Bolivar, Venezuela, and the US Coup

Cuenca, Ecuador. As the situation in Venezuela worsens our gringo community is falling farther into the abyss where emotion overrides reason, misinformation dictates one’s position, and those with the audacity to hold different opinions are being condemned to that nonsensical

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On Venezuela:

It’s not “the people” demonstrating in Venezuela, it’s los ricos and their offspring. Over 85% of the population does not support US sanctions or the overthrow of Maduro. The situation in Venezuela is not about socialism, it’s about Washington regaining control

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Arthur Ponsonby and Falsehood in Wartime

I was raised red, white, and blue. Doing my service in the military was never a question. There’s no way to describe the anger, disillusionment, and hopelessness that overcame me as I realized the highest ideals I held were not

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The Twisted Logic of the Jewish ‘Historic Right’ to Israel

If George Santayana is correct, “that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” then what’s going to happen when the past is remade to benefit those in power? For more on how the Jewish narrative has

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Fake News

In Support of Information Clearing House: “Fake News” is itself a misnomer. Using the term implies journalists are liars and the news is something made up out of thin air. And to say it’s not fake, suggests one believes it’s

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Complicity In Our Own Demise

When a population can be led into focusing most of their concern on progressive domestic issues while turning a blind eye to their own complicity in oppressing others through their country’s foreign policy, the door opens for those with no

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The Eerie Silence Surrounding the Assange Case

Transparency, and our willingness to fight for it, is the only spear humanity has to pierce the heart of the beast consuming our world. The Eerie Silence Surrounding the Assange Case “They have not won, not yet, and they have

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Karma’s kicking our American ass…

Martin Luther King, Jr., taught that racial oppression in our country was inseparable from our war on Vietnam, and that those people oppressed in our country could not hope for relief as long as they were part of the greater

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Selected Articles: Martin Luther King’s Struggle: 50 Years Later

If, in the late sixties, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said: “No one who has any concern for the integrity and life of America today can ignore the present war [Vietnam]”. Then today’s version would be: No one fighting for

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Nicaragua: Surviving the Legacy of US Policy

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People Power, Civil Resistance, and Social Transformation: An Introduction to Nonviolent Conflict
The Boétie Legacy, and a World in Peril
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