Sunday, November 29, 2015(3 comments)
Freedom Rider: 1961 Paris Massacre
The French will tell you that this month's ISIS attack inflicted the biggest death toll on Paris since World War Two. They would be lying. Fifty-four years ago, French police massacred hundreds of Algerians right in the heart of the city -- and then pretended it never happened. France has enslaved much of the world, and clings to its remaining semi-colonies. The government in Paris "has millions of deaths on its ledger."
Thursday, January 24, 2013(12 comments)
Freedom Rider: The State Killing of Aaron Swartz
A brilliant young practitioner of human interconnectedness, Aaron Swartz "played a key role in defeating the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) which used the phony threat of online piracy to make the internet less open." He was hounded to death by venal prosecutors of "the worst judicial system on the face of the earth."
Wednesday, November 21, 2012(8 comments)
Freedom Rider: American Guilt in Gaza
Israel is often described as a regional superpower, but the whole world knows that's only because the Jewish State is backed to the hilt by the global superpower: the U.S. The fruits of Israeli policy towards the Palestinians, "the carnage, the broken bodies, and the dead children can all be laid at America's door."
Friday, November 16, 2012 Freedom Rider: Grand Bargain is the Satan Sandwich
President Obama is taking his case for a grand austerity bargain with the Republicans on the road, moving us "closer to eliminating the threadbare safety net." Not so long ago, it would have been inconceivable that a Democratic president barnstorm the country, "loudly and publicly demanding support for making right wing fantasies come true."