Freedom

Why This Election Is Different by David Swanson

The world is full of ugly truths and pretty lies. Honest, courageous people fear the potential destruction that can be wrought by the pretty lies while fearful, obedient people fear the ugly truths which could set them free. It’s long, long, long past the time to step back and see not just what’s arrogantly pushed […]

‘Tis the Season To Wage Boycotts!

How many of us have the courage to resist the pressures wealthy executives cruelly aim at our minds like weapons of psychological warfare? Do we dare appear cold, insensitive and selfish by not indulging in fundamentalist consumerism? Do we dare stand up for our (forgotten?) principles and refuse to overindulge in our patriotic duty as […]

Freedom Or Obedience? You Can’t Have Both

Was Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th century French diplomat, historian and political scientist; when he wrote “De la démocratie en Amerique”,  peering into the future and “seeing” the eventual outcome of the volatile combination of a small, well-financed parasitic class and a population without the courage to stay the course and fight for a stake […]

Fear Is The Only Darkness

My favorite television show ever, “Kung Fu”, ran from 1972 to 1975. Master Po was amazing. Here is a sample of his wisdom: Stillness…

No Peace Allowed in Afghanistan

No Peace Allowed in Afghanistan

Originally posted on Astute News:
Whatever hopes of returning to normal life regular Afghans have had until recently, these days those are all but dissolving like a morning mist. The so-called Afghan reconciliation summit that was to be held in Qatar has?been?put on the back burner?indefinitely.?It was envisioned as a separate event, unrelated to the…

Corporate Big Brother Isn’t So Brotherly

The day after posting an article that gave the point of view of Nicholas Maduro on the attempted coup designed by U.S. corporations to take control of the largest oil supply in the world, using our corrupt government as a tool to disingenuously provide infotainment to the ignorant masses, I was prevented from using my […]

Yale RebLaw Conference Rescinds Keynote Offer To Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2019 UNDER PRESSURE, YALE REBLAW CONFERENCE RESCINDS KEYNOTE OFFER TO PHILLY D.A. LARRY KRASNNER Instead Invites Political Prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal In their letter to RebLaw, they said, “The so-called progressive Larry Krasner is hell-bent on keeping [Mumia’s case] out of the appellate process. Larry Krasner was voted into office by […]