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June Scorza Terpstra, Ph.D. is an activist educator and university lecturer in Justice Studies, Criminal Justice and Sociology. She has founded numerous programs for homeless, abused, youth and oppressed people in the USA. She is presently teaching courses on Law and Terrorism, Social Justice, Resistance, Criminology, and Juvenile Justice. She is a former Community Research Fellow and doctoral graduate of Loyola University Chicago.
Views from Venezuela: From Left to Right
Report from Venezuela: As another fascist Franco takes the stage in the world conflict of greed versus social justice I write this report from Venezuela as a member of diverse research delegation of seven women from the USA who are visiting Venezuela to listen to the Venezuelan people about their lives in the new Bolivarian Republic .
Fourth of July Lies
This fourth of July article is a call to those people of the USA who can still think critically to stop merely talking about changing the US and hence, the world, and start doing it by creating resistance movements against the beliefs and practices that foster going into countries and homes to kill the people and take their resources.
Can You Imagine? Double Standards and Doublethink
Doublethink, according to George Orwell's novel, Nineteen Eight-Four, means:... the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. ...To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed, to deny the existence of
Audacious, No Change
President Obama and congress support historical interests of the ruling class. Fundamental change for social justice today means that which consistently benefits the poor and oppressed people of the planet.
Sunday, September 19, 2010(4 comments)
Laudable Features of the Cuban Revolution
A recent interview with Fidel Castro and his brilliant career as leader of the Cuban Revolution and Cuba prompted this article on the laudable features of the Cuban revolution.