The Citizen In A Democratic Empire

January 25, 2019 0

The Z Man When most people think of citizenship, they think of their nation’s constitution or the rights guaranteed to them in the law. They will think of their obligations to their country, like paying […]

World Affairs

A Foreign Enemy is a Tyrant’s Best Friend

July 31, 2015 0

Cold wars freeze despotism in place, and thaws in foreign relations melt it away The recent Iran nuclear deal represents a thaw in the American cold war against that country. It is a welcome sequel […]


Clueless In The Middle East

April 3, 2015 0

by John Rubino Starting with the CIA’s overthrow (and some would say murder) of Iran’s democratically-elected president in the 1950s and continuing through our serial invasions of Iraq and our arming of Al Qaeda and […]


Give Up Your Domestic Empire or Live Under It

August 22, 2014 0

By Dan Sanchez, In the recent film X-men: Days of Future Past, the “Sentinels” are robots programmed by non-mutant humans in the government to hunt and keep down the feared and marginalized population of “mutants.” Eventually, however, […]