Category Archives: colonialism

Afghanistan: A Veteran’s Perspective

  by Michael J. Corgan I don’t consider myself a pacifist. I believe there will always be those who choose to resort to war for little or no good reason and others of us must deal with them. However, sometimes … Continue reading

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Beware Resurgence of Deadly Diseases, Part 3

by Kathie MM Out, out damn deadly disease! We recently began a series on racialopathy and ethnicopathy , deadly social diseases, all too contagious in these virulent times. How can we stop them? Many diseases—think of cancer—are very complex, taking different forms, … Continue reading

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Patriotism Embraces Nonviolence in the NFL

It’s time—no, it’s way overdue—to pay tribute to people of color in the United States for their self-restraint  in response to centuries of violent racist resistance to their pursuit of democracy. If we are going to accept the Miriam Webster definition … Continue reading

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For your own good

by Kathie mm This says it all.  Look.  Listen. Think. Act.

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