Empire Under Obama-Part 1: Political Language & the ‘Mafia Principles’ of International Relations

“If we adopt the language of deception to describe that which we are given no accurate words to describe, we run a fool’s errand.” In the first part of this essay series on ‘Empire Under Obama,’ I will aim to establish some fundamental premises of modern imperialism, or what is often referred to as ‘international […]

The Makings of a Police State-Part VI

A Nation of Suspects Indeed, the interests of the oppressors lie in ‘changing the consciousness of the oppressed, not the situation which oppresses them’- – Paulo Freire The illegal domestic wiretapping of all Americans, the invasive search practices at every airport directed at every single US passenger, the compilation of all data on all citizens […]