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Lest We Forget

Jeffrey here, writing from Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  Today, Memorial Day, Joey is silent.

Above you see an old image of the memorial arch in my native village.   908 more words

Human Rights

Over the Cliff

The world spins and each of us finds our center of gravity based on many different inputs, different sources of information and values gathered throughout our lives. 1,608 more words


Julian Assange has given an interview to an Argentinian paper from his Ecuadorian embassy asylum where he spent more than 1,000 days. He spoke about why US meddling in Ukraine led to civil war, how the West helped ISIS and Israel supported Hamas. 12 more words


Wars for Nothing

Do you know our Earth is a mess?
All the wars for nothing, it never ends
Everybody deserves a chance
All the souls, all the souls… 134 more words


A man looses his toes in England because of a government law....

I came across the following horror story some days ago somehow in the news – and wonder how it didn’t make national news in a prominent way… 133 more words

The New Dictators Rule by Velvet Fist

May 26, 2015

Phnom Penh

The New Dictators Rule by Velvet Fist

by Sergei Guriev and Daniel Treisman

THE standard image of dictatorship is of a government sustained by violence. 799 more words