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Musings While On The Road

I’ve been on the road lately and started my trip with a flight from NYC to California. When I picked up the bag I checked at Kennedy Airport I was surprised to see the lock missing. When I opened the bag I found a card from the TSA explaining that in order “to protect you […]

Help Requested For Political Prisoner Herman Bell After Brutal Attack By Prison Guards

The following is from the Free Mumia NYC website: Dear Friends, We are asking people to write letters to Anthony Annucci, Commissioner of New York Dept. of Corrections, making the following demands (a sample letter follows that we would like you to use): That Herman Bell be immediately given adequate medical screening and attention at […]

In This Corner…

Sometimes the world is like an insane, criminally dysfunctional boxing ring in which insidious corruption is the rule as opposed to the exception and the “referee” joins in the fight – for one side. “In this corner we have a sensitive, 69 year old political prisoner with the moral courage to stand up for his […]

The Wisdom of Kwai Chang Caine

“I seek not to know all the answers but to understand the questions.”

Please Help Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Lawyers

Dear Mumia Abu-Jamal Friend and Supporter: The prolonged fight to free this celebrated journalist and former Black Panther began in December 1981. He was framed for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner by the Philadelphia Police Department and the city’s judicial system, as well, for a crime he could not have committed. A […]

Capitalism

From the Dictionary of Sanity & Truth:

How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it

As we all know, there is no democracy in the United States today. We left that behind years ago when we decided to trade in freedom and dignity for efficiency, technological advances and gadgets of convenience. Then, it was cemented when we decided to place more importance on protecting the wealth of wealthy people and […]