Tag Archives: self-determination

Silence the drums

by Kathie MM Uh, oh,  the war drums are echoing around this country, as bombs drop in Syria and Iraq, in Yemen, and horrifyingly with the mother of all bombs in Afghanistan. My response to the beating of those war drums … Continue reading

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Globalization for good (Globalization, Part 2)

Liberal economists—the ones ballyhooing about the benefits of unfettered capitalism–have gleefully co-opted the term “globalization.”… Continue reading

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Nothing but a euphemism (Imperialism still stinks, Part 3)

At the end of World War I in 1918, the Arab peoples (including Iraqis, Syrians, and Palestinians) triumphantly declared their liberation from colonial rule according to their pre-war agreements … Continue reading

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Heeding the Declaration of Independence

Many Americans are familiar with the following words, which ring out near the beginning of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with … Continue reading

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