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Tag Archives: democracy
Realistically, we should remember that some people celebrated the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001, with glee.
Their wildest dream was coming true.
All those millions of American TVs tuned in to death, destruction, and devastation.
All that fear and anger!
It was better even than the Gulf of Tonkin!
I am not talking about Arabs or Muslims, the vast majority of whom … Continue reading
Achieving and maintaining democracy—“government of the people, by the people, for the people”[i]–is an ongoing challenge. Perhaps President Lincoln had no alternative to preserving the Union than to wage war, but the wounds of that deadly conflict can still be … Continue reading
In two days Americans will celebrate their Declaration of Independence. If we want to pursue its values, how should we define patriotism? No one is more eloquent on this topic than Howard Zinn, one of the dedicatees of this blog: “If patriotism were defined, not … Continue reading
June is Torture Awareness Month.
It is a good month to put yourself in the shoes of another, particularly somebody who is being tortured. Right now, as you read, in all likelihood somebody is being tortured at the behest of the U.S. government.
Have you ever struggled to catch your breath… Continue reading