Tag Archive | Injustice

Prisoners Endure A Nightmare ‘Gulag’ In Lower Manhattan, Hidden In Plain Sight

Welcome to hell on Earth… … in the United States of Corporations.

And Justice For All (Who Can Afford It)

Connie Hawkins passed away yesterday. I considered writing a little something about him. I was a big fan of “The Hawk” growing up for two reasons. He was the most spectacular basketball player I’d ever seen up to that point in my young life and word on the street in New York was that he’d […]

Jalil Muntaqim

Jalil Muntaqim, poet extraordinaire and long time political prisoner, currently resides in the notorious New York State prison, Attica. He was arrested in California in 1971, along with Herman Bell and Albert Washington, allegedly¬†for the murder of two NYC police officers. Convicted in 1974, he was given a sentence of 25 years to life. Due […]

Deadbeat Dad Or Another Victim of a Cruel System?

John Doe grew up in a working class family in a working class neighborhood. He was fairly ordinary. He received average grades in school, was well-liked though not very popular and basically blended into mainstream life without standing out in any way. Upon graduating high school, he muddled through a variety of jobs until landing […]

Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier has been in prison longer than Nelson Mandela was imprisoned by the Apartheid regime of South Africa. He, also, has been imprisoned by an apartheid regime born of genocide, raised on racist oppression and grown fat through the building of a system that denigrates free thought, creativity and true compassion while rewarding fear, […]

By Any Other Name

Well, here we are in an era in which suicidal tendencies are accepted as normal business practices. ¬†Don’t worry about the lack of fresh air and clean water. Go shopping! Everything is OK. Oh, you mean to tell me we’re killing innocent people in sovereign nations because they don’t have the same priorities in life […]