written in 1935 by Marine General Smedley Butler....