Ecuador, UK,  US corporate press, play Julian Assange’s Judas

It should not have come as a surprise that not long after the Ecuadoran government  received a $4.3 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund it sold out Julian Assange, last week. US Empire and its well paid nationalist scribes “posing” as” objective” journalists have a long memory and they never ever forgive those who expose…

Veterans Day Celebrations obscure the grim reality of  US militarism

The original Veterans Day which was called Armistice Day to celebrate soldiers returning from World War I and was “dedicated to the cause of world peace.” The legislation of 1919 stated Armistice Day, was not designed to blindly worship and celebrate the military and by extension militarism, but a time to celebrate the cessation of…

File proposed Transgender military ban under; be careful what you wish for

Every time someone in authority suggests discriminating against any one or any group in this society it is detrimental and is a blow to civil rights and human progress. President Donald Trump’s proposed military ban of Transgender people is wrong and sets up that community for even more discrimination and possible victimization. However, the US…

Veterans Day: peace should have been the focus

Last weekend practically every sporting event was inundated with commemoration of the Veterans of US wars. As was the orginal intent of its original name Armistice Day, the day should motivate somber reflection and an honest assessment of just what US veterans of wars have been asked to do. “Thank you for your service,” people…