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The Torture Never Stops - But It Must, For All of Us to Survive

Whether its animals or people, our society tortures millions of innocent lives everyday.

Two stories brought that home to me this week.

The New York Time published a story on Jan. 1,029 more words


The Drone Operator who said no, dreams in infra-red

Death by Metadata.

Terror Tuesday.  Every Tuesday, the White House occupant, Oh-Bummer Man has a meeting where he and military chiefs go through a list of people they have decided gets an early retirement, based, many times on evidence which is as solid as a toothpick. 219 more words


Horace Campbell on Boko Haram & Nigeria.

Last Friday, Democracy Now did a great show concerning Nigeria and Boko Haram. The guests were Adotei Akwei, managing director of government relations for Amnesty International USA, Rona Peligal, deputy director of Africa Division for Human Rights Watch, and Horace Campbell, professor of African American studies and political science at Syracuse University. 746 more words

Art Of Resistance

existential crisis...


I’m not sure what there is to say about the news that has been coming out of Nigeria this last week.

When I first saw the word ‘massacre’ in a headline about the execution of at least 2,000 people last week (by Boko Haram), I was hoping for journalistic hyperbole – but, sadly a massacre did happen. 266 more words

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