False Gods, Real Men: A Tribute To The Revolutionary Life of Daniel Berrigan

Daniel Berrigan’s entire life was dedicated not only to faith-based pacifism, but to a revolutionary pacifism that screamed against the imperial state and its many engines of injustice with a self-sacrificing militancy of compassion for human beings and the world that was impossible to ignore. Continue reading False Gods, Real Men: A Tribute To The Revolutionary Life of Daniel Berrigan

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Fight The Real Enemy: We Won’t End Bigotry Until We End Capitalism

The culture wars between “liberal” and “conservative” are constructed by corporate propaganda to distract both sides from their true enemy: the ruling class. Bringing about a just, equitable, and sustainable structure in the United States will require cooperation from every part of the population, and this will only be achieved by an empathetic outreach to the disenfranchised people who have been manipulated into bigotry by the forces of neoliberal capitalism. Continue reading Fight The Real Enemy: We Won’t End Bigotry Until We End Capitalism

After Brussels: We Can’t Stop Terrorism Until We Stop Engaging In It

The people of revisionist Middle Eastern states have been devastated by the massive war crimes of Western nations, and have been left with no viable options for relief. As long as this is the case, there is no way to reasonably expect an end to terrorist attacks in the West and radical Islamist militants in the Middle East. Continue reading After Brussels: We Can’t Stop Terrorism Until We Stop Engaging In It

The Terminator: Don’t Forget About Obama’s Illegal Army Of Death Robots

The drone war is not precise, clean, or in any universe humane; it is a systemic terrorist campaign of mass murder that dodges oversight with a shield of blatant misinformation and gives the President the power to kill whoever he wants, wherever he wants, regardless of even the most basic international laws. Continue reading The Terminator: Don’t Forget About Obama’s Illegal Army Of Death Robots

Now It Gets Worse: Neoliberalism Has Paved The Path To A New Fascism

We Americans, despite the benefit of an actual historical precedent, have been complicit in decades of plutocratic imperialism that have recreated the circumstances in pre-fascist Europe. We have no right to be surprised by the threat of a new American fascism that, like the neo-Nazi resurgence in Europe and the radical Islamism in the Middle East, is the inevitable result of our neoliberalism. Continue reading Now It Gets Worse: Neoliberalism Has Paved The Path To A New Fascism

The Quiet Imperialist: Bernie Has A Foreign Policy Problem, And It’s Not Inexperience

Bernie Sanders is a politician who is beholden, like all participants in the American political facade, to the laws of imperialism, and his foreign policy record illustrates that he is comfortable supporting massive state violence when it is politically expedient. Continue reading The Quiet Imperialist: Bernie Has A Foreign Policy Problem, And It’s Not Inexperience

Reversing Racism: The Ultimate Nonviolence Of The Black Panther Party

By evoking the Black Panthers, Beyoncé reminded an increasingly radicalized populace that there is a historical precedence for rejecting the imperial state and its violence, and by provoking racists, it highlighted the hypocrisy of the establishment’s argument that the only legitimate protests are those that occur within its own tightly controlled paradigm. Continue reading Reversing Racism: The Ultimate Nonviolence Of The Black Panther Party