24 August 2021

In the 1980s, the animal rights movement was a sorry sight. In Chicago, it consisted of three to five activists handing out soggy leaflets in the rain outside a fur store on a Saturday, one also holding his skateboard. No one remembered...

11 August 2021

 

There is an ongoing, but hidden, Israeli war on the Palestinians which is rarely highlighted or even known. It is a water war, which has been in the making for decades. 

On July 26 and 27,...

29 July 2021

Perhaps the best possible thing we could acknowledge being is a “divided nation.” Failing to do so justifies — or at least avoids noticing — all manner of violent cruelty and repression in the name of so-called democracy, from the...

21 July 2021

Europe’s identity crisis is not confined to the ceaseless squabbles by Europeans over the EU, Brexit or football. It goes much deeper, reaching sensitive and dangerous territory, including that of culture and religion. Once...

21 July 2021

I dedicate this article to my late uncle, Percy Suarez, who would have turned 70 today.

On September 4th, 1961, during the Kennedy administration, Congress passed what was in effect the Cuban embargo. President Kennedy described...

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