Bullying at the interpersonal level aligns well with organized mobs, demagoguery and authoritarianism. We can't let the mobs bully the nation into fascism.
The seemingly sudden campaign against Critical Race Theory is just one small episode in a larger series of battles to control public knowledge and the accepted narrative.
Ending the conflict cycle between police and black communities helps everyone, including the police.
Where mankind stands in the robot age will depend on the vitality of democracy when the transition happens.
If there were ever a time for stepping up a cultural critique of American militarism and our "forever war" footing, it's now.
And The Militarism That Gives Such Men a Platform I've largely stayed out of the ludicrously impassioned debate raging through social media on the Michael Moore/American Sniper debate. Frankly, I have no money on this horse race. I am a fan of Michael Moore's documentaries, even if I don't always agree with his conclusions. Likewise, ... Continue Reading →
"Who do you protect!" Heard from the crowd being attacked by militarized police, "No one is attacking you all. You are not in danger in any way. We are in danger from you." Isn't the police motto "to serve and protect?" I guess we should be more specific with whom is being served and protected.