Tag Archive | democracy

Ordinary People

To paraphrase Henry David Thoreau, the masses of modern society have been leading “lives of quiet desperation” for many years. This “quiet desperation” is an inevitable result of being locked out of participation in the fake democracy we’ve built in the U.S. as well as the feeling that “things will never change.” However, the quiet […]

Lynne Stewart Birthday Memorial

To all my people in NYC, show support for civil rights hero, Lynne Stewart (and for everyone else, if you don’t know who she was, look it up…) From the Free Mumia NYC website: Join us as we celebrate Lynne Stewart’s birthday this coming Friday: Friday, October 6th 6:30-10:00pm ~ Doors open @ 6:00pm The […]

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 […]

A Tale Of Two Worlds

There are these two distinctly different ideologies at odds in the Americas today. One places all people at the center by providing affordable housing, affordable education, health care for all, a diverse economy which includes government-sponsored programs to give opportunities to artists and other people who are left out of “free market” economies, holds actual […]

Tom Hayden

Upon hearing about the death of Tom Hayden, I decided to write a little something about him. He was a person who spent his entire adult life trying to help his fellow citizens – not just fellow citizens of the U.S., but fellow citizens of the planet. Mainstream history (besides being mostly fabrication and White-washing) […]

Hillary Clinton For President?

Really? Hillary Clinton deserves to be president simply because she’s smart, extremely ambitious and has been in politics for so long? And because she’s been attacked viciously by simple-minded cheerleaders in the republican party for years? And because it’s time for a woman to be president of the United States? While I agree wholeheartedly with […]