Poster of Nixon about the drug war
28 October 2015

The Drug War has been a forty-year lynching….
…the corporate/GOP response to the peace and civil rights movements.  

It’s used the Drug Enforcement Administration and other policing operations as a high-tech Ku Klux Klan,...

Book cover for Showdown
09 October 2015

Thurgood Marshall is one of the most overlooked and underappreciated freedom fighters of the twentieth century. For more than two decades he was the preeminent lawyer for the National Association for the Advancement of...

Kasich sitting and making a face
31 August 2015

The latest politician to leap toward the GOP nomination is widely known as America’s most anti-green governor. But he has a critical decision coming up that could help change that. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has established a national...

22 August 2015

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Jittery and suspicious residents and tourists are
trying to enjoy the tropical pleasures of this sprawling river port,
but with no evidence about who is bombing Bangkok or why, many people...

17 August 2015

   Last month in Colorado, Iraqi veteran Steve Otero, with his toddler twin boys by his side, told a crowd at a Colorado Board of Health meeting, “Without cannabis, I’d be dead.” Otero said he had a noose (literally) around his neck...

Book cover
14 August 2015

Book Review: This Non-Violent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made The Civil Rights Movement Possible

By Charles E. Cobb, Jr.

            In my mind few American social movements have the gravitas and drama of...


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