The real meaning of a shared holiday: WW I was the classic inter-imperialist war, in which working class young men were sent to kill each other for the interests of big business. […]
When Corporate America installed George Bush as president, it indicated a shift in foreign policy. Drunk with the collapse of “Communism”, they believed that as the world’s unchallenged military power, they could […]
A huge brouhaha is being made over the courageous stance of 49’er quarter back Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the US National Anthem. Maybe those making this fuss should consider the […]
A bit of nature, and a bit of history.
Bernie Sanders spoke to some 30,000 people in Oakland, CA, on Memorial Day. Just a few days before he spoke, the noted journalist John Pilger wrote about the failure of all the […]
(“Burning Country” by Robin Yasmin-Kassab and Leila al-Shami provides a vital description of the events surrounding the ongoiong Syrian revolution. Written from a ground-level point of view, it provides a glimpse of what […]
When the capitalist class in a country sends that country into war, they always whip up a war fever, jingoist hysteria, mass hatred and blood thirsty attitudes. That blood lust only dies down […]