Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.
Both of our political parties use race to take advantage of their constituents. The GOP scares lower-class white people to vote against their class interests by invoking the specter of “big-black-bucks purchasing T-bone steaks with food stamps”, or something. The … Continue reading
In the wake the latest mass shootings I wonder if they’re related to our never-ending wars? Since the El Paso and Dayton attacks there has been the usual cry for gun control or more mental health screenings, along with blame … Continue reading
So far, the large and growing cohort of Democratic presidential candidates have been focused on domestic policies and largely avoided (with the sole exception of Tulsi Gabbard) examining America’s empire. Conventional wisdom has it that Americans vote their pocketbooks. It’s the … Continue reading