Category: America

The Shape of the New World Order: ISIS, Russia and China

The Shape of the New World Order: ISIS, Russia and China

This is the shape of the New World Order: a rising China, a defiant Russia, and the resurgence of the Islamic Movement through ISIS

Person of Interest Review

Person of Interest Review

Breaking new ground in television, Person of Interest is helmed by no less than the creator of Lost and Cloverfield, J. J. Abrams, and the co-creator of the Dark Knight saga, Jonathan Nolan. Click...

Age of Terror: Killing Lawrence of Arabia

Age of Terror: Killing Lawrence of Arabia

However, a few minutes ago, news has come that their spiritual leader, Osama bin Laden, had been killed by US troops.  This was not your run-of-the-mill Predator drone attack, but an actual ground operation. ...

Age of Terror: Killing Lawrence of Arabia

Age of Terror: Killing Lawrence of Arabia

However, a few minutes ago, news has come that their spiritual leader, Osama bin Laden, had been killed by US troops.  This was not your run-of-the-mill Predator drone attack, but an actual ground operation. ...

Striking a “Roe” Nerve: the troubles of Gov. Palin

Striking a “Roe” Nerve: the troubles of Gov. Palin

Palin’s personal life, however, is not the only thing at issue. It goes far deeper than shrewd politicking that both camps share. There is a big elephant in the room, and neither Republicans nor...

A Silent Call to the EDSA Generation

History books and heroes carried an EDSA that was about setting things right in the Philippines, and maybe some of them had the right idea, but mostly, the context of that demonstration was misunderstood....

A Comprehensive Proposal for an EDSA Reform (edited)

A Comprehensive Proposal for an EDSA Reform (edited)

EDSA will no longer be about alternative personalities, or parties. It will no longer be about dependence on the individual. It will be something better, more comprehensive. Now you will have something to fight...

Mr. Lenin’s Democracy (updated 04-14-2016)

They were freedom fighters, and revolution became synonymous with them.   But decades later, they became nightmarish regimes that terrified the imagination and subjugated millions.  Dystopia and totalitarianism became synonymous with them.   What happened?  Why...

Impunity

Impunity

Throughout the world, the end results have been the same. Dictators who were overthrown either have the sympathy of the new strongman, or have entered ill health as to no longer be held accountable...