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, […]

Revisiting Righteous Indignation: The Radical Tradition of Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 22, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Revisiting Righteous Indignation: The Radical Tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. by Michael Caster There’s a scene in Lee Daniel’s The Butler when the son of Forest Whitaker’s character is sitting in the Lorraine Motel with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shortly before his assassination. Dr. King asks those assembled, “How many of your parents support […]

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 […]

The Power and the People

On August 26, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

The Power and the People By Hameed Abdul Karim Long years ago I talked with a British educationist and asked him why it cost so much for a foreign student in the UK and so little to a British citizen and whether it wouldn’t be a good idea to increase fees for them and correspondingly […]