Ask any “regular” joe United-Statesian and he’ll tell you that Memorial Day (Monday, May 28, 2012) is a holiday. He likes to relax, have a barbeque and perhaps spend time with family. Once in awhile, one will remember that, according to Wikipedia, it is “a day of remembering the men and women who died while […]
Caging and ridicule are the lot of truth-tellers. Embrace it.
Can you feel it? The visceral longing to join the lady in this picture, to back her up, to help her, to save her. As hordes of destroyers descend on her home in some dusty corner of Asia, all she has left is her ability to resist. It doesn’t matter to her that she is […]
Nonviolence, argues Dr Michael Nagler in the above talk (well worth its 46 minutes), always makes things better, even when we who practice it get hurt or killed. I have to agree. For the more skeptical, think of it this way: at least it’s not making things worse. Consider this: in India, where nonviolent resistance […]
The government census has extended its reach way beyond its constitutional purview, insists Jerry Day in the above video. We should demand proof of authority from government agents before handing over our information, money, power or liberty to them, he argues. He urges that we ask census agents to reveal exactly where in the constitution […]