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I am a long time antiwar,labor union and community activist/ organizer and a recently retired NYC high school educator. I also taught at Richmond College and at Alternate U (would love to hear from anyone who was there 1968-'70). I've also been published in Black Agenda, the Indypendent, The Nation, Labor Notes, Baltimore Sun, Amsterdam News, Newsday, and other progressive and mainstream venues. And i'm working on a book "MythAmerica".
(5 comments) SHARE Friday, October 11, 2019 Unpacking a World of Myths in "Columbus Discovered America"
This is part 1 of a 2-part series debunking the 'Columbus Discovered America' myth that he "discovered" a land that was barely populated, uncivilized and undeveloped, an untamed wilderness despite millions of people already living there for thousands of years. Part 2 debunks the Columbus-as-hero myth through his own words as well as eye witnesses to his genocidal polices, which led to the opening of the African slave trade.
(14 comments) SHARE Friday, July 19, 2019 Venezuela : Another U.S.Coup Attempt--And Why It Failed
A first hand account of the day of the failed April 30th coup, how the U.S. is trying to destroy Venezuela through sanctions and the threat of invasion,all aimed at turning the population against the Maduro government--and why this attempt has failed.
(72 comments) SHARE Friday, March 23, 2018 Why Russia-gate : The 3 Main Agendas Driving The Anti-Russia/Putin Crusade
This article lays out the 3 main agendas driving Russia-gate, the claim that Russia put Trump in the White house:
1. Russia as a scapegoat for dem's 2016 defeat
2. Russia-gate as the cover and pretext for the suppression of dissent--the new McCarthyism
3. Most fundamentally,Russia-gate as a full spectrum propaganda campaign prepping public opinion for military conflict with Russia--the essence of it.
(27 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Raise Your Hand If You Think We Should Go To War With Russia
The American people are being subject to the most intense full-spectrum anti-Russia propaganda campaign since the promotion of lies about WMD's in Iraq. Mainstream media like the NY Times and Washington Post are again playing major roles in manufacturing consent, prepping the public to accept and support military conflict with Russia. The 6/11 front page Sunday Times article marks a new escalation in this effort.