01 June 2010
When Israel attacked the Gaza aid flotilla, Congresswoman Jane Harman was engaged in a parallel assault. Israel’s government relied on the efficacy of violence; Harman’s campaign was counting on the power of paid media. In both cases, the...
24 May 2010
As Congress at last debates the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, we might ask ourselves: "What if George Washington was gay?"

The question is posed by "Thomas Paine's" shocking new PASSIONS OF THE POTSMOKING...
19 May 2010
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Red Shirt protesters allegedly set fire to 20 buildings on Wednesday (May 19) including luxury shopping malls, banks, the Stock Exchange and offices, after losing their stronghold when soldiers used armored personnel...
16 May 2010
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Black smoke billows from burning tires in the streets, creating small volcanoes fed by angry Red Shirt protesters armed with Molotov cocktails, slingshots and fireworks against trained snipers and inexperienced troops...
06 May 2010
In his report on Gaza issued late last year, prominent South African jurist Richard Goldstone accused Israel and Hamas of committing war crimes. His language also showed awareness of the fact that the former is an occupying power with most...
02 May 2010
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Two Thai faces appear behind the sharpened bamboo poles and hundreds of car tires which form lengthy menacing barricades, now stinking of urine, rotten food and other debris, along Bangkok's busy downtown streets....

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