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Blessing in disguise: Ukraine may be the last straw

On March 4, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Blessing in disguise: Ukraine may be the last straw By Daniel Patrick Welch Could the rest of the world finally be tiring of endless US wars? Waterloo. Stalingrad. Egomaniacal imperialists think they can conquer the world. But they can’t–at least not forever. So maybe I’ve been looking at this all wrong. Well, not *all* wrong, […]

Bye, Bye, American Pie: US intransigence in the face of a war-weary world

On September 8, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Bye, Bye, American Pie: US intransigence in the face of a war-weary world By Daniel Patrick Welch US intransigence in the face of a war-weary world will mean the end of the country as we know it It actually shouldn’t be that much of a shock. For the last twelve years at least, Americans have […]

Hugo Chavez Frias, Rest in Power

On March 8, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Hugo Chavez Frias, Rest in Power Eres de los muertos que nunca mueren! by Daniel Patrick Welch What this man meant, and means, to the global south and to all those striving for a better path for humanity, can not be overstated. I am saddened almost beyond words. Part of me wants to just curl […]

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia

On September 25, 2011, in Articles, by admin

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia by Daniel Patrick Welch   That’s the night that the lights went out in Georgia That’s the night that they killed an innocent man. Well, don’t trust your soul to no backwoods, southerly lawyer ‘Cos the judge in the town’s got blood stains on his hands –Vicki […]

White Hats: Americans’ remarkable incapacity for self-reflection bodes ill for the rest of the world

On September 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

White Hats: Americans’ remarkable incapacity for self-reflection bodes ill for the rest of the world by Daniel Patrick Welch When Lois Griffin [a character from American television show Family Guy] gets elected mayor of Quahog by pandering to the stupidest and most meaningless references to 9/11, audiences roar. But when that same scenario is replayed […]