Tag: 4th of July
With Highland Park 4th of July mass shooting, Supreme Court and...
When it comes to gun violence, the United States is less like France, Britain, Italy and Japan, other members of the G7 industrialized democracies, and more like Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia.
Trump nationalism has nothing to do with patriotism
Let us reject Trump’s notion of how to celebrate America — not with tanks and missiles that glorify war, not with a...
This July 4th, Trump will take $2.5 million from national park...
In order to fund Trump’s Fourth of July extravaganza (he is calling “Salute to America”) on the National Mall, he has taken...
On July fourth, a message for patriots
On this holiday, and every day, that flag and the promise it symbolizes are not Trump’s supporters to abuse, but belong to a nation that will uphold and someday vindicate them.
Independence Day Delusions
However we interpret the concept, we may not be as "free" as we're led to believe.
Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Fourth of July
The long-imprisoned revolutionary and author, who disdains the current political theater, says the broken, racist American system "has to be torn up, root and branch," to halt the war waged on the poor by the corporate state.
The Five Principles of Patriotism
True patriots seek to confirm and strengthen and celebrate the “we” in “we the people of the United States.”
The Choice of Patriotism
Inclusive patriotism is our national creed. It is born of hope. Mean-spirited, exclusive patriotism is new to our shores. It is born of fear.
‘What, to the American Slave, Is Your 4th of July?’
Frederick Douglass told a crowd gathered in Rochester, N.Y., on July 5, 1852 that to slaves the white man's celebration of the Fourth of July is a "sham." And today, the gross injustice and cruelty he was talking about are still existent.