Is the civilian population of a colonial-settler regime ever a legitimate military target?
If you want to change the world, see it
“’The True Story of Pocohontas’ stands out as one of the greatest true stories of family love, dedication and tragedy.” Bobbie Whitehead, in Indian Country Today, March 2, 2007 Earlier this year I came across a book, The True Story of Pocohontas, whose story has stayed with me. I knew that I wanted to write Read more…
Review of A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, by Richard March
Witness to the Revolution repeatedly underscores how much vitriol some had to endure as elites attacked both the messengers and the message in the student, vet, Black Power and anti-war movements.
Adults in the Room by Yanis Varoufakis review
A meticulously woven story of the civil rights movement at a critical juncture in its history, expressed in the marvelous words of James Baldwin
The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
One of my best friends, and someone I served with in the United States Marine Corps, sent me John Nixon’s book, Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein. I found Nixon’s reflections a bit redundant, but also quite fascinating. His politics are unclear, but his worldview and ideology is wholly committed to the concept of American Read more…
Tom Wolfe’s most recent book, The Kingdom of Speech, is a literary Sharknado of error and self-satisfaction, with borderline racism and anti-Semitism mixed in. It careens between being hilariously bad and tragically bad. It is irredeemable